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Cost of Colorado Powerball tickets to double

Colorado is planning to double the price of Powerball tickets to bring in more money. The Department of Revenue says the state wants to raise more money for projects like state parks and schools. The prices of tickets will be raised from $1 to $2 beginning Jan. 15. The state says Powerball jackpots will start… Continue Reading Cost of Colorado Powerball tickets to double

Lottery defies downturn

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Despite the poor economy, the Colorado Lottery managed to post its second best sales performance during fiscal year 2009. Sales totaled $493.4 million for the year ended June 30. The Lottery also returned $119.6 million to the state, the third best year in terms of proceeds. “I think we’ve weathered the storm well,” said Colorado Lottery Director Jack Boehm.… Continue Reading Lottery defies downturn

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