New York Lottery
The New York Lottery began in 1967, making it one of the oldest lotteries in the USA. The motto of the New York Lottery is ‘raising billions to educate millions’, and every penny of profit generated from the sales of New York Lottery tickets is used to fund a variety of educational programmes in New York State. Having offered a variety of lottery games over more than 40 years, the total amount of money raised by the New York Lottery for education exceeds $34 billion, and that total grows with every new ticket sold.
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Playing New York Lottery games has of course been made much easier now that people can purchase their New York Lottery tickets online. Whereas New York Lottery players would once have needed to buy tickets from a retail outlet in New York State in person, they can now go online, enter their numbers into a simple on-screen form and buy their New York Lottery tickets in a matter of minutes – even if they happen to be thousands of miles away from New York State at the time.
The current range of games offered by the New York Lottery is very impressive, and is headed by the two big multi-state lottery games, Powerball and Mega Millions. Those of you who are familiar with these games will already know that Powerball draws take place on Wednesdays and Fridays and the Mega Millions draws are held on Tuesdays and Fridays, so those two games alone give New York Lottery players four chances each week to win some seriously massive jackpots. Other games that are more specific to the New York Lottery include the following:
Sweet Million – The Sweet Million game requires New York Lottery players to select 6 numbers from the range 1 to 40. Draws are held every Monday and Thursday and the jackpot is worth $1,000,000. What makes this New York Lottery game quite special is that all players who match all 6 numbers win $1,000,000 each – the jackpot isn’t shared between them as it might be in other lottery games.
New York Lotto – This is often described by New York Lottery players as the Classic Lotto game. To win the jackpot the New York Lottery player must select – and correctly match – 6 numbers from the range 1 to 59. There are two New York Lotto draws each week and these take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Pick 10 – Pick 10 is a New York Lottery game that has daily drawings, and as the name suggests, New York Lottery players have to pick 10 numbers from the range 1 to 80. When the draw takes place, 20 balls are selected at random, and players win a jackpot prize of $500,000 if they match all 10 of their picks. Smaller prizes are paid to players who match 9, 8, 7, 6 or even 0 of their picks.
There are many more games that New York Lottery players can participate in, including dozens of instant win and scratchcard games at a wide range of prices, but the games outlined above tend to be the most popular with the largest number of players.
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14 million reasons to play the New York Lottery
If you are a lottery player who is looking for a game that has some of the more favourable odds and offers a relatively larger jackpot then there are 14 million reasons to play the New York Lottery this week. The main state lottery game called New York Lotto has a massive $14.5 million jackpot up for grabs and with the next draw taking place for this game this evening, you can be sure that it will generate a lot of interest amongst players in the US.
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17th November 2010
New York Lottery winner almost scammed
When a 72 year old man had his lottery ticket checked at Dynasty Deli and Grocery last month, the scanner flashed up that he was a ‘Big Winner’. However the New York Lottery winner was almost scammed by the store clerk when he refused to give the ticket back claiming that it was not a winner and he had already thrown it away. Milledge McCassell, who was the rightful owner of the New York Lottery ticket, returned to the store several times asking for the ticket but came away empty handed as the ticket was not signed.
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20th September 2010
New York Lottery player wins twice
We all dream of having a significant win on the lottery just once in our life time, but two big wins is what many of us would have deemed impossible if that was not in fact just what has happened. A New York Lottery players wins twice and what makes these wins even more incredible is that the lucky player in question had both of these wins just two years apart with the recent lottery win being the most significant due to the fact that it has made him a millionaire.
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12th August 2010
New York Lottery hits 10 million
There are very many midweek lottery draws going off around the world this week but not many are as exciting as the New York Lottery. This popular lottery has been rolling for a while now and as the New York Lottery hits $10 million this Wednesday players are sure to be out in droves to buy lottery tickets for this draw and the other two big US jackpots up for grabs this week. The New York Lottery jackpot has been climbing since June 9th where it starting it’s journey along the multi-rollover at $3 million.
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27th July 2010
New York Lottery Set for Life scratchcard win
A New York Lottery Set for Life scratchcard win has created the first millionaire of 2010 in Essex County. The ticket which was purchased on 22nd February by 47 year old Michael Vice, guarantees him a win of at least $5 million. Vice who likes to play the scratch off lottery games from time to time, rarely buys the $10 scratch off tickets but decided to treat himself that particular day and purchased the $10 lottery ticket from C & C Petroleum in Ticonderoga.
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11th March 2010