Across the United States, the most popular and highest jackpots can be found in the Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries. These lottery games have odds of 1 in 302,575,350 and 1 in 292,201,338 respectively. They are also known as progressive lotteries because the prize amount increases after each draw. These lotteries can be played by anyone, not just people living in the US. The prizes range from $1 to $20, with the largest prize exceeding one billion dollars.
Although lottery games vary from state to state, most of them offer an instant win option that allows players to wager on specific numbers. These games are similar to scratch-off games, and they can be played through an app on a mobile device.
The oldest US lottery is the Connecticut Lottery, which started in the 1700s. There are local and multi-state draw games, and all proceeds go to the state’s general fund and education.
In addition to the local lottery, the state of Michigan offers a jackpot game online. Weekly sales have topped eight million dollars in less than 18 months. The state’s lottery has helped to donate more than $5.5 billion to educational programs.
In addition to the local lottery, South Dakota has a state-wide lottery. The proceeds from the lottery go to education, road infrastructure, and natural resources. There are four draw games and an instant win game, and players must be at least 21 years old. The lottery also participates in two multi-state games, including Megabucks and the state-wide Powerball.
The Oregon Lottery, which launched in 2005, offers six in-house games and three state-wide draw games. The profits are used to support the state’s parks, wildlife habitats, and problem gambling treatment programs. The lottery is an official member of the Multi-State Lottery Association, and the state has also started offering an electronic scratch-off game online.
The Pennsylvania Online Lottery is one of the top lottery agents in the US. The lottery website offers a wide variety of games, and players can enjoy a $500 free sign up bonus. They also offer a quick pick tool to choose lottery numbers quickly. In addition to that, the website also provides players with an inside track on lottery results.
In January 2019, the Mississippi Lottery was launched. The jackpots are donated to education, and the lottery has a plethora of instant win games. The jackpots can be won by matching a single or two pool numbers. These numbers are randomly selected. The jackpot amounts are divided evenly after each draw.
The Iowa Lottery, meanwhile, offers an assortment of draw games. In addition to the local lotteries, the state has a multi-state draw game, which draws winners from all 50 states. The lottery is an official member of the multi-state lottery association, and its proceeds go to the state’s general fund. The lottery has a few in-house games, as well as electronic scratch-offs.
The Virginia Lottery is another multi-state draw game. The proceeds are used to support the public employee pension systems, and the lottery is an official member of the Multi-State lottery association.