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Past Event Archive

  • Delaware 87ers

    December 2013 – April 2014 – The Delaware Lottery is proud to sponsor and welcome the Delaware 87ers NBA minor league basketball team to Newark for its inaugural season in the First State! Be on the lookout for the "Delaware Lottery t-shirt launcher" at all 87ers home games this season. Lucky fans in the audience can score a FREE t-shirt on us! Also, check back here for updates throughout the 87ers basketball season to learn when the Lottery will be hosting its Money Machine. During the on-court promotion, you could be our next contestant to enter the Money Machine for a chance to win lots of cash!



  • University of Delaware and Delaware State University Men's Basketball

    November 2013 – March 2014 - We've geared up for another great season of Delaware college athletic programming and we are happy to once again sponsor University of Delaware and Delaware State University men's and women's basketball teams. Come join us for some Lottery, Blue Hens and Hornets fun this season and the chance to win great prize giveaways, courtesy of the Delaware Lottery!



  • Apple-Scrapple Festival

    October 11 – 12 – What goes better together than apples and scrapple? How about the Delaware Lottery at the Apple-Scrapple festival happening this October! Join us Friday and Saturday, October 11th -12th, in Bridgeville, DE, where we will be selling all your favorite Lottery games! New this year, we will have our newest Lottery game Keno and will offer Sports Lottery (at Jeff’s Tap Room )! Festival opens at 4 pm on Friday and 9 am on Saturday.


  • DE Wine & Beer Festival

    Saturday, October 20th - The Delaware Lottery is a sponsor of the 4th annual Delaware Beer & Wine Festival taking place Saturday, October 20, 2013, from 12 pm – 5pm, at the Delaware Ag Museum, in Dover, DE . Come sample some of the finest beers and wines from Delaware's own premeire wineries, breweries and distilleries. Then, head on over to our Lottery booth and sample the fun and excitement of our Draw and Instant Games, Keno and more! Don't forget to sign up for the Lottery's cornhole tournament also taking place at this year's Delaware Beer & Wine Festival. You could win a Lottery prize pack filled with tickets and other cool prizes!


  • World Championship Punkin Chunkin

    November 1 – 3 – Get ready for the biggest event of the fall season! Punkin Chunkin is back and the Delaware Lottery is a proud sponsor of this world championship event! Visit us at our booth to pick up your favorite Lottery tickets and try our newest Lottery game, Keno! Also, be on the lookout for our Lottery Street Team who will be handing out t-shirts and other items, courtesy of the Delaware Lottery! We will be running a Woo-Hoo! contest Saturday afternoon on November 2. Winners of the Woo-Hoo! contest will receive a bunch of free Instant tickets, so don't forget to sign up at the Chunk!


  • Middletown Peach Festival

    Saturday, August 17 - We are pleased to add the Middletown Peach Festival this year to our sponsored summer events in 2013! The event kicks off with its annual parade on Broad Street. Be sure to check out the Lottery booth located at the intersection of Main and Broad Streets. The Lottery will be selling tickets and giving away other cool Lottery-branded prizes! Our booth is also located right next to the Main Street entertainment stage, which the Lottery is the presenting sponsor of at this year's Middletown Peach Festival. So join us for some fun and entertainment and check out all the games we have ready to play this summer!


  • Wilmington Blue Rocks

    Friday, August 9th - Come out to Frawley Stadium to watch the Wilmington Blue Rocks play followed by a spectacular fireworks show presented by The Delaware Lottery! Delaware Lottery and Blue Rocks fans have the chance to receive a free t-shirt from our t-shirt launcher and one lucky fan will be selected for the Lottery’s Pitch for Tickets contest. While your watching the game, make sure to check out the POWERBALL® and MEGA MILLIONS® jackpot billboards in the outfield.


  • Wyoming Peach Festival

    Saturday, August 3rd - The Delaware Lottery is joining in the celebration at one of Delaware's great regional festivals! The Wyoming Peach Festival will take place Saturday, August 3, 2013 in Wyoming, DE, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features crafters, food vendors and a variety of fun entertainment from all over the local area including the Delaware Lottery! Stop by our booth to pick up your favorite Drawing and Instant Games.

