Buying lottery tickets can be a fun way to win big prizes. In some states, players can buy tickets online. Others can buy lottery tickets in person at a local lottery store. Some states also offer instant win scratch cards. The lottery’s revenue has been used to support public schools, infrastructure, and other local causes.
Maryland’s lottery is one of the most popular lotteries in the United States. It began selling lottery tickets in January 1973. The state lottery has been a leading contributor to funding local schools, as well as helping treatment for those with compulsive gambling problems. The revenue is also used to support public health and public safety.
The Maryland Lottery Agency offers daily drawings for Pick 4 and Pick 5. In addition to daily drawings, the lottery holds two twice-daily drawings for Pick 5. The top prize is $50,000, and prizes are awarded to winners of tickets in all amounts. The lottery agency also offers an instant win feature. Players must buy tickets before the drawing begins. If they win, they can claim the prize at the lottery office in Baltimore.
Ohio’s lottery offers several different lotteries. Players can choose to buy individual tickets for Lotto, Mega Millions, Powerball, Fantasy 5, and Rolling Cash 5. Ohio’s lottery also offers a variety of smaller prizes. The state’s official website is a good place to find the results of recent drawings. In addition, players can check for current promotions and bonus offers. It also offers a “Find a Retailer” tool that allows users to enter a city, zip code, or state to find a lottery retailer. The list of licensed lottery stores is provided.
Mega Millions Ohio is a multi-state lottery that runs drawings every Tuesday and Thursday. It costs $2 per ticket and includes one special number from 1 to 25. The Ohio lottery offers tickets at 9,800 land-based retail stores. In addition, winners can receive up to $5,000 in cash at Expanded Cashing Authority Program retail locations.
The Kentucky Lottery offers online lottery scratch cards with instant prizes. It also sells Powerball, Mega Millions, and Lucky for Life. Tickets are available in three markets in Kentucky. It sells tickets for all of its lotteries, and it also provides an app for iOS and Android. The lottery’s app features a “Check-a-Ticket” feature that lets players check their winnings. It can also remind users of upcoming draws. The Kentucky lottery’s app also offers a “Find a Lottery Retailer” tool that allows players to search for licensed lottery retailers.
In addition to selling tickets, the Maryland Lottery Agency also offers a variety of lotteries. Its most popular lotteries are the Daily Derby and Fantasy 5. The Daily Derby is a daily lottery that focuses on a mock horse race. Players can guess the top three winning race times and win great prizes. Similarly, Fantasy 5 requires players to pick five numbers between 1 and 39. The winning numbers are matched in the same order they appear. Fantasy 5 has a guaranteed jackpot of between $60,000 and $80,000.