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Maine Lottery Archives - LotteryHUB News

“Monster Cash” Week for Tri-State’s Megabucks

Oct. 24, 2013 – The Tri-State Lottery game Megabucks will be offering players chances to win cash instantly in a week-long “Monster Cash” promotion next week. From Oct. 27 to Nov. 2, players who purchase Megabucks tickets will have a shot to win cash before the drawing.  Players who buy $10 or more on a single Megabucks ticket will have a chance to win a $50 instant cash prize, and players who buy less than $10 could win a $20 instant cash prize. In Maine, the Monster Cash week comes right on the heels of a Megabucks “Flash Sale”.  Players who buy a Megabucks ticket between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday will get another Megabucks ticket – and another chance to win – for free. Vermont is adding their own twist to the Monster Cash promotion as well.  All week long, the Vermont Lottery will be giving away $50 to their Facebook fans through a special drawing. Starting Monday, the Vermont Lottery will post a picture on their Facebook page, and players who leave a comment identifying the location of the picture will be entered into the special drawing for $50 The current Megabucks jackpot is estimated at $1.3 million.  While everyone in the Tri-State area tries to beat the odds next week, don’t forget about the Monster Cash promotion – win a little more on the side.   Photo Credit: DeviantArt User 2bgr8stock.  Licensed Under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0...

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Patriots Tickets Up For Grabs

Aug. 13, 2013 – Starting Sept. 24, the Maine Lottery will be giving away New England Patriots Game Day packages and Prize Packs to players who enter into the Patriots second-chance promotion. To enter, Maine Lottery players must enter the codes from non-winning Patriots scratch-off tickets into the second chance drawing. There will be three drawings, one each in September and November, and a third, the date for which will be announced later in the year. Each drawing will make 75 lucky Patriots fans winners.  45 people will win Game Day packages, and the other 30 winners will get awesome Prize Packs. The Game Day package includes two tickets to a Patriots home game, two passes to a pre-game tailgate party, a parking pass, a $100 gift card to use at Gillette Stadium, and a $200 cash prize. You can get more details on the prizes, drawings, and full entry rules on the Maine Lottery’s second-chance page, here. The Maine Lottery is always running great promotions for it’s players, like the Patriots second-chance drawings and the recent Truck Full of Bucks second-chance promotion.  Be sure to check in at MaineLottery.com to keep up with all their games and contests.   Photo Credit: Tom Newby.  Licensed Under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0...

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Maine’s Truck Full of Bucks announces Semi-Finalists

The entry period for Maine Truck Full of Bucks Second Chance Promotion has ended, and the 10 semi-finalists have been announced. The Maine State Lottery Truck Full of Bucks Second Chance Promotion ran from July 1 through August 10. To enter, lottery players could enter non-winning Jumbo Bucks scratch-offs to the Maine State Lottery Second Chance page. The grand prize is $10,000 loaded into a 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat. Once the entry period closed on August 10, the Maine State Lottery selected 10 semi-finalist to be entered to win the grand prize. The grand prize drawing will be held August 31 at 5:00pm at the Windsor Fair in Windsor, Maine. Each of the 10 semi-finalist will go home with a prize beginning at $500. Five of the semi-finalist will leave with the $500 cash prize, three will receive $1,000, and one semi-finalist will win $2,500. The grand prize winner will drive away in their new 2013 F-150 Ford Lariat, loaded with $10,000 cash. The semi finalists in the Maine State Lottery Truck Full of Bucks Second Chance Promotion are: Linda Higgins – Veazie, ME Ernie Abbot JR – Brunswick, ME Marilyn Smith – Pittston, ME Douglas Shorey – Anson, ME Rochelle Poirer – Canaan, ME Dennis Lapreu – Auburn, ME Richard Breau – Rumford, ME Ben Sawyer – Belfast, ME Brent McCormick – Houlton, ME Jackie Freitas – Friendship, ME Congratulations to all the semi-finalists in Truck Full of Bucks. We can’t wait to see who the winner is on August 31. For more information on upcoming promotions from the Maine State Lottery, check out their upcoming Second Chance games....

