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.
Lottery televises live Pick 3 and Roadrunner Cash drawings, Andrea Bongiorno hosts.
Pick 3 launches.
Legislature determines Lottery proceeds shall be split 50% Public School Capital Outlay Fund / 50% Lottery Tuition Fund.
Lottery ends Fiscal Year 2000 with record gross sales of $111.2 million and record profit of $24.5 million.
Lottery Board of Directors appoints Tom Shaheen CEO.