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Campbell County governments get highest lottery payout yet  Casper Star-Tribune Online

GILLETTE (WNE) — Local Campbell County government entities are benefiting from the most recent quarterly payment from the Wyoming Lottery to the state, ...

Wyoming looks to reorganize state lottery payments  Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

CHEYENNE – Two bills making their way through the state legislature would effectively change the way the state receives payments from the Wyoming Lottery ...

Latest lottery transfer to local entities is almost double the average  Gillette News Record

Local government entities are benefitting from the most recent quarterly payment from the Wyoming Lottery to the state, which was $2.8 million, by far the highest ...

How about a casino in Kelly? | Environmental  Jackson Hole News&Guide

Where the bison and the antelope now play on state land overlooking Kelly Warm Springs, slot machines and poker tables threaten to vie for real estate.

Snocross returns to Salamanca for seventh year | News  Olean Times Herald

SALAMANCA — As many as 15000 people are expected to visit Salamanca during the fourth weekend in February for the AMSOIL Championship Snocross ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cowboy Draw' game  Hastings Tribune

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Wyoming Lottery's "Cowboy Draw" game were:

Wyoming Downs proposes second location, despite safety concerns  Wyoming Tribune

CHEYENNE – Owners of Wyoming Downs are asking the Cheyenne City Council for permission to open a second location at the former Jackson's All American ...

Wyoming AG declares electronic “skill games” illegal gambling  Wyoming Tribune

CHEYENNE – Attorney General Peter Michael declared some video “skill games” illegal under Wyoming gambling laws Tuesday.

Barron: “Hard smear campaign” killed gaming bill, Wyoming legislator says  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE — It appears that a third time wasn't a charm for a bill to create a state gaming commission.

Sports Gambling in Wyoming  KCWY 13 Where News Comes First

The U.S. Supreme Court legalizes sports gambling across the country.

Karla's Kolumn: Welcome to the Northern Wyoming News  Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Northern Wyoming News, continuing the long tradition, more than 100 years, of chronicling the life and times.

The future of sports betting in Wyoming: Part 1  KGWN

In part one of a two part series, Greg Beesley from our sister station explains the future of sports betting in the state of Wyoming.

Wyoming Passes A Bill That Classifies Cryptocurrency As Money, New Hampshire And Indiana Following A Similar Path  Crypto Daily

The state of Wyoming has just passed a bill which will allow cryptocurrencies to be recognized as actual money. On January 18th, Wyoming legislation first ...

$3.3 million winning ticket sold in Wyoming lottery game  Billings Gazette

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A lucky person is $3.3 million richer after winning the biggest jackpot in the history of Wyoming Lottery's Cowboy Draw game.

Wyoming Attorney General Declares 'Skill Games' Illegal Gambling  K2 Radio

Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael has declared so-called "skill games" found in some establishments across the state to be illegal gambling devices.

5 Things To Watch For In Super Bowl LIII  Wyoming Public Media

Sunday in Atlanta, Super Bowl LIII matches the New England Patriots against the Los Angeles Rams. Again. Well not exactly. Seventeen years ago, it was the.

Bars challenge Wyoming AG's opinion that video slots are gambling  Billings Gazette

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Companies operating video slot machines in Wyoming bars are challenging the attorney general's opinion that the games constitute illegal ...

Winning the Mega Millions is sweeter in some states than others  Yahoo Finance

The world could add its newest billionaire on Friday night when the winning Mega Millions numbers are drawn for the second-largest lottery in U.S. history.

Utahns are flooding into Idaho and Wyoming as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion  Salt Lake Tribune

As the Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $1 billion — the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history — Utahns hurried across state lines ...

Winning Wyoming Lottery Ticket Sold: $25K Per Year For Life  K2 Radio

One lucky person stands to collect a whole bunch of cash after their lottery ticket turned out to be a winner in Thursday night's drawing. WyoLotto announced ...

The Future of Sports Betting in Wyoming  KCWY 13 Where News Comes First

A major decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Monday calling a 1992 law unconstitutional and making sports betting legal. States will regulate the change and ...

