| Virginia Lottery says unregulated skill machines could cost agency $140M a year in lost sales Richmond.com|
The Virginia Lottery told state lawmakers Monday that an ongoing surge of unregulated gaming machines could cost the agency $140 million in annual sales, ...
Virginia Lottery Official Says Gaming Machines Eating Away Profits NBC4 Washington
A Virginia lottery official is warning that unregulated gaming machines popping up in bars and convenience stores could hurt sales and cost the state millions in ...
Numbers Show Declining Interest in Greyhound Racing in West Virginia Wheeling Intelligencer
CHARLESTON — The number of in-person wagers at West Virginia's two greyhound racing casinos has steadily declined over the last five years, causing the ...
What the District Can Learn From West Virginia’s First Year of Sports Gambling NBC4 Washington
As West Virginia lawmakers debated greenlighting sports betting in 2018, they pointed to predictions that allowing people to bet on games would bring more ...
The Va. Lottery has funded education for 20 years. How much money do local schools get? Staunton News Leader
Since 1999, proceeds from the Virginia Lottery have gone toward funding public education across the commonwealth.
Norfolk touts benefits a casino would bring. But studies show they’re no sure bet. Virginian-Pilot
Dozens of studies around the country found drawbacks from casinos, including crime. Benefits are inconsistent and depend largely on how many gamblers ...
Virginia Lottery: Popular number combination leads to $1.9 million payout 13newsnow.com WVEC
RICHMOND, Va. — For some Virginia Lottery players, it was as easy as 1-2-3. That's the Pick 3 number combination that was drawn in the Wednesday, August ...
Virginia Lottery Pick 3 players win nearly $2 million on 1-2-3 drawing WHSV
A Virginia Lottery drawing on Wednesday night resulted in a lot of winners – causing the lottery to pay out more than they took in.
Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $1M Is Unclaimed in Virginia NBC4 Washington
Check your tickets. A million-dollar lottery jackpot is unclaimed in Virginia. Someone bought a winning ticket Wednesday in Front Royal and has not yet claimed ...
Amid a surge of slots, bingo's last gasps in Virginia Virginia Mercury
Virginia's charitable bingo games are dying out as unregulated skill games and slots with the promise of big jackpots grow in popularity.
FanDuel encouraged by sports betting app numbers in W.Va. West Virginia MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginians have responded in a big way to the FanDuel Sportsbook betting app launched last month. That according to Mike ...
Man Buys 25 Identical Lottery Tickets, Wins $125,000 Inside Edition
He was on hold with customer *service* for his TV provider when he found out he won.
Virginia Lottery and Hermie Sadler Team up for Xfinity Series at Richmond http://www.rrspin.com/
SUGAR HILL, Ga. – Emporia, Virginia native Hermie Sadler will get back on track at Richmond Raceway on Friday, September 20th when he wheels the #93 ...
Virginia man wins $81,924 ‘instant jackpot’ WTVR CBS 6 News
STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. — Michael Coney is $81,000 richer. The Stafford man recently won the jackpot playing the Virginia Lottery's Print 'n Play Rolling ...
Stafford County man wins more than $80,000 in Virginia lottery PotomacLocal.com
Michael Coney of Stafford won Virginia Lottery jackpot of $81924 after buying the winning ticket at I-95 Citgo in Spotsylvania.
Virginia Man Wins Same Lotto Drawing Twice With Identical Tickets Inside Edition
So nice, he played them twice. A man who accidentally bought two identical lottery tickets wound up collecting twice. Mario Loza of Virginia didn't realize he ...
FanDuel Officially Launches Mobile Sportsbook in West Virginia, Announces Dates for Iowa, Indiana Retail... Casino.Org News
In addition to the mobile expansion in West Virginia, FanDuel also announced the opening dates for four retail sportsbooks in Iowa and Indiana.
West Virginia mobile sports betting shows modest start Yogonet International
he West Virginia Lottery Commission unveiled early revenue figures which show a slow star for mobile sports betting in the state. For the week ending Aug.
Voter registration up more in Virginia's Democratic strongholds Fredericksburg.com
RICHMOND—Over the past four years, voter registration has grown faster in Virginia localities that tend to vote Democratic than in localities that usually go ...
