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Lottery tickets make perfect gifts – just not for kids

November 19, 2021 Posted by NC Lottery at 8:00 AM
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The gift-giving season is fast approaching. For many, it is already here.

Regardless of when or if you decorate for the winter season, it generally means long to-do lists and time spent looking for that oh-so-perfect gift.

Does this sound like you? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered this year.

Our holiday scratch-off tickets make the perfect stocking stuffer or quick gift, so you’ll have one less thing to worry about this holiday season.

You can give them to your co-worker, to your mail carrier as a thank you, or to your adult family members. The best part? You don’t even have to wrap them. Show up with a lottery ticket and let the sound of scratching fill the air!

While crossing off “get gifts” from your to-do list, remember this: Lottery tickets are not for kids under 18.

Let’s put it into perspective.

While I am sure a good many of us would love to be gifted a classic car — hello back road cruising— you usually wouldn’t give that kind of gift to a kid.  They wouldn’t appreciate it and many wouldn’t know how to drive it or take care of it.

Think of lottery tickets the same way.

For adults, lottery tickets are thrilling and great fun. But for kids under 18, they can be risky.

From working with our partners in the area of problem gambling, we know that some who develop a gambling problem later in life report their first experience came when they were young – nine to 11 years of age.

Together we can do something about that.  We encourage you to join us in preventing lottery tickets from ending up in the hands of minors by not giving lottery tickets to those under 18 or sharing the risks with others in your life.

Have fun this holiday season, and good luck with that holiday to-do list.

Hopefully you’ll have one fun thing to scratch-off this year. Here’s to a few lottery tickets under the tree just for you. 


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12/03/2021 04:06 - Charlie W.

I sometimes give Lottery Tickets as gifts, but not often :)

12/03/2021 02:28 - Mike T.

I give lottrey tickets as stocking stuffers

12/03/2021 01:48 - Vernesia L.

What a Great Idea! Want to know another great idea let us play pick 3/4 online!!!!

12/03/2021 01:45 - Cynthia H.

I have given out lottery tickets as birthday present and people have won big... I'm still waiting on my big pay out..

12/03/2021 01:15 - Vickie C.

Awesome gifts

12/03/2021 01:03 - KENISHA F.

Good luck to everyone this holiday season

12/03/2021 12:49 - Brenda C.

Love the NC Lottery game!

12/03/2021 11:04 - LaShonda W.

Awesome idea:)

12/03/2021 10:23 - Cassandra M.

Never thought of this.

12/03/2021 09:49 - DENISE R.

I have a friend that believes the only way he can get out of the situation he is currently in is by winning the lottery. So I definitely know this is something he would want and use as a gift.

12/03/2021 09:31 - Austin C.

Already purchased some for stocking stuffers.

12/03/2021 09:31 - Renee K.

thumbs up

12/03/2021 09:31 - Austin C.

Already purchased some for stocking stuffers.

12/03/2021 09:27 - Jennifer M.

Easy fun gift

12/03/2021 09:21 - Richard B.

Good article

12/03/2021 08:42 - Barbara W.

Great idea for the grandchildren.

12/03/2021 08:22 - Mary M.

I had completely forgotten about lottery tickets as gifts! Definitely on my list now ??

12/03/2021 07:00 - Brooke L.

I only buy lottery when I am feeling lucky.

12/03/2021 05:42 - Linda B.

perfect stocking stuffers for adults!

12/03/2021 04:46 - Davana C.

Sounds good

12/03/2021 03:45 - Jennifer g.

Agreed ??

12/03/2021 01:47 - Deitra F.

Few are t

12/03/2021 01:21 - Robert H.

Have given and received lottery tickets in the past, and plan on continuing to give and/or ask for them as a gift.

12/03/2021 12:13 - ROBBIN F.

Yes lottery is not for children. If parents with children parents should tell their children that this is not for you and no I will not let you do one when we get home. This is not for you.

12/02/2021 11:37 - Jamie G.

I agree!

12/02/2021 11:29 - steven c.

sounds go

12/02/2021 10:26 - Debbie P.

Great stocking stuffers!

12/02/2021 10:19 - Bailey W.

My younger brother is 15 and I'm 25 he likes to watch me scratch tickets and find out if I won anything. It reminds me of how I use to watch my grandmother's husband scratch tickets and see if he won anything when I was a kid before he passed away.

12/02/2021 10:13 - Benjamin l.

Ok

12/02/2021 09:38 - Patricia R.

Luck to all. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

12/02/2021 09:07 - stacie m.

I agree!

12/02/2021 08:56 - David N.

Something about surprise gifts of tickets that could win you money.

12/02/2021 08:37 - Earl S.

Good Dirty Santa Gifts

12/02/2021 08:27 - Pam H.

Always fun to receive lottery tickets.

12/02/2021 08:26 - Ingrid M.

Great advice.

12/02/2021 08:24 - Cordellia M.

ok

12/02/2021 08:19 - Christopher h.

Good gift If it's a winner

12/02/2021 08:10 - Brenda K.

Yes, great idea!

12/02/2021 08:04 - Jenna B.

You got it dude.

12/02/2021 07:40 - Melissa T.

i love to give & receive scratch offs

12/02/2021 07:23 - Connie H.

I love just giving out scratch off lottery tickets, people's eyes light up and smiles come across their face

12/02/2021 07:22 - Nia W.

Agree

12/02/2021 07:07 - Glenda P.

I think everybody likes to play a scratch off now and then

12/02/2021 07:06 - David M.

I agree

12/02/2021 06:27 - Nickolas T.

Love scratch offs

12/02/2021 06:06 - Kathryn L.

This is a family tradition with us. I place the scratch offs in the stockings of each family member. It's exciting, even to win $1.

12/02/2021 06:03 - Kenly W.

okay

12/02/2021 05:59 - Susan H.

Just fun to see someone’s excitement while scratching

12/02/2021 05:46 - Miles B.

Want to win big money

12/02/2021 05:20 - Sharon c.

I agree ??

12/02/2021 04:06 - Glenda K.

I agree 100%

12/02/2021 02:46 - John M.

Buy them every Christmas

12/02/2021 02:40 - Susan L.

Okay

12/02/2021 02:09 - Debra O.

Have given scratch off tickets for so many occasions from Valentine's Day, Birthday, family gatherings and Christmas. A fun gift or prize for family and friends game nights too.

12/02/2021 02:04 - Kededra S.

Great gift and fun

12/02/2021 01:59 - Valerie M.

Everyone loves them.??

12/02/2021 01:41 - Meta M.

Wishing for a great big lottery win

12/02/2021 01:16 - Janine B.

