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Forgot Your Lottery Tickets? Buy Them Online - Literally

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As of Friday, January 17, 2020, PA residents can now buy their tickets online, this includes Mega Millions® and Powerball®. PA Lottery made the announcement via their website.

“We are excited to announce that we are now selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets online,” said Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. “Selling lottery online is a big part of our effort to appeal to new customers and meet our players where they already are — which is online. This is an important step that will help us continue generating funds to benefit older Pennsylvanians.”

“By law, online lottery players must be physically located in the state of Pennsylvania to play for money and win prizes,” Svitko noted. “As with all Lottery games, we urge players to play responsibly and always within their means.”

To play or purchase PA Lottery games on a computer, mobile device or tablet, install the PA Lottery’s Official App. Apple users can download the app from the Apple App Store. For Android users, visit or text APP to 54187 to receive a special Android download link. The Google Play store has the PA Lottery Official LITE App, but this version currently does not include the ability to purchase Powerball® and Mega Millions® tickets. Tickets that are issued online cannot be canceled.

Tonight's Powerball® (01/18/2019) drawing is currently for $321M

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