New York Lottery is the 3rd modern lottery in the United States and began in 1967. All New York Lottery proceeds generated go towards the funding of education in the state of New York.
At this period in time, we are only able to offer players the ability to play the New York Lotto, the other games such as scratch card and keno games are restricted to residents of New York State.
The New York Lottery game has lottery draws taking place every Wednesday and Saturday.
New York Lottery players need to select 5 numbers plus a bonus number. This particular lottery is one of the most popular of lotteries in the United States, being played in one of the most densely populated states of the country.
The New York lottery slogan is Hey, You Never Know and that is true of all lotteries. Play the New York lottery right here and get tickets from our approved ticket reseller.
Even if you are not a resident of New York you are able to play one of the biggest lotteries in the USA. Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday.
New York Lottery History
Lottery games have always formed an important part of life in New York and Lottery games have helped fund the building and upkeep of the famous city.
In fact parts of City Hall have been built using Lottery funds. On the 8th of November 1966, New Yorker’s voted in a referendum that passed with a 60% majority in favour of having a lottery.
The New York Lottery is administered by the State Government. All wins on the Lottery are subject to New York taxes and if you happen to live in the borough of Yonkers and New York City then you will also be subject to local income taxes.
In recent times the New York Lottery has joined with both the Powerball Lottery and Mega Millions Lottery that are also both popular USA Lottery games.