Lottery tickets are a go to for an adult I don’t really know what to get them

12/02/2021 01:10 - LISA H.

Love these!

12/02/2021 12:52 - vanessa w.

Love scratch off tickets

12/02/2021 12:33 - Casie j.

These make great stocking stuffers

12/02/2021 12:18 - Regina M.

Always leave for the mail carrier!

12/02/2021 11:51 - Kyra H.

nice

12/02/2021 11:43 - Bobbi A.

agree

12/02/2021 11:39 - Julia M.

I love getting lottery tickets as gifts.

12/02/2021 11:33 - SUZANNE B.

Just have Fun

12/02/2021 11:22 - Bobbi A.

agree

12/02/2021 10:39 - Carl B.

Very good

12/02/2021 10:34 - Mitzi M.

nice gift

12/02/2021 10:31 - Leslie C.

Lottery tickets DO make great Christmas gifts now that you mentioned it... it is something you don't think about.. right away however

12/02/2021 10:29 - Lori A.

I think this is a great idea

12/02/2021 10:21 - Marche R.

I'd love to give out lottery tickets for Christmas and I've done it before hears ago

12/02/2021 10:19 - Susan H.

Truth!

12/02/2021 09:57 - angela d.

kids should not be allowed to play

12/02/2021 09:19 - Christina W.

They can give them to their self, if you winn Then good to for all.

12/02/2021 08:58 - vernette c.

Nice1

12/02/2021 08:51 - Marcy M.

Love lottery tickets in my stocking, my adult stocking of course!NC Lottery
Thanks for commenting, Marcy! We hope you get lots of lucky lottery tickets in your stocking this year!

12/02/2021 08:47 - Anatolij B.

great gift.

12/02/2021 08:33 - David C.

Easy presents everyone likes ??.

12/02/2021 08:20 - Demita J.

I have done this before. It goes over big at family dinners as well.

12/02/2021 08:16 - pat s.

It's entertaining

12/02/2021 08:03 - Diane V.

ok

12/02/2021 08:00 - Kim H.

I love receiving a lottery ticket as a gift ??

12/02/2021 07:55 - Robert F.

Good gift idea

12/02/2021 07:50 - Gary G.

great game

12/02/2021 07:39 - Patricia L.

Lottery tickets are a great way to gift co- workers

12/02/2021 07:25 - Chad B.

Great job ??

12/02/2021 05:50 - Joye F.

I agree 100%

12/02/2021 05:38 - Deanna L.

Excited to start earning 2nd chance

12/02/2021 03:57 - Sherika K.

Cool

12/02/2021 03:29 - Tayler K.

Best gifts

12/02/2021 03:25 - dale b.

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12/02/2021 01:56 - Andre F.

That is very generous!

12/02/2021 01:42 - Christopher J.

Very nice

12/02/2021 01:39 - Tawanda W.

Great plan

12/02/2021 01:13 - LaToya J.

I love giving these as gifts!

12/02/2021 01:08 - Dustin W.

Ok

12/02/2021 12:50 - Nicole L.

Don't start them young

12/01/2021 11:57 - Anita C.

agreed.

12/01/2021 11:26 - Dustin W.

Check id's require 2types of id's or have whoever is goin to but scratch offs or gamble go get a special type of is just for that like having a license to drive a car u would have to have a certain types of photo ID to gamble

12/01/2021 11:13 - matthew m.

nice

12/01/2021 11:00 - Venus M.

Fun gift idea for adults.

12/01/2021 10:50 - Melinda O.

Great way to win money and give $ to schools!

12/01/2021 10:30 - Preston M.

It's a lot of fun

12/01/2021 10:02 - DjBSeT B.

Awesome idea

12/01/2021 09:49 - Megan M.

Awesome idea

12/01/2021 09:49 - Rhonda B.

I will join you as you work to keep lottery tickets out of the hands of minors. Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!NC Lottery
We appreciate your support in our Gift Responsibly mission, Rhonda! Happy Holidays to you as well!

12/01/2021 09:43 - Diane H.

I would love to get a lottery ticket for Christmas !

12/01/2021 09:38 - Anna D.

I agree---we as adults have to be responsible

12/01/2021 09:32 - jane b.

great

12/01/2021 09:28 - Jada S.

Amazing

12/01/2021 09:20 - Adam C.

Good luck

12/01/2021 09:04 - Michelle L.

Great!

12/01/2021 08:40 - Lula P.

There is a big WIN in my future!NC Lottery
We hope so, Lula! Wishing you all the luck!

12/01/2021 08:40 - Debbie C.

Very informative

12/01/2021 08:37 - Jerdine B.

Wonderful

12/01/2021 08:30 - Steven P.

Sounds like fun

12/01/2021 08:17 - marvin a.

love it

12/01/2021 07:43 - cynthia b.

Will get a few for stocking stuffers!

12/01/2021 07:22 - Monae P.

Great!

12/01/2021 07:20 - TONYA H.

Fun idea!

12/01/2021 07:07 - Robert D.

Sounds festive

12/01/2021 06:47 - Vivian C.

Great presents!!!

12/01/2021 06:31 - Lisa E.

Cool

12/01/2021 06:24 - Conchita M.

Agreed!

12/01/2021 06:04 - Jameshia D.

Great idea

12/01/2021 05:42 - Geneva B.

I'm praising God thank you for my lottery winnings anyway long I might not have it yet but he said thank God for anything that you want to receive a thank you Lord for my win

12/01/2021 05:36 - robert w.

I always give them as stocking stuffers

12/01/2021 05:35 - Crystal C.

Good idea

12/01/2021 05:23 - Verina K.

Love it and Merry Christmas

12/01/2021 05:18 - Percy M.

I agree. Lottery tickets make good gifts.

12/01/2021 05:16 - Dana F.

Very nice great ideas

12/01/2021 04:58 - sharon p.

VERY GOOD IDEA

12/01/2021 04:41 - Dorothy H.

Great ideas

12/01/2021 04:38 - Kirsten E.

I agree totally

12/01/2021 04:12 - Demetria S.

Awesome! Looking forward to more fun

12/01/2021 04:02 - Richard M.

give them every year

12/01/2021 03:33 - Belinda G.

Fun to play, awesome if you win

12/01/2021 03:20 - Jozzett H.

GOOD GIFT IDEA.. THANKS

12/01/2021 02:48 - Jeremy W.

I hope to create an educational grant for single parents to go to college

12/01/2021 02:31 - theresa w.

Just wish the website would work!!

12/01/2021 02:30 - deanna c.

Awesome

12/01/2021 02:17 - Jackie C.

gifts of love

12/01/2021 01:57 - Elina R.

