Starting a Lottery Business

The lottery is one of the legal gambling games that ordinary people mostly patronize because of the game's simplicity and the high reward once one wins the jackpot.

This is a good indication for those who want to enter this kind of business since the sureness of earning profits from it is certain. Read on and learn how to start one.

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If there ever were legal gambling that is most interesting and simple for ordinary people, it would be a lottery. The risk in betting in this kind of legal gambling is excellent, but the return from it is known to be too big that it is too tempting that any regular person would not dare to risk several dollars for a bet. Lottery, so it seems, has been part of the psyche of common people where they can achieve financial emancipation.

On the other hand, the return for anybody who operates a lottery business will surely be a financial windfall considering that many patronize this kind of gambling or pastime. A lottery business is the best for those inclined to reap quick money on establishing a company with sure patrons.

If you are planning or inclined to build a lottery business, then rest assured that following simple steps will become a fruitful business venture. Below are some simple guidelines on how to start one:

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Licensing for Lottery Business

In the United States, there is no national lottery. Each state regulates lottery games. So if one starts a lottery business, all the necessary licensing will come to the state office. The one who is interested in starting a lottery business should be reminded that getting a license for his business is needed and one of the essential things in this business venture.

One can get his license to start a lottery business in many ways. One can get it on his own or use a third party. If one wants to use third-party organizations in getting a lottery business license, one can research the Internet for those well-known licensing organizations available in the business.

The good news about using a third party in getting one’s license is that it is fast, and these people know the ins and outs of helping you start your lottery business.

The Right Place for Your Lottery Business

Like any business that needs a place to operate, its location is synonymous with success. In starting your own lottery business, it is vital that you first apply a feasibility study you can about the market where you will put your lottery kiosk. Putting your lottery business in a place known to have many or one major businesses operating already diminishes your potential for maximizing your profits. So pick a proper place for your lottery business.

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  • Renu said on April 24, 2012
    I want to do something where I can really make lots of money, So u can guide me for lottery business(what and how it works) and tour operator.
  • Donald said on April 29, 2012
    I really want to start a lottery company in Congo (africa). I'm still doing my home work, and i have noticed that i have so much to learn that i don't even know where to start. What would you advice me?
  • raj beginner adviser said on May 6, 2012
    Lottery is not a game that can be run by a single group of person, it really needs brilliant ideas to hit the ground and the most important things is you should know the rules of the country where you are supposed to start up with, if you need better ideas and tips do email me. at || Lottery Consultant