Virginia Woman Wins $200,000 Lottery Prize After Cashing In on Another Winning Ticket Inside Edition
It was a day of double the luck for a Virginia woman who won the lottery twice in one day. Brenda Preston won $200,000 on a Jewels 7s after she bought the ...
UVa Athletics sets date for Pepsi Blue-White Scrimmages presented by the Virginia Lottery | NewsRadio WINA WINA AM 1070
CHARLOTTSVILLE (WINA) – Even though much focus is on the University of Virginia football's opener Saturday night at Pitt… the University has set the date ...
Store manager: $1M Powerball winning ticket is 'exciting' Northern Virginia Daily
FRONT ROYAL — A grocery store near Front Royal sold a $1 million winning Powerball ticket chosen in Wednesday's Virginia Lottery drawing.
Virginia declares state of emergency as East Coast braces for Hurricane Dorian Virginian-Pilot
Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency Monday as Hampton Roads braced for a storm that experts say could bring punishing winds, coastal ...
Mobile sports betting gets slow start in West Virginia Sacramento Bee
Early reports from the West Virginia Lottery Commission show a slow start to mobile sports betting in the state, with the apps earning less than 4% of what three ...
Good News: Sonic Opens, Best Places To Live, Bezos Loves NoVA Woodbridge, VA Patch
Good News Stories Include Best Places To Live - Woodbridge, VA - Good news on DC, NoVA Patches includes the best places to live, KFC tests new sandwich ...
Tennessee Takes Another Small Step Toward Sports Betting Launch Sports Handle
The Tennessee Education Lottery last week took another small step toward implementing legal sports betting when it issued a Request for Proposal for a ...
Senate to eye Byrd White's residence, qualifications for highways chief - WV MetroNews West Virginia MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Byrd White's appointment as West Virginia's highways commissioner might still be up in the air. Craig Blair. “I probably will not make a ...
The little firm that got a big chunk of D.C.’s lottery and sports gambling contract has no employees The Washington Post
The Greek company Intralot, which last month received a $215 million contract to bring sports gambling to the nation's capital and to continue running its lottery, ...
Sonic Opens This Week, Shooter Panic, Lottery Winner: News Nearby Patch.com
Top News Stories From Virginia, DC Patch Sites - West End Alexandria, VA - Top news includes school threat, confusion over big cat on camera, NoVA's first ...
Sports Betting Revenues Underscore Need for Online Options Gambling.com
Bettors have wagered more than $10 billion in the 16 months since the Supreme Court struck down the federal sports betting ban in May 2018. Thirteen states ...
Voter registration is up more in Virginia's Democratic strongholds WHSV
Over the past four years, voter registration has grown faster in localities that tend to vote Democratic than in localities that usually go Republican. That could spell ...
How these machines are getting around Virginia gambling laws WTVR CBS 6 News
The machines look, sound, feel, and act like slot machines, which are against the law in Virginia.
Virginia Poised To Legalize Sports Betting And Online Gambling With Governor’s Approval OnlinePokerReport.com
The Virginia Legislature passed a gambling bill that would bring casinos, online gambling, and sports betting to the state. Here's what you need to know.
Proud Alumna Named WV Teacher of the Year - News & Media Relations West Liberty University News & Media Relations
CAMERON, W.Va., September 2019 — Alumna Jennifer (Schehl) Schwertfeger was named West Virginia's “Teacher of the Year” this past week, in recognition of ...
Some of Virginia’s neighbors have legalized sports betting. Here, it’s still being studied. Daily Press
Although the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that states are now allowed to legalize sports betting, Virginia lawmakers declined to do so, instead opting to ...
Alexandria Man Wins Lottery With 25 Tickets Del Ray, VA Patch
ALEXANDRIA, VA — When you're on hold with customer *service*, you'll likely need something to pass the time. For one Alexandria man, finding out he won the ...
Virginia Lottery raises concern over 'aggressive' growth of unregulated gaming machines Roanoke Times
The Virginia Lottery has raised concerns that unregulated “skill” games that have appeared in bars and convenience stores across the state may be contributing ...
Is Virginia about to make a bad bet on casinos? The Washington Post
Except for horse racing and a lottery, when it comes to gambling, Virginia has for years avoided casinos with slot machines and roulette wheels, believing they ...
US Online Betting Options Up To Six States As Football Season Ramps Up OnlinePokerReport.com
If you want to bet on sports online in the US, you're in luck if you live in or are close to one of these states where it's legal.