Electronic Skill Games Illegal in Wyoming, Says State Attorney General  Casino.Org News

Many of Wyoming's electronic skill games machines are illegal games of chance, according to State Attorney General Peter Michael, which means those playing ...

Brother and Sister from Casper Win $3.3M in WyoLotto  K2 Radio

A brother and sister from Casper are $3.3 million richer after claiming their Wyoming Lottery Cowboy Draw winnings. The lottery says in a news release that the ...

Jane Goodall Joins Wyoming Protestors in Buying Up Grizzly Hunt Tickets  National Geographic

Jane Goodall is a global icon, perhaps the most admired living environmentalist and legendary for her research with chimpanzees. Cynthia Moss is famous for ...

Winners of $3.3M Cowboy Draw jackpot found  KGWN

The winners were born and raised in Casper and continue to call it home. They are frequent WyoLotto players, mainly buying Cowboy Draw tickets, noting that ...

Wyoming Lottery transfers $1.4 million to local governments  KGWN

The Wyoming Lottery has transferred $1.4 million in profits to the state Treasurer's Office for distribution to local cities, towns and counties.

Time to buy that Cowboy Draw ticket  KGWN

WyoLottoTM would like to announce that the Cowboy DrawⓇ jackpot is up to $2.5 million. This is the highest jackpot amount in the history of Wyoming's Game.

Casper Police Chief Hosts Forum About Illegal Gambling Devices  K2 Radio

Casper Police Chief Keith McPheeters will conduct an open, informal forum next week about the recent Wyoming Attorney General's formal opinion that declared ...

Lottery in Utah: Could it ever happen? Should it?  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) — While there's no lottery here in our state, it hasn't stopped many Utahns from heading to Idaho and Wyoming to get their tickets. With some of the ...

Mega Millions drawing: What time is it, how can I watch it live; what is the deadline to buy tickets?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

On Tuesday night, the drawing for the largest single U.S. lottery jackpot will be held giving someone the chance to win $1.6 billion. >> Mega Millions: How much ...

The Legality of Wyoming Skills Games  KGWN

The Attorney General, Peter Michael, issued a formal legal opinion stating that Wyoming Skills Games are gambling devices and therefore, should be ...

Per capita lottery spending has doubled since 1995  The Washington Post

The Mega Millions jackpot has hit “uncharted territory” with a grand prize of $1.6 billion up for grabs at Tuesday's drawing. There's a simple explanation for this: ...

Worst gambling bad beats of the week from college football and the NFL, including Air Force-Wyoming and Bears-Vikings  ESPN

Chaos in the Mountain West and a late point surge in the Vikings-Bears game on Sunday night were among this weekend's worst sports-betting bad beats.

Barron: Wyoming 'free range' state on gaming control  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE — “When it comes to gaming, Wyoming is not the most progressive state.”

Winning Wyoming Lottery Ticket Remains Unclaimed | Wyoming News  U.S. News & World Report

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A $1.1 million winning Wyoming Lottery ticket remains unclaimed a week after the drawing.

Wyoming Attorney General Says Wyoming Skills' Games Constitute Gambling  Casino Games Pro

An inquiry whether a certain brand of gambling machines was legal has been made by an attorney in the state of Wyoming. Both parties in the discussion shared ...

WyoLotto Cowboy Draw at an All-Time High  KGWN

The Wyoming Lottery game Cowboy Draw is at an all-time high currently and with no winner today, the number has gone up to 2.26 million dollars.

Winner Claims Powerball Ticket Worth $2 Million Sold in Mills  K2 Radio

A winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million was sold at the Maverik convenience store in Mills back in May, and has finally been claimed by the winner.

Wyoming Gives 22 Winners The Chance To Hunt Grizzlies — Or Not  NPR

A whopping 7000 people vied for the chance to hunt Wyoming grizzly bears for the first time in 44 years. Many entrants in the permit lottery said if they won, they ...

The future of sports betting in Wyoming: Part 2  KGWN

In the finale of a two-part series, Greg Beesley from our sister station explains how the Cowboy state could soon be exposed to sports betting.

