Stories tagged: idaho lottery
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Idaho House rejects ban on state lottery’s electronic touch-tab machines
The Idaho House on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected legislation to ban the Idaho Lottery’s electronic pull-tab machines, in a Republican-vs.-Republican fight that pitted the evils of gambling against the threat of …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Reluctant Idaho lawmakers forward a bill to outlaw gambling machines that bring $3 million a year to state coffers
A reluctant House State Affairs Committee voted 10-5 Thursday to forward legislation to outlaw the Idaho Lottery’s “TouchTab” vending machines to the full House, but without the customary recommendation that …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
Cheney woman follows signs to her second lottery winnings
Dawna McCallum of Cheney wins $100,000 in an Idaho Lottery scratch game called Big Timber. It’s her second big win in the lottery.
Thu., July 16, 2015, midnight
Idaho’s dividend from state lottery decreases
Idaho’s take from the state lottery has declined for the first time in 11 years. But it still provided a $45 million boost to the state’s spending on schools and …
Sun., July 29, 2012, midnight
Eye on Boise: Lawmakers bill state for conference costs
BOISE – Five Idaho lawmakers attended the American Legislative Exchange Council’s annual conference in Salt Lake City last week, but only two – Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, and outgoing …
Sun., July 8, 2012, midnight
Eye on Boise: Labrador urges governor not to implement exchanges
BOISE – U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador has joined U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., and a group of other national lawmakers in signing a letter urging …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2011, 8:10 p.m.
Silver Valley couple claims $30,000 in scratch ticket winnings
A Silver Valley couple claimed a $30,000 winning scratch ticket today.
Wed., July 20, 2011, midnight
Idaho hits another lottery jackpot
BOISE – The Idaho Lottery on Tuesday reported its biggest profit payout to the state yet, at $37 million. Despite the economic downturn, it was the eighth consecutive record year …
Tue., Feb. 15, 2011, 11:48 a.m.
Budget boost for Idaho: Unclaimed $1M prize
Idaho Lottery revenues are forecast to be down slightly this year because of fewer big, attention-grabbing jackpots - but the lottery’s still in line to meet its profit projections, largely …
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011, midnight
Inland Northwest ticket-buyers share in Mega Millions fortune
The Inland Northwest could soon see a mega windfall. Both winning tickets in the $380 million Mega Millions lottery were sold here – one in Post Falls and the other …
Thu., Sept. 30, 2010, midnight
Lottery winner claims big prize near deadline
With two weeks left before an Idaho lottery ticket worth $250,000 was to expire, a Coeur d’Alene woman claimed her prize Wednesday. Idaho Lottery officials knew a winning ticket for …
Wed., Sept. 8, 2010, midnight
Rathdrum truck driver claims lottery prize
A Rathdrum truck driver claimed a $250,000 prize in the Idaho Lottery’s Mega Millions game this week.
Thu., Dec. 31, 2009, 10:13 a.m.
$1 million raffle ticket sold in SW Idaho
A $1 million Idaho Lottery raffle ticket was sold in Canyon County. The drawing for the raffle was Wednesday night. The winning number was 059,388. The winner had yet not …
Wed., July 22, 2009, midnight
Idaho lottery grows amid recession
BOISE - Though the economic times are grim, there’s one way Idaho’s still making money: by chance. Idaho’s state lottery announced Tuesday that its annual revenue set a record for …
Tue., July 21, 2009, 3:43 p.m.
Idaho lottery profits up, Washington down
Though the economic times are grim, there’s one way Idaho’s still making money: By chance. Idaho’s state lottery announced Tuesday that its revenues for the recently concluded fiscal year set …
Tue., July 1, 2008, midnight
Lottery winner’s luck about to run out
BOISE – Someone won $200,000 in the Idaho lottery in January but still hasn’t claimed the prize – and if no one comes forward in the next 3 ½ weeks, …