| Letters to the Editor for Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | Letters To Editor GoDanRiver.com|
Where the Lottery dollars go. To the editor: A recent letter-writer asked how successful the Virginia Lottery has been in giving Danville better schools.
West Virginia Lottery renews five casinos' licenses Yogonet International
he Lottery Commission voted Wednesday to relicense the five casinos doing business in West Virginia. All five have paid their annual licensing fee.
John McCoy: It's hunting-lottery time in West Virginia Charleston Gazette-Mail
It's the lottery season. We're not talking about Powerball, Mega Millions or any of the myriad scratch-off lotteries that can be played in West Virginia.
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 ...
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.
O Ye, Of Little Faith: WV Lottery Doubts Sports Betting’s Potential Play WV
WV Lottery Director John Myers indicates he doesn't believe sports betting in West Virginia will ever live up to the expectations or predictions.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash 5 Day’ game Washington Post
RICHMOND, Va. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's “Cash 5 Day” game were: 09-12-15-31-33. (nine, twelve, fifteen ...
The DC Sports Betting Contract Fiasco Is Nothing New For The District Council Legal Sports Report
There appears to be a lot of smoke generated when the Washington DC Council and Intralot link up, even if there's not an obvious fire for DC sports betting.
Casino Gambling in Virginia is Already Taking Off BestUSCasinos.org
Over the past year, casino gambling in Virginia has grown extremely popular. Soon, a number of full-scale casinos will begin operating throughout the state.
Editorial: How much money would legal marijuana produce for Virginia? Roanoke Times
Attorney General — and, he hopes, future governor — Mark Herring has proposed that Virginia legalize marijuana. Today, let's take a closer look at what that ...
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 ...
Thief steals 12,000 Virginia lottery tickets from convenience store WHSV
Authorities in Virginia say a suspect stole more than 12000 lottery tickets valued at up to $360000 from a convenience store.
Virginia man collects big lottery jackpots three months apart UPI News
A Virginia man collected a $100,000 lottery jackpot just three months after splitting a $150,000 Powerball prize with a friend. Photo courtesy of the Virginia ...
Varina woman wins $100k in Virginia Lottery game Henrico Citizen
It was just a normal day for Carol Long. That is, until she discovered she'd won $100000 playing the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game. The Varina woman ...
New York casinos to launch retail sports betting this week CalvinAyre.com
Two upstate New York casinos -- Rivers Casino and Tioga Downs -- prep launch of land-based sports betting this week; WV Lottery boss calls betting 'a pain.'
Virginia Cash4Life Last Night: Did Anyone Win $1,000 Per Day For Life? Newsweek
The Virginia Cash4Life jackpot on Thursday night stood at $365,000 per year for life. But did anyone take home the big prize? The winning numbers for June 20 ...
12K scratch-off lottery tickets, 170 cartons of cigarettes stolen from Virginia Fas-Mart 8News
STAFFORD, Va. (WRIC) — A person stole nearly 12,000 scratch-off lottery tickets and 170 cartons of cigarettes from a Virginia business early Saturday morning.
Lottery renews licenses for 5 casinos - WV MetroNews 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 ...
No Studying For This Test: West Virginia Students Eligible For Free Tuition After Drug Screening Forbes
While free tuition at community colleges is not new, West Virginia is the first state to require a test that is a bit more unconventional; in order to be eligible, ...
New Laws to Affect Happy Hours, Lottery Winners and More U.S. News & World Report
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Thousands of Virginians will be able to get their driver's licenses back, bars will be able to promote their happy hour specials, and ...
Allen Iverson, Alonzo Mourning, Grant Hill head this all-Virginia NBA draft lottery Daily Press
The NBA draft has long been reserved for cities with league franchises, and Thursday's edition is set for the Brooklyn Nets' arena. But from 1989-96, staging at ...
Four star wing Jabri Abdur-Rahim chooses Virginia over Michigan Streaking The Lawn
Versatile scoring wing follows in the mold of lottery pick De'Andre Hunter.
What Happened to Weirton? Part 1: Living in the Aftermath West Virginia Public Broadcasting
In Appalachia, we know too well the symptoms of industry in decline. However, some aspects are much more visual than others. On March 9, I stood anxiously.