Virginia General Assembly approves casino legislation Bristol Herald Courier
Compromise legislation that could ultimately bring casino gaming to Virginia — and Bristol, if approved by voters — passed the General Assembly Saturday ...
Virginia's casino question: Move fast to grab gambling dollars? Or slow down and study? Richmond.com
Asked what he has to say to social conservatives who oppose casino gambling in Virginia, state Sen. Bill Carrico, R-Grayson, said, “Even God gives us free will.
In Alexandria, Naturalization Ceremony Reflects Virginia's Changing Demographics WAMU 88.5
Forty-four immigrants became U.S. citizens Tuesday in a ceremony outside Alexandria City Hall. The annual naturalization came as Northern Virginia's ...
Lawmakers want study before green-lighting casino gambling in Virginia WTVR CBS 6 News
Gov. Ralph Northam previously called for a study on casino gambling.
W.Va. Sen. Mitch Carmichael pushes to end dog racing WSAZ-TV
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV MetroNews) -- Sen. Mitch Carmichael wants to renew the push to dry up dog racing in West Virginia, but it's not yet clear if the rest of ...
It’s Official: West Virginia Legalizes Online Casinos, Poker; Becomes Fifth State To Do So OnlinePokerReport.com
West Virginia has officially legalized online casinos and poker in the state, as Gov. Jim Justice let the bill lapse into law without intervening.
CASEY: 2019 may be Virginia's 'Year of Gambling' Roanoke Times
A bit more than a month before we enter Virginia's 2019 legislative season, gambling is the hot topic in Richmond. Lots of plans for betting and wagering are ...
'I'm tired of hearing about gambling': Virginia senators say bills on casinos, sports betting may be too much to tackle Richmond.com
For the dozens of people hoping to hear Virginia is ready to open its doors to casinos and sports betting, there were few signs of encouragement Friday.
Documents offer Virginia Lottery's early reaction to casinos, sports betting MuckRock
The Virginia Lottery says it gave $606 million to schools 2018 - a towering figure that apparently gives the agency enough clout to make Richmond's skyline look ...
After stopping for a sandwich, man wins $2 million playing Virginia Lottery WTKR News 3
Calvin Kim gained big financially after stopping to pick up a sandwich for his wife at Eden Center's Saigon Bakery & Deli in Falls Church, Virginia.
Va. Senate committee grants rare victory for casino bill — but don’t bet on it yet Washington Post
RICHMOND — Casinos took a baby step forward in Virginia on Monday when a Senate committee passed a bill that could set five cities on track to seek a ...
Virginia Senate passes Casino bill | Local News Bristol Herald Courier
Legislation that would allow for a local referendum on allowing a casino in Bristol passed the Virginia Senate Monday by a vote of 28-12 and is headed to the ...
West Virginia Online Casinos Preview - Legal iGaming Coming Soon US Bets
Analysis and news about the forthcoming safe and legal online casinos and poker rooms coming soon to West Virginia.
Games of skill or illegal slots? As gaming machines flood Northern Virginia, a legal dispute heats up Washington Business Journal
Queen of Virginia machines are suddenly commonplace at the region's bars. But some want to banish them from the state.
How Long Will It Take West Virginia To Launch Online Casino And Poker? OnlinePokerReport.com
West Virginia is the latest state to legalize online gambling. Here's what we know about the market and the timeline to its online casino and poker launch.
West Virginia Lottery Director Says State Not to Blame for Mobile Sports Betting... Casino.Org News
His comments come after state Del. Shawn Fluharty (D-Wheeling) told Casino.org last week that it might be time for the state legislature to examine the issue and ...
Suffolk woman wins in Virginia Lottery game WTKR News 3
SUFFOLK, Va. – A Suffolk woman won the Virginia Lottery's Print 'n Play Rolling Jackpot game. That turned out to be a $31,285 decision. Shakilya Evans bought ...
Virginia Woman Buys 30 Winning Lottery Tickets on a Whim The New York Times
The woman, Deborah Brown, said she had a “feeling” that the numbers 1-0-3-1 would win, so she bought Pick 4 tickets for $1 each. She won $150000.
Virginia Lottery launches new Virginia-only rolling jackpot game WSET
RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- The Virginia Lottery is bringing jackpot games to the state level with a new Virignia-only 'Print 'n Play Rolling Jackpot'. The game is ...
