Despite the fact that New York does not have an online lottery, they do have apps for iOS and Android that allow players to check results and scan tickets. These apps also let players see the prize draws for that day, as well as view the jackpot amounts. Another app, TheL11otter, allows players to pay for their tickets, which are purchased by scanning them into an account. While this service is not available for all states, it is one of the most convenient ways to play the lottery.
Legitimate lottery retailers are licensed in their state and have a bond that prevents them from selling fake tickets. In addition, they are also subject to a criminal background check. While lottery retailers are carefully vetted for their authenticity when selling tickets in person, the same cannot be said for their legitimacy and security online. The best way to find out whether a lottery retailer is legitimate is to read the terms of service. In addition, you should review the privacy policies to make sure they comply with your personal information.
Online lottery gambling is still in its infancy in most states, but some have proposed laws allowing it. Massachusetts and Connecticut have recently approved legislation for online lottery gaming. But New York, Hawaii, and New Jersey are among the states that do not have an online lottery yet. The same goes for Alaska and Hawaii. But there are plans for Mississippi to have a lottery in the next year or so. In August 2018, lawmakers in the state approved a bill for an online lottery platform. However, there are additional laws to be passed before the online lottery can be implemented.