November 21

Roadrunner Cash reaches record prize of $687,000; the prize was claimed Dec. 1 by three players from Albuquerque & Edgewood.

November 12

Lottery launches Hot Lotto, a multi-state drawing game.


Lottery profits raised for education break mark of $300 million.


Higher Education Department announces that more than 43,000 students have received Legislative Lottery Scholarships since 1996.

June 30

Lottery ends Fiscal Year 2006 with record gross sales of $150.6 million and record profit of $36.9 million.

June 1

Lottery Board of Directors appoints Tom Romero CEO.

April 27

The New Mexico Lottery celebrates 10th anniversary.

February 18

Powerball reaches record jackpot of $365 million.