Online lottery ticket sales have been authorized by several states. Although only a few jurisdictions offer online lotteries, more states may follow suit in the near future. There are a few things you should know about playing the lottery online.
In order to play, you must be a resident of the state or district. Washington DC residents must be at least 18 years old. Other states require players to be a native of the state. However, the laws are changing rapidly.
The first US online lottery was in Minnesota. While the state stopped selling tickets in 2015, residents can still purchase them through similar retailers in other states.
Maryland and Virginia allow players to purchase tickets online. These tickets can be purchased from a third-party application or an official lottery website.
New Hampshire offers players the option to buy lottery tickets in bulk. This is especially useful for those who play the same numbers frequently. Players may also purchase numbers for a maximum of 104 drawings in a row.
Pennsylvania allows residents to play the lottery online. They can purchase tickets online on laptops and desktop computers, as well as on tablets. If they win, prizes are paid directly to the winning player.
New Jersey’s lottery has been around for decades. Since its founding in 1970, it has awarded over $42 billion in prizes. As a result, it has contributed to the state’s education system.
New Mexico offers a wide variety of draw games. For example, you can play Powerball and Keno online. You can also join a virtual pool and earn rewards.