The Pennsylvania Lottery Benefits Older Pennsylvanians. Every Day.
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Lottery website! From Philadelphia to Erie and from Pittsburgh to Scranton, the PA Lottery supports programs all around Pennsylvania that benefit older Pennsylvanians.
How the PA Lottery Benefits Older Pennsylvanians
The Pennsylvania Lottery is the only state Lottery that designates all of its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Thanks to loyal PA Lottery players, the PA Lottery has been able to contribute more than $31 billion to programs that include:
Local Services, Senior Centers & Meals
Low-Cost Prescription Assistance
Free and Reduced-Fare Transportation
Property Tax & Rent Rebates
In just the last year, the Pennsylvania Lottery generated more than $1 billion in PA Lottery benefits for those programs.
Pennsylvania Lottery Mission Statement
Our sole mission is to provide funds that benefit older Pennsylvanians every day. Through the responsible sale of entertaining Lottery products, we generate funds to support vital state-sponsored programs for older Pennsylvanians.
- We are principled. Through our honesty and integrity, we work hard to not only earn trust, but keep it.
- We are responsible. Both fiscally and socially. From the way we manage our business, to the way we market our products.
- We are good business partners. Each day, we honor our commitments to our valued retailers and vendors who depend on our responsiveness and excellence.
- We believe in new ideas. We foster an environment that supports innovation and diverse thinking among all employees.
- We are respectful. We encourage collaboration and value the contributions of every individual.
Pennsylvania Lottery History
The Pennsylvania Lottery was established on August 26, 1971. On March 7, 1972, the PA Lottery premiered with a 50-cent ticket featuring weekly drawings and a grand prize of $1 million. Read more Pennsylvania Lottery history.
PA Lottery’s Skyline
The skyline depicts many of Pennsylvania’s landmark buildings. From Erie to Philadelphia, Pittsburgh to Scranton, and many points in between, these buildings symbolize our state’s rich history, diversity and dynamic growth. You will notice that the skyline changes from day to night at 6 p.m. each evening. The artwork also changes with the seasons.
It’s fun to see how many of the landmarks you can identify. For a complete key to the illustrations, please click here.
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