Fiscal 2015 Was A Record-Breaking Year For The Texas LotteryOfficials with the Texas Lottery say "you" are to thank for breaking a record. During the fiscal year 2015, the Texas Lottery recorded $4.529 billion in gross sales.
A Lottery Player's Fantasy Come True -- Scratch-Off & Sniff TicketsPeople buying scratch-off tickets dream that they'll soon be smelling money. But with the new 'BBQ Bucks" scratch-off players actually smell pork.
Man Forgets Glasses, Mistakenly Buys Winning Lottery TicketA man who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier.
Mystery Lottery Case Delayed, Lotteries Heighten SecurityThe fraud trial for a former lottery worker accused of fixing a lotto game in an attempt to win a $14 million jackpot was delayed Monday, but officials said the case has prompted them to heighten security.
$12 Million Lotto Texas Jackpot Still Unclaimed The winning ticket from the January 1 Lotto Texas drawing still hasn't been presented and as the deadline looms for its redemption, the drawing's grand prize of $12 million remains unclaimed.
Texans Dish Out Dough Hoping To Be The Next Multi-MillionaireAll it took as a dollar and a dream. Just minutes ago, the Mega Millions drawing may have helped someone turn a single ticket into some $636 million.
North Texas Man Claims $40 Million Powerball Jackpot The Texas Lottery says a man who lives in a small North Texas town has claimed a $40 million Powerball jackpot.
Texans Have A Double Dose Of Lottery FeverNorth Texans are coming down with a double dose of lottery fever this week.
Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $550 Million The record Powerball jackpot keeps rising. It now stands at $550 million after officials say brisk sales keep driving up the payout amount. In Texas alone early $7 million worth of Powerball tickets were sold before 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
Record Powerball Result Of Changes To Boost SalesThe historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that run the game.
Winning Texas Lotto Ticket Sold In Fort WorthSomeone in North Texas is believed to be holding a lottery ticket worth $28 million. Saturday's Lotto Texas winning ticket was sold at a Shell gas station in north Fort Worth.
Mega Millions Jackpot Increases To $640 MillionLottery officials say they are increasing the Mega Millions lottery jackpot to $640 million, raising what was already a world-record prize.