  • Laurent Martin said on May 30, 2012
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  • Abhishek said on July 19, 2012
    Brief introduction : We are India Based IT company engaged in the development of Softwares/applications/Systems meant for Lottery Industry . Our sole focus is on Lottery domain, having our presence in various geographies .For any further details. Contact:
  • brent said on September 9, 2012
    i have a lottery license for a country in Africa. Really could use some good advise, like where do i get the tickets printed, there are not any quality printers where my license is. Sincerely, B
  • Ave Rodriques said on November 9, 2012
    Hi Sir, I Want To Start My Own Online Housie Game In India. want lottery license For this business, Anybody help me, where get or how to get this license From goa or sikkim any office or minister help me, e-, 9892628800. If you have Any idea mail or call me. thanks to this site. AVE RODRIQUES MUMBAI
  • Anuraag said on November 27, 2012
    Hi @brent. Contact me. I think I have the solution for u. Email id:
  • William K. Monkgeya said on November 28, 2012
    this will be the first one here in my country and my state of Kosrae in the Federated States of Micronesia. thank you very much.
  • Sundar Raju said on December 1, 2012
    Planing to start an online lottery company. Gifts are cash or a house etc. Who can give more details about how? I am an Indian too. Requesting your valid ideas and possibilities and help. But with a minimum investments.
  • anobi said on December 3, 2012
    i am a nigerian living in the u.s, i am thinking of having a lotto game here in my country but presently there is a game everybody plays, i will need some advice on what to do
  • George said on December 27, 2012
    I want to start a lottery business in the U.K offering winners property in Greece. I want it to national in scope. What are my chances for success?
  • sham lal said on January 9, 2013
    Someone please help me. I want to run a local lottery here in India and the biggest prize is Rs.1000. Not only this, I will earn nothing more than Rs.3000. Plus, I'm only 15. Will I need a license? Please email me at will highly respect any interaction or help.
  • Raju said on January 22, 2013
    Respected Sir, My name is Raju and I want to start only online lottery business. I Think in gujarat lottery is banned so can u help me what should i do. How much investment I want. Thanx. Raju
  • Ngozi said on February 2, 2013
    Hello, I want to start a lotto company, pls how do I package it? I know about getting a license, I need advice on how to package it. Thanks.
  • Margaret Cabral said on February 6, 2013
    I want to start a lottery business for immigrants who mostly come to US and also Australia, Canada, U.K. I wrote above #16 I am wondering if this can be done from the US or from the overseas countries where the immigrants are from. If both are legal in US and other countries what are the pros and cons of licenses if needed for immigration lotterys. Thank You In Advance
  • Bhuvisha Rai said on February 11, 2013
    Hi I am planing to start a lottery company of my own. Please mail me all the detail as how to start up with this dream project of mine. I am waiting for the expert advice before I invest some of my hard earn capital.
  • Irene said on February 20, 2013
    I want to start an online lottery business offering grand prize winners, summer homes on a popular Greek Island. I would like for the lottery to be available on international scope. What type of license is required and where should I apply? Thank you for your help.
  • nigam thakur said on February 23, 2013
    Hi. i am nigam thakur from mumbai. I want to o start nline group lottery business . So i want to know how and where i can get the license in india. please kindly help me.tnx
  • rd said on February 25, 2013
    i want to start a lottery business. We will have one draw every month. each ticket will be rs 1000. Price will be a divided in two to total rs 8000000. how do i open this business in Goa and how do i calculate my profits.
  • Analiefo nzegwu said on March 3, 2013
    I am interested in starting up a lottery business in Nigeria. The lottery will have national coverage and is billed to run on the GSM platform. I envisage at least one draw every month. I will need support in drawing up the business plan which will also cover IT ad GSM backbone. i look forward to your reply.
  • PD said on March 5, 2013
    Please can you kindly educate me on setting up a lottery business
  • Bola Olatunde said on March 13, 2013
    I am interested in starting up a business in Nigeria as principal agent of one of the leading lotto company. I will need support in drawing up the business plan which will also cover IT. l look forward to your reply.
  • Aashish said on March 14, 2013
    Hi I am interested to start a Online lottery company of my own in India . Please mail me all the details & procedure as how to start up and legal documents needed. Giving advice will be appreciated. mail:
  • Ajit Singh said on March 16, 2013
    Hello all from India. I do have a very good idea for starting a new lottery business in india. looking for people to team up and built my network. real serious people can contact me on.
  • Errol said on March 30, 2013
    Hi there, my name is Errol and I live in Jamaica, I want to start a small scale lottery in a US state. Please help me in terms of advice how much I would need to have in my reserve and other little things that I would need to know. Thanks. Please contact me at
  • LottoCompany said on April 10, 2013
    @Bola Olatunde, pls post you email address. Would like to contact you asap on the business plan. Thanks.
  • nigam thakur said on April 16, 2013
    i want to start online lottery business at mumbai ,india. how i start and what kind of license i need to start .please guide me.
