The Official Lottery of Your State

Buying lottery tickets online is possible in some states. In other states, players can purchase tickets at stores or buy them in person. However, it is recommended to only play with the official lottery in your state.

The official lottery is a government-sanctioned lottery that is run by a duly-authorized representative. It has specific rules that protect players and ensure fairness.

The oldest operating lottery in the world is the Staatsloterij in the Netherlands. It was founded in 1726. Its name derives from the Dutch word “lot”, which means “fate”.

The official lottery of the state of Michigan is called the Michigan Lottery. It offers eight in-house games and three multi-state games. The money from these games is distributed to the state’s education fund and general fund.

The official lottery of the state of Indiana is called the Hoosier Lottery. It offers several draw games, local games and local instant win scratch cards. It also offers Mega Millions, Powerball, Cash4Life and Lucky for Life.

The official lottery of the state of Rhode Island is the Rhode Island Lottery. It is a charter member of the Multi-State Lottery Association. The money from the lottery is used to fund public employee pension systems, education and natural resources. Players can buy lottery tickets online, and play games like Keno, Instant$, MegaHits and Wild Money. It also offers an iOS app.

The official lottery of the state of Connecticut is the Connecticut Lottery Corporation. It offers fanfolded tickets with a common Pack Number.