Puerto Rico Lottery

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Lotería de Puerto Rico (English: Puerto Rico Lottery), is the oldest "modern" lottery in the US; it began in 1934. (The oldest mainland US lottery is the New Hampshire Lottery; its beginnings as the New Hampshire Sweepstakes were in 1964.) The lottery is operated by the Puerto Rico Treasury Department.[1]

Puerto Rico's lottery includes daily pick 2, pick 3, and pick 4 games, weekly regular lottery draws on Wednesdays (50 times annually), and two special draws, each prior to Mother's Day and Christmas. The lottery uses equipment for the sale of electronic lottery tickets from Scientific Games Corporation.[2] Powerball has been added to Puerto Rico's lottery.

The lottery also offers "instant" scratch-off games, which were introduced in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hacienda.gobierno.pr/loteria/index.asp
  2. ^ http://www.loteriaelectronicapr.com/