Bob Eubanks, host of “Powerball – The Game Show,” makes promotional appearances in Albuquerque and Las Cruces.
First $10 Scratcher, “Lucky Luminarias,” launches with $100,000 top prize.
The Lottery hosts World Meet ’01, a joint meeting of North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries and the World Lottery Association.
“Powerball – The Game Show” debuts featuring New Mexico contestants.
Lottery transfers August profits of $5.45 million to the Lottery Tuition Fund; largest monthly profit to date.
“Powerball – The Game Show” Scratcher launches as the entry vehicle to a nationally-syndicated TV game show.
Lottery ends Fiscal Year 2001 with record gross sales of $113.7 million and record profit of $25.9 million.
All Lottery profits now directed to Lottery Tuition Fund (Legislative Lottery Scholarships).
Six Los Alamos firefighters claim the first Roadrunner Cash top prize over $100,000. The prize totals $152,000.
Powerball game adds Power Play multiplier.
Roadrunner Cash top prize begins to roll.
Lottery’s first compulsive gambling commercial airs.
Roadrunner Cash game adds a rolling top prize.