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Playing the lottery should be a fun and entertaining experience. If gaming starts to affect your life in a negative way, we're here to help.
Check out these short, helpful videos to help you better understand the odds, gambling myths, and setting spending limits.
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Take this quiz and test your responsible gaming knowledge.
Select the statement that best fits your play.
I decide how much time I can spend playing before I play.
Sometimes I have time scheduled, other times I play as long as I want.
I don’t usually plan my gaming time, and I lose track of how long I've spent playing.
Before I play, I always check my finances and decide how much I can spend.
I usually play with extra entertainment money every month. I don't always plan how much I can lose.
I don’t decide how much I can spend.
It's just a game.
I have a hard time stopping when I feel I'm on a streak.
When I'm in the zone, the game is what matters.
I should keep track of the money I have spent when I play.
While I don't want to go over budget, I don't always pay attention.
I'll win back what I lose, so I don't need to keep track.
I should know how much I can afford to lose before I play.
It's okay to get a little off track, as long as I don't lose too much.
I could spend more than I plan to lose. I will probably win to offset some of my losses.
I should only play after I have paid all of my bills first.
Yes — I set aside money to play and I don't play with money meant for bills.
I use money set aside for groceries now and then, but I can always pay my bills.
No — I'm short on bills, like rent or mortgage, because of playing, but I'm sure I'll make it up next time I play.
Playing the lottery is not an income, it's entertainment.
I think I could make some extra money if I played regularly.
It's a good way to make money.
I must win some time, and I know a win is around the corner.
I feel like I should win after so many losses.
The odds of winning are the same regardless of previous losses.
If I play more often, I will increase my odds of winning.
I think my chances of winning should get better if I have more opportunities to win.
I play for fun and the excitement of winning. Playing more often won't change my odds of winning.
What do you say when your friend tells you their sure-fire way to win?
Me too! I play birthday numbers on Draw games, and I play the same Scratch-off every Friday. I know I will win soon.
That's intriguing. I've tried a few approaches, but they don't seem to make a difference.
Having a favorite set of numbers or a routine of playing is fun, but you can't control the outcome.
Multilingual counselors are available 24/7 to provide support for players, friends and family.
We are committed to ensuring our players and retailers have the information and resources they need to enjoy the game.
We create fun and engaging games that also return income to the State of Indiana in a socially responsible manner.
Unfortunately, people can take advantage of players who enjoy the lottery. Learn how to spot a lottery scam to keep your play safe.
Our retailers know our players first-hand. That's why we think it's important for our retailers to also encourage positive play habits.