Love this

12/01/2021 01:43 - Sarah M T.

Yes

12/01/2021 01:30 - THOMAS D.

great

12/01/2021 01:28 - April M.

great gift

12/01/2021 01:23 - Sharon W.

Awesome

12/01/2021 01:19 - Jennifer L.

Perfect gift

12/01/2021 12:28 - Joanna K.

For me my kids is everything all my world, so doing great gifts for kids be great ??.I love you my small stars ??

12/01/2021 12:27 - Salvatore S.

They make great stocking stuffers

12/01/2021 12:22 - Robert W.

Im getting holiday scratch offs for my family and neighbors.

12/01/2021 12:11 - Loretta A.

Nice

12/01/2021 12:00 - Diane L.

Make great stocking stuffers

12/01/2021 11:59 - Diane L.

Make great stocking stuffers

12/01/2021 11:56 - Virginia S.

Love scratch offs

12/01/2021 11:43 - robin s.

wonderful gift

12/01/2021 11:42 - Kathy H.

Great idea!!

12/01/2021 11:33 - Gloria F.

Love gifting lottery tickets to my husband and adult sons!NC Lottery
That's awesome, Gloria!

12/01/2021 11:29 - Samantha H.

Great nc ticket and gift

12/01/2021 11:25 - Patricia C.

Love these.

12/01/2021 11:11 - Patricia C.

Great for me and gifts.

12/01/2021 11:05 - Ted C.

We give them every year.

12/01/2021 11:00 - Timothy B.

Love these for dirty santa

12/01/2021 10:41 - Cynthia M.

Scratch offs are fun win or lose.

12/01/2021 10:35 - Don H.

????

12/01/2021 10:14 - Jacqueline S.

Great gift

12/01/2021 09:37 - Amy B.

Awesome gifts

12/01/2021 09:34 - Jimmy H.

They will make great stocking stuffers

12/01/2021 08:35 - Brenda D.

always enjoy making a ticket tree for our daughter she loves it

12/01/2021 08:32 - Susan S.

For a family holiday party I did a $1:00 lottery tree. Played Christmas trivia and each winner got to get a ticket from the tree. We had a couple of winners, small amounts $1 & $5. But it was a lot of fun

12/01/2021 08:28 - narine a.

Hopefully i will winNC Lottery
Wishing you luck, Narine!

12/01/2021 08:21 - Valerie M.

Can’t win if you don’t play! Share the love

12/01/2021 08:08 - Charles F.

There Fun.

12/01/2021 06:29 - Jami S.

I love giving lottery tickets to co-workers during the holidays

12/01/2021 03:09 - Shalia B.

Sounds like a good idea

11/30/2021 11:46 - Jenn S.

Good idea, might get some for my parents.

11/30/2021 11:22 - d e b.

thanks

11/30/2021 10:46 - VIVIAN L.

IT'S EXCITING WHEN SOMEONE ELSE GIVE YOU LOTTERY TICKETS AS A GIFT

11/30/2021 10:41 - Wyvern A.

Good deal

11/30/2021 10:40 - Melissa E.

I give scratch offs a prizes for the games we play at Christmas

11/30/2021 10:31 - John W.

I will give tickets for gifts

11/30/2021 10:29 - Jeanne I.

I will load up my husbands stocking

11/30/2021 10:27 - Glendora G.

I love scratching off lottery tickets

11/30/2021 10:20 - Tom T.

None

11/30/2021 10:07 - Jocerlyn H.

Lottery tickets have replaced cards in many instances for me!

11/30/2021 10:03 - Minnie V.

Sounds like a great idea.

11/30/2021 10:01 - Harry N.

I plan on buying some to give as gifts

11/30/2021 09:49 - Chantal G.

Feels great when Im a winner.

11/30/2021 09:45 - Wanda C.

I gave lottery tickets last year and will again this year. It was so much fun watching everyone testing their luck!

11/30/2021 09:37 - miranda S.

I will be giving lottery tickets as a gift as usual.??

11/30/2021 09:31 - Brittany S.

I will definitely do this

11/30/2021 09:29 - Jane H.

Every year I try to give the family an extra bonus by giving Christmas Lottery tickets!

11/30/2021 09:28 - Donna D.

Perhaps I will put some under the tree as a gift to myself.

11/30/2021 09:05 - Frances W.

Makes a great stocking stuffer for the adults!

11/30/2021 09:04 - Kelly K.

Fun to give

11/30/2021 08:53 - Marbella T.

Might have to try it as a stocking stuffer

11/30/2021 08:51 - Jennifer M.

Out of state family love it!

11/30/2021 08:49 - David B.

Scratch tickets are really great gifts! Exciting, fun and inexpensive yet always guaranteed to spark a smile!

11/30/2021 08:47 - Monique S.

I always give lottery tickets as Christmas gifts. And I'm sure to remind the recipient's if he/she wins big, half is mine.

11/30/2021 08:41 - Donna T.

Thank you.

11/30/2021 08:37 - pat d.

never give lottery tickets as gifts but love to get them

11/30/2021 08:20 - Maia C.

Great information

11/30/2021 08:03 - Virginia L.

Everyone likes a chance to win.

11/30/2021 07:52 - Michael T.

Thank you for supporting NC Education.

11/30/2021 07:34 - James H.

I hope I win a top prize one day. But I am happy for whoever wins.

11/30/2021 07:25 - Tesra H.

Sounds like a good idea

11/30/2021 07:20 - Laura H.

Thank you for the information. I don't like giving scratch off tickets for gifts because if they don't win anything then I feel bad.

11/30/2021 07:18 - Vera A.

I've gotten lottery tickets as gifts before. Fun!

11/30/2021 07:04 - Charles M.

Well said

11/30/2021 06:54 - Robert T.

They are nice stocking stuffers.

11/30/2021 06:53 - Gilbert L.

Good Christmas gift.

11/30/2021 06:52 - pam l.

That is my plan this year to give scratch off in the Christmas stockings for my family

11/30/2021 06:50 - CHRIStine G.

Give as a gift

11/30/2021 06:33 - Donald G.

So when are the second chance drawings going to happen?I dont think ive seen a drawing happen in over a year.

11/30/2021 06:23 - Louise W.

great idea

11/30/2021 06:12 - Sandra M.

Great stocking stuffer!

11/30/2021 06:03 - Alice J.

Lottery tickets have always been one of my gifts for family members!

11/30/2021 05:35 - virgil c.

That’s the perfect gift for everyone

11/30/2021 05:34 - JOHNNY F.

Play keno online

11/30/2021 05:25 - Yolanda I.

I agree can form bad habit early.

11/30/2021 04:49 - Jacqueline R.

