New York Lottery
New York was at the forefront of states offering lottery games, with the New York Lottery commencing in 1967. The lottery's primary objective was to use its revenue to support education, particularly K-12 schools in New York. Over the years, the lottery has generated billions of dollars for education in the state.
New York's lottery provides an array of draw and scratch-off games, with Numbers and Win 4 being notable for their popularity, as evidenced by ticket sales. Additionally, since 2009, residents of New York have had the opportunity to participate in the multi-state games Powerball and Mega Millions.
Is it possible to buy lottery tickets through mail, phone, or online?
What is the deadline for claiming my winnings?
What is the minimum age requirement for participating in the New York Lottery?
Do I need to pay taxes on New York Lottery winnings?
Which lottery games are available for play in New York?
Is it possible to maintain my privacy if I win a lottery prize?
Is it possible to acquire lottery tickets ahead of time?
What is the destination of the funds generated by the New York Lottery?
What should I do if my ticket is lost, stolen, or damaged?