  • Delaware State Fair

    July 18 - July 27  - The Delaware Lottery proudly supports the Delaware State Fair and is excited to be the presenting sponsor of country superstar Luke Bryan concert! Luke will be performing on Thursday, July 18, with opening act, Florida Georgia Line!  Come jam out to some country music with us, and then visit our Lottery booth in Exhibit Hall to pick up your Lottery tickets and have a chance to spin the prize wheel!

  • Nanticoke Riverfest

    July 12 - 13 – Join the Delaware Lottery for some fun in the sun at the 19th annual Nanticoke Riverfest taking place July 12th to the 13th in Seaford, Delaware! The Delaware Lottery has games for everyone that are fun, entertaining and built for summer. So get outdoors and roll on down to the Nanticoke Riverfest and come play with us today!

  • June Jam

    Saturday, June 15th – The Delaware Lottery has partnered with Great Scott Broadcasting to sponsor the 35th annual June Jam festival in Houston, DE. Look for the Delaware Lottery booth, where we will be selling your favorite Lottery games and giving away cool summer prizes!  


  • St. Anthony’s Italian Festival

    June 13-15 – The Delaware Lottery is proud to sponsor the St. Anthony’s Italian festival, a weeklong event celebrating Italy’s iconic culture. Stop by the Lottery tent on June 13, 14 or 15 located at the northwest corner of 10th and Scott Streets, to purchase your Lottery tickets, spin the prize wheel and play some Keno!

  • Keno Parties!

    Keno Parties are now playing near you! Join the Delaware Lottery for some fun on the spot at one of our many Keno parties taking place throughout the state, and in your favorite Retailer locations. Learn how to play Keno and possibly score free giveaways and other great prizes on us! To find the nearest Keno party happening in your area, visit


  • UD Men’s Basketball Game in Newark

    Tuesday, February 11 - The Delaware Lottery was the presenting sponsor of the University of Delaware men’s basketball game on Monday, February 11, and gave one lucky fan a chance to win some cash in the Lottery Money Machine at halftime!

    Andrew Bacon, a 33-year-old from Middletown, DE, had the lucky season ticket for seat 6, section 17, and row D, to win entry at halftime into the Delaware Lottery’s Money Machine.

    Given just 30 seconds, Andrew was able to grab $87 cash from the Lottery Money Machine.  Check out photos of Andrew below!

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money machine feb 2013

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money machine feb 2013


  • Spark 9 Anniversary Party
    The Delaware Lottery helped Spark Weekly Magazine celebrate the 9th anniversary of its publication on Friday, January 25, 2013.  As a long-time partner and supporter of Spark, the Lottery co-sponsored a VIP Makeover, where one lucky person and their guest received a makeover treatment from a local salon and $200 worth of Instant Game tickets from the Delaware Lottery! Partygoers also showed off their “Dressed to the 9’s” party-theme attire at the Lottery and Spark’s photo backdrop. On the scene photos below!

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spark party 9 winners

    • The Delaware Lottery is a proud sponsor of the University of Delaware and Delaware State University Athletic programs.  Beginning November and continuing through March, the Lottery will be present at all University of Delaware and Delaware State University basketball home games. Come join in the fun and be sure to check out our on-court promotions and many prize giveaways this season!

      The Delaware Lottery has been a major sponsor of the World Championship Punkin’ Chunkin’ held in Bridgeville for several years.  The cold temperatures didn’t detract tens of thousands of visitors to southern Delaware for this year’s event, held November 3rd and 4th, making Punkin’ Chunkin’ the largest gathering south of the State Fair.  The Lottery staff was out in full-force throughout the weekend selling your favorite Lottery games, and our Street Team was out and about distributing Lottery t-shirts and other fun prizes. Check out photos from our one-of-a-kind Woo-Hoo! contest, which awarded instant tickets and a prize pack to contestants who gave their best and loudest Woo-Hoo!—all courtesy of the Delaware Lottery!

