Currently, the US has only seven jurisdictions that offer online lottery tickets. However, some states have proposed the purchase of lottery tickets online.
The first state to offer online lottery ticket sales was Minnesota. After the Wire Act was clarified, the state opened its doors to online lottery ticket sales. In December 2012, the Illinois lottery launched an online Powerball ticket sales system. The website later added Instant Games, Daily Lottery Games, and Powerball lottery tickets.
Pennsylvania’s lottery system has introduced iLotter. This system allows players to play the lottery online from the comfort of their own home. Players can also participate in virtual sports and play draw games such as Keno. The lottery system is also committed to expanding into real-world drawing games.
The Virginia Lottery offers a variety of draw games, including Lotto and Keno. Players can also play scratch-offs, multi-state games, and in-house games. The lottery’s proceeds are used for public school renovations, state-wide causes, and natural resources.
Oklahoma Lottery has four multi-state draw games. The profits from the lottery go to state-wide causes, such as education programs, natural resources, and state parks. The lottery also has in-house games, including Keno, scratch-offs, and the PICK game.
Massachusetts lottery players can choose from eight draw games. The lottery’s profits are distributed to the state’s cities and towns. The lottery also offers a scholarship program. In addition, players can also play Keno and Scratchers online.
The New Jersey Lottery offers seven draw games. The lottery’s profits go to public employee pension systems and to state causes. The lottery’s profits are also used for problem gambling treatment.