So you have heard about the lottery and maybe played it a few times. But do you know any of the facts and figures behind the lottery? Here you can find lottery statistics, market size, industry figures and the impact of the lottery on the economy.
More money is spent on playing the lottery, than the NBA, MLB, NFL, adult media, Hollywood movies, music, and video games combined.
Since 2012, there have been 82 tickets that have won or shared a Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot.
Since 2013, more than 1,300 tickets have won at least $1,000,000 on either Powerball or Mega Millions.