Weather won't spoil 50th year celebration of NYS Lottery


ALBANY, NY (WRGB) Officials with the NYS Lottery, the 50th Anniversary Celebration event will be moving inside.

The change is due to the threat of rain. The event will be held on the Concourse level of the Empire State Plaza.

The New York Lottery will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on June 16 by holding a series of activities on Albany’s Empire State Plaza, hosted by Lottery spokeswoman Yolanda Vega.

In recognition of the golden anniversary, Vega and the New York Lottery will host giveaways, contests and more, anchored by a special live drawing of the Midday NUMBERS and WIN 4 games.

The event will complement the regular food truck and farmer’s market offerings already scheduled. The 50th Anniversary event is free and open to the public.

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