Never gave lottery tickets as a gift but sounds like a good idea. Just may give it a go this year :-)

11/30/2021 04:48 - Jacqueline R.

Great ideas, never gave lottery tickets as a gift but just might give it a go this year :-)

11/30/2021 04:46 - David B.

I plan on buying some to give as gifts!

11/30/2021 04:24 - Nandia M.

I would love to be scratching cards for Christmas so I can win a big prize and plan a vacation after the holidays.

11/30/2021 04:12 - Carla C.

Thanks for the information

11/30/2021 04:10 - Neftali V.

Aww wish the best for everyone holpe all can win

11/30/2021 04:03 - linda s.

I enjoy planning crosswords the most

11/30/2021 03:51 - Jamie A.

I love NC lottery

11/30/2021 03:38 - Pamela w.

Always give the give tickets in grown up stockings for fun!!

11/30/2021 03:20 - Patrick S.

Cool idea

11/30/2021 03:17 - Steve M.

Great

11/30/2021 03:16 - DAVID B.

Great

11/30/2021 03:10 - Robert B.

I hardly ever win, but it's for a good cause.

11/30/2021 03:10 - Robert B.

I hardly ever win, but it's for a good cause.

11/30/2021 03:07 - Daniel j.

Ready 2 win in 2022!!!

11/30/2021 02:51 - patrick c.

,,,

11/30/2021 02:37 - Wayne R.

Very sound advise about children not being able to play under the age of 18. I played a lot early in life and almost had me losing everything every week, pay check to pay check. But finally learned and stopped. Now I play some but nothing like I did long ago.

11/30/2021 02:35 - Stacy D.

We always give scratch offs as stocking stuffers and on gifts:)

11/30/2021 02:34 - Gregory S.

Always fun !!

11/30/2021 02:28 - Casselle W.

My kids know that's all I ask for on Mother's Day birthday and Christmas. Get my dimes out and have a scratching good time.

11/30/2021 02:27 - bill d.

love giving for stocking stuffers. not much available for a dollar anymore

11/30/2021 02:22 - Cory G.

Cool beans

11/30/2021 02:14 - Gloria C.

Thanks for this great informations.

11/30/2021 02:13 - Nga D.

Good

11/30/2021 02:09 - LaKendra M.

I don’t have very good luck with lottery number picks or scratch offs, but hey; it’s the thought that counts! I would gladly accept them as gifts!

11/30/2021 02:09 - Sandy C.

great!

11/30/2021 02:05 - Robert P.

Thank you!

11/30/2021 02:02 - Laura I.

I am currently accepting scratch off tickets ffrom anyone ??

11/30/2021 02:00 - Cristal R.

Jingle Jingle Ho Ho Ho MERRY CHRISTMAS

11/30/2021 01:53 - Tim S.

Merry Christmas

11/30/2021 01:51 - John b.

Santa is watching!

11/30/2021 01:48 - David R.

A great opportunity to do good for others.

11/30/2021 01:28 - Cynthia C.

Only for those 18 or older by that age it’s a personal fun choice for entertainment and fun! I will be giving a few scratch offs to my friends and family that are 18 or older!!

11/30/2021 01:14 - Angel S.

hehe

11/30/2021 01:13 - Lisa S.

I hope Santa puts some tickets in my stockings this year ??

11/30/2021 01:12 - Renee G.

This is a good idea.

11/30/2021 01:12 - Pamela L.

Yes

11/30/2021 01:11 - Crystal D.

You just gave me Christmas gift ideas!

11/30/2021 01:07 - Robert B.

Great

11/30/2021 01:06 - Jessie S.

The perfect gift.

11/30/2021 01:01 - Samuel B.

Nice

11/30/2021 01:01 - Christine C.

Ok

11/30/2021 12:58 - Tina C.

A gift of chance makes me want to dance!

11/30/2021 12:57 - Craig A.

Love it

11/30/2021 12:48 - deborah m.

yes

11/30/2021 12:47 - Laura S.

I'd love to wi some money

11/30/2021 12:38 - Kimberly V.

I luv playing mainly the scratch offs.Would be nice to get to be able to win big one day. Only time will tell but I know I gotta keep playing to be able to win. Play really only once per month. That’s the only time I’m able to afford them.

11/30/2021 12:37 - crystal m.

Good luck everyone!!

11/30/2021 12:35 - JESSECA H.

Ho ho ho

11/30/2021 12:34 - Valerie B.

Stocking stuffers for the older kids

11/30/2021 12:30 - adrienne r.

Great gifts

11/30/2021 12:25 - ROBERT R.

I know some folk who would love them.

11/30/2021 12:24 - Gretchen B.

Thank you!

11/30/2021 12:22 - Elizabeth O.

Great

11/30/2021 12:15 - William H.

Good Gift

11/30/2021 12:12 - Benjamin W.

Good

11/30/2021 12:11 - Rosie T.

Love it

11/30/2021 12:08 - Corey M.

Great Gifts especially for Dirty Santa during Christmas get to togethers.

11/30/2021 12:03 - Stephen G.

Ok!

11/30/2021 11:48 - forrest b.

more ways to have fun

11/30/2021 11:48 - Richard E.

SCRATCH OFFS! What better way to spread a little more fun, joy and excitement this Holiday.

11/30/2021 11:48 - Deborah V.

An Awesome Gift

11/30/2021 11:45 - Lisamarie A.

Great as gifts

11/30/2021 11:40 - Amberly C.

This is great and I do them as stuffing stuffers.

11/30/2021 11:40 - Carolyn W.

Would love to see some winning lottery tickets under my tree!

11/30/2021 11:38 - selby a.

I agree to the full extent.

11/30/2021 11:37 - Sherry M.

I love getting lottery tickets in my sticking ??

11/30/2021 11:35 - Yakenya j.

Let the scratching begin!!!!

11/30/2021 11:23 - Don G.

Good luck

11/30/2021 11:18 - Frank H.

I like scratching, and some of the lottery money might make it to schools.

11/30/2021 10:56 - Amy F.

yes

11/30/2021 10:47 - George R.

Great

11/30/2021 10:24 - Tarsha B.

Awesome

11/30/2021 10:23 - Devondia P.

Lottery ticket make great stocking stuffers.

11/30/2021 10:23 - Jennifer H.

Makes a great gift!

11/30/2021 09:58 - rod j.

ho ho ho

11/30/2021 09:55 - John E.

Nice

11/30/2021 09:50 - Cornelius B.

Thanks a Bunch!!!

11/30/2021 09:14 - Jonathan E.

This is AWESOME!

11/30/2021 07:37 - Susan W.

