Mississippi Lottery Corporation

Mississippi Lottery Corporation names next president

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jeffrey L. Hewitt, senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Mississippi Lottery Corporation, will serve as its next president. Hewitt was one of the first employees brought on to the corporation in June 2019.…

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion ahead of Friday drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday, January 22, just increased to an estimated annuity jackpot of $1 billion, the Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced. The new cash value is now estimated at $739.6 million. If won, it would be the 2nd-largest jackpot…

Lottery Corporation reopens claims center in Flowood on Monday

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced the reopening of its Claims Center in Flowood starting Monday, June 8. The Claims Center is located at 1080 River Oaks Drive, Building B-100, Flowood, MS, 39232. Due to ongoing health concerns surrounding the COVID19…

Mississippi lottery revenue dips in March amid pandemic

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — State revenue from the Mississippi Lottery decreased in March as people began facing restrictions because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation says it deposited $9.9 million into the state treasury from the net proceeds…

Mississippi gets about $16M from new lottery since November

By Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has collected about $16 million from a state lottery that started operating in November. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation said Monday that it deposited nearly $8.4 million into the state treasury on Feb.…

Lottery sales bring in more than $8M

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced the sales for the first week which brought in $8,932,200 resulting in approximately $1.9 million for roads and bridges around the state. MLC President Tom Shaheen said the top five selling counties for the week…

What you need to know about the lottery

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation presented everything we need to know about the lottery coming soon. The first order of business was to move the launch date up to November 25th, a week earlier than the original launch date of December…

Scratch-off lottery tickets to go on sale in November

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced today that lottery scratch-off tickets will go on sale November 25th. In anticipation, the corporation has started mailing acceptance letters to the first approved lottery retailers. Letters will continue to be mailed as more retailers…

Mississippi lottery launch date set

It’s now a sure bet for Mississippi residents to play the lottery and it could happen before the end of this year. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation says the anticipated launch date is December 1st. That’s when the scratch lottery tickets…

Five members appointed to Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board

Governor Phil Bryant appointed five members to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board of Directors today. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation was created during the Mississippi Legislature 2018 first extraordinary session upon passage of Senate Bill 2001. The duties of the corporation…