The US online lottery system is growing. There are more than a dozen lotteries that are available online, many of which have free entry. However, most of the online lottery games cap out at a dollar or two.
Some of the biggest lotteries in the US include Mega Millions and Powerball. In addition, the Lotter system offers players access to over 60 lottery games from around the world.
A few states have begun offering lottery tickets to purchase online. Most applications use geolocation to help you pick your numbers. Others require you to provide verification, like a certified mail service or an IRS form.
Louisiana has not yet legalized online lotteries. However, residents can play popular scratch-offs from the state. They can also watch the lottery draw live on TV.
In December 2020, the District of Columbia rushed out emergency rules allowing residents to buy lottery tickets online. Players must be at least 18 years old.
New Hampshire joined the group of states with an online lottery. NeoPollard Interactive operates the “iLottery” for the state.
The Michigan lottery has also offered a variety of online lottery games. The Michigan Lottery offers a wide range of instant-win games, including keno. Online sales set all-time records in March 2016, with over $8 million in sales per week.
Buying lottery tickets online is a convenient way to save time and money. It also eliminates the risk of losing a ticket. Often, you can also withdraw your winnings to your bank account.