I absolutely love scratching off the holiday Scratch off tickets. That's all I have asked for Christmas ?? this year.NC Lottery
Thanks for the positive comment, Susan! We hope the tickets you receive are lucky ones!

11/30/2021 06:33 - James T.

great.

11/30/2021 06:08 - Donna H.

good luck to all

11/30/2021 06:00 - Melinda T.

Great information

11/30/2021 04:57 - larry a.

Nice gift ideas

11/30/2021 03:10 - james s.

Awesome

11/30/2021 02:24 - Jaycee G.

Niceeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11/30/2021 01:14 - Monica M.

Alrighty!

11/30/2021 12:31 - Virginia B.

i love giving and receiving lottery tickets

11/30/2021 12:14 - Doug P.

I ALWAYS HAVE FUN WITH SCRATCH OFFS

11/30/2021 12:08 - Luciana D.

Good luck

11/29/2021 11:51 - Hubert R.

I am new to this

11/29/2021 11:47 - Ebony W.

I never win, so I hope it's My chance to win. Happy Holidays!NC Lottery
Wishing you lots of luck, Ebony!

11/29/2021 11:31 - Michele W.

Fingers crossed

11/29/2021 11:02 - Eric W.

We just won 60 bucks. Woo Hoo! Happy AnniversaryNC Lottery
Congrats on the win and happy anniversary, Eric!

11/29/2021 09:57 - vicente m.

cool

11/29/2021 09:52 - Stacy S.

great informative article

11/29/2021 09:50 - Megan W.

I wanna win

11/29/2021 09:28 - Rosa B.

I never give lottery tickets as gift.

11/29/2021 09:26 - Carmen R.

I never have any luck with scratch offs but you can't win if you don't play.

11/29/2021 09:22 - Marie K.

This info is good to know and share. Passing it along to all my friends with young children in their families.

11/29/2021 09:17 - Cordella W.

Christmas wishes, please come true

11/29/2021 09:15 - Nu Jaya S.

Good luck!

11/29/2021 08:32 - deborah h.

fun gift you can play

11/29/2021 08:32 - Eleanor M.

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11/29/2021 08:15 - Connie H.

I KNOW JUST WHO I AM GOING TO GIVE A FEW TICKETS TO. IT WILL MAKE FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS INDEED IF THEY WIN!

11/29/2021 08:03 - Brent C.

winning would make Christmas better...

11/29/2021 08:03 - Eloise P.

Good Luck.

11/29/2021 08:00 - Eloise P.

Santa is coming, I just know it!

11/29/2021 07:57 - edward b.

Makes Sense!

11/29/2021 07:23 - Christine M.

I love giving them for gifts and my whole family love playing all together when big money is in the jackpot.

11/29/2021 07:12 - Bill W.

They are great stocking stuffers

11/29/2021 07:09 - Gloria B.

Wow!!

11/29/2021 07:01 - Shirley B.

Very good

11/29/2021 06:36 - Georgette C.

I am responsible

11/29/2021 06:29 - Ebony M.

Nice

11/29/2021 06:23 - Amy E.

Thank you ??

11/29/2021 06:07 - Terry D.

true

11/29/2021 05:58 - Shirley T.

Would not think of giving a child a ticket. I keep trying.

11/29/2021 05:54 - Velda W.

Understood.

11/29/2021 05:37 - Veronica W.

Yes, I plan to buy scratch offs as Christmas gifts. It makes my life easier and hopefully someone will win.

11/29/2021 05:29 - edward d.

Are you my secret Santa !!!!!!

11/29/2021 05:28 - Khrystal S.

Awesomesauce

11/29/2021 05:27 - Ruth H.

Great way to have some fun

11/29/2021 05:25 - Robert L.

Great idea

11/29/2021 05:24 - Lisa C.

Stocking stuffers for adults only- got it!

11/29/2021 05:23 - peter b.

i lve the nc lottery

11/29/2021 05:12 - Steven B.

Great gift idea that can have them scratching!

11/29/2021 04:47 - Robyn E.

Sweet....................

11/29/2021 04:29 - Michelle B.

My secret santa present this year!

11/29/2021 04:03 - Stephanie H.

Best of luck

11/29/2021 04:01 - Emanuel J.

Just let us win sumtn

11/29/2021 03:53 - Kristie S.

Responsible gambler

11/29/2021 03:48 - linda T.

will try

11/29/2021 03:36 - Joe A W.

Good luck to me

11/29/2021 03:30 - Andrea E.

I give tickets for birthdays and Christmas. The receivers love them.

11/29/2021 03:15 - Savanna L.

I would like to say its okay for children to scratch off because its litterally scratching a tiket and hey, if they win, they just blessed like that.NC Lottery
Thanks for commenting, Savanna! While scratching off tickets is fun and receiving a prize from doing so is even more fun, we just want to remind all of our players of the risks associated with playing the lottery. More and more children are exposed to the availability and accessibility of many forms of gambling at even younger ages and we just want to emphasize the importance of understanding those risks and communicating that sometimes lottery games may feel like more than a game. However, we obviously want each parent to make the best decision for their own family!

11/29/2021 03:07 - Melinda T.

I remember ever since I was a kid my father would get $20 worth of scratch off's once a month. Even up util he passed away he would still play. Definitely brings back fond memories.

11/29/2021 02:56 - Mike C.

Great job

11/29/2021 02:32 - thomas r.

great gift

11/29/2021 02:07 - Scott S.

Got it!

11/29/2021 02:04 - Linda F.

Happy Holidays

11/29/2021 02:03 - larry a.

hope i get a ticket

11/29/2021 01:32 - Nicole D.

Nice little gift tag

11/29/2021 01:08 - Camela K.

Great teacher gift idea!! :-) They also fit well as part of the items in the plastic wrap ball party game!

11/29/2021 12:48 - Elliot D.

I have received scratch off tickets in the past and loved it, I think it is a great idea

11/29/2021 12:43 - Marvin M.

Happy holidays!!!

11/29/2021 12:11 - MARK F.

Good luck to the receiver

11/29/2021 11:40 - Greg E.

Yabba Dabba Do

11/29/2021 11:01 - Miriam H.

cool

11/29/2021 11:00 - Darra S.

well I let my kid who is under 6 scratch cards but I will stress how gambling can be an addiction and drain money quickly if you don't use good judgmentNC Lottery
Thanks for your comment, Darra! While it is ultimately up to parents to make the best decisions for them and their children, it's definitely important to emphasize the risks of playing the lottery and addictions that can come from play. That's why we run this campaign - to spread awareness and remind our players about those risks, and conversations like the ones you have with your child are so important to the cause!

11/29/2021 10:59 - Kimberly F.

