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Virginia Lottery Blog!

Welcome to our new Virginia Lottery blog

The Virginia Lottery creates excitement, encourages friendly competition and supports Virginians’ love of games.

For over 30 years, we’ve been working and playing together, and building an amazing organization committed to growing, giving back and having fun. Operating entirely on revenue from the sale of Lottery products rather than tax dollars, the Virginia Lottery generates approximately $1.6 million per day for Virginia’s K-12 public schools.

Our new blog is the ultimate destination for a fresh look at the Virginia Lottery. From the newest products to stories from winners and retailers and behind-the-scenes looks at what the Lottery does for K-12 public education, this blog will give you an insider’s look into everything going on at the Lottery. Check back often for the latest news on games, promotions and more!

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Raffle million-dollar winners

January 17, 2020
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Non-winning Scratchers could lead to winning $500 or $10,000!

January 10, 2020
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Big prizes were won HERE in December!

January 8, 2020
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Thank a Teacher Art Contest is now open for entries.

January 3, 2020
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See the latest improvements we’ve made to valottery.com

December 26, 2019
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Have you seen the new Lottery vending machines in Walmart?

December 20, 2019
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The Virginia Lottery reminds you to Gift Responsibly this Holiday season.

December 13, 2019
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Big prizes were won HERE in November!

December 6, 2019
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Becoming an account holder now means a chance to win prizes!

December 3, 2019
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Winning the lottery in Virginia

November 22, 2019
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Big prizes were won HERE in October!

November 8, 2019
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Holiday games: a Lottery tradition

November 5, 2019
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The Lottery loves the State Fair of Virginia

November 1, 2019
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Draw Show gets a new look!

October 25, 2019
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Alexa has Lottery answers!

October 18, 2019
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Where It All Began

October 11, 2019
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Lights, Camera, Draw Show!

October 1, 2019
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When the first Tuesday of a month arrives, so do new Virginia Lottery Scratchers

September 27, 2019
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How to cash a winning Virginia Lottery ticket when the prize is $600 or less

August 27, 2019
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Print ‘n Play Rolling Jackpot is instant fun

August 19, 2019
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How To Play Mega Millions

August 1, 2019
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How To Play Powerball

August 1, 2019