"Skill game" operators: AG is wrong about us  Gillette News Record

CHEYENNE — Companies operating bar games that resemble video slot machines are challenging the Wyoming attorney general's position that they're ...

$2 milion lottery prize purchased in Mills has yet to be claimed  Casper Star-Tribune Online

WyoLotto officials are still searching for the recent winner of a $2 million lottery prize bought from a Mills gas station.

Wyoming Lottery defends expenses, says it has cut marketing costs by more than half  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Wyoming Lottery Corporation is defending itself against charges that it is not sending enough money to the state and is spending excessively on expenses ...

$2 million lottery ticket sold at gas station in Mills  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Someone just became a millionaire and they might not even know it.

Barron: Another try for state gaming commission  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE — Wyoming gamblers needn't expect any big changes in gaming laws next year as the Legislature makes another stab at setting up a state gaming ...

Non-hunters take aim at grizzly lottery | Local  Jackson Hole News&Guide

A number of Jackson Hole animal lovers are trying to rally like-minded folks to apply for grizzly bear hunting tags with no intention of shooting the big bruins.

How Much Of The $900 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Would You Keep If You Won?  Refinery29

The MegaMillions lottery is the at one of the highest levels it's ever been at $900 million, but what would you take home if you actually won?

Wyoming Lottery's expenses come under scrutiny amid funding crunch for local governments  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A jackalope mascot named Yolo reaches out to grab a star. “Just maybe,” the tagline reads. The Wyoming Lottery's yellow and azure-blue color scheme can be ...

When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US | When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US  SB Nation

The United States Supreme Court overturned a sports gambling prohibition in May 2018. It opened the door for states to pass legislation allowing for sports ...

After AG's office deems electronic skill games illegal, Casper police chief will lead public meeting  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Wyoming attorney general's formal opinion about electronic gambling devices was released last week — now the city of Casper is holding a public meeting ...

WyoLotto Pays Out $1.4 Million to Cities, Towns, Counties  K2 Radio

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Lottery has shared another $1.4 million of its earnings with local counties, cities and towns across the state. The latest ...

Jay Evensen: Be glad Utah isn't a part of the lottery madness  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — By the time you read this, someone in the nation may be an instant billionaire, winner of the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery that was ...

Wyoming would tap lottery money under proposed bill  KGWN

A legislative panel has endorsed a proposal that would allow the state of Wyoming to grab some of the statewide lottery earnings. State coffers would be ...

'Skill game' operators: AG is wrong about us  Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

CHEYENNE — Companies operating bar games that resemble video slot machines are challenging the Wyoming attorney general's position that they're.

Would Wyoming Benefit From Legalized Sports Betting? [VIDEO]  KOWB

On May 14 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1992 law that effectively banned sports gambling outside of the state of Nevada.

AG rules some video “skill games” against the law  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Attorney General Peter Michael declared some video "skill games" illegal under Wyoming gambling laws Tuesday.

Laramie Police Plan "Skill Games" Removal Following AG's Ruling  laramielive.com

In response to the recent ruling on electronic skill games in the state, Laramie Police say they will be attempting to bring local businesses up to code soon.

Pac-12 predictions and odds: Wyoming is a trendy pick to upset WSU  CougCenter

The Washington State Cougars travel to Laramie to take on the Wyoming Cowboys in a game that WSU fans have long anticipated would be difficult for the ...

Why These Grizzly-Loving Women Entered a Lottery to Hunt Grizzlies  Atlas Obscura

On the morning of Thursday, July 26, around 7,000 people logged in to the website of the Wyoming Game & Fish Department, their fingers crossed. All had ...

Lottery payment to state down, salaries up  WyoFile

On the heels of bonuses and pay raises, the Lottery Corporation transferred much less revenue to the state in July than past quarters.

The Best Places in the US to Win the Lottery  Real Simple

If you bought a lottery ticket for the Mega Millions drawing tonight and beat the odds to win, you're not going to become a billionaire. Here's what.

