Buying Lottery Tickets Online

Buying lottery tickets online is relatively new in the US, and only a few states have approved online purchases. Here is a list of state lottery sites that have embraced the new technology.

Online lotteries offer more ways to play. Using your mobile phone, you can purchase lottery tickets and get instant notifications about your winnings. Some instant win lotteries offer prizes as high as $10 million.

The best online lottery sites offer secure ticket purchases and allow you to compare odds to find the best lottery for you. The top sites are compatible with iOS and Android devices. They also have a variety of draw games.

The New York Lotto, for example, offers six numbers from a pool of 59. If you get one of the jackpots, you can opt for a one-time payment or a lump-sum payment.

The New Jersey Lottery offers seven draw games. You can choose from four multi-state games and an in-house game. The lottery proceeds go to a variety of causes. Its profits go to education, transportation services, law enforcement and human services.

The New Mexico Lottery features several instant win games. The proceeds from the lottery go to fund state parks, problem gambling treatment and various public causes.

The Florida Lottery is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association. It participates in Powerball drawings. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338. Powerball tickets cost $2.

The Massachusetts lottery has eight draw games. The proceeds go to a variety of causes, including townships, colleges, and low-cost prescription programs.