Currently, there are 45 states that operate lottery systems in the US. When 2021 arrives, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico will be joining the mix. Some other states offer instant win games online. These games are usually played with mobile apps or websites. They offer payouts of $500 or more. Some jackpots can reach $1 billion.
The biggest lottery system in the United States is MegaMillions. It offers odds of 1 in 302,575,350. If you win the jackpot, you will have to claim it in person at the lottery office. Tickets may be purchased in batches of up to 100. The jackpot is split evenly among the winners. This lottery also features an additional pool of numbers. To win, players must match both pool numbers.
Another national lottery is the Powerball. This lottery has an added pool of numbers and offers odds of 1 in 292,201,338. The jackpot is split among the winners, and the prize may be purchased in batches of up to 100 tickets.
The Illinois Lottery offers several draw games. They include Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto America, and Cash4Life. The ticket prices range from $1 to $20. The Mega Millions jackpot can reach a staggering $1 billion.
The North Carolina Education Lottery was established in 2005. It has contributed more than $5.5 billion to educational programs. It has several draw games, including the popular Diggi Games. It also offers an online lottery option. The lottery is run by the Multi-State Lottery Association. The proceeds from the lottery go to the state’s general fund, education programs, and cities. It also contributes to public employee pension systems.
The Connecticut Lottery is one of the oldest lottery organizations in the United States. It offers a variety of local games and multi-state draw games. It is governed by enabling statutes and official rules. It does not guarantee accuracy of information on its website. The site is translated by Google Website Translator. However, the state is not liable for loss or damage resulting from use of translated content.
The New Hampshire iLottery launched in late 2018. It offers instant win games. Players can choose from a variety of draw games and instant win scratch cards. The website is also expanded to include online keno games. New customers can receive two welcome offers: a 50% bonus credit and 10 free games.
The Ohio lottery offers eight draw games and many instant games. The ticket prices start at $0.05. The jackpots range from $10,000 to $200,000. Tickets can be purchased online. In addition, the Ohio lottery has a variety of multi-state draw games. The state’s proceeds go to the general fund, education programs, and the state’s public school system. It also contributes to state parks and wildlife habitats.
The Indiana lottery is called the Hoosier Lottery. It has a variety of in-house games. It offers the Mega Millions lottery and several multi-state draw games. Its profits go to state pension funds, state education programs, and the state’s general fund.