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Multi-State Lottery Association
Address: 1200 35th St., Ste. 701 West Des Moines, IA 50266-1908 U.S.
E-mail Address:
Phone: 515-221-9600
Fax: 515-221-9605
Population: approx: 60 million
President: Rebecca Paul - Hargrove
Year Lottery Founded: 1988
Sales FY 1997:
Sales FY 1998:
Number of Employees: Nine (9)
Games Offered: Powerball - Hot Lotto® - Wild Card - 2 by 2® and Ca$hola™ (progressive jackpot for VLT)
Beneficiaries: All profits are retained by the member state lotteries and are used to fund projects approved by the state legislatures.
Members: Arizona Lottery, California Lottery, Colorado Lottery, Connecticut Lottery Corporation, D.C. Lottery & CGCB, Delaware State Lottery, Hoosier Lottery, Idaho Lottery, Iowa Lottery, Kansas Lottery, Kentucky Lottery Corporation, Louisiana Lottery Corporation, Maine Lottery, Minnesota State Lottery, Missouri Lottery, Montana Lottery, Nebraska Lottery, New Hampshire Lottery Commission, New Mexico Lottery Authority, North Dakota Lottery, Oregon Lottery, Pennsylvania Lottery, Rhode Island Lottery, South Carolina Education Lottery, South Dakota Lottery, Tennessee Education Lottery, Vermont Lottery, U.S. Virgin Islands Lottery, Wisconsin Lottery, West Virginia Lottery.

Background Information

The Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) is a non-profit, government-benefit association owned and operated by its member lotteries. Each MUSL member offers one or more of the games administered by MUSL. All profits are retained by the individual lotteries and are used to fund projects approved by the legislature authorizing each lottery.
Formed in 1987, MUSL's first multi-state game was "Lotto America". The game ran four years before being replaced. On April 22, 1992 the first "Powerball" drawing was held. Since then, "Powerball" has become the number one lottery game in the United States and is now played in 29 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

News Archive For CY2018
July 12, 2018 MUSL Board President and Powerball Game Chair Elected for FY19

News Archive For CY2017
January 11, 2017 Charles "Chuck" Strutt, Former Executive Director, Multi-State Lottery Association, Responds to AP Article
January 4, 2017 Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Lottery Rigging Case

News Archive For CY2016
August 25, 2016 Attorney’s Records Sought in Subpoena Related to Lottery Investigation
June 30, 2016 Trial for Former Lotto Official Postponed
June 27, 2016 Lottery Rigging Trial to be Moved Out of Des Moines
June 22, 2016 Senate Oversight Committee Seeking Assurance on Increased Security for Lottery
June 16, 2016 Former MUSL Computer Security Director Asks for Conviction to be Overturned
June 15, 2016 Texas Lottery’s Executive Director Named MUSL President
April 6, 2016 Further Arrest in Connection with Multi-State Lottery Association Investigation
March 31, 2016 Multi-State Lottery Association Seeks To Dismiss Players Lawsuit
February 3, 2016 First Lawsuit in Multi-State Games Scandal Seeks Millions

News Archive For CY2015
October 10, 2015 Former Lottery Security Officer Facing Additional Charges in Connection with Rigging More Games
October 1, 2015 Shoutz® and MUSL Join for Launch of Powercode™
July 6, 2015 Tweaking to Powerball Improves Odds of Smaller Prizes


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