New York Lottery Information

This page contains links to pages which provide you with helpful background information regarding the NY Lottery, how it operates and winning prizes.

How to Play

You will find details on how to play each of the fantastic NY Lottery games by clicking the game name in the top navigation, above. But if you are looking for general information which applies to all or most games, this is the place...

Prizes and Taxation

Let's face it, you are most likely to be playing the lottery to try and win some money; the more the merrier. So you've porbably got some questions about prizes, prize payouts and taxation...

Retired Games and Wagers

The New York Lottery has gradually built up its range of games since being set up as a government-run organisation in 1967, and players can now choose from a long list of options. However, some games that have been offered in the past are now retired, meaning they are no longer available to play. Find out here about the games that have formerly been on offer to players in New York.