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Why Should You Become a Lottery Retailer?

  • Enjoy 6% commission on sales and an additional 3% commission on anything cashed through the Lottery terminal.

  • In fiscal year 2023, total Maryland Lottery sales increased 3.8% over FY 2022, reaching $2.764 billion.

  • In fiscal year 2023, total sales and cashing commissions paid to Maryland Lottery retailers increased 8.3% to $219.9 million.

Increased Traffic Flow and Competitive Advantage

  • The Lottery provides retailers with the ability to cross-promote their existing business with Lottery products.
  • Offer your customers a product that is not offered by all retailers. Provide your customers with another reason to visit your establishment.

User-Friendly Equipment

  • Technical support provided seven days a week, 365 days a year.
  • Reliable routine maintenance of equipment and delivery of supplies.
  • Rapid processing of tickets (which means quick and efficient service for your customers).
  • FREE installation of Lottery and communication equipment.
  • FREE attractive point-of-sale material and advertising support.
  • FREE training for all of your employees.

Retailer Bonuses

When retailers sell a top-tier ticket for certain games, they have the opportunity to earn big bonuses when players win big.

Retailer Bonuses

List of retailer commissions by game

*Maximum bonus $100,000. Shared jackpots will determine the proportionate share of the retailer bonus.