  • laxminarasimha said on April 17, 2013
    i want to st art on line lottery business i stay in india .chhattisgarh please give suggestion
  • awa kalu aja said on April 19, 2013
    i am into real estate business and my location is Lagos Nigeria. but i want to start a regional lottery business in the south east zone of the country . initial take off will be my home state Abia and progressively cover the other four states that comprises the concept is to offer a fully built duplex home once a month as the top price and daily cash winnings on getting a combination of three to five numbers picked at random. i need, information and the IT software and advice on how to go about this business. the licensing and other legal requirements locally will be handled by me. thanks Awa
  • paul said on April 30, 2013
    @Ngozi, contact me asap. i think i can b of help. we should talk.
  • LAXMI MOHANTY said on April 30, 2013
    Hi. i am Laxmi Mohanty from Odisha (INDIA). I want to start online Or paper lottery business . So i want to know how and where i can get the license in india & how much Investment . please kindly help me.tnx
  • DANEMMA-G MEGA NIG LTD said on May 3, 2013
    Mylocation is Nigeria. I have d package from A - Z of lotto business. All I need now is a Financier as Individual or corporate bodies who will physically involved in setting it up in Nigeria. I have the package with me in US here. Thanks for linking us together. U will get ur service charge or commission as u do. Yours Sincerely, DEN
  • Frank said on May 5, 2013
    To all those who are into the lotto business across the world (private or state own). we have designed a lotto game that can be operated in any country around the world and we are looking for those who are interested (state or private investors so that we can have sort of agreement and the right to operate). is easy to play, very interesting and it rewarding for both parties. please E-mail me on: Thank you.
  • Mark said on May 9, 2013
    Hello. I have a very solid idea for online lottery/betting business. I am looking for the best country in the world to set it up:
    #1 minimum law restrictions,
    #2 cheap and easy remote setup of LTD,
    #3 minimum tax ratio.
    Any advice will be highly appreciated. Thank you. Mark, mark.browski(at)
  • kuldeep sharma said on May 30, 2013
    i want to start lottery business i stay in india. Rajasthan please give suggestion.
  • rahul said on June 9, 2013
    dear sir we want open a lottery company in india .pls help us for licensing and new idea ,my no is 8006763007. or told us any firm which can provide service to build a lottery company in india
  • Elena said on June 12, 2013
    Can you please give me an idea what US law firm I can get in touch to get some advice on US laws regulating the lottery business? Thanks, Best regards, Elena
  • rocky said on June 17, 2013
    i want to start the lottery business in india in delhi so is this possible in delhi & how ,from where i have to get my license , plz tell me whole info
  • Baloji said on June 24, 2013
    Hi, i am in Hyderabad(India). I have planned to start lottery business in my location. I need urs valuable suggestions plz contact me mobile no:7702494007.Tqs
  • Sidney Mack said on June 26, 2013
    Hi.I am in Botswana and want to start a lottery company I already know about licensing and the legal bit. kindly help me with a business plan. email me
  • prithvi said on June 28, 2013
    After many attemts of businesses now i want to start lottery business in india both paper and online lottery system can anyone help me out. from where to get license. minimum investment. calculations of customers and winning money. A good suggestion will be rewarded(1000% i ill guarantee),So please give ur best (
  • Zojie said on July 14, 2013
    @ANOBI & @NGOZI I currently run a lottery company in Nigeria Instant Win Scratch Card Lottery Games. The market is great but I am looking for investors to join me in pushing the business to a national level. You see us on Facebook "winnerman games" or our web site You can contact me on 08064170744
  • Chigozie Ijeomah said on July 24, 2013
    Dear Sir, I want to invest in a lotto business in Nigeria, do u have any package for me regards to lotto. Gozie
  • Okechuwku Kingsley said on August 9, 2013
    My location is Nigeria, I have a lottery business idea which will run on GSM network in Nigeria, I need help on how to go about getting necessary licensing from the Government and with the GSM network provider.
  • Chigozie Opara said on August 10, 2013
    @LottoCompany, please can you furnish me with expert information on how to partner with an existing major lottery company as their representative or company agent in Nigeria. My e-mail address is We will jointly draw the business plans while i provide country and culture advice including government regulations and policies guiding lottery business in Nigeria. Thank you.
  • Dario said on August 23, 2013
    hello. I'm from Italy and I would like to know how to open my own bookmaker company in Austria. Any suggestion? Mail me at Thanks in advance. Dario
  • Michele said on September 1, 2013
    I want to run a online lottery pool in the US can it be done. I am not trying to get rich I just want to up the odds of winning and I want it for people who don't belong to a pool. please email at
  • Daisy Mendez said on September 8, 2013
    4200n N 5Th st Phildelphia pa 19120 i would like to open a lottery business. please give me more information on how to go about it. also how to fine a third party etc.. thank you Daisy
  • frank said on September 11, 2013
    hello pls i need a first class advice on how to start-up a profitable lottery business. am in nigeria
  • nora said on November 5, 2013
    i want to start a lottery business in California us. can you please give me some ideas how to start, I already have the place to set up the machine. thanks in advance
