Media Center

Welcome to the West Virginia Lottery’s Media Center. In this section of the website, you will find news content and background information about Lottery winners, gamers, promotions, and special events, as well as general agency announcements. We thank you for your interest in the West Virginia Lottery and hope you find this information helpful.

Latest News


03-01-2021 March Begins Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Charleston, W.Va. – As March Madness reaches a crescendo this month with an estimated $10 billion in bets placed on the NCAA Basketball Championships this year, calls to the National Problem Gambling Helpline (1-800-522-4700) spike an average of 30% during the month. For the 19th year, the West Virginia Lottery, in collaboration with the National Council on Problem Gambling, dedicates the month of March to helping people. The campaign theme, “Awareness + Action” is all about taking specific action and… View Article