The Missouri Lottery is committed to providing media professionals with a wide range of Lottery news and information. This section was specifically developed for the use of all media and contains a variety of helpful resources.
About the Missouri Lottery
- Lottery History
- Find out more about the history of lotteries in America, how and when the Missouri Lottery got its start, and the Lottery's vision and mission statements.
- Sales and Proceeds
- Access the Lottery's sales and proceeds information dating back to 1986, the year Missouri Lottery sales began.
- Check our Frequently Asked Questions list to find answers to your questions.
- 888BETSOFF.org Website
- In cooperation with the Missouri Alliance to Curb Problem Gambling, the Missouri Lottery provides a problem gambling Web site promoting the 1-888-BETSOFF help line.
- Media Factbook
- This downloadable press material offers easy access to complete product information, press contacts, sales and proceeds information, drawings, frequently asked questions and more.
- To access the Lottery's 60-page factbook, you will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher. It is available from Adobe for free download for Windows, Macintosh and Unix platforms.
- Press Contacts
- Find phone numbers for media contacts.
- Powerball Jackpot Factsheet - Updated Feb. 18, 2014
- When the Powerball jackpot continues to grow for a number of weeks, the Lottery puts together a fact sheet for media personnel to help answer commonly asked questions about the game and past winners. Please note: This information is not updated with each regular Powerball drawing. It is generally updated when the jackpot reaches more than $250 million.
- Mega Millions Jackpot Factsheet - Updated March 12, 2014
- When the Mega Millions jackpot continues to grow for a number of weeks, the Lottery puts together a fact sheet for media personnel to help answer commonly asked questions about the game and past winners. Please note: This information is not updated with each regular Mega Millions drawing. It is generally updated when the jackpot reaches more than $250 million.
- Logos and Artwork
- Download Missouri Lottery logos and artwork for use by the press in articles and other news.
- Lottery Links
- Follow these links to other official state lottery websites.