Lotto News Roundup 2/21/2022: Winners And Bigger Winners

Lottery Balls

A Virginia woman won $10m on a lottery ticket purchased as a Valentine’s Day gift. A Publix run turned into a life-changing event in Florida. A South Carolina winner immediately started online shopping after claiming her prize. LAS VEGAS – The lottery has made several new winners recently, and we’ve found some of the most … Read more

Historic Powerball Jackpot Not The Only Lottery News

Powerball

The odds to win the estimated $630 million Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. Mass Cash produced two winners of $100,000 this past week. Platinum Jackpot winner in Viginia won $1 million on a chocolate milk run. BOSTON – Millions of people will be sitting on the edge of their seats to watch the … Read more

Virginia Sportsbooks Handled Over $2.7b In Their First Year

Virginia Sportsbook

Virginia sportsbooks handled $2.7 billion in their first 11 months overall. October set a new $427.3 million record high sports wagering handle. November’s sports betting revenue set a new record high of $48.3 million RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia’s state-regulated sports betting market launched in January of 2021, and the Virginia Lottery report shows a very … Read more

Popularity Of Online Gambling Evident From Recent Expansion

Online Gambling

The US sports betting industry saw a 230% increase in revenue generated from 2020 to 2021. More states are opening online sports betting markets, as the market proves profitable. Wyoming is the first state-regulated sports betting market accepting cryptocurrency. New Jersey became the first state to handle $1 billion in sports wagers. LAS VEGAS – … Read more

Richmond Virginia Residents Voting On Potential Casino

Richmond, VA

Richmond residents will vote on potential new casino in their city that will include sportsbook. Non-profit organization ‘Richmond for All’ opposes this project happening in their town. The casino could make the city and community millions of dollars in revenue within the first 10 years. RICHMOND, Va. – A vote to approve construction of a … Read more

Virginia Sports Betting Handle Declined In April, Still On Record Pace

Virginia Sports Betting

Virginia’s sports betting handle dropped 22% from March to April. This is despite Unibet entering the market during April. Virginia could reach over $1 billion in total handle by May, making it the fastest state to do so. RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia’s sports betting industry saw a significant drop in handle from March to April, … Read more

Richmond’s Urban One Casino Moves Closer To Deal

one casino

Richmond’s Urban One Casino proposal will be voted on by mid-June. If it passes the City Council, it will then be the subject of a public referendum. If that is passed, it would be the first operating black-owned casino in the United States when it opens. RICHMOND, Va. – The first currently running black-owned casino … Read more

Unibet Gains Virginia Market Access, Will Launch Wednesday

Unibet Launches in Virginia

Unibet will be launching in Virginia on Wednesday after gaining market access. The Virginia Lottery granted the betting license to the Kindred Group sportsbook. Unibet will now be available in four states, including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. RICHMOND, Va. – Sports betting fans in Virginia won’t have to wait long to bet on sports … Read more

Online Lottery Could Boost VA To Record Lottery Revenue

Virginia Online Lottery

Virginia’s online lottery has paid out over $400 million to lottery winners. It has raised more than $436 million in total revenue, a bit more than 20% of lottery revenue overall. The biggest individual online win was $2 million. LAS VEGAS – Virginia’s online lottery paid out a significant amount of money to players while … Read more