The surprise of seeing a family member, friend or co-worker win is the best when you gift scratch off tickets.

11/29/2021 10:44 - Bryan M.

great gift idea

11/29/2021 10:42 - Maria C.

Makes great gifts.

11/29/2021 10:32 - John F.

They are good gifts.

11/29/2021 10:25 - Daniel B.

Great gift idea!??

11/29/2021 10:25 - Brooke M.

They do make great gifts! Merry Christmas!

11/29/2021 10:16 - Jay C.

Great to give to clients

11/29/2021 10:10 - Michael P.

I agree it is not a good idea to give children Lottery tickets

11/29/2021 10:03 - Terry D.

Correct! Not for kids - but for people who are a kid at heart - like my loving spouse!

11/29/2021 09:58 - Lori Q.

I love this

11/29/2021 09:56 - Kathleen G.

Love scratch-offs!

11/29/2021 09:55 - Lori Q.

I love this

11/29/2021 09:45 - Liza G.

Always a great gift.

11/29/2021 09:32 - Sylvia K.

Love the idea

11/29/2021 09:16 - Bill P.

We also give at Christmas.

11/29/2021 09:15 - Alexia F.

I hope so

11/29/2021 09:04 - Brenda B.

great gift for myself!!!NC Lottery
That's the spirit, Brenda! We hope your gifted tickets to yourself are lucky ones!

11/29/2021 09:01 - Richard P.

simple and quick

11/29/2021 08:39 - william f.

good ideas

11/29/2021 08:24 - JoAnn K.

Love the gift tags.

11/29/2021 07:22 - robert p.

excellent gifts

11/29/2021 07:12 - fred b.

We do gift the adults in our family scratch off tickets.It really is fun.NC Lottery
Thanks for the positive comment, Fred! Lottery tickets can make great gifts for adults!

11/29/2021 07:10 - Paul P.

Awesome idea!

11/29/2021 05:24 - DAVID L.

Ageww

11/29/2021 05:08 - Daylan H.

I don’t always call my ex when I hit the lottery off of a scratch off but when it’s over $800 I let her go cash it in so she can pay the taxes lol

11/29/2021 04:47 - Austin J.

??

11/29/2021 02:59 - Pamela H.

Lottery tickets should not be given to minors as gifts

11/29/2021 02:55 - charod c.

Happy holidays

11/29/2021 02:13 - Holly H.

Idunno

11/29/2021 01:35 - Sharon M.

Giving tickets as gifts is so exciting!!

11/29/2021 12:33 - Melissa F.

Sure. Give something that can potentially create a habit forming issue to a minor.

11/28/2021 11:39 - Tracy H.

Merry christmas

11/28/2021 11:29 - Debbie M.

Thank you!

11/28/2021 11:29 - Dylan E.

Amazing

11/28/2021 11:05 - Laurie A.

not for kids

11/28/2021 10:44 - Donna E.

I agree that minors should not be given lottery tickets.

11/28/2021 10:35 - Paul C.

That is a wonderful idea that is what I am going to do for Christmas.

11/28/2021 10:30 - Quiannia C.

Agree

11/28/2021 10:17 - Rosalie c.

I would love to win big.

11/28/2021 09:59 - Kathy L.

I agree.

11/28/2021 09:53 - Derrick W.

I'm waiting to hit big

11/28/2021 09:53 - Harriet K.

Good for a grab gift or a stocking stuffer.What away to start the new year.

11/28/2021 09:48 - Jennifer A.

Well said. Watch for an addiction of gambling.

11/28/2021 09:26 - Rich I.

A winning lottery ticket is a great holiday gift. It could be a life changing ticket.

11/28/2021 09:13 - Marilyn S.

Great gift

11/28/2021 09:06 - Erica D.

That works

11/28/2021 08:55 - Rebecca J G.

I agree

11/28/2021 08:08 - Susan R.

makes for a nice touch on the holidays*

11/28/2021 08:05 - candy l.

great advise

11/28/2021 08:02 - kelly w.

Like giving Scratch offs as gifts

11/28/2021 08:01 - lynn p.

I agree just not for children

11/28/2021 07:56 - Jasmine R.

Understand the cost to play

11/28/2021 07:54 - Esther C.

Never a good idea

11/28/2021 07:28 - Holly B.

I agree

11/28/2021 07:16 - Jamishaelle S.

I love sctrachees as a gift

11/28/2021 07:14 - Geraldine D.

Gift the ticket to the Mom she can get kid a gift or gift them the money

11/28/2021 06:46 - jimmy c.

I agree ?? percent

11/28/2021 06:42 - Yu Chung L.

I agree

11/28/2021 06:38 - Karen F.

Prior to reading this, I would never have considered giving a lottery ticket to a child. It is amazing to me, that anyone would even contemplate doing it. Probably the same people who thought drinking bleach would cure COVID.

11/28/2021 06:32 - Ken H.

yes

11/28/2021 06:23 - Cynthia F.

Good to know.

11/28/2021 06:18 - Alfretia P.

I am 69 young,it would a blessing to win a large so i can bless some one else for christmas, that is my greatest desire

11/28/2021 06:18 - Kathleen N.

great

11/28/2021 06:05 - Judy S.

Lottery tickets are for adults 18 and older.

11/28/2021 05:58 - Tina H.

Nothing wrong with giving lottery tickets to minors.

11/28/2021 05:52 - Brittany L.

Lottery tickets the best secret Santa gift

11/28/2021 05:52 - Crystal B.

I also agree

11/28/2021 05:52 - Brittany L.

Lottery tickets the best secret Santa gift

11/28/2021 05:22 - Bryant C.

:)

11/28/2021 05:11 - Jeff L.

I always give as gifts. Love it if they wwin

11/28/2021 04:41 - Aloysius G.

Great Idea!

11/28/2021 04:27 - Anthony P.

nice gift

11/28/2021 04:17 - arnold m.

stocking stuffers for sure

11/28/2021 04:14 - Yevette H.

Iagree

11/28/2021 04:12 - Sarah D.

Its fun!

11/28/2021 04:12 - gregory w.

no tickets for minors

11/28/2021 04:05 - MICHELLE J.

I agree

11/28/2021 03:57 - Dicie F.

Great stocking stuffers

11/28/2021 03:51 - Laura A.

Good advice.

11/28/2021 03:41 - David M.

I agree

11/28/2021 03:41 - Phillip G.

I suppose it's a gift until the person "opens" it and finds they lost. Then it's just trash--it can't even be re-gifted. I suppose you could gift it as a type of Schrödinger's Cat thought experiment: until you scratch it (or the drawing occurs) you've both won and lost.

