For the first time in New Mexico, Power Play multiplies a second-place Powerball prize to $400,000.

October 28

At $340,000, two Tijeras neighbors win the second-largest Roadrunner Cash prize.


Higher Education Department announces that more than 32,000 students have received Legislative Lottery Scholarships since 1996.

September 26

Lottery launches digital draw system for “Roadrunner Cash,” “Pick 3” and “4 This Way!”

Lottery launches “4 This Way!”, an in-state drawing game.

June 30

Lottery ends Fiscal Year 2004 with record gross sales of $142.6 million and record profit of $35.9 million.

March 12

Rodney Zamora of Carrizozo claims record Roadrunner Cash prize of $362,000. The winning numbers were drawn on March 11.

February 11

January Lottery profits raised for education break mark of $200 million; milestone celebrated at the State Capitol in Santa Fe.

January 10

Kathy Silvas of Roswell wins $129,000 on “Powerball Instant Millionaire” game show.