Mississippi Lottery News

Live Drawings Now Broadcast in Mississippi on WJTV

Live Drawings Now Broadcast in Mississippi on WJTV

Thursday July 9th 2020

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) has reached an agreement with WJTV which will see Powerball drawings air live every Wednesday and Saturday evening. The new partnership has been hailed as a positive move ‘in the midst of extraordinary times’ for the Jackson-viewing area.

$2 Million Mega Millions Prize Won In Mississippi

$2 Million Mega Millions Prize Won In Mississippi

Thursday June 11th 2020

For the first time ever, a multimillion-dollar lottery prize has been won in Mississippi. The lucky ticket holder won $2 million in the Mega Millions draw on Tuesday June 9th, making them the state’s biggest winner yet.

Powerball and Mega Millions Launch in Mississippi

Powerball and Mega Millions Launch in Mississippi

Wednesday January 29th 2020

The long wait is finally over for lottery fans in Mississippi, with tickets for Powerball and Mega Millions going on sale on Thursday January 30th. The launch of the multi-state games has been eagerly anticipated since the Mississippi Lottery Corporation was established in 2018 and players are...

Mississippi Lottery Generates $2.5 Million Sales On First Day

Mississippi Lottery Generates $2.5 Million Sales On First Day

Thursday November 28th 2019

After decades of political wrangling, the Mississippi Lottery finally launched on November 25th 2019 and it got off to a blistering start, recording $2.5 million worth of scratch-off sales in the first 24 hours.