Playing Matters

We're Game

The Virginia Lottery creates excitement, encourages friendly competition and supports Virginians’ love of games. And not just our games, but all games! We’re Game. Are you?

For over 25 years we’ve been working and playing together, building an amazing organization committed to growing and giving back – and having fun while doing it. Operating entirely on revenue from game sales, rather than tax dollars, the Virginia Lottery generates approximately $1.2 million per day for Virginia’s K-12 public schools.

With Lottery games including Mega Millions, Powerball, Bank a Million, Cash4Life®, Raffle, Pick 3, Pick 4 and Cash 5, Virginians are bound to find a game they love. The Virginia Lottery also has a variety of Scratchers and FastPlay Games to add to the fun. And the excitement doesn’t stop there. Players also can enter promotions and play interactive games online at valottery.com for more chances to win!

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Giving Back

At the Virginia Lottery, we take playing seriously. Fun matters. Excitement matters. And so does the education of Virginia's youngest residents. It's the reason we play so enthusiastically. Every time you scratch a ticket or pick your numbers for the big jackpot, you are creating winners in education all over Virginia. Last year, the Lottery contributed nearly $650 million to Virginia's public schools.

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Lottery Performs

Since 1988, the Virginia Lottery's goal has been to produce fun games that players would enjoy. When players have fun, sales continue to increase and more profits can be turned over to the Commonwealth. Since 1999, 100% of the Lottery's profits are transferred to public education, K-12.

Learn more about the Lottery's strategy and core values
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Lottery Scams

Don't allow yourself to be the victim of a fake lottery scam. If it seems to good to be true, then it probably is.

Find tips on how to protect yourself when you play Lottery games
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Play Responsibly

Here at the Virginia Lottery, we take playing very seriously. Fun matters. Excitement matters. And so does the education of Virginia's youngest residents. It's the very reason we play so enthusiastically. Every time you scratch a ticket or pick your numbers for the big jackpot, you are creating winners in education all over the Commonwealth.

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Security

Lottery Security

At the Virginia Lottery, we take gaming seriously, making sure that each and every draw takes place under rigid security procedures. After all, every game should abide by certain rules and standards.

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Giving Back to Virginia Public Schools

$10,253,620,000

Total Virginia Lottery profits generated for Virginia's K-12 public schools since 1999.

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