| 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.
Virginia lottery awards Virginia Beach teacher $9K for Green Run HS 13newsnow.com WVEC
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Virginia Lottery awarded $36,000 to four teachers across the Commonwealth for the annual "Made in Virginia" award, and a ...
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 ...
Maryland explores faster way to approve sports betting Seymour Tribune
Maryland lawmakers are seeking a quick way to approve sports betting this year, but it's unclear if they will be able to do it without voter approval in 2020.
Family with furloughed worker gets lucky in Virginia lottery The Seattle Times
STERLING, Va. (AP) — A Virginia family affected by the federal government shutdown isn't feeling the pinch like others who aren't getting paychecks.
Government shutdown: Furloughed worker's wife wins $100K, SUV in Virginia lottery CBS News
A Virginia family affected by the federal government shutdown isn't feeling the pinch like others who aren't getting paychecks.
'I didn't sleep very well that night': Virginia man wins $1 million in Powerball drawing 8News
A Virginia man wasn't aware he was a millionaire until a 7-Eleven clerk informed him that he had a winning Powerball ticket. . News, weather, sports, headlines ...
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 ...
Northam proposes $175K for Virginia gambling study as decisions loom on Bristol casino, sports betting Richmond.com
Gov. Ralph Northam wants to set aside $175000 for an independent study of gambling options in Virginia, a proposal that could put the brakes on bills to ...
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.
Virginia Lottery launches ‘Thank a Teacher Art Contest’ WWBT NBC12 News
All K-12 students in Virginia public schools are encourage to create artwork that could appear on thank-you notes to teachers during National Teacher ...
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.
VIDEO: Wife of furloughed worker wins $100K in Virginia lottery WKRG News 5
A Virginia family affected by the federal government shutdown isn't feeling the pinch like others who aren't getting paychecks.
Editorial: Should we bet on casinos? | Opinion Roanoke Times
Three Virginia cities want to bet, literally and metaphorically, on casinos. Should the General Assembly let them?
From cannabis to gambling: Virginia’s progressive 2018 WTKR News 3
You could argue that it has been a progressive year for Hampton Roads, Virginia and the United States, with new legislation passing in 2018 on both the ...
Wife of furloughed worker wins $100K in Virginia lottery CBS17.com
Carrie Walls' husband is a federal worker currently furloughed in the shutdown. Walls herself spent over a decade in the U.S. Air Force.
Woodbridge High School Graduate Cited By Virginia Lottery Woodbridge, VA Patch
Woodbridge High Grad Cited By Virginia Lottery - Woodbridge, VA - A Woodbridge High School graduate been selected by the Virginia Lottery as one of its four ...
West Virginia Man Wins $1 Million Playing Powerball WOWK
A West Virginia man won $1000000 playing Powerball, according to the West Virginia Lottery.
Wife of furloughed federal employee wins $100K, SUV in Virginia Lottery | WFTV WFTV Orlando
A Virginia woman whose husband is a furloughed federal worker did not have to worry when no paycheck was forthcoming from the federal government.
2 tickets in Virginia won $1 million in Powerball drawing WTVR CBS 6 News
Who has those million-dollar tickets? That's the question the Virginia Lottery is asking after two tickets for Saturday's Powerball drawing won $1 million each.
D.C. Council legalizes sports betting, becoming first in Washington region Washington Post
The D.C. Council gave final approval to legal sports betting Tuesday, making the nation's capital the first in the region to allow residents and visitors to bet money ...
Virginia Man Wins the Lottery Twice in a Day, Taking Home $101,000 Inside Edition
A Virginia man had double the luck in just one day when he won two lottery prizes. Randy Cage bought a Cash 5 Ticket, allowing the machine to pick his ...
Suffolk nurse wins $100K from Virginia Lottery 13newsnow.com WVEC
SUFFOLK, Va. — A nurse from Suffolk won $100,000 from the Virginia Lottery on her lunch break! Emma Pinson was sitting in her car when she checked the ...
Virginia Lottery launches 2nd 'Thank a Teacher Art contest' 13newsnow.com WVEC
RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia student's artwork could appear on thousands of thank you cards for the Virginia Lottery's Thank a Teacher Art Contest. Starting ...
Virginia Lottery Thank a Teacher Art Contest launches for second year Augusta Free Press
Pablo Picasso once said, “Every child is an artist.” Building on that sentiment, the Virginia Lottery launched its second annual Thank a Teacher Art Contest.
Chesapeake man wins $250K from Virginia Lottery Scratcher 13newsnow.com WVEC
A Chesapeake man won $250000 from a Virginia Lottery scratcher. At first, he wasn't sure if he won.
Woodbridge engineer wins 'Made in Virginia' contest Inside NoVA
A Woodbridge man is one of four winners in the Virginia Lottery's inaugural “Made in Virginia” program.