Virginia Tech Among Leading Candidates To See First-Round NBA Draft Droughts End Forbes
With Nickeil Alexander-Walker looking like a borderline lottery pick, Virginia Tech's 33-year absence from the NBA draft's first round will end this week.
Our View: We're all winners with better lottery data Bristol Herald Courier
Legislators have made some smart gambles with cashless strategies that have paid off. But it's not the time to walk away yet — with better data about all debit ...
Hitting the Road: WV Bettor Discusses Online Betting In PA Play WV
One WV sports bettor discusses his recent adventures into the world of Pennsylvania online sports betting while he waits for online betting in WV to return.
West Virginia Handle, Revenue Drop As Bettors Await Mobile TopUsBets.com
The West Virginia sports betting market saw a dip in overall revenue for the period encompassing most of Jun.
In his prime, Pernell Whitaker was Hampton Roads' own professional franchise Virginian-Pilot
Pernell Whitaker , who made an art form of defensive boxing and ranked among the best fighters to ever lace up a pair of gloves, was as accomplished at what ...
West Virginia Sportsbooks Treading Water Waiting For Online Betting To Return Play WV
West Virginia sportsbooks managed to generate a solid bump up in revenue. However, the overall handle continued to disappoint for the week ending June 29.
2019 NBA Draft: Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter rocking a FIRE suit Streaking The Lawn
When you're going to go as a lottery pick in the NBA Draft, you dress the part. Virginia player De'Andre Hunter did exactly that, outfitting himself in a sparkly suit ...
🚢Congrats to winner of $500 Luxury Cruisin’ Scratchers VIP prize pack! WTVR CBS 6 News
Congrats to our lucky winner of a $500 Luxury Cruisin' Scratcher Prize Pack from CBS 6 and The Virginia Lottery!
Powerball ticket worth $198M sold in Tennessee WCYB
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Officials say a winning Powerball ticket sold in Hendersonville, Tennessee is worth $198 million. News outlets report the ...
Thief makes off with 12,000 scratch-off lottery tickets in Stafford robbery Richmond.com
A burglar got away with at least $120000 worth of lottery tickets and about 170 cartons of cigarettes during an early Saturday morning theft from a store in North ...
Virginia Lottery Debuts App-Based Gaming, Studies Future Role in Gambling Community Idea Stations
The Virginia Lottery made a tentative step into online lottery gaming with the launch of games that can be played in their app--but only if customers visit lottery ...
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.
CANTWELL: Breaking down the landing spots for Virginia's 2019 NBA Draft picks University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
Three former Virginia guards, De'Andre Hunter, Ty Jerome and Kyle Guy, were chosen in the 2019 NBA Draft June 20. As the dust settles on the draft, let's break ...
Lottery director: Online sports betting unlikely before football season Charleston Gazette-Mail
Forget baseball season -– the director of the West Virginia Lottery said Wednesday that online sports wagering probably won't be available until the fall.
What Happened to Weirton? Part 4: Where is God Today? West Virginia Public Broadcasting
The consequences of deindustrialization manifest in many different ways. Sherry Linkon and John Russo, two prominent scholars in working class studies,
ACC sets record with six lottery picks in 2019 NBA Draft The ACC
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) -- Led by No. 1 overall pick Zion Williamson of Duke, the Atlantic Coast Conference featured a record six lottery picks and a ...
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 ...
Elk reintroduction ignites backlash in Southwest Virginia Virginia Mercury
WISE — For most people, spotting an elk in the wild sparks excitement and awe. That's especially so in southwestern Virginia, where elk have only recently been ...
Assessing landmark NBA draft for U.Va., Hokies, ACC Daily Press
Kyle Guy, the Final Four's Most Oustanding Player, took a risk by declaring for the draft. He was rewarded with a second-round selection.
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 ...
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.
Police warning of two scams aimed at stealing your personal info WSLS 10
COVINGTON, Va. - The Covington Police Department is reminding people to be on high alert for scams. Officers have recently learned of at least two types of ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
February 2021 Launch for West Virginia Online Gaming: Lottery... Casino.Org News
West Virginia online gaming is not likely to be up and running until February 2021, according to West Virginia State Lottery Director John Myers.
