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Press Center

Welcome to the Oregon Lottery’s Press Center! Our press center features many of the resources journalists and writers can use to help tell their stories. In addition to recent and past releases, you’ll also find downloadable photos and links to our social media. If you’re a journalist or writer working on a story, we hope to hear from you.

Chuck Baumann • Senior Public Affairs Officer 
Office: 503-540-1015 
Cell: 503-510-7829 
chuck.baumann@state.or.us 

Matthew Shelby • Public Information Manager 
Office: 503-540-1411
Cell: 971-719-1143
matthew.shelby@state.or.us

Oregon Lottery Press Release Image Repository

The photographs in this repository can be downloaded and saved to your desktop by right-clicking on the image. These images may be used and distributed online and printed in press releases or stories.

Dec 12, 2018

Two moms win Lottery 2nd Chance Drawing

Dec 06, 2018

The early bird gets the $118,000 Oregon Lottery Keno prize

Nov 30, 2018

Oregon Lottery Launches new Mobile App

Nov 27, 2018

Holiday season reminder - Lottery tickets not for minors

Nov 16, 2018

November is Native American Heritage Month

Nov 06, 2018

More than $1 million in unclaimed prizes expire soon

Nov 01, 2018

$8.5 million Megabucks jackpot claimed by customer of historic Lottery retailer

Oct 17, 2018

Mega Millions $900 Million Jackpot Largest Ever

Oct 17, 2018

Holiday Wishes come true for Lebanon Lottery winner

Oct 17, 2018

Keno prize at the end of the rainbow

Oct 08, 2018

A $54,597 strike for State Bowling Champion

Sep 25, 2018

Bad day turned good with $75,000 prize

Sep 25, 2018

A trip with the dogs unleashes $70,000 prize

Sep 25, 2018

$100,000 Scratch-it win – zing with a bunch of zeroes!

Aug 30, 2018

Good deed leads to $50,000 Powerball win

Aug 24, 2018

$100,000 Scratch-it win will help grown kids

Aug 13, 2018

Folding Laundry and Winning $66,000 Playing Keno

Aug 07, 2018

Family reunion funded by Mega Millions prize

Jul 30, 2018

Memorable vacation pays for itself with Keno win

Jul 19, 2018

Fairview man hits homerun with $80,000 Keno win

Jul 16, 2018

$1.1 million in Powerball prizes are still unclaimed

Jul 16, 2018

Nickell Wins Powerball Millions

Jun 27, 2018

Riddle man wins Lottery week before retirement

Jun 22, 2018

$7.3 million Megabucks ticket was a lucky mistake

Jun 21, 2018

Did you buy a Powerball ticket in Salem? You may have won $150 million

Jun 20, 2018

Oregon Lottery Receives National Financial Reporting Award

May 30, 2018

Retired Lottery employee wins $30,000 Mega Millions prize

May 30, 2018

Redmond man uses Lottery win for redwood trip

May 30, 2018

Retired log truck driver turns non-winner into $25,000 prize

May 09, 2018

Oregon Lottery finishes up first round of responsible gambling training for retailers

May 03, 2018

How to impress your date – win $30,000 Lottery prize

May 03, 2018

Friends who play together, win together

Apr 16, 2018

Hood River Woman tops Veggie Burger with $33,000 Prize

Apr 13, 2018

Eugene man wins record Keno 8-Spot jackpot

Apr 12, 2018

Portland man wins $1,000 a week for life

Mar 21, 2018

Raffle winner extends Southern Oregon string of Lottery millionaires

Mar 16, 2018

Winning $1 million St. Patrick’s Day Raffle number

Mar 15, 2018

Jackpot win changes everything, except the cat box

Mar 15, 2018

Lottery win turns newlyweds into house hunters

Mar 08, 2018

From Septic Work to Jackpot Winner

Feb 15, 2018

Central Oregon Lottery retailers sell two jackpot Scratch-its in a week

Feb 15, 2018

Comedy of errors leads to $54,000 Keno win

Jan 25, 2018

Molalla Lottery retailers sell two jackpot Scratch-its in a week

Jan 24, 2018

Hermiston man wins $118,000 playing Keno, hits bonus and Bulls-Eye

Jan 23, 2018

Winning Powerball ticket is better than coffee

Jan 11, 2018

Jacksonville man wins $1,000,004 with Powerball ticket

Jan 05, 2018

Grants Pass man wins $2 million, one matching number away from huge jackpot

Nov 17, 2017

Random act of kindness makes veteran’s day

Oct 31, 2017

Portland man collects his share of Oregon’s Game Megabucks jackpot

Oct 27, 2017

Two win the $9 million Oregon's Game Megabucks jackpot

Sep 27, 2017

Powerball ticket nets Bend man $2 million

Sep 21, 2017

Gladstone Keno player hits the spot

Aug 11, 2017

Nursery manager sows new type of green -- $1 million Powerball win!

Press Release

Aug 11, 2017

Did you win $1 million?