Citing Wire Act Concerns, West Virginia Lottery Halts DraftKings Sports Betting Mobile... Casino.Org News
Questions about a server based in New Jersey have prompted West Virginia officials to delay the approval of DraftKings mobile sports betting application.
West Virginia Lottery in 'Final Phases of Testing' Two Mobile Sports Betting Apps as Providers May Launch... Casino.Org News
And it appears that they may have more than one option, too. We are in the final phases of testing for two *service* providers' sports wagering apps and anticipate ...
Virginia likely to legalize gambling Augusta Free Press
If you like gambling and you live in Virginia, then you're a bit unlucky, to say the least. Virginia is one of the most restrictive states in the US.
'This is going to make a lot of money': Big turnout as Colonial Downs opens gambling parlor in South Richmond Richmond.com
With 700 historical horse racing machines, the South Richmond Rosie's is the largest one yet. The project created roughly 225 jobs and will generate an ...
New Virginia laws go into effect July 1 13newsnow.com WVEC
RICHMOND, Va. — Starting July 1, new laws are going into effect in Virginia. Here's a break down of some of the Commonwealth's newest laws.
Richmond woman wins Virginia Lottery 30 times in one day WTKR News 3
Some people have all the luck. On February 11, 2019, that person was Deborah Brown.
How you could win a trip on a luxury yacht from Virginia Lottery on Coast Live WTKR News 3
John Hagerty from Virginia Lottery shares all the details on the new scratch game with a grand prize that could put you and some friends on a yacht for a private ...
West Virginia Approves DraftKings for Mobile Sports Betting; Lottery Director Expects Launch Next... Casino.Org News
The West Virginia Lottery Commission on Wednesday gave final approval for DraftKings to start online sports betting within the state.
Virginia woman hits largest Rosie’s jackpot with $146K win WTKR News 3
Rosie's Gaming Emporium in New Kent County has only been open for a little more than a month, but one Virginia has already made history.
Got Patience? Lottery In No Hurry To Launch West Virginia Online Casinos Play WV
Lottery Director John Myers is projecting February 2020 for the potential launch of West Virginia online casino gambling.
Hundreds of new Virginia laws take effect July 1. Here's what you need to know. Virginian-Pilot
Thanks to Virginia law, bars — like the Eagles Nest Rockin' Country Bar in Chesapeake, seen here — have always had to advertise happy hours with vague ...
County gets $3.2M from Virginia Lottery's record haul YourGV.com
The Virginia Lottery recorded its biggest year yet, with sales reaching over $2.29 billion and profits totaling nearly $650 million in the last fiscal year, which ...
Virginia Lottery introduces e-games for mobile app WWBT NBC12 News
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Now you play the Virginia Lottery on your phone. MobilePlay allows players to purchase all existing draw games and play e-games ...
Virginia Lottery achieves record sales, profits Henrico Citizen
The Virginia Lottery recorded record sales and profits during Fiscal Year 2019, which ended June 30, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced this week. The.
Remember The Bettors: Lottery Turns Its Attention To West Virginia Online Casinos Play WV
The WV Lottery turns its attention to online casinos while many are wondering what is happening with online sports betting in the state.
Slot machines hit jackpot in stores around Va. Richmond Free Press
Andrea R. Hill is a self-confessed “slot machine grinder,” but she still hasn't visited the new Rosie's Richmond Gaming Emporium in South Side to try her luck on ...
Virginia Lottery launches Mobile Play WDBJ7
The Virginia Lottery has launched Mobile Play, which connects a smartphone or tablet to a lottery retailer's bluetooth signal. You still have to visit the retailer, but ...
Casino backers establish PAC Bristol Herald Courier
BRISTOL, Va. — The partners of a proposed resort casino have established a political action committee to promote their efforts.
Opinion/Commentary: Place your bets: Will gambling win in Virginia? The Daily Progress
No one seems to know for certain how well the Virginia General Assembly's lawmakers and leprechauns will fare this session in their growing searches for pots ...
Norfolk man, Suffolk woman win over $180,000 in Virginia Lottery games WTKR News 3
HAMPTON ROADS – A Norfolk man and a Suffolk woman won over $180,000 in Virginia Lottery games. Monique Scott won $85,458 playing the Print 'n Play ...
