Could Wyoming residents expect a state lottery anytime soon? And do residents even want one? Sheridan Media's Chris Foy finds out.
A whopping 189 million Powerball lottery tickets were sold across the country this November for the biggest prize ever - a $587.5 million jackpot. But Wyoming residents seeking to try their hand at instant lifetime fortune had to cross state lines to participate.
This month, a group of Wyoming legislators proposed a bill that would institute a lottery in the state. That prompts this week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media poll question: "Should Wyoming start a state lottery?" I also asked respondents what they could do with the money, if they won any future state lottery.
Now is your chance to let us know what you think.
To cast your vote, log on to sheridanmedia.com, click on the poll question banner on the home page and feel free to leave appropriate comments . Then, be sure to tune in to Public Pulse at 9:10 a.m. Friday on Newstalk 930, KROE, to hear the results and discussion on the Jackson Electric open line.