The Delaware Lotto came to be on May 31, 1974. Since conception, the state lottery has generated over $10 billion in revenue, of which it has given back over $3 billion to residents and paid out over $1.5 billion in prizes.
To date, there are 6 Delaware lottery games over and above the Delaware Lotto, including, Powerball, Mega Millions, Play 3, and Play 4, to mention a few.
This state lottery operates a myriad of highly successful Video Lottery Terminals with over 8,000 units placed at Harrington Raceway Tracks, Dover Downs, and Delaware Park. These terminals bring in millions of dollars of revenue a year for the state lottery, saving the tracks from extinction in the process.
You’ll find hundreds of lottery syndicates in this state, which helps to increase your chances of winning. In 2004, a group of co-workers won the $214.7 million Powerball jackpot, which was the sixth largest lottery jackpot ever awarded at the time. The 33 co-workers shared the winnings among themselves.