Texas Lottery Commission News

17 Sep 2020
The incentive of up to $1 million will be paid for any Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot-winning tickets sold by a registered Texas retailer.
19 Oct 2015
The Texas Lottery will be a promotional partner for the WWE's WrestleMania 32 event, selling WrestleMania scratch tickets for which the prizes include WrestleMania ticket packages.
18 Aug 2014
Texas Lottery Commission has approved changes to bingo allowing electronic bingo devices, which will make purchasing games much swifter.
22 Aug 2012
Scientific Games to supply instant ticket games and related services to the Texas Lottery Commission.
8 Aug 2011
Lucky woman who won lottery 4 times has a PhD in statistics.
23 Jan 2008
News Brief: The action executive of the Texas lottery has taken a medical leave of absence and transferred most of his duties to a deputy, lottery officials confirmed Wednesday
29 Sep 2005
Texas Lottery Commissioner Rolando Olvera has stepped down from his post to become a state district judge in the Rio Grande Valley, the agency announced Wednesday.
16 Aug 2005
GameTech International, Inc. reports that the Texas Lottery Commission approved an agreement between GameTech and the Commission staff that concludes an investigation by the regulatory agency.
16 Aug 2005
News Brief: One of the proposals being floated by the Texas Lottery Commission is to eliminate the new five numbers and bonus ball matrix and return to a 'pick six of fifty' format for the Lotto game, which is the flagship of the Texas Lottery.
20 Jul 2005
A former Texas Lottery Commission employee is accused of defrauding retailers who sought licenses to sell lottery tickets.
12 Jul 2005
A top official closely involved in an investigation into inflated Lotto Texas jackpot advertisements was named acting executive director of the lottery commission Monday.
8 Jul 2005
The executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission has requested an outside investigation into the recent firing of the agency's financial director and other employees.
27 Jun 2005
Lottery officials admitted they knew ticket sales would not cover an advertised $8 million Lotto Texas jackpot this month, meaning a winner would not have collected the full amount.
24 Jun 2005
News Brief: Lottery officials admitted today that they knew ticket sales would not cover an advertised $8 million Lotto Texas jackpot this month, saying they used the higher number to keep players interested in the game.
13 Jun 2005
Amid complaints of false advertising, Texas Lottery Commission officials will consider changing the way jackpots are paid.
27 Apr 2005
News Brief: A bill moving through the Legislature could usher in a new day for Lotto Texas, allowing players to buy tickets online and pay with a debit card.