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12-11-2018 Holiday Responsible Gaming Campaign Reminds Parents Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play
WASHINGTON, DC – Abundant research has shown that the younger a person is when they start gambling the more likely they are to develop a gambling problem later in life and lottery products, especially scratch tickets, have sometimes been shown to be an initial introduction to gambling activities for youth. This research, along with a growing concern about adolescent problem gambling, prompted the development of the Holiday Lottery Responsible Gaming Campaign. For the past eleven years, the International Centre for… View Article
10-24-2018 More Than 67,000 West Virginia Lottery tickets win prizes in Record Mega Millions Drawing
09-18-2018 Gov. Justice appoints John Myers as Director of the West Virginia Lottery
09-06-2018 First Weekend of Sports Betting Nets State of West Virginia $29,541.75
09-01-2018 Gov. Justice Appoints Buffington as Acting Lottery Director
07-16-2018 Charleston Resident Claims $2 Million Powerball Prize
07-12-2018 Powerball Ticket Worth $2 Million Sold in Charleston
03-28-2018 Mega Millions jackpot Eclipses the Half Billion Mark
01-05-2018 Win a Chance to Meet Veronica Taylor at Video Games Live!
01-05-2018 Powerball & Mega Millions Jackpots Now Higher than $1 Billion Combined
01-04-2018 Mega Millions Jackpot Raised; Both Mega & Powerball Jackpots at Record Levels