11/28/2021 03:19 - David K.

great last min gift for friends and co-workers

11/28/2021 03:00 - Vanessa M.

I agree

11/28/2021 02:47 - paul w.

IT'S LIKE A DOUBLE SURPRISE

11/28/2021 02:40 - Martia W.

Giving tickets to only the ones who are able to purchase them themselves.

11/28/2021 02:38 - Kelly S.

My family loves getting scratch offs for gifts!

11/28/2021 02:27 - Gwendolyn M.

Have a merry xmas

11/28/2021 02:26 - Patti L B.

Fast play and Scratch off tickets make the perfect gift for Christmas, and for all year through like Birthdays, anniversaries, and well...just make up a holiday!! They are fun to play and the anticipation of scratching off a winner is a great feeling!

11/28/2021 02:24 - Griselda T.

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11/28/2021 02:16 - laura h.

make great stocking stuffers

11/28/2021 02:10 - Gail C.

no minors

11/28/2021 02:08 - Demetril S.

I love playing scratch off tickets

11/28/2021 02:07 - Kasandra B.

Definitely not for minor’s

11/28/2021 01:57 - tina j.

Happy holidays

11/28/2021 01:41 - Dennis J.

Perfect gift for the family member that loves to do scratch off tickets

11/28/2021 01:36 - Emily L.

Good luck to everyone

11/28/2021 01:34 - Latesha F.

Thank you

11/28/2021 01:27 - Carolyn B.

agreed

11/28/2021 01:20 - Lakeisha B.

Thanks for the information and I hope you all enjoy responsibly playing lottery and enjoy this holiday season! Good Luck to you all!

11/28/2021 01:04 - Andrea F.

This is a nice gift for Santa Exchanges.

11/28/2021 01:03 - Andrea F.

Nice for Santa exchanges.

11/28/2021 01:01 - Tesheena W.

I agree with this

11/28/2021 12:59 - dave t.

LOTTERY IS FOR ADULTS, NOT KIDS

11/28/2021 12:24 - Stefanie B.

Agreed

11/28/2021 12:06 - Cecilia B.

Agree 100%

11/28/2021 11:56 - Erica H.

I concur

11/28/2021 11:48 - Beverly P.

I love receiving scratch off tickets as a gift

11/28/2021 11:47 - Elroy C.

I love lottery tickets

11/28/2021 11:17 - Marlene G.

hopefully a winner

11/28/2021 11:17 - Ashley C.

Great stocking stuffers for the Grandparents!lol They love them

11/28/2021 11:15 - Tammy C.

Definitely not for kids.

11/28/2021 11:13 - Rebecca B.

play for fun

11/28/2021 10:50 - Michael C.

good chance to win

11/28/2021 10:40 - Leonesha S.

Giving Lottery tickets as a gift is a different and unique way of the giving season

11/28/2021 10:28 - Shannon P.

I think the ideas are great, also the thoughts an creativity is very heart felt . Hope everyone gets a win

11/28/2021 10:17 - Joann C.

Adults only

11/28/2021 10:07 - DINA H.

OK

11/28/2021 10:04 - jobina M.

I love the gift of scratch offs

11/28/2021 10:00 - Tariq S.

Great idea!

11/28/2021 09:58 - samuel p.

That's right

11/28/2021 09:56 - Edward M.

Agree with the overall premise. There is value in teaching kids about statistical principles such as decision making with probabilities, or learning about tail-end events- principles that are found with playing the lottery that can be applied to everyday life. Some of the easiest examples to teach statistics are with lottery or card games. Sounds like potential for a teachable moment around the holiday season.

11/28/2021 09:40 - Roxanne J.

Always look forward to tickets in my stocking ! Definitely not for minors.

11/28/2021 09:16 - Christopher W.

Awesome I love getting lottos as a gift $hondzilla if anyone is feeling generous have fun and happy scratching!!

11/28/2021 09:05 - LINDA S.

I believe lottery tickets are for adults and not purchased for children under the age of 18

11/28/2021 08:54 - Venitta W.

play for fun

11/28/2021 08:53 - BETH B.

Helpful and Informative

11/28/2021 07:52 - John M.

Cool

11/28/2021 07:17 - Jillian Q.

Lottery tickets should not be given to minors as gifts

11/28/2021 07:09 - John S.

I agree.

11/28/2021 06:54 - DAVID L.

Merry Christmas

11/28/2021 06:43 - Candi H.

always a hit for secret santa

11/28/2021 06:33 - Doug H.

true dat

11/28/2021 06:22 - Zach H.

Ok

11/28/2021 06:21 - Robert G.

tickets are fun

11/28/2021 06:13 - Michele G.

I've always enjoyed receiving scratch offs as gifts but I've never given them as gifts.

11/28/2021 06:07 - David A.

Gift giving lottery tickets can be fun and filled with the thrill of expectations.

11/28/2021 05:55 - Karen P.

Thank you for putting out this information, some people might forget this.

11/28/2021 04:14 - April C.

Great Stocking stuffers

11/28/2021 04:00 - Denise M.

Great idea

11/28/2021 03:43 - Renee S.

Play for fun

11/28/2021 03:00 - Tina S.

Fun to make Lottery Ticket Trees as a gift!

11/28/2021 02:39 - Misty S.

Awesome to play… know you’re limit though

11/28/2021 01:44 - Stephanie K.

That sounds like a good gift, I'm ready to win

11/28/2021 01:28 - Larry P.

Good idea

11/28/2021 01:16 - Tangela L.

They make great gifts.

11/28/2021 01:04 - Lawrence L.

I give out scratch off to my family and friends through out theyear.

11/28/2021 12:47 - Henrietta W.

Happy Holidays from our house to yours! Dont drink and drive!

11/27/2021 11:52 - Seneca J.

I'm ready to win

11/27/2021 11:40 - Breanna D.

Definitely play for fun

11/27/2021 11:34 - Chanel R.

This is cool

11/27/2021 11:30 - Yvonne P.

Great to do every so often.

11/27/2021 11:17 - raelynn m.

Hope to win had a very hard and emotional year.

11/27/2021 10:15 - HELEN W.

Ready to win.

11/27/2021 10:12 - Andre D.

Fun to scratch

11/27/2021 10:02 - Tiffany B.

Play responsibly!

11/27/2021 10:02 - Caitlin A.

Scratch offs as a stocking stuffer are a good gift idea!

11/27/2021 09:38 - Dina E.

I love to give holiday scratch offs as gifts. Its so fun to watch them scratch them and win.

11/27/2021 09:38 - Ricky C.

Hey

11/27/2021 09:37 - Ricky C.

Hope I’m lucky

11/27/2021 09:37 - Ricky C.

