All PA Lottery retailers must be in compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Pennsylvania Lottery can help businesses meet the requirements through the PA Lottery ADA Program.
Find out if your business is in compliance by reading the PA Lottery Retailers Accessibility Standards and reviewing the PA Lottery Retailers Accessibility Guidebook.
If your business is not in compliance, the Pennsylvania Lottery may be able to help.
The Pennsylvania Lottery will grant 12-month temporary licenses to business that agree to modify their locations to meet PA Lottery accessibility standards. Qualifying businesses may also apply to the Pennsylvania Lottery for reimbursement of a portion of the cost of the modifications.
In order to encourage qualifying retailers to modify their locations to meet PA Lottery accessibility standards, the Lottery offers a financial assistance program allowing businesses to recover a portion of the cost of the required modifications.
A business may qualify for the financial assistance from the Pennsylvania Lottery if:
A business may qualify for a 12-month temporary license to sell PA Lottery tickets if:
Upon activation, the retailer will receive a letter documenting the necessary modifications to be made at the retail location, along with completion deadlines.
Three months after activation, the retailer must provide two cost estimates for the required modifications and proposed plans.
Six months after activation, the retailer must provide signed contracts from the contractor completing the required modifications and all permits and approvals.
Twelve months after activation, the retailer must provide receipts for the required modifications. If the business is eligible for financial assistance from the Lottery, the retailer must also provide a copy of the first page of the business’s most current federal income tax form. The Lottery will then conduct a site visit. If the location is determined to be accessible, the retailer will receive full license status to be a Pennsylvania Lottery retailer.
To apply for your 12-month, temporary license to sell Pennsylvania Lottery products, or for more information about the Retailer Accessibility Program, call 1-800-692-7481, ext. 58084, or talk with your Pennsylvania Lottery District Representative.
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