Arizona Lottery sales and redemption resume

By Jill Ryan, Rithwik Kalale
Published: Friday, January 20, 2023 - 11:16am
Updated: Friday, January 20, 2023 - 4:43pm
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Arizona Lottery sales have resumed after officials say an update to install two new games caused the system to crash for more than a day.

The outage began Thursday and the ticketing system and prize-redemption capabilities were restored by midday Friday.

Scientific Games, which operates the state’s gaming system, suffered a crash.

The outage impacted all Arizona Lottery retailers preventing sales and redemptions.

Lottery ticket sales usually average between $3.5 and $3.9 million toward the end of the week.