    • Woo Hoo Contest at Punkin Chunkin 2012

      Woo Hoo Contest at Punkin Chunkin 2012

      Woo Hoo Contest at Punkin Chunkin 2012

      Woo Hoo Contest at Punkin Chunkin 2012


    • Nanticoke Riverfest in Seaford
      July 12 – July 14
    • Delaware State Fair in Harrington
      July 19 – July 28
    • Riverfront Blues Fest in Wilmington
      August 3 – August 5
    • The Delaware Lottery is a proud supporter of the University of Delaware Athletics and its women's basketball team. As part of the University of Delaware's "Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Night" held on Feb. 23,  the Delaware Lottery randomly selected lucky season ticket holder, Adrienne Bane from Wilmington, to grab-for-cash in the Delaware Lottery's Money Machine.   With just minutes left in the first half, Blue Hen fans cheered on Adrienne, who had 30 seconds during a game time-out to grab as much cash as possible.  Congrats to Adrienne who was able to grab and walk away with $58, courtesy of the Delaware Lottery.

      Check out some great photos below of Adrienne inside the Delaware Lottery's Money Machine!

    lottery money machine    



    • University of Delaware Basketball (home games)
      November - February, Newark

    • Delaware State University Basketball (home games)
      November - February, Dover
    • University of Delaware Football (home games)
      September–November, Newark

    • Delaware State University Football (home games)
      September–November, Dover
    • Apple Scrapple Festival
      October 15, Bridgeville
    • World Championship Punkin Chunkiní
      November 4-6, Georgetown
    • University of Delaware Alumni Weekend Mug Night
      Friday, June 3; 8-10 pm
      North Green, University of Delaware Campus, Newark

      Attention UD Alumni and Friends: Come out and raise a glass (or mug) with us during Alumni Weekend in Newark.  Don’t forget to have your picture taken in the Delaware Lottery’s Mug Night Photo Booth to commemorate this fun night!
    • St. Anthony's Italian Festival
      Sunday, June 12–Sunday, June 19
      Little Italy, Wilmington

      The Delaware Lottery is happy to join a Wilmington tradition—the St. Anthony’s Italian Festival.  We’ll be there selling tickets and handing out premium items on Thursday, June 16 through Saturday June 18.  Enjoy a stroll in Wilmington’s historic Little Italy neighborhood and soak in the culture.  Now you can enjoy your spaghetti, cannoli, and Delaware Lottery games all in one place!

    • June Jam
      Saturday, June 18

      Music and fun are the name of the game at the 33rd annual June Jam! Stop by our booth for your chance to win prizes and to buy your favorite Delaware Lottery games.  Nothing goes better with music than a chance to win cash!

    • Clifford Brown Jazz Fest
      Monday, June 20–Sunday, June 26
      Rodney Square, Wilmington

      The headline jazz acts return to fill Rodney Square with music this summer, and the Delaware Lottery will be right there with them.  We’re bringing the fun and games to the event on Saturday, June 18, and Sunday, June 19. Find us on Market Street for a chance to win great prizes.  We’ll have you whistling a happy tune.

    • Dover Days Festival
      Friday, May 6—Sunday May 8
      411 Legislative Avenue, Dover

      Support the 32 teams playing for cash and prizes in the first annual Delaware Lottery Corn Hole Tournament at opening night of this year’s Festival.  The tournament runs from 6-8 pm on Friday night.
    • The Delaware Marathon
      Saturday, May 14–Sunday, May 15
      Wilmington Riverfront

      Whether you’re running, cheering or playing a support role, stop by our booth to pick up your Lottery tickets and play for prizes!  There’s more than one way to win on race day with the Delaware Lottery in attendance.



    • 2010 World Championship Punkin Chunkin
    • The Delaware Lottery was happy to be part of the festivities for Punkin Chunkin’s 25th year of launching pumpkins and having a good time.  Hundreds of lucky attendees received official Delaware Lottery Punkin Chunkin t-shirts and premium items.  Ten lucky contestants competed in a “Woo-Hoo” event on the main stage Saturday afternoon, with the winners splitting $100 worth of Instant Tickets for belting out their best “Woo-Hoo!”

      Check out our photos below!

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