Citing Wire Act Concerns, West Virginia Lottery Halts DraftKings Sports Betting Mobile... Casino.Org News
The West Virginia Lottery announced on Wednesday afternoon it has delayed approval for DraftKings online sportsbook application, citing Wire Act concerns.
A Whole New Way to Play the Virginia Lottery Yahoo Finance
The Virginia Lottery has launched a new gaming experience – MobilePlay. MobilePlay offers players the opportunity to purchase all existing draw games and ...
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 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 ...
Suffolk nurse wins $7 million through Virginia Lottery WTKR News 3
A Suffolk nurse won $7 million through a Virginia Lottery scratchcard game.
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.
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.
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 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.
Virginia Lottery partners with local restaurant for exclusive games WHSV
The Virginia Lottery has selected a few nontraditional lottery businesses in the Commonwealth to offer e-games on there mobile app, one of them is in downtown ...
Virginia Sports Betting Bill Filed Ahead of 2019 Session SportsHandle.com
A Virginia lawmaker has filed HB 1638, which would legalize sports betting. The bill calls for a 15 percent tax rate and $250000 licensing fee.
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 ...
West Virginia Approves DraftKings for Mobile Sports Betting; Lottery Director Expects Launch Next... Casino.Org News
West Virginia could be back in the mobile sports betting business as soon as next week as the state's Lottery Commission gave approval for the DraftKings app ...
In Letter, Delaware North President Explains Sportsbooks Closures to West Virginia... Casino.Org News
Delaware North's president wrote a letter to the director of the West Virginia Lottery to explain the reason behind the closure of its two sportsbooks. E. Brian ...
Virginia Lottery had one of its best months ever while its advertising went off-air Virginia Mercury
The Virginia Lottery had its third-most successful month ever in March, the same month the agency took TV and radio advertisement off the air for National ...
West Virginia sports betting app delayed WHSV
West Virginia lottery officials say the launch of a sports betting app has been delayed to ensure compliance with a federal law that deals with interstate gambling.
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.
Lottery Commission approves licenses for sports betting apps Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia Lottery commissioners on Wednesday approved state licenses for several companies that provide sports betting mobile app technologies, but ...
Virginia Lottery on track for record-setting year 13newsnow.com WVEC
RICHMOND, Va. — At the end of the first half of the fiscal year 2019, the Virginia Lottery is already on pace for another record-setting year. Virginia Lottery ...
Two Hampton Roads residents win big in Virginia Lottery WTKR News 3
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Two local residents' pockets are a little fuller! Brandon Evans of Norfolk struck gold by winning $250,000 in the Virginia Lottery's ...
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.
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 ...
Hampton teacher wins vacation from Virginia Lottery WTKR News 3
Westcott won a four-day, three-night Virginia-themed vacation courtesy of the Lottery and the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
VA Lawmaker Has Eyes Wide Open on Sports Betting SportsHandle.com
Virginia lawmakers are looking to pass legislation in 2019 to legalize sports wagering, with a focus on opening up the mobile/web sportsbook market.
Lottery Director: Countdown Ticking To Mobile In West Virginia Sports Betting Legal Sports Report
Mobile wagering soon will arrive for West Virginia sports betting, according to the state's lottery director. John Myers told the state's lottery commission Thursday ...
Record March sales for Virginia Lottery means more money for schools WWBT NBC12 News
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Virginia Lottery officials say March 2019 was the third-best sales month in the Lottery's 30-year history. Overall sales of Virginia ...
Virginia Lottery says it will monitor frequent winners after Virginian-Pilot investigation Virginian-Pilot
In the wake of an investigation by The Virginian-Pilot on frequent winners, the Virginia Lottery has rolled out three policy changes aimed at identifying and ...
Virginia following legal debate that could threaten interstate lottery games 'very closely' Virginia Mercury
A new interpretation of a federal law by the U.S. Department of Justice could mean some nationwide games offered by the Virginia Lottery would have to stop, ...
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.
$2 Million Mega Millions Winning Ticket Purchased In Virginia CBS Baltimore
RICHMOND, Va (WTKR) — Officials with the Virginia Lottery say that a person in Falls Church, Virginia, purchased a Mega Millions ticket that netted them $2 ...
