Washington (WA) Lottery Drawing Schedules, Official Site, Contacts
Washington (WA) Lottery General Information
Washington’s Lottery was created in 1982, the Washington’s Lottery was established to generate revenues for state programs through the sale of lottery products (games). Those products, or games, as they are more commonly known, range in variety from Scratch tickets, in which players discover if they are an instant winner, to draw games in which players wait for the random drawing of numbers to determine if they have won. Lottery staff is dedicated to providing new, innovative, and fun games for players to enjoy. Presently, the Washington’s Lottery offers five draw games; Mega Millions, Lotto, Quinto, The Daily Game and Daily Keno, with jackpots ranging from $300,000 for Quinto to as high as $360 million for Mega Millions. New Scratch games are launched as frequently as once a month, with players having a choice of more than 30 games a year to experience. Prizes for Scratch games range from $1 to $1,000,000.
The history of the Washington’s Lottery is interesting, and provides a fascinating view of a state agency driven by public choice to support state programs such as public education and stadium construction.
Main Office Address:
814 4th Avenue East
Olympia, WA 98506