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Weekly Highlight: Maine State Lottery

The Maine State Lottery began selling tickets in 1974 for a $.50 weekly draw game, “Play Me.” Now almost 40 years later, the Maine State Lottery has been providing fun and funds for the state of Maine and its beneficiaries. The Maine State Lottery began in 1974 after residents voted to allow for the lottery in hopes it would provide funds for the State General Fund. Since its inception in 1974, the Maine State Lottery has transferred more than $1 billion to the state General Fund, with an average of $50 million transferred each year. These funds have helped over 250 state programs directly benefit the citizens of Maine. In addition to the General Fund, the Maine State Lottery benefits the Outdoor Heritage Fund. The Outdoor Heritage Fund helps with critical conservation and wildlife projects throughout the state. Since it was added to the beneficiaries in 1996, the lottery has given more than $15.8 million in proceeds from select $1 instant games. Currently, the Maine State Lottery offers a variety of games for their players. At any given time, the lottery offers as many as 40 scratch-off games. These games range in price from $1 to $20. The games come with multiple designs and themes, including sports, holidays, and more. The Maine State Lottery gives players the chance to keep winning from their tickets, with their second chance games. Current games include the Truck Full of Bucks Giveaway, promising a new Ford F-150 with $10,000 in cash. Along with instant games, the Maine State Lottery offers 8 different draw games. Maine State Lottery players can try for the large jackpots available through Powerball and Mega Millions. They also offer the Tri-state Megabucks Plus draw game, that is offered in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. For those who want Maine-specific games, the lottery has Hot Lotto, Lucky for Life, Pick 3, and Pick 4. All of these games are available for anyone 18 and up who wants to try their luck. The Maine State Lottery...

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9 days left for Truck Full of Bucks from the Maine State Lottery

The Maine State Lottery Truck Full of Bucks Second Chance Promotion is nearing its end, with only 9 days left to enter for a chance to win a Ford F-150 Lariat. The Maine State Lottery Truck Full of Bucks Second Chance promotion to go with their Jumbo Bucks scratch-off series has been going on since July 1, and only has 9 days until it is over. This promotion lasts through August 10, with a grand prize of $10,000 loaded into a 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat Truck. Jumbo Bucks scratch-off comes with 4 different prices, all promising increasing jackpot sizes. Jumbo Bucks games are available for $1 tickets with a $5,000 top prize, $2 tickets with a $20,000 top prize, $5 tickets with a $100,000 top prize, and $10 tickets with a $250,000 top prize.Each game is played by trying to match your number to the game piece numbers. Any non-winning Jumbo Bucks scratch-off tickets can be entered into the Truck Full of Bucks Second Chance Promotion through the Maine State Lottery now through August 10. This promotion has been going since July 1, and is free to enter through your Maine State Lottery Bonus Zone account. If you do not have an account, you can sign up for free. Once you log in, enter the entry number from your non-winning Jumbo Bucks scratch-off game. Each ticket is worth the number of entries as its dollar amount. For instance, one $5 Jumbo Bucks scratch-off counts as 5 entries into the contest. All entries must be made online. All entries must be made by 11:59pm EST on August 10. there will be a semi-finalist drawing on August 12, where 10 semi-finalists will be entered into the final drawing to win a Truck Full of Bucks. The final drawing will take place on August 31. Each semi-finalist will receive prizes ranging from $500, up to the grand prize of  a 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat Truck loaded with $10,000. You only have 9 days left to enter and win a new...

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Win a Truck Full of Bucks with Maine State Lottery

The Maine State Lottery is giving you the chance to win a Ford F-150 Lariat Truck along with $10,000 in cash in their Truck Full of Bucks Second Chance Promotion. The Maine State Lottery is sponsoring a Second Chance promotion to go with their Jumbo Bucks scratch-off series. This promotion lasts from July 1 through August 10, with a grand prize of $10,000 loaded into a 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat Truck. The Jumbo Bucks scratch-off games from the Maine State Lottery are available for $1 tickets with a $5,000 top prize, $2 tickets with a $20,000 top prize, $5 tickets with a $100,000 top prize, and $10 tickets with a $250,000 top prize. Each game is played by trying to match your game pieces to the other numbers revealed to twin the prize amount for that number. If you have any non-winning Jumbo Bucks scratch-offs, you can enter them to the Second Chance Promotion page for a chance to play in the Jumbo Bucks, Truck Full of Bucks Second Chance game. To enter, login to your Second Chance Bonus Zone account. If you do not have an account, you can sign up for free here. Once you are logged in, enter the designated entry number found on your Jumbo Bucks scratch-off ticket. Each ticket is worth the number of entries for the dollar value of the ticket. For instance, one $5 Jumbo Bucks scratch-off counts as 5 entries into the contest. All entries must be made online. All entries must be made by 11:59pm EST on August 10. The semi-finalist drawing will be held August 12. There ill be 10 semi-finalist who will be entered into the final drawing, which will take place on August 31. The 10 semi-finalsit will each receive one of the amazing prizes. Five semi-finalists will receive $500, three will receive $1,000 and one more semi-finalist will receive a whopping $2,500. There will be one grand prize winner who will receive a 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat Truck loaded with $10,000....

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