Several states in the US offer lotteries to players. These lotteries have been in operation for more than a century. In addition, some states offer online lotteries. This is a convenient way to purchase tickets.
The New Hampshire Lottery started operations in 1964 and is one of the first US states to offer lottery tickets. The New Hampshire Lottery offers two main games – Mega Millions and Powerball. Several other draw games are also offered. The Mega Bucks Plus is available in New Hampshire.
The Maryland Lottery also offers draw games and scratch-offs. The proceeds go to a variety of causes, including public health, transportation, and public safety. The Maryland Lottery website is translated by Google’s Website Translator.
Lotteries in the US operate in 45 states and in Puerto Rico. The Virgin Islands will also begin operating lotteries in the United States in 2021.
The New Jersey Lottery features seven draw games. New Jersey’s proceeds are distributed to public employee pension systems, schools, and towns. There is also a Cash 4 Life multi-state game.
The Connecticut Lottery has been in operation since 1972 and contributes more than $10 billion to support the state’s general fund. It offers a wide variety of draw games, including Powerball, Mega Bucks Plus, and a variety of Keno and scratch-off games. Its online sales are accompanied by a retail network that generated $73 million in commissions last fiscal year.
In addition to offering numerous draw games, the New Mexico Lottery offers a variety of instant win games. Players can also participate in the Tri-State Megabucks lottery.