How to Play an Online Lottery

Online lottery is an online version of traditional lottery games. It allows players to play lotteries on their smartphones, tablets and computers without needing to go to a physical lottery office or gaming parlor. This type of lottery is growing in popularity due to its convenience and availability. In addition, many online lottery sites offer bonuses and promos for players to help them win more money.

The first step in playing an online lottery is registering with the state. You must provide your identification information and a valid email address to create an account. Once you have an account, you can add funds to your wallet through a credit or debit card and then choose a lottery game. The game selection is varied, and you can play any of the official state games, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash4Life, Treasure Hunt, Match 6 Lotto and more.

The online lottery is relatively new in the United States. Minnesota offered an online lottery until 2015, when the state legislature decided to terminate it. Other states, however, are starting to offer their own versions of online lottery games. As more jurisdictions legalize these games, we expect more people to be able to buy tickets online.