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Valles Caldera

2000

November 30

Fourteen players from Albuquerque claim New Mexico's first Powerball jackpot of $131 million. The winning numbers were drawn on November 29.

November Lottery profits raised for education break $100 million mark.

September 25

Lottery televises live Pick 3 and Roadrunner Cash drawings, Andrea Bongiorno hosts.

September 24

Pick 3 launches.

July 1

Legislature determines Lottery proceeds shall be split 50% Public School Capital Outlay Fund / 50% Lottery Tuition Fund.

June 30

Lottery ends Fiscal Year 2000 with record gross sales of $111.2 million and record profit of $24.5 million.

February 29

Lottery Board of Directors appoints Tom Shaheen CEO.

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