Media Center

The Missouri Lottery is committed to providing media professionals with a wide range of Lottery news and information. This section was specifically developed for the use of all media and contains a variety of helpful resources.

News Releases

About the Missouri Lottery

Lottery History
Find out more about the history of lotteries in America, how and when the Missouri Lottery got its start, and the Lottery's vision and mission statements.
Sales and Proceeds
Access the Lottery's sales and proceeds information dating back to 1986, the year Missouri Lottery sales began.
FAQs
Check our Frequently Asked Questions list to find answers to your questions.
888BETSOFF.org Website
In cooperation with the Missouri Alliance to Curb Problem Gambling, the Missouri Lottery provides a problem gambling Web site promoting the 1-888-BETSOFF help line.

Helpful Resources

Media Factbook
This downloadable press material offers easy access to complete product information, press contacts, sales and proceeds information, drawings, frequently asked questions and more.
To access the Lottery's 60-page factbook, you will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher. It is available from Adobe for free download for Windows, Macintosh and Unix platforms.
Press Contacts
Find phone numbers for media contacts.
Powerball Jackpot Factsheet - Updated Feb. 18, 2014
When the Powerball jackpot continues to grow for a number of weeks, the Lottery puts together a fact sheet for media personnel to help answer commonly asked questions about the game and past winners. Please note: This information is not updated with each regular Powerball drawing. It is generally updated when the jackpot reaches more than $250 million.
Mega Millions Jackpot Factsheet - Updated March 12, 2014
When the Mega Millions jackpot continues to grow for a number of weeks, the Lottery puts together a fact sheet for media personnel to help answer commonly asked questions about the game and past winners. Please note: This information is not updated with each regular Mega Millions drawing. It is generally updated when the jackpot reaches more than $250 million.
Logos and Artwork
Download Missouri Lottery logos and artwork for use by the press in articles and other news.
Lottery Links
Follow these links to other official state lottery websites.