As the 3rd modern U.S lottery, the New York Lottery was commenced in 1967. As a part of the Gaming Commission of New York State through which revenue of public education is generated. Including video lottery, players must be at the age of 18 years at least. However, for Quick Draw, the minimum age is 21 year. The winning of the lottery is subject to Federal and state income taxes. Both Yonkers and New York City’s residents are also regarded with local income taxes. The beneficiaries of the New York Lottery are businesses, winners, and schools all across the state. The profit which is gained from the ticket of New York Lottery’s sale which has been calculated till to now is $64 billion directly goes to K-12 public education funding of New York. The mission and objective of the New York lottery are to extend support for school education.
If you are living in New York and want to play in the lottery program, you have to get subscription first by accessing its official site as per the following guidelines:
How To Get Subscription:
- By connecting your PC with internet connection, launch a web browser and browse a link nylottery.ny.gov for accessing its official website.
- As you reach the main site, you will see an option, “Ways to play”. Click here to find out the different ways of playing in the lottery.
- Upon click on this option, you will be led to next page, where you will further see a link named as “Click here to subscribe now!” and move to next page for subscription process.
- On the next page, enter your email address or username and password for signing into an account.
- If you are newcomer then click on the option given below “Register” and follow the next page for completion of the process.
- Here you are required to provide your personal information like full name, date of birth, SSN and email address and enter Login information like username, password with confirmation and security questions
- In the last, enter a code, letter in the text box and finally click on “Continue” button by accepting terms & conditions.
It is pertinent to mention here that above-mentioned process is only for those players who are first time visiting this site, but if you have already completed this procedure, you have to go to the sign in option for accessing of account.