Non-Hunters Plan To Boycott Grizzly Bear Hunting Lottery  Wyoming Public Media

Some wildlife activists see the grizzly bear hunting lottery as an opportunity to have a voice in Wyoming's wildlife management. Opponents of this coming.

State Of The States: Sports Betting In The Western Region  USBets

Jill R. Dorson takes us on a state-by-state tour of the sports betting landscape in 2018. Fifth in this five-part series: the west.

Why Jane Goodall Wants A Permit To Hunt Grizzly Bears In Wyoming  Patch.com

Jane Goodall, Others Game Wyoming Grizzly Lottery - Across Wyoming, WY - Chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall and elephant conservationist Cynthia Moss ...

Gambling - Ranking every US state by its current position in legalizing sports betting  ESPN

The Supreme Court ruled in New Jersey, opening the doors for states to introduce legislation for legalized sports betting. Ryan Rodenberg checks in on where ...

Skill Games Issue To Be Challenged In Court  K2 Radio

Companies operating video slot machines in Wyoming bars are challenging the attorney general's opinion that the games constitute illegal gambling.

How to Save (or Not) a Grizzly Bear from Hunters  Outside

When it comes to protecting the grizzlies, how effective are protests like singing up for a hunting tag with no intention of using it?

Casper Man Is 'Lucky For Life' In Wyoming Lottery  K2 Radio

A Casper man is now "Lucky For LifeⓇ" after winning $25,000 a year in the WyoLotto game. Lottery officials say the winning ticket was purchased at the Maverik ...

Luckiest states for Powerball, Mega Millions lottery jackpots, ranked  NJ.com

The Powerball and Mega Millions lottery games have grown and expanded through the years to include more states. Here's a state-by-state ranking of the most ...

Skill game gambling centers shut down in Kent Co.  WOODTV.com

They're called skill game centers, often found in strip malls and giving people a place to gamble on electronic machines.

As Virginia gears up for gambling debate, thousands of slot-like games have already slipped in the back door  WWBT NBC12 News

They look like slot machines. Symbols spin around the screen like slot machines. And when everything lines up just right, they pay out $1,000-plus jackpots like ...

Two Million Dollar Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Mills  K2 Radio

If you bought a Powerball ticket in Mills, you'll probably want to check the numbers. WyoLotto officials announced a Powerball ticket worth a cool two million ...

City Councilman wants to bring a casino to Casper  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Could Casper be the next Vegas? Residents who have been attending or watching City Council meetings in recent months may have noticed that one local ...

Your state-by-state guide to sports betting in light of Supreme Court ruling  USA TODAY

While the U.S. Supreme Court in May opened the door for sports betting to become legal, it may be at least a year before that occurs in most states.

Police blotter 10-12-18  Wyoming Tribune

Recently arrested by the Cheyenne Police Department: William M. McDaniel, 37, transient, for giving a false identity and on two warrants for failure to appear at ...

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Kingston  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

KINGSTON, Pa. -- A winning lottery ticket was sold in Luzerne County. The winning Treasure Hunt ticket was sold at Cooks Pharmacy along Wyoming Avenue in ...

CenturyLink experiences internet-service outages around the country  MarketWatch

Some CenturyLink Inc. customers across the country were without the internet as outages stretched from New York to California.

Have tag, ready to shoot (with a camera). Mangelsen wins lottery.  Jackson Hole News&Guide

Nationally renowned wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen won the lottery. The grizzly hunt lottery, that is.

A wildlife photographer won a permit to shoot grizzlies. Here’s what he’s doing with it.  The Washington Post

The largest grizzly hunt in the Lower 48 in more than 40 years is set to open next month in Wyoming, and more than 7,000 people applied for a chance to kill one ...

Powerball Winner Collects Prize, Could Still Lose Anonymity  Wyoming Public Media

The New Hampshire woman who wanted to keep her identity private but still claim her Powerball prize of nearly $560 million did retrieve her winnings.

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.

