Press Releases

Powerball and Mega Millions Launch with Philip Moran and Tom Shaheen

Mississippi Lottery Strengthens Its “Roll” with Powerball® and Mega Millions® Debut!

January 31, 2020

JACKSON, MISS. – Surrounded by boats on the Mississippi Sound, Keith’s Superstore on the Pass Christian Harbor buzzed with excitement early Thursday morning as Sen. Philip Moran made a ceremonial purchase of both Powerball® and… Continue reading Mississippi Lottery Strengthens Its “Roll” with Powerball® and Mega Millions® Debut!

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Mississippi Lottery Corporation Announces First Transfer to the State

Mississippi Lottery Corporation Announces First Transfer to the State!

January 22, 2020

JACKSON, MISS. – In accordance with the Alyce G. Clarke Lottery Law, the Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) made its first transfer of $7,621,232.37 in net proceeds to the Lottery Proceeds Fund in the Mississippi State… Continue reading Mississippi Lottery Corporation Announces First Transfer to the State!

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Bay Springs man wins $20,000 jackpot on Triple 777 scratch-off

Bay Springs Man Wins $20,000 Jackpot on Triple 777

January 15, 2020

A Bay Springs man got a lucky break when he stopped to buy a kingsize Kit Kat and gas up at his regular store, the Bay Springs Red Apple Truck Stop in Bay Springs. He… Continue reading Bay Springs Man Wins $20,000 Jackpot on Triple 777

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Mississippi Lottery Introduces $10 Scratch-Off Game

December 31, 2019

Four new scratch-off games available January 7 JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) announced today four new scratch-off games will be available at all retailer locations Tuesday, January 7. MLC’s first $10 game… Continue reading Mississippi Lottery Introduces $10 Scratch-Off Game

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Gift Responsibly

Mississippi Lottery Reminds People to Celebrate the Holidays Responsibly

December 19, 2019

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) would like to encourage everyone to play and gift responsibly this holiday season. As a reminder, all lottery players must be 21 years or older to purchase… Continue reading Mississippi Lottery Reminds People to Celebrate the Holidays Responsibly

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Jimmy Keene, our first $100K Jackpot winner from Pelahatchie

Monday Winners! Mississippi Lottery’s First $100k Winner!

December 9, 2019

JACKSON, MISS. – Jimmy K. of Pelahatchie was on his way to work when he stopped at Hwy. 51 Chevron in Ridgeland. Wanting to try something new, he purchased a $100,000 Jackpot scratch-off game. He… Continue reading Monday Winners! Mississippi Lottery’s First $100k Winner!

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Belated Birthday Surprise!

December 5, 2019

It was a couple of weeks late for a birthday gift, but Deanna H. of Collins didn’t mind. Her $3,000 prize on a 3 Times Lucky scratch-off ticket from the Mississippi Lottery was the best… Continue reading Belated Birthday Surprise!

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New scratch off games coming on December 10th

Mississippi Lottery First Week Sales Reach Over $8.9 Million

December 4, 2019

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) is thrilled to announce sales for the first week (six days) brought in $8,932,200 resulting in approximately $1.9 million for roads and bridges around the state.  “Overall,… Continue reading Mississippi Lottery First Week Sales Reach Over $8.9 Million

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David Bond, Mississippi's first scratch-off winner

Bagging the Big Bucks: Mississippi Lottery’s First Big Winner

November 26, 2019

JACKSON, MISS. – David B., 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting. “I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said.… Continue reading Bagging the Big Bucks: Mississippi Lottery’s First Big Winner

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Alyce Clark buying her first scratch-off ticket as sales opened up in Mississippi

Lottery Kicks-Off in Mississippi in a Big Way!

November 26, 2019

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) announced today first-day sales on November 25 surpassed $2.5 million translating into an anticipated return of $570,000 for the state coffers. “We believe Mississippi has more than exceeded expectations,”… Continue reading Lottery Kicks-Off in Mississippi in a Big Way!

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