Bills soon to be on table for sports gambling in Va. WTOP
Virginia, one of many states considering whether to legalize sports gambling after a U.S. Supreme Court decision opened the door for states other than Nevada ...
$1 million Virginia Lottery ticket is sold in Chesterfield Richmond.com
A lucky customer at a Sheetz store in Chesterfield County has rung in the new year with big money.
In surprise, Senate panel advances bill to raise minimum wage Richmond.com
Senate panel advances increasing minimum wage to $15 by 2021.
West Virginia Legislature Gets Down to Business, Passing First Bills of Session Wheeling Intelligencer
CHARLESTON — A week after the start of the 2019 West Virginia Legislature, the Senate and House of Delegates are already passing bills. On Wednesday, the ...
Bill would make Virginia lottery winners anonymous, if they win $10M WWBT NBC12 News
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Lottery winners in Virginia could soon be able to stay anonymous, but there's a catch. If a bill before the General Assembly passes, ...
Five Things: Can Duke men's basketball hold off a lethal undefeated Virginia squad? Duke Chronicle
After losing their starting point guard and suffering their first home loss of the season, don't expect things to go easy for the Blue Devils against the Cavaliers.
Chesterfield man wins $1 million in Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle WWBT NBC12 News
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - One Chesterfield man is $1 million richer after winning the Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle. Rob Oeur purchased ...
Woodbridge High School Alumnus Receives "Made in Virginia" Award Prince William Living
One of four winners to receive the Virginia Lottery's inaugural “Made in Virginia” Award was George Preston, a 2001 graduate of Woodbridge High School.
Powerball Numbers, Results for 1/16/19: Did Anyone With The $112 Million Jackpot Wednesday (Last) Night? Newsweek
The latest Powerball drawing on Wednesday night was worth $112 million with a cash option of $68 million. Did anyone get lucky enough to win the jackpot?
West Virginia Teacher of the Year Jada Reeves honored Beckley Register-Herald
Bradley Elementary School's Jada Reeves was honored Thursday in Charleston to mark the start of her venture as the 2019 West Virginia Teacher of the Year.
Delaware North opens brace of West Virginia sportsbooks SBC Americas
Hospitality group and regional gaming venue operator Delaware North has opened its two West Virginia casino sportsbooks and launched its BetLucky.com ...
$100,000 Virginia Lottery ticket purchased in Crozet | NewsRadio WINA WINA AM 1070
CROZET (WINA) – Someone who bought a Virginia Lottery Millionaire Raffle ticket in Crozet is $100,000 richer. Three one-million dollar winners were drawn ...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game | State News Lynchburg News and Advance
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Night' game | State News Lynchburg News and Advance
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 4 Night" game were:
Prairie Meadows finalizes sports betting plans as legislators share optimism for 2019 legalization Des Moines Register
Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino on Wednesday announced it has entered into a partnership with William Hill U.S. to operate the casino's sports book ...
ESPN 'College GameDay' will air from Virginia-Duke basketball game The Daily Progress
The college basketball world will turn its attention to Durham, North Carolina next Saturday, when No. 4 Virginia challenges No. 1 Duke. The game will be ...
Will the loss to unbeaten Virginia be a wake-up call for Boston College? The Boston Globe
Mamadi Diakite and De'Andre Hunter scored 18 points apiece to lead the No. 4-ranked Cavaliers, who improved to 14-0.
Plans to legalize sports gambling are coming to Virginia next year Richmond.com
It may take a while for the General Assembly to get behind sports gambling, but several state lawmakers are drafting legislation to let Virginians get in on the ...
Fairfax lawmaker wants to ‘Keep Virginia’s money in Virginia’ by allowing sports betting Daily Press
A legislator from Fairfax wants to make sure Virginia gets a piece of the sports-betting pie. Sen. Mark Sickles, D-Fairfax, filed a bill this week that he says would ...
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.
DC, Maryland and Virginia racing to legalize sports betting FOX 5 DC
The race is on to bring legal sports betting to the Washington region as lawmakers in D.C., Maryland and Virginia are trying to make it a reality.
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 ...
Virginia Sports Betting Bill Drafted: Oxford Study Projects $380 Million In Net Revenue Forbes
Last week Virginia became the latest state to initiate a move into the regulated sports betting markets when Delegate Mark Sickles pre-filed House Bill 1638.
Enormous jackpots fuel surge in October West Virginia Lottery revenue Charleston Gazette-Mail
Gigantic MegaMillions and Powerball jackpots helped the West Virginia Lottery top $100 million in sales for October, as online ticket sales of $16.76 million were ...
West Virginia Lottery Releases Sports Bet Rules | News, Sports, Jobs Wheeling Intelligencer
CHARLESTON — Almost three weeks after approving rules governing sports betting at the state's casinos, the West Virginia Lottery Commission released the ...
