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Janice Vick of Portsmouth was on her lunch break at work when she found out she'd won $250,000. Her co-workers got to share the excitement. "Nobody could believe it," she said. "It was just a great day!" Read more

Glenn Petke was driving through Virginia when he stopped for gas at Mr. B's Welcome Center in Harrisonburg. The Stoneville, North Carolina, man also bought some Powerball tickets and continued on to see family members in Connecticut. Read more. Read more

Aletrice Scott of Upper Marlboro Maryland is a very lucky person. She matched five numbers plus the Free Ball in the November 3 Win for Life drawing to win the game's second prize of $52,000. Read more. Read more

William Harrison of Collinsville was on his way home from work when he stopped to play the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game. The ticket he bought turned out to match all five numbers to win the game's $100,000 top prize. Read more

This summer our Crossword puzzles are smokin' hot.  FastPlay GamesIf you love to solve Crossword puzzles, you’ll love playing this $2 game! Mark all the letters on the Smokin' Hot Crossword puzzle that match any of YOUR CALL LETTERS. If you complete 3 or more horizontal or vertical words, you win a prize! You must match all the letters within a possible word. Letters that form a smaller word within a complete word do not count.

Simply ask your Lottery retailer for a FastPlay Smokin' Hot Crossword ticket or press the FastPlay Games button on the Lottery Vending Machine – no playslip to fill out, no numbers to choose, no drawing to wait for.

Want to see a sample ticket of Smokin' Hot Crossword?

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Complete 10 Words $5,000 1 in 120,000
Complete 9 Words $100 1 in 480
Complete 8 Words $50 1 in 320
Complete 7 Words $25 1 in 120
Complete 6 Words $10 1 in 80
Complete 5 Words $5 1 in 48
Complete 4 Words $4 1 in 16
Complete 3 Words $2 1 in 9.60
Overall chances of winning any prize: 1 in 4.68


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