December 31

Lottery draws winning raffle tickets for $625,000 in prizes.

October 28

Lottery launches New Year’s Eve Raffle game.


Higher Education Department announces that more than 48,000 students have received Legislative Lottery Scholarships since 1996.

August 7

Farmington resident Edward Boyd claims New Mexico’s first Hot Lotto jackpot. He splits a $2 million prize equally with a Minnesota player. The winning numbers were drawn on August 4.

June 30

Lottery ends Fiscal Year 2007 with gross sales of $148.8 million and profit of $34.8 million.

May 30

New Mexico’s fourth Powerball jackpot winner, Felipe Piña of Los Ojos, claims his prize of $62.8 million. The winning numbers were drawn on May 23.