Big Mega Millions jackpot pushes Virginia Lottery to record-breaking, $240M sales month Richmond.com
No Virginian had the Mega Millions numbers worth almost $1.6 billion in October. But the ticket-buying frenzy still led to a jackpot for the state.
Mountaineer Casino cuts the ribbon on sports betting West Virginia MetroNews
CHESTER, W.Va. — A third West Virginia casino has started a sports betting operation. A ribbon was cut Wednesday morning for the William Hill Sports Book at ...
Virginia lottery posts record sales WSET
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's state-run lottery recently had its best month ever in its 30-year history. A new report from Virginia Lottery shows its October ...
West Virginia Sports Betting: $3.4 Million In Wagers Over First Three Weeks Legal Sports Report
Despite some behind-the-scenes shenanigans involving the governor, West Virginia sports betting numbers are trending sharply upward in early returns.
More casinos could start sports betting soon, West Virginia Lottery official says WV News
CHARLESTON — More casinos in West Virginia could soon start offering sports betting.
Two Virginia Lottery tickets won $1 million in Friday’s drawing WTKR News 3
According to a release by the Virginia Lottery, though no ticket nationwide matched all six numbers for the Mega Millions jackpot, two tickets out of the more than ...
Will Virginia take advantage of Supreme Court ruling on sports gambling? WTKR News 3
Virginia has been slow to embrace any form of gambling in it's history.
Sports-betting bills come to Virginia after Supreme Court decision Washington Post
RICHMOND — Two lawmakers are trying to bring legalized sports betting to Virginia, joining other states that are exploring that option since the Supreme Court ...
West Virginia Sports Betting Poised To Go Live By End Of Summer As Lottery OK’s Regulations Legal Sports Report
After becoming the first state to legalize sports betting in 2018, West Virginia now has a framework in place for the industry with regulations approved on ...
Virginia Lottery changes focus on potential retailer fraud WTOP
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Lottery says it's taking action to identify or stop potential fraud among ticket retailers. Policy changes announced this week ...
West Virginia Lottery Commission Sets Sports Betting Rules West Virginia Public Broadcasting
West Virginia's lottery commission has set its rules for sports betting in the state, and its director says the goal is to have sports wagering underway by.
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 ...
West Virginia Gov. says tentative agreement reached between state lottery, casinos, sports leagues ESPN
While W.Va. Gov. Jim Justice says a tentative sports betting agreement has been reached, the casino industry is saying he "jumped the gun."
The Virginia Lottery just had its best month ever Virginian-Pilot
The lottery, which helps fund public education, has seen its profits increase 13 percent so far this year compared to last year.
Here’s where the $1 million Mega Millions tickets were sold in Virginia WTVR CBS 6 News
RICHMOND, Va. -- Two tickets worth $1 million each were sold in Virginia for Tuesday night's record-setting Mega Millions jackpot. "In last night's drawing alone, ...
Ask Alexa about Virginia Lottery games and drawings WDBJ7
Home State Article Ask Alexa about Virginia Lottery games and drawings By News Staff | Posted: Tue 5:30 PM, Dec 04, 2018 | Updated: Tue 6:33 PM, Dec 04, ...
A risky bet for Virginia Daily Press
Editorial: A U.S. Supreme Court case makes it legal for states to allow sports better. Virginia should hold off on this.
Virginia Lottery honors Virginia public schools with ‘Made in Virginia’ awards WTKR News 3
The Virginia Lottery introduced a new campaign this month to recognize exceptional individuals who got their start in Virginia public schools.
States where sports betting may be ready in time for NFL season USA TODAY
Sports betting is legal now, but that doesn't mean you'll be able to wager on pro and college sports right away. These states could be ready first.
Lottery Official: More Casinos Work to Get Sports Betting West Virginia Public Broadcasting
A West Virginia lottery official says more casinos are working to start offering sports betting. Lottery Deputy Director Doug Buffington told Lottery.
West Virginia Lottery Commission approves sports betting rules, rejects forced integrity fees WV News
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Lottery Commission on Wednesday approved its final rules for sports betting, which included rejection of requiring casinos ...
Three local advertising agencies help Virginia Lottery with image, ads and strategy Richmond.com
The Virginia Lottery has tapped a new Richmond branding agency to help freshen up its brand 30 years after the first lottery ticket was sold in 1988.
Virginia Beach educator wins VA Lottery ‘Made in Virginia’ award WTKR News 3
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Bridgette Berthold, a teacher at Green Run High School who graduated from Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach, was honored ...
'Chaos' For West Virginia Sports Betting As Showdown Over Fees Looms USBets
John Cavacini, president of the WV Gaming and Racing Association, says the early days of sports betting in the state are marked by "chaos."
Is WV sports betting lined up to start by football season? West Virginia MetroNews
Construction plans are starting, hiring is taking shape, and rules are being written.