  • Titu said on November 10, 2013
    919733056829 Hai this my mob no. I would like to start online lottery business in india. Sir please help me to collect on line lottery linsence.any body can help me.
  • manoj rk pillai said on November 18, 2013
    i am manoj from goa, i would like to start a lottery business in india. Could anybody give appropriate information..
  • Adewale said on November 25, 2013
    Want to start a lottery business in Nigeria, need some help. Will be glad to talk with a serious minded person. Please contact me at the above email address if interested.
  • Philip said on November 30, 2013
    Looking forward for trustworthy team to do a business. I believe Team-work would help all of us achieve good money and for ever. Any one who does know the actual procedure of starting this business and Invest. Would prefer lawyers, government officials to come up and be a partners. All paperwork need to be done and genuine business we need to start. So team, let me know that we form a group and start this business. I believe if 10-15 people can come together, we can be very strong and can start this business. I know that this is a very high earning business, but at the same time would require a very good planning and team effort along with initial investment. So lets make this dream true. Let me know your thoughts at
  • Nick said on December 16, 2013
    I am from south Ga and I'm interested in starting a lottery sort of a raffle lottery tickets only sold in my county every store in this town has people outside scratching lotto tix so I figured if I came up with a smaller lotto with way better odds of winning I would attract their business haven't really did a lot of research on this but I figured I could have this lotto set up at every store in the county and do a drawing either every week or every 2 weeks and I keep a certain percent for my part in it.. I know if someone else started this in my county I'd play every week knowing I had way better odds of winning than on a nationwide lotto if you have any info or answers for me please do email me Thanks
  • Daniel said on December 28, 2013
    Anyone who know the cost of start up a lottery business plz contact me at also anyone who wants to open a partnership ! Thanks
  • Jitendra S Holkar said on January 31, 2014
    Hello, i want to start lottery business in airoli & Ghansoli pls guide me the procedure & minimum investment requirement for the same. give me some ideas about how to start the business
  • James Lamka said on February 10, 2014
    Hello Everyone, I am interested to start a lottery company in India (any state across india). Can you please contact me with the details & procedure as how to start up and legal documents needed. Thank you
  • Oke said on February 20, 2014
    My company is making a presentation for setting up the regulatory framework and subsequent appointment of an operator by my state government. I need help in writing the proposal. I am looking for anyone who has had dealings with Intralot of Greece. my email is
  • Diana Pen said on February 24, 2014
    Hello! I'm interested to start a lottery company located in New York, NY. I'm looking for the right people to work with as a team.
  • Chamzy said on February 27, 2014
    If you need to start up a lottery business here in Nigeria, email me at
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  • tj said on March 3, 2014
    what business i can start with #500k and be getting #70k per month, please, help
  • satish said on March 18, 2014
    Dear @TJ, Contact me , i will tell you the business that multiply your investment by 10 times in 5 years
  • satish said on March 18, 2014
    Please getin touch to get the details
  • NATIVE OF PLUTO said on April 5, 2014
    Hi I want to start lottery business on my planet PLUTO can anybody help me? then this is my mobile number - 9999PPLLUUTTOO
  • Rupendra thapa said on May 13, 2014
    Hi there, i am rupendra from Nepal, if any one wants to start up a lottery business in Nepal please contact me through mail: thanks
  • Kalzang said on May 19, 2014
    I want to start a Lottery business in the state of Sikkim. I simply want to know the minimum amount of money to be invested. And what license should I have to start such a business.
  • Steven Miller said on May 23, 2014
    We have a lottery-style game that is getting the software developed. Which country would be a good place to try to get a license?
  • david jones said on May 27, 2014
    I would like to start a lottery business in Nigeria, doses anyone have good game for a country like that, got a gaming license,
  • ADEDAMOLA said on June 9, 2014
    Hello am from nigeria, I will like to stat a lottery biz here in ma country.pls mail me 2 get details on how 2 get started n wr I will get d
  • joseh said on June 17, 2014
    Hi? am from Africa and if anyone is interested in starting lottery in Africa please email me at
  • Alex said on June 24, 2014
    Hello, Soon I want to start my new project - online lottery service. I am planning to operate the TOP lotteries, to facilitate ticket purchase for customers all around the world. Can anyone explain how to cooperate with a lotteries? My e-mail:, Thank you!
  • ROTIMI Shittu said on July 23, 2014
    What is the difference between a raffle and lottery business?
  • Poker said on August 9, 2014
    we are looking for business partners worldwide I have answer to all interested ppl out there you can start now your own business with small amount in pocket and big confidence in heart just leave msg with your contact details we will be in touch with you as soon as possible
  • vic said on August 13, 2014
    hello every one, I want to start a lottery business my major concern is how to get the software, any IT personal? I need your help anybody with vital information please contact me through e mail.
  • Erica said on August 14, 2014
