Currently, only a few states allow the sale of lottery tickets online. However, a number of states are seeking to legalize online lotteries. In the coming years, more states will allow online ticket sales. In the meantime, a handful of online lotteries are expanding their service offerings to include instant games. These games are similar to scratch-off tickets, but instead of winning them through lucky numbers, the player wins by completing a casino-like game.
Online lottery sites allow users to purchase tickets from their computer or smartphone. The site then provides players with a variety of tools to help them choose the best numbers, as well as a secure method to make the purchase. There are also a number of promotions available on many online lottery sites. The site also allows players to compare the odds of different lottery games and current jackpots. This is especially useful when buying tickets.
The odds of winning a Mega Millions ticket are one in 302,575,350. Similarly, the odds of winning Powerball are one in 292,201,338. Both lotteries have an additional pool of numbers that is used in the draw. This means that the jackpot is increased after each draw. Purchasing tickets is also possible in bulk, up to 100 per draw.
The New Hampshire iLottery offers instant win games. These are similar to scratch-off tickets sold at gas stations. The site also features a variety of draw games, including Mega Millions and Powerball. The site’s profits are used to support the state’s school and general fund. The site also features a selection of in-house games.
The Missouri Lottery started in 1986 and offers eight draw games. The site also features a variety of multi-state draw games. The site also features a selection of games that are available to non-US players. Several Northeastern states are seeking to legalize online lottery sites.
The New Jersey Lottery features seven draw games. The site also features an e-Instant game that players can play on a tablet. It also features a selection of local games and multi-state draw games.
The Connecticut Lottery is one of the oldest lottery organizations in the United States. The site features a variety of games, including multi-state draw games, state-based games, and in-house games. The site also provides information on jackpots and winning numbers. In 2012, the CT Lottery began selling lotto tickets online, gaining authority from the state to do so. The site is also a charter member of the Multi-State Lottery Association. The profits from ticket sales go to the state’s school fund, general fund, and retired employee benefits.
The North Dakota Lottery was launched in 2004. It features a variety of games, including Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto America, Lucky for Life, and more. The site also offers an online purchasing option, but does not offer in-house games. Similarly, the Oklahoma Lottery began selling tickets in 2005. The site also features a variety of games, including four multi-state draw games.
The Oregon Lottery is another state-based lottery, with profits going to state parks and natural resources. It also provides for problem gambling treatment programs. The state also shares a pool of numbers with other lotteries, which increases ticket sales.