Two plead not guilty to stealing thousands of dollars in Box Elder video lottery scam  Rapid City Journal

Two members of an alleged video lottery scam pleaded not guilty Thursday to altering tickets to steal thousands of dollars from a Box Elder convenience store for ...

A guerilla campaign to save grizzly bears in Wyoming is underway  Boing Boing

Renowned environmentalist and chimpanzee buddy Jane Goodall has her fingers crossed: she's entered the lottery to win the right to kill a grizzly bear in the ...

WyoLotto's Cowboy Draw Jackpot Tops $1.6 Million  K2 Radio

That's a lot of cash. WyoLotto's Cowboy Draw game now has the second highest jackpot in the history of the game, at more than $1.6 million up for grabs for ...

Five observations from Missouri's win over Wyoming  Columbia Missourian

Missouri won big Saturday on the heels of the dual-threat dominance of Drew Lock, but the Tigers were lacking were lacking in the running game. And after two ...

Funds Help Northern Arapaho Move Forward On Two Major Projects  Wyoming Public Media

The nonprofit MoFi helps leverage new market tax credits to fund rural community projects in low-income areas around the Rocky Mountain region, and now.

Up to 22 once-protected grizzly bears can be hunted this fall  USA TODAY

About 7000 people applied in the first hunt of the bear since it was protected under the Endangered Species Act in 1975.

Gambling recap - Sportsbooks clean up as Khabib, Buffalo Bills win and Los Angeles Rams don't cover the spread  ESPN

If you bet six figures on the Titans and New York Giants winning, it was a rough weekend. Here are the biggest bets on a losing weekend for the public.

Lander LIVE Concert Series Brings Big Names to Wyoming  SweetwaterNOW.com

A packed lineup is scheduled for the Lander LIVE 2018 season, which kicks off in July in downtown Lander. Presented by Fremont Toyota and the Shoshone ...

$1M Mega Millions ticket sold in Detroit  WXYZ Detroit

Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot was the fifth-largest in the history of the lottery, worth $522 million.

Hold'em with Holloway, Vol. 78: Wyoming Poker Action & Wild South Dakota Hand  PokerNews.com

Hold'em with Holloway, Vol. 78: Chad Holloway highlights Kobey Simpson's win in the 2018 Wyoming State Poker Championship.

Government Shutdown Strikes Home On Wind River Reservation  Wyoming Public Media

When the government shuts down, it can't carry through on its historic commitments to Native American tribes. The Wind River Reservation's tribes signed.

Editorial Endorsement: Idaho's Prop 1 is a bad bet  The Spokesman-Review

Idaho is a devoutly free-enterprise state, yet voters there are being asked to change state law to prop up one industry: horse racing. Proposition 1 on the Nov.

This month at Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel  Buckrail

Here's a look at what's happening at Shoshone Rose Casino this May: Special Events. American Indian Heritage Day: May 4th. We will be celebrating American ...

Grizzly group hopes to stall Wyoming hunt with unused tags  The Missoulian

Among the crowd of people in Missoula for Thursday's grizzly bear court hearing, Diedre Bainbridge and Judy Hoffland brought their own bear.

Record Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Tuesday night  The Denver Post

With Mega Millions boasting its largest jackpot ever, even the most skeptical lottery players are buying in.

Powerball results for 05/05/18; jackpot worth $214M  MLive.com

The Powerball Numbers (white) for May 5: 14-29-36-57-61. The Red Powerball Power Number: 17. The Power Play Number: 4.( Courtesy Michigan State Lottery ).

WyoLotto transfers $1001963 to State Treasurer's Office  KGWN

The WyoLotto has transferred $1001963 to the State Treasurer's Office, where the funds will be distributed to Wyoming cities, towns and counties. To date, the ...

Are Western States Lagging on Sports Betting? Mountain States  SportsHandle.com

Though East Coast states have been quick to legalize sports betting, the western states seem to be slower to take action.

Appearances Matter For Idaho Historic Horse Racing Initiative  Boise State Public Radio

The grandstand at Les Bois Park in Garden City has been mostly empty for the past three years, ever since state lawmakers pulled the plug on historic horse.


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