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Which state in USA allows one to to legally run online

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Which state in USA allows one to to legally run online lottery company?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Maverick replied 1 year ago.

Illinois, Georgia and Minnesota are the states that are actually selling State sponsored lottery tickets online right now. In the USA it is illegal to operate a private lottery which is generally defined as a contest in which contestants pay to enter and the prize is awarded at random. The exception is for a nonprofit organization's who occasionally do fundraising raffles.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
can these online tickets be bought from anywhere or one has to be physically present in USA and these states only?
Expert:  Maverick replied 1 year ago.

It appears that you have to be physically present in these States only. But I would need to do more in-depth research to find a definitive answer.

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