Several US states have lotteries that feature local games and multi-state draws. These are usually played near the state border. Some of these lotteries are considered progressive lotteries, which means the amount of money awarded to the winner will increase with each draw. Some of these jackpots have been known to reach millions of dollars.
The New Hampshire Lottery was founded in 1964. The money from the lottery goes to various organizations and schools throughout the state. There are seven draw games offered, including Powerball and Mega Millions. There is a minimum age requirement for playing.
The Iowa Lottery is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association, which also provides access to several draw games. It is one of the few US lottery games that has scratchers. Its tickets cost only $1. You can purchase your tickets online. Alternatively, you can visit a lottery vendor in person to buy your ticket.
The Wisconsin Lottery offers a variety of draw games, as well as state-based and multi-state games. The lottery proceeds are used for public education and tourism. It also offers a number of in-house games. You can play keno, and you can use the Instant Win option to choose a number from a random selection. You can play the Multi-State Lottery Association game, Lucky for Life.
The Virginia Lottery also features a variety of draw and instant win games. It is a charter member of the Multi-State Lottery association. You can also play the lottery online. Its proceeds go to the construction and renovation of public schools. It also runs the lottery in Puerto Rico.
The Michigan Lottery is another member of the Multi-State Lottery system. Its jackpots have reached over $22 million. It directs around $1 billion annually to the state’s school aid fund. The state’s proceeds are allocated to public education, tourism, and open space conservation. It also has a keno and a scratch-off game.
The Massachusetts Lottery, meanwhile, offers eight draw games and three multi-state draws. Its jackpots are split among three lucky winners. They took home a combined $636 million. Its profits are distributed to towns, cities, and state cities. The lottery’s website later added Daily Lottery Games and Powerball lottery tickets. Its website was also the first state to offer online lottery ticket sales.
The New Jersey Lottery has seven draw games. It also features several in-house and multi-state draw games. The Iowa Lottery has a similar program, but it is much smaller than the other lotteries in the US. Its website was expanded in December 2012. The Nebraska Lottery is a member of the Mid-State Lottery Association, which allows players to choose between a variety of games.
The Colorado Lottery has been in business since 1983. Its proceeds are used for open space conservation and wildlife habitats. Its online site features a variety of games and the latest lottery information. Its website was expanded to include the Daily Lottery Games and Powerball lottery ticket sales in December 2012. Its website was also the first to introduce an online lottery pilot program.