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2014 Press Releases
04/23 Oregon Lottery Celebrates 29th Anniversary on April 25
04/11 Jacksonville Man Wins $1 Million Powerball® Prize
03/26 Oregon Lottery Agrees to Remove All Lottery Games from Stars Cabaret and Steak House in Beaverton
03/19 Corvallis Man Wins $1 Million St. Patrick’s Day Raffle℠ Prize
03/13 Signing of House Bill 4028 Enables Oregon Lottery to Renew Problem Gambling Treatment Ads
03/11 The Un-luck of the Irish
03/06 Generous Customer Shares $28,000 Prize with Waitress!
02/18 On a Quest for Girl Scout Cookies, Salem Man Learns of Big Win
02/17 $10,000 in Prizes from 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Raffle℠ Unclaimed
02/14 First $1 Million Raffle Winner Offers Advice to Future Winners
02/06 Group’s Loyal Megabucks Play Pays Off
01/21 Jackpot Trio℠ – The Easy way to Play Three Jackpot Games
01/17 Powerball®’s Power Play® Multiplier Option Returns
01/10 St. Patrick’s Day Raffle℠ Tickets on Sale Sunday Best odds of winning $1 million
01/10 Joanie Stevens-Schwenger Named Oregon Lottery Corp. Communications Manager
01/08 One Snowflake Adds $99,000 to Lottery Prize for Winchester Bay Man
01/02 Portland Couple Wins $9 Million Just in Time for the Holidays

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2013 Press Releases
12/23 Roland Iparraguirre Named Oregon Lottery Deputy Director
12/17 Tonight’s Mega Millions Jackpot Increased to $636 Million
12/16 Lottery Tickets are Easy to Give…to Adults
Give Responsibly this Holiday Season
12/13 Bad Luck on Friday the 13th?
Tonight’s $425 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Could Change That
12/10 Tonight’s $344 Million Jackpot is 4th Largest for Mega Millions
12/06 Mega Millions Jackpot Increased to $297 Million
12/05 Two Big Lottery Prizes are Looking for a Home!
$250,000 Mega Millions prize & $97,362 Keno prize are unclaimed
11/26 Lottery Tickets aren’t Child’s Play - Give Responsibly this Holiday Season
11/20 Oregon Lottery® fuels economic development and creates jobs with $92.5 million in grants and loans in Oregon counties
11/04  St. Helens Man Claims $1 Million Halloween Raffle℠ Top Prize
11/01  Winning Halloween Raffle℠ Numbers
10/29  Winning Oregon Lottery® Halloween Raffle℠ Numbers
10/17  Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid!
10/08  Portland Couple Wins $10.5 Million Megabucks Jackpot
10/04  Bartender Receives $17,500 Tip!
09/30  Oregon Lottery Airs New Responsible Gambling Ad
09/20  New Oregon Lottery® Halloween Raffle℠ Has the Odds
09/13  Don’t be Frightened – There’s a New Halloween Raffle℠
08/13  Mega Millions Game Changes to Offer Players Better Overall Odds
08/08  Close, but no Cigar!
07/18  Media Alert - Ribbon cutting - Oregon Lottery Kiosk at Woodburn Premium Outlets
07/01  Father And Son Team Share $16.3 Million Megabucks℠ Jackpot Prize
05/21  Oregon Wins with Record Powerball Jackpot Run
05/20  $40 Million Just Isn’t What It Used to Be
05/03  Lottery Players Soon to Have Free Chance at Millions
03/14  Winning Oregon Lottery® St. Patrick’s Day Raffle℠ Numbers Announced
03/11  Winning $1 Million St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Number to be announced Thursday, March 14
03/04  National Problem Gambling Awareness Week Observed
02/12 Oregon Lottery Introduces More Ways to Win
01/16 St. Patrick’s Day Raffle℠ Tickets on Sale Sunday

2012 Press Releases

12/07 - Lottery Tickets are not Child’s Play - Give Responsibly this Holiday Season

11/28 - Powerball Jackpot Increased to $550 Million!

11/27 - Powerball Jackpot Increased to $500 Million!