Tim Kaine is mostly accurate about Trump nixing a $25 billion border proposal PolitiFact
Sen. Tim Kaine says President Donald Trump was once offered all the money he wanted for Southern border security, and turned it down. His comments came ...
Newport News letter carrier wins $100K from Virginia Lottery ‘Cash 5’ game WTKR News 3
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – “I just ran around the house screaming!” That's how Christopher Gallop recalled the moment he learned he'd won the top prize of ...
Another viewer wins with Virginia Lottery on Coast Live WTKR News 3
The Game Guy from the Virginia Lottery brings the holiday spirit with scratcher games just for the holidays and a special giveaway for a lucky viewer.
Lottery Commission files sports betting rule, allowing process to move forward West Virginia MetroNews
If the commission had not filed a notice before Wednesday, sports betting would not have been allowed in West Virginia until March 2019.
Virginia Lottery finds big winners more often than Tennessee Bristol Herald Courier
When it comes to big cash lottery prizes, Sullivan County residents have found more luck with the Virginia Lottery than the Tennessee Lottery.
Retiree's first-ever lottery ticket wins $555,555 jackpot UPI News
Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A Virginia retiree who decided to buy his first-ever lottery ticket ended up earning $555,555 with his beginner's luck. Antony Scinta told Virginia ...
First weekend of legal sports betting in WV brings $320K of taxable revenue Charleston Gazette-Mail
This past holiday weekend marked the beginning of legal sports gambling for West Virginia. A total of $320631.70 in taxable revenue was made from bets ...
West Virginia revenue up; sports betting concerns rise WTRF
Coal severance tax is way up from last year. so is the personal income tax and the consumer sales tax, too. West Virginia revenue leaders are beaming.
West Virginia Online Betting PlayUSA
West Virginia is a state that offers a variety of gambling ranging from casinos to Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) to sports betting to racetrack wagering.
West Virginia Sports Betting Rules Approved | News, Sports, Jobs Wheeling Intelligencer
PARKERSBURG — The rules for sports betting in West Virginia were approved Thursday in an emergency meeting of the West Virginia Lottery Commission.
Falls Church man wins $4 million in Virginia Lottery, still goes to work as usual WJLA
How did a Falls Church man handle the discovery that he won $4 million in the Virginia Lottery? By still going to work anyway. Michael Kraemer recently won the ...
‘Awesome Eleven’ group of Virginia friends wins $1 million in huge Mega Millions lottery Washington Post
Some in the group of 11 friends have known each other for 40 years, and every week, Giang Kim Nguyen buys a Mega Millions lottery ticket. Last week, she and ...
Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines. NBCNews.com
Three months after the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a few states have begun accepting wagers.
Woodbridge tickets win big in Virginia Lottery Inside NoVA
Two Woodbridge residents are each celebrating big prizes from the Virginia Lottery.
West Virginia mobile sports betting close, says casino executive iGaming Business
West Virginia casinos could begin offering mobile sports betting within the next few weeks, according to an executive at the Hollywood Casino. Legalised sports ...
West Virginia Mobile Sports Betting Is Just Weeks Away, Hollywood Casino Exec Says Legal Sports Report
If you want to bet sports online in West Virginia, you may only be weeks away from being able to do so. An executive for Hollywood Casino at Charles Town ...
Sisters win $10M in Virginia Lottery scratcher WWBT NBC12 News
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (WWBT) - A pair of sisters is several million dollars richer after winning the Virginia Lottery. Juanita Simpson and Sharon Calhoun, both of ...
Call for Entries: Virginia Lottery Launches "Made in Virginia" Awards to Celebrate 30th Birthday and Lottery's Significant Support for K-12 Public Schools PR Newswire
RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Virginia Lottery has introduced a new campaign to recognize exceptional individuals who got their start in ...
Virginia man snags $10 million lottery ticket WWBT NBC12 News
The Amelia Courthouse man purchased his winning ticket at 460 Pit Stop in Blackstone on Wednesday.
Sing It From The Mountaintops! West Virginia Sports Betting Is Live PlayUSA
As of Aug. 30, sports betting in West Virginia is officially live. Hollywood Casino Charles Town is now taking wagers at its sportsbook facility.
Long opposed to casinos, Virginia may be ready to gamble The Washington Post
NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. — A hub for gambling is taking shape in a historic area of Virginia between Richmond and Williamsburg, signaling sharp change in a ...
The First Approval For West Virginia Sports Betting Has Been Granted Legal Sports Report
GeoComply has received interim approval to supply its industry-leading geolocation services to West Virginia sports betting operators.
Another sports betting milestone: First Lottery licenses issued Charleston Gazette-Mail
Legalization of sports betting in West Virginia has reached another milestone, with the issuing of the first sports betting licenses by the state Lottery Commission.