Virginia Lottery’s Cash4Life to become daily game July 1 WTKR News 3
The Virginia Lottery will expand its Cash4Life game from twice a week to every night of the week.
In Letter, Delaware North President Explains Sportsbooks Closures to West Virginia... Casino.Org News
In a letter dated March 19, Delaware North Companies President E. Brian Hansberry told John Myers, the director of the West Virginia Lottery, that the problem ...
Virginia Lottery sets record with $650M profit WWBT NBC12 News
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Virginia Lottery has set a record for single-year profits with nearly $650 million. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that ...
Virginia Lottery hits new profit record of $650 million WHSV
State officials say the Virginia Lottery brought in a record $650 million in profits in the last fiscal year.
'Pain in the Butt' Remark About West Virginia Sports Betting Taken Out of Context According to Lottery... Casino.Org News
A spokesperson for the West Virginia Lottery said Executive Director John Myers still supports sports betting in the state.
$2 million Mega Millions winning ticket purchased in Virginia WTKR News 3
Officials with the Virginia Lottery say that a person in Falls Church, Virginia, purchased a Mega Millions ticket that netted them $2 million in earning.
Lottery renews licenses for 5 casinos West Virginia MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Lottery Commission voted Wednesday to relicense the five casinos doing business in West Virginia. All five have paid their annual ...
Suffolk nurse wins $7 million through Virginia Lottery WTKR News 3
A Suffolk nurse won $7 million through a Virginia Lottery scratchcard game.
Bills push to hide Virginia Lottery winners’ identities WTKR News 3
The General Assembly is moving to protect the privacy of people who win the Virginia Lottery — a proposal open-government advocates fear may threaten ...
Newport News man, Virginia Beach woman win big from Virginia Lottery 13newsnow.com WVEC
RICHMOND, Va. — A man from Newport News won $200,000 from the Virginia Lottery, and a Virginia Beach woman won $100,00! Andrew Morant from ...
Server locations delaying launch of sports betting app in Charles Town West Virginia MetroNews
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — The launch of a sports betting app through Draft Kings at the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town is going to be delayed “several ...
New law prohibits Virginia Lottery from disclosing info of certain winners WAVY-TV
RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — A new law set to take effect this summer will prohibit Virginia Lottery officials from disclosing the information of certain prize winners.
Legislation Introduced To Bring Online Lottery & Sports Betting To Virginia PlayUSA
A new bill in Virginia would legalize online lottery and online sports betting, but doesn't appear to legalize retail sports betting.
Big Virginia Lottery winners could keep names secret under proposed law Daily Press
If one state lawmaker has his way, future Virginia Lottery winners who score big might get to keep their identities a secret.
Suffolk woman wins more than $80,000 from Virginia Lottery ticket bought in Chesapeake WAVY.com
A Suffolk woman won $85458 from the Virginia Lottery's "Print 'n Play Rolling Jackpot" game ticket that she bought in Chesapeake.
Virginia man collects big lottery jackpots three months apart UPI News
A Virginia man who split a $150000 Powerball prize with a friend collected a $100000 prize from another drawing game just three months later.
Bristol, Va. man wins $70032 in Virginia Lottery jackpot game WCYB
A Bristol, Virginia, man has won $70032 after buying a ticket for the Print 'n Play Rolling Jackpot Virginia Lottery game. The Virginia Lottery says Sumesh ...
Virginia Lawmaker Sees Mobile Sportsbooks As Real Moneymaker US Bets
A hearing Wednesday in Virginia featured an update on where the state really stands on sports betting legalization in 2019.
Lady Luck: Richmond woman wins Virginia Lottery 30 times in one day WTVR CBS 6 News
Some people have all the luck. On February 11, 2019, that person was Deborah Brown.
Long wait for pizza leads Virginia couple to $1 million lottery jackpot UPI News
A Virginia couple said a long wait for pizza led them to buy the scratch-off lottery ticket that won them a $1 million jackpot.
How do Virginia Lottery profits benefit schools? WHSV
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Virginia Lottery profits are handed over to the state Department of Education to fund schools in the Commonwealth.
West Virginia lottery revenue tops $1B for 17th straight year WDTV
Gross revenues from the West Virginia state Lottery have topped $1 billion for the 17th straight year.