Dispute keeps sports betting turned off at Delaware North properties - WV MetroNews West Virginia MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sports betting won't be available at two casinos in West Virginia during at least the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament. File.
Woman wins $800K in Virginia Lottery on Mother's Day WWBT NBC12 News
FAIRFAX, VA (WWBT) - Maria Sabarre, of Fairfax, received quite a Mother's Day gift. Sabarre's husband had eight winning tickets in the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 ...
Virginia Lottery has opened investigations into 3 of state's top winners after Pilot report Virginian-Pilot
The Virginia Lottery has opened investigations into three of the state's most frequent winners and is reviewing three retailers' licenses, an official confirmed this ...
Virginia Beach woman pleads guilty to role in cross-country lottery scam WTKR News 3
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A woman with a criminal history that includes previously participating in a fake lottery scam pleaded guilty today to fraud charges in a ...
Update: The Pappy Van Winkle lottery from Virginia ABC is now open Richmond.com
Update: The Pappy lottery is now open. The entry form will be available May 22-26 at www.abc.virginia.gov.
Virginia stars could be top potential lottery picks for Wizards NBCSports.com
Virginia Tech point guard Nickell Alexander-Walker and Virginia guard De'Andre Hunter are two top potential lottery picks that could pay off for the Wizards.
Waynesboro man wins $400,000 in Virginia Lottery game The Daily Progress
Steven Lomonaco of Waynesboro picked the right game to play in the Virginia Lottery on his way home from work.
Chilhowie man wins $150,000 from the Virginia Lottery | News Southwest Virginia Today
Donald Terry bought a Bankroll ticket from the Virginia Lottery when he shopped at Main Street Gas and Grill on West Main Street in Chilhowie. When he later ...
Illinois Is Poised to Become the Gambling Capital of the Midwest ProPublica
An 816-page bill introduced and passed by the General Assembly over the weekend will, if fully realized, transform Illinois into the gambling capital of the ...
General Assembly to consider legalizing sports betting WHSV
Virginia would become the ninth state to legalize sports betting under legislation being considered by the General Assembly this session.
$800K Virginia Lottery Booty Claimed By Woman In Fairfax Fairfax City, VA Patch
K Virginia Lottery Booty To Fairfax Woman - Fairfax City, VA - Maria Sabarre's husband bought eight winning Virginia Lottery tickets worth $100K each, then ...
West Virginia Lottery Winner Asks to Remain Anonymous U.S. News & World Report
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say the winner of a $2 million lottery in West Virginia has asked to remain anonymous.
Virginia Lottery coffers get windfall as Virginians buy tickets for big jackpot drawings Richmond.com
The Virginia Lottery netted about $16 million in profit from the Mega Millions multistate sweepstakes in the past week, more than making up for a three-month run ...
Virginia Beach student named winner of Virginia Lottery art contest celebrating teachers WTKR News 3
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Now that's a work of art! Kaycie Colton, a 7th grader at Princess Anne Middle School, won the middle school category in the Virginia ...
Padilla, Virginia Lottery take top honors at local PR awards RichmondBizSense
It was another best-in-show sweep for a local PR firm at this year's Virginia Public Relations Awards, which also recognized a longtime local practitioner.
Ridgeway man wins $1 million after taxes in Virginia Lottery win WSLS 10
Douglas Hanks bought multiple tickets for the recent Bank a Million lottery drawing, but there's only one set of numbers he'll likely remember: 4-10-13-18-25-28.
Gretna woman wins $250,000 in Virginia Lottery game | News Chatham Star-Tribune
Debra Fuller walked into the Virginia Lottery's Roanoke Customer *Service* Center wearing a T-shirt that said, “Not Lucky I'm Blessed.” Why? Because in her ...
Lottery: New competitive threat facing sports betting in West Virginia Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia's nascent sports betting industry could be facing new competition, with the Washington, D.C., City Council voting Tuesday to legalize sports betting ...
Online Poker Closer Than Ever After Passage of West Virginia Gaming... CardsChat.com
Online poker in West Virginia is closer than ever after a West Virginia gaming bill was passed through a committee this week, paving the way for a full vote in the ...
$50,000 lottery ticket bought in Suffolk will expire Thursday unless redeemed WTKR News 3
The ticket was bought at Speedway located at 1555 Holland Road in Suffolk.