Aug 01, 2017

Oregon jackpots build as temperatures rise

Jun 20, 2017

Portland man wins $1 million Powerball prize

Jun 20, 2017

Springfield Grandparents play Megabucks to support Oregon, win $7 million

Mar 17, 2017

Clackamas Vietnam Veteran wins $1 Million St. Patrick’s Day Raffle

Mar 16, 2017

Portland couple wins “free” $5.9 million jackpot

Mar 15, 2017

Winning $1 million St. Patrick’s Day Raffle number to be announced Friday, Mar. 17

Press Release

Feb 15, 2017

Hardship driving privileges for problem gamblers in treatment

Jan 19, 2017

Stocking stuffer leads to $4.2 million Megabucks jackpot

Jan 11, 2017

Snowstorm leads to last-minute, milion-dollar win

Jan 06, 2017

Portland contractor hits first Keno 8-Spot of 2017

Jan 03, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Tickets now on Sale

Dec 14, 2016

One month left for unclaimed $1 million Mega Millions prize

Dec 06, 2016

Salem couple claim $6.8 million Oregon’s Game Megabucks prize

Dec 06, 2016

Wheel of Fortune Scratch-it second chance winners are headed to LA

Nov 10, 2016

Portland attorney enjoys a newfound Lucky Life

Press Release

Sep 28, 2016

Bridgeway Recovery Services and Oregon Lottery issue joint statement for Problem Gambling Awareness Day

Sep 22, 2016

Employees at Truck N Travel receive $500 bonus from Lottery win

Sep 08, 2016

Wheel of Fortune Scratch-it second chance drawing will signal end of game

Sep 07, 2016

Sutherlin truck driver hauls in $9.4 million Oregon’s Game Megabucks win

Press Release

Aug 10, 2016

National Organizations Recognize Oregon’s Leadership in Responsible Gambling

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Jul 25, 2016

Lottery investigation finds no evidence of civil rights allegations

Jul 21, 2016

Coquille man wins $1 million Powerball prize

Press Release

Jul 14, 2016

Oregon Lottery recognized nationally for responsible gambling program

Jul 08, 2016

$540 million Mega Millions jackpot is third largest ever

Jun 27, 2016

Lottery launches new Wheel of Fortune Scratch-it

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Jun 22, 2016

Powerball jackpot grows as Oregonians win

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Jun 21, 2016

Lottery launches responsible gambling training for retailers and servers

May 05, 2016

UNCLAIMED $50,000 PRIZE EXPIRES FRIDAY

May 02, 2016

Oregon Lottery launches new Loteria Scratch-it

Apr 25, 2016

SWAMI METHOD NETS MEDFORD MAN $3.8 MILLION MEGABUCKS WIN

Press Release

Apr 01, 2016

Don’t be fooled by lottery-related scams

Mar 25, 2016

$1 million St. Patrick’s Day Raffle prize claimed

Mar 16, 2016

Oregon Teacher of the Year Nominations Now Open

Mar 09, 2016

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Mar 08, 2016

$7.8 million ticket purchased on a whim

Feb 25, 2016

Countering with a $50,000 Powerball win

Press Release

Feb 12, 2016

Oregon Lottery introduces Year of the Monkey Scratch-it

Jan 26, 2016

“Warn 23” claim $50,000 Powerball win

Jan 22, 2016

$50,000 Powerball means a buzz cut

Jan 22, 2016

Baker City a buzz with $100,000 Powerball win

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Jan 22, 2016

Oregon Powerball winners start claiming prizes

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Jan 22, 2016

Cabin fever soothed by Powerball win

Jan 22, 2016

Neighbors share in Powerball win

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Jan 14, 2016

No Powerball jackpot winner in Oregon, but Oregon still wins

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Jan 14, 2016

Record Powerball jackpot equals Southern Oregon winners

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Jan 11, 2016

Portland man wins $1 million Powerball prize

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Jan 11, 2016

Oregon Powerball players win more than $3.2 million since Dec. 2

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Dec 30, 2015

St. Patrick’s Day Raffle tickets on sale Sunday

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Dec 22, 2015

New Oregon law authorizes prize garnishments for overpayments

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Dec 18, 2015

Protect yourself from lottery-related scams

Press Release

Dec 10, 2015

The Oregon Lottery reminds people to give responsibly this holiday season

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Dec 01, 2015

Friday the 13th lucky for Keizer man

Press Release

Nov 02, 2015

Oregon Lottery Awarded Top Honors at International Lottery Conference

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Oct 15, 2015

Klamath Falls Is The 8-Spot

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Oct 01, 2015

Oregon Lottery Wilsonville Payment Center begins dispensing prizes today

Sep 30, 2015

Two big Scratch-it wins in Milwaukie

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Sep 28, 2015

Powerball to feature more winners, higher jackpots

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Sep 23, 2015

Oregon Lottery to open new Wilsonville Payment Center

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Sep 15, 2015

Oregon Lottery presents SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup

Jul 15, 2015

Oregon Lottery Facebook page offers prizes that cost nothing

Jul 15, 2015

“Good guy” wins $71,527 Keno 8-spot

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Jun 29, 2015

Take a break and win $78,000 playing Keno

Jun 02, 2015

Oregon Lottery to Award $1,500 Scholarship to SWOCC Student

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May 27, 2015

Visiting a friend leads to a nearly $60,000 lottery win

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May 21, 2015

Oregon City is the place to play Oregon Lottery

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May 20, 2015

Disappointment turns into a Lucky Life

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May 18, 2015

Oregon Lottery Launches new Loteria Scratch-It

Press Release

May 13, 2015

Did you buy the winning $50,000 Powerball ticket in Grants Pass?

Press Release

May 12, 2015

Oregon Lottery partners with GamTalk to help Oregon's Gamblers

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May 07, 2015

Oregon Lottery Director to Award $2,000 to Chemeketa Comm.