Joseph Hill of White Hall bought a scratch-off lottery ticket at the Tobacco Superstore 58 in White Hall , Arkansas. The winning $88,000 ticket was an Aces and 8's, $5 game ticket.
To date, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery net proceeds is $337,822,587. The deadline to apply for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship is June 1. To apply, click here.
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The Powerball estimated jackpot is $222 million. A drawing is held for Powerball every Wednesday and Saturday. The jackpot starts at $40 million. Each Powerball play is $2. For an additional dollar, you can add the PowerPlay option to increase non-jackpot winnings by as much as a million dollars. Channel Seven displays the winning numbers at the beginning of the newscast.
Mega Millions estimated jackpot is $154 million. This multi-state jackpot game is held every Tuesday and Friday. The jackpot starts at $12 million and grows until someone wins. Channel Seven displays the winning numbers at the beginning of the newscast.
Natural State Jackpot is $80,000. The Natural State Jackpot (NSJ) is a drawing game exclusive to the state of Arkansas. There is a drawing Monday through Saturday at 8 p.m. The jackpot prize starts at $25,000 and increases by $5,000 every draw until the jackpot is won. Each play is $1.
Arkansas 50/50 is $758. This is a raffle-style draw game exclusive to the Natural State. Sales begin on the first of every month and end on the last day of every month. The drawing is held the first Tuesday of each month.
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