    Hi everyone, good luck to your lottery business, I am Erica from China,our company could print your lotto tickets. And our main business is thermal paper roll. Welcome to contact me via:
  • KUNAL HAZRA said on September 10, 2014
    Hi, me and couple of my friends are willing to start a lottery business in West Bengal, India. There are lots of lottery ventures are going on locally of course in small scale.WE also want to begin with similar small scale lottery ventures, where the grand prize does not exceed more than 1 lack INR. please if any one can inform me about the licensing regulations, how can i boost my business state and country wide. all kind of information will be appreciated,contact-
  • zahid tanwar said on September 10, 2014
    hi i want to start lottery business in mumbai. pls help me to get license or whatever paper work is required to start this business .pls contact me 09930373897 or send me your contact number thanks
  • vijay said on September 16, 2014
    Hi, I want to start a housing lottery in mumbai, the winner be getting a house in mumbai, pls help me how to get license or whatever paperwork is required to start this business. Pls contact me at 9699234839 or u can even mail me at Thanks.
  • Ayaz said on September 19, 2014
    i am planning to start an online lottery business in India. Please mention me the required legalities and procedures to start it online.
  • Prince Williams said on September 21, 2014
    Please, I need web template or jvscript to run lottery business online. thanks contact me through my email.
  • brash said on September 21, 2014
    I am planning to start a lottery business in india please tell me the all derails for opening lottery business how much investment is required about license etc
  • luna said on September 22, 2014
    @LottoCompany pls am currently researching on online lottery systems with the possibility of establishing one for the nigerian market. Pls i need your assistance on this subject.
  • afzal said on October 21, 2014
    hi my name is afzal i was doing rajshree online lottery in mumbai for about 12 year but my mistake was i registered machine in my partner names know he started next to my shop taking machine pls tell me is company has any rule of 100mt distance between two machine because company is not giving me rajshree machine telling 100mt rule pls help email id
  • laxman singh said on October 31, 2014
    Hi, i am luxman singh from varanasi , I want to start a lottery in mumbai, pls help me how to get license or whatever paperwork is required to start this business. Pls contact me at 09415227515 or u can even mail me at Thanks.
  • Monyroor Teng said on November 3, 2014
    hello, I am a South Sudanese and I want to start a lottery business in South Sudan no one start that yet, anyone want to give me and Idea or want to partner with me, simple raffle tickets like 50/50 to start with, my email is Thanks
  • peyton said on November 5, 2014
    hello, I am from the United Kingdom and I want to start a lottery business in South London, anyone want to give me help in the process of going about setting up this business, my email is Thanks
  • danish ahmad said on November 13, 2014
    hi my name is danish and i want to run a lottery business plz guide me how can i get license and in which city can i do this business in india plz suggest me its a request. email id. or call at 08445494703
  • M & S business consultant said on November 13, 2014
    for every one who wants to know about rules & regulations please feel free to contact me on given email address my team will help you with all the requirements
  • rohitash yadav said on November 16, 2014
    Hi my self rohitash from Rajasthan India and I want to start lottery business in rajasthan India .So please guide me how can i get license for this business
  • Ramon Compton said on November 20, 2014
    Hello everyone, i'm looking to start up a national lottery business. Can anyone help me and point me in the correct path as far as license, rules, regulations, etc. I can be contacted at Thank You
  • Seun said on November 24, 2014
    Looking to start both an online and local lotteries in Lagos, Nigeria. Please advise on how best to proceed.
  • Bijesh said on November 25, 2014
    Hi, very happy to see u all, today accidentally i reached this site, we are based in U.S and India, we are going to launch our online lottery worldwide , and our company looking partners in every part of the world, all interested persons who ready to invest money and time contact me by mail or my cell 09526033433,
  • Divya Jain said on December 26, 2014
    Hi, I want to start lottery business in Dubai. Can some one help on the rules on getting license etc...
  • Grace Best said on January 3, 2015
    I have an ideal but need business advise on a lottery business in Maryland. Location is not a problem but I need plan advise. Can you help me with it. I know there are Maryland lotteries available at most convenient and liquor stores but nothing that is just lottery and keno. Can you help.
  • Dejavu said on January 13, 2015
    Dear Sir, I want to start a lottery business in Nepal. Please provide me with proper suggestion and guidance.
  • satish gill said on January 19, 2015
    how can i get start this business. 9897427341
  • P.P.Batra said on January 22, 2015
    One reason why lotteries were banned in India is that lot of poor started investing in it beyond their means and even sold their house hold in the process. It became a social evil instead of satisfying natural gambling instinct. I have an idea on lottery in India that would ensure that no one can invest more than Rs.1000/- per month. There will be no paper lottery. Sale would be entirely through transfer of funds electronically.Since I am already 75 years old, I am only looking for some one who would buy my idea.


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