11/20 - Winning $1 Million Thanksgiving Raffle Number to be Announced
            Thanksgiving Night at Woodburn Company Stores

10/29 - Oregon Lottery Commission Adopts Equipment Management Rules

10/26 - Less than 40,000 Thanksgiving Raffle℠ Tickets Remain

09/27 - Thanksgiving Raffle℠ Tickets on Sale Sunday

09/24 - Problem Gambling Awareness Day is Sept. 29

09/21 - Oregon Lottery Awarded Top Honors for Responsible Gambling Ad

08/14 - Powerball® Jackpot Increased for Wednesday’s Drawing $320 Million

05/11 - Lottery Commission Chair Steve Ungar Steps Down

04/05 - Record sales in OR from Mega Millions jackpot

03/29 - Mega Millions Jackpot Bumped to $540 Million!

03/26 - Mega Millions Jackpot Increased to $363 Million

03/16 - Winning Oregon Lottery® St. Patrick’s Day Raffle℠ Numbers Announced

03/04 - Problem Gambling Awareness Week Observed

02/10 - Saturday's Powerball® Jackpot Increased to $325 Million

01/25 - Airport Road Bridge Now Open

01/24 - Limited Access to Lottery Office in Salem

01/18 - St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Tickets on Sale January 22

01/10 - Powerball enhancements begin January 15


2011 Press Releases

12/16 - Lottery Marketing Strategies Advisory Group Formed

11/29 - Gresham Resident Claims $1,000,000 Thanksgiving Raffle Prize

11/29 - Powerball Game Changes

11/22 - Winning Oregon Lottery® Thanksgiving Raffle Number Announced

11/03 - Oregon Lottery Receives International Responsible Gambling Award

11/02 - Halloween Day Purchase Proves to be $1,000-a-week-for-life Treat

11/02 - Oregon Lottery Continues Search For $21.8 Million Megabucks℠ Winner

10/26 - Thanksgiving Raffle Tickets are Gone

10/24 - Less than 19,000 Thanksgiving Raffle Tickets Remain

10/21 - Less than 50,000 Thanksgiving Raffle Tickets Remain

09/29 - Portland's Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside Featured in Lottery Ad

09/28 - Oregon Lottery® Thanksgiving Raffle Returns

09/26 - Oregon Lottery® Launches New Problem Gambling TV Campaign

09/09 - Oregon Lottery® Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

08/09 - Lottery Sales Exceed Previous Year’s

06/29 - Megabucks℠ Jackpot Still Growing

06/24 - Elusive Megabucks Jackpot Grows

04/15 - 15th Annual Oregon Lottery® Scratch-it℠ for Schools Events - Pendleton

04/15 - 15th Annual Oregon Lottery® Scratch-it℠ for Schools Events - Ontario

04/01 - 15th Annual Oregon Lottery® Scratch-it℠ for Schools Events

03/29 - Lottery Launches New Problem Gambling Public Awareness Campaign

03/24 - Mega Millions® Jackpot Springs to $312 Million

03/17 - St. Patrick’s Day Raffle℠ Winning Number Press Kit Icon

02/16 - Fewer than 30,000 St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Tickets Remain Press Kit Icon

01/21 - St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Tickets on Sale Sunday

01/18 - Popular St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Returns!

01/04 - Mega Millions Jackpot #4 Among All-time Jackpots


2010 Press Releases

12/28 - Mega Millions® Jackpot Climbs to $196 Million

12/06 - Oregon Lottery® Urges Responsible Holiday Gift Giving

11/23 - Winning Thanksgiving Raffle Numbers Announced Press Kit Icon

11/19 - Thanksgiving Raffle℠ Tickets Sold Out

11/19 - Thanksgiving Raffle℠ Less than 5,000 Tickets Left

11/12 - Thanksgiving Raffle℠ Closes in on Less than 50,000 Tickets Remaining

10/15 - Thanksgiving Raffle℠ Tickets Half Gone

10/08 - Powerball®/Mega Millions Cash Vault Event Winners Grab Thousands in Cash! Press Kit Icon

09/23 - Thanksgiving Raffle Tickets on Sale Sunday, September 26 Press Kit Icon

05/13 - 4th of July Raffle℠ Press Kit Icon

04/13 - Powerball Games Jackpots Offer Two Chances at Over $100 Million

01/22 - St. Patrick’s Day Raffle℠

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