Oregon Lottery Warns of Scam

SALEM, Ore. — A new scam is circling Oregon centers around what many only dream of–winning the lottery. Someone is calling people, claiming to be a Mega Millions representative. The caller tells the person to go to a local 7-Eleven and buy a $299 Green Dot MoneyPak card in order to release their Mega Millions … Continue reading »

Mega Millions at More than $600 Million

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Mega Millions Jackpot has now soared to more than $600 million for Tuesday night’s drawing. The lottery company says the odds of getting all six numbers correct are about one in 259 million. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, you’re more likely to die from a bee sting, which … Continue reading »

Oregon Lottery Cuts Ad Funding

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Lottery has decided to stop its efforts to promote help for gambling addicts. As a result, Oregonians will no longer be seeing commercials or like ads promoting help and treatment. Lane County Public Health representatives said while the ads are gone, the treatment options remain, but the Oregon Lottery’s decision … Continue reading »

Playing the Powerball Numbers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Do you have your Powerball tickets yet? The estimated jackpot just got bigger, now up to $500 million. KEZI 9 News Anchor Sean Cuellar looks at the odds of winning. Are your numbers on the list?

Powerball Jackpot Up to $425 Million

WASHINGTON D.C.–If you need some extra holiday cash, playing this week’s Powerball lottery could be just the ticket! After no winners matched all the numbers on Saturday’s drawing, a record $425 million estimated jackpot is up for grabs on Wednesday. The jackpot rolled over for a fifteenth straight time when no one matched the six … Continue reading »