US States With Legal Online Lottery Options

Several US states have started to offer online lottery ticket sales through their official state lottery website. Our online state lottery guide will break down what states currently offer online lottery options and what states are currently trying to pass legislation to allow online lottery sales.

44 States already have a domestic lottery service, and since a portion of state revenue often comes from these lottery sales, lawmakers want to increase accessibility to anyone of legal age. Below is a list of the US states and what lottery options they currently offer.

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States That Offer Official Lottery Ticket Sales Online

The Georgia FlagGeorgia

Georgia approved online lottery sales in 2012 becoming the 3rd state in the country to allow online lottery sales. Players must be 18 years old and a Georgia resident to purchase online lottery tickets. The GA lottery will ask for identification verification upon signup.

Online Lottery Options: Draw Games, Keno & Diggi Games

Draw Games: Mega Millions, Powerball, Fantasy 5


Illinois

Illinois was the first state to legalize online lottery sales in 2012. Residents must register and purchase subscriptions to certain lottery games. Subscriptions range from 1-25 games. There are two types of games available online; Jackpot and Daily games.

Online Lottery Options: Draw & Daily Games

Draw Games: Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto, Lucky Day Lotto


The Kentucky FlagKentucky

Since 2016, Kentucky has offered three types of online lottery games; draw games, jackpot, and instants online. Players must be 18 or older, have a valid Kentucky address, and be within the state borders to purchase online lottery tickets. Players must also sign-up for an online account.

Online Lottery Options: Draw Games & Keno

Draw Games: Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash Ball 225, Lucky For Life


The Michigan SealMichigan

Potential players must be Michigan residents, 18 years old, and register for an account with the Michigan online lottery. The Michigan online lottery also offers promotional codes and a special bonus when signing up.

Online Lottery options: Draw, Keno, & Instant Games

Draw Games: Fantasy 5, Lotto 47, Mega Millions, Powerball

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The New Hampshire FlagNew Hampshire

New Hampshire passed an online gaming bill that includes the sale of online lottery tickets in 2017. Online ticket sales are not available at this time, but residents can expect online lottery options to become available soon. New Hampshire will require residents to register in person.

Online Lottery Options: online lottery launch pending


North Carolina FlagNorth Carolina

The North Carolina Education Lottery allows the sale of 4 draw games; MegaMillions, Powerball, Cash5, and Lucky for life. Purchases can be made from the official website.

Online Lottery Options: Draw games

Draw Games: Powerball, Lucky 4 Life, Mega Millions, Cash 5


The Pennsylvania SealPennsylvania

Players must be 18 years old and within state lines to play. State visitors are permitted to play after registering on the official state lottery website.

Online Lottery options: Instant Play Games

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The Virginia FlagVirginia

Virginia offers online lottery tickets through a subscription-based service. Must be a Virginia resident, 18 years or older and within the state borders to make an online purchase.

Online Lottery options: Draw Games (Subscription only)

Draw Games: Mega Millions, Powerball, Cash For Life


States Where Online Lottery Was Repealed

The Minnesota FlagMinnesota

Minnesota launched online lottery sales in 2014 and banned online lottery sales in 2015. Minnesota was the first state to offer online sales, ATM sales, and lottery ticket sales at gas pumps.

Lawmakers were uncomfortable with the digital service and lobbied to pass a new law to end the non-traditional sales. The online service lasted for about year before the Minnesota State Legislature voted to end the online lottery service.


Lottery Options By State

STATESTATE LOTTERYONLINE LOTTERYPENDING LEGISLATION
AlabamaNoNoHB-112
AlaskaNoNoN/A
ArizonaYesNoN/A
ArkansasYesNoN/A
CaliforniaYesNoN/A
ColoradoYesNoN/A
ConnecticutYesNoSB-540
DelawareYesNoN/A
FloridaYesNoN/A
GeorgiaYesYesN/A
HawaiiNoNoSB-677
IdahoYesNoN/A
IllinoisYesYesSB-3582
IndianaYesNoN/A
IowaYesNoN/A
KansasYesNoN/A
KentuckyYesYesN/A
LouisanaYesNoN/A
MaineYesNoN/A
MarylandYesNoN/A
MassachusettsYesNoHB-135
SB-182
HB-126
MichiganYesYesN/A
MinnesotaYesNoN/A
MississippiNoNoSB-2288
MissouriYesNoN/A
MontanaYesNoN/A
NebraskaYesNoN/A
NevadaNoNoN/A
New HampshireYesYesN/A
New JerseyYesNoN/A
New MexicoYesNoN/A
New YorkYesNoN/A
North CarolinaYesYesN/A
North DakotaYesNoN/A
OhioYesNoN/A
OklahomaYesNoN/A
OregonYesNoN/A
PennsylvaniaYesYesN/A
Rhode IslandYesNoN/A
South CarolinaYesNoN/A
South DakotaYesNoN/A
TennesseeYesNoN/A
TexasYesNoN/A
UtahNoNoN/A
VermontYesNoN/A
VirginiaYesYesN/A
WashingtonYesNoN/A
West VirginiaYesNoN/A
WisconsinYesNoN/A
WyomingYesNoN/A
Washington DCYesNoN/A