Please please

11/27/2021 09:36 - Ricky C.

Let me win

11/27/2021 09:31 - Ronay B.

Winner

11/27/2021 09:25 - Gilbert H.

18 and up is good, I give as gifts.

11/27/2021 09:19 - Fred P.

Great Advice!

11/27/2021 09:17 - flona h.

I need to win

11/27/2021 09:11 - raymond m.

merry christam

11/27/2021 09:04 - Eric F.

Interesting

11/27/2021 08:57 - Treva M.

Christmas drawing at work.

11/27/2021 08:55 - Shamika G.

Have fun but be responsible!!

11/27/2021 08:48 - Heather A.

I give a scratch ticket in every holiday and birthday card

11/27/2021 08:39 - Dawn P.

That's great!

11/27/2021 08:28 - Tho D.

hope for the best

11/27/2021 08:20 - Lazonya B.

Keep in mind...don't gamble what you can't afford to lose.

11/27/2021 08:19 - Tamika B.

My husband loves them for a Christmas gift said it makes him feel like a kid again

11/27/2021 08:06 - Agnew D.

I tried to buy Lotto tixs as gift but I always thought "What if it's the Jackpot Scratcher"! So I go out and get a real gift.

11/27/2021 07:53 - lori a.

love my scratch offs just wish i could hit pick 3

11/27/2021 07:37 - Jeffery m.

having fun

11/27/2021 07:30 - Alex F.

Fun fun

11/27/2021 06:51 - Pierre M.

Hope to win Big one day!!!!

11/27/2021 06:32 - Zenia B.

Thinking of getting a few, wrap and hang on trtree with names on them, so they are part of the decorations as well as mini gifts.

11/27/2021 06:28 - Joni J.

cool

11/27/2021 06:24 - Gregory S.

i JUST LIKE TO PLAY

11/27/2021 06:17 - ida c.

Good info

11/27/2021 06:08 - Rebecca M.

love the scratch off tickets mainly cashword.

11/27/2021 06:03 - jasenia c.

Good gifts to give. I like playing the lottery just need a big win

11/27/2021 05:47 - anthony m.

interesting

11/27/2021 05:46 - Charles W.

Enjoying the new tickets and plan to get a few for family and friends. I always budget myself and still buying tickets off past winnings

11/27/2021 05:42 - Lucinda W.

I love getting scratch offs as gifts! Fun.

11/27/2021 05:15 - michael p.

love the holiday tickets

11/27/2021 04:57 - Clifford A.

Love to scratch off tickets

11/27/2021 04:51 - Priscilla I.

I LOVE TO GIFT MY ADULT CHILDREN AND SISTERS LOTTERY TICKETS! IT IS EXCITING EVEN IF THEY JUST WIN A LITTLE. BUT MAN, IF IT IS A LOT WE WOULD SCREAM FROM THE HOUSETOP!

11/27/2021 03:58 - Deborah W.

Agree

11/27/2021 03:22 - thomas c.

don;t teach them to play as a kid.tc

11/27/2021 03:22 - Emily M.

IM A JACKPOT WINNER!

11/27/2021 03:19 - Christina H.

I have a bunch of these for stocking stuffers

11/27/2021 03:07 - Vani S.

Lots of fun

11/27/2021 02:25 - Lawrence L.

2023 corvette

11/27/2021 02:09 - karen d.

?

11/27/2021 02:07 - Hailey I.

Thats a good idea!

11/27/2021 01:55 - Mark H.

Perfect gifts...

11/27/2021 01:45 - Alexandra P.

Ready to win big

11/27/2021 01:34 - Tatum W.

just tried of lossing

11/27/2021 01:25 - Karen E.

Holiday scratch off tickets are great gifts!

11/27/2021 01:17 - Suzette B.

Looking forward to a big win

11/27/2021 01:08 - Daniel G.

It is my turn to win

11/27/2021 01:07 - TONY H.

Luv lottery

11/27/2021 12:52 - Alice D.

Great idea--everyone would enjoy getting one, 18 or older of course!

11/27/2021 12:38 - Maureen B.

Looking forward to a win!

11/27/2021 12:38 - Maureen B.

Looking forward to a win!

11/27/2021 12:30 - Revera A.

great gift!

11/27/2021 12:19 - Charles M.

That’s now my new thing to give lottery tickets as gifts.

11/27/2021 12:03 - Christa F.

Lucky Gift

11/27/2021 11:41 - Robert N.

Think I will do this. Thanks

11/27/2021 11:23 - Amy B.

Yes it should be kept out of the hands of our youth. However in a state with much country and little to do, they really dont have anything to do. If we put half of what the lottery is making towards activities for our youth and young adults there might not be so many drug addicts.

11/27/2021 11:21 - Ronald L.

Every once in a while I will try a scratch off...usually with the same result...not a winner.

11/27/2021 11:21 - Loria R.

I love the scratch offs.

11/27/2021 10:53 - Brenda C.

fun

11/27/2021 10:51 - Loretta M.

I agree!! Everyone would love to win!!

11/27/2021 10:50 - JONI P.

Great gift ideas

11/27/2021 10:50 - Jacqueline C.

Great as stocking stuffers

11/27/2021 10:35 - Margaret F.

Great gifts

11/27/2021 10:06 - Celia M.

And if one of my three gets a big winner?? Then what…set the rules before hand.

11/27/2021 10:03 - Lisa T.

Great gift idea

11/27/2021 10:02 - Donald R.

Hopefully there will be lots of winners not losers so the state makes more money

11/27/2021 09:55 - Beth S.

tickets in stockings are the best !

11/27/2021 09:55 - Kaylee D.

Gift responsibly

11/27/2021 09:49 - Jay H.

Always give scratch offs as stocking stuffers

11/27/2021 09:40 - Christopher D.

Lets win

11/27/2021 09:33 - Hayley T.

Play responsible and be of age.

11/27/2021 09:27 - Phyllis H.

yes, true

11/27/2021 09:24 - David Y.

Sure wish I could win…. Need one this year

11/27/2021 09:09 - ANGELA M.

No children allowed

11/27/2021 09:04 - Diana J.

Good advice

11/27/2021 08:55 - Jennifer F.

Enjoy the scratchers and I do good keeping my budget.

11/27/2021 08:42 - Jo Nell s.

good idea

11/27/2021 08:33 - Michelle E.

Always be responsible!

11/27/2021 08:25 - Barbara W.

Holiday meals, stocking stuffers, birthday cards - scratch-offs are fun to give!

11/27/2021 08:19 - Linda R.

Fun to play....but not overdo it! Keep within my budget.

11/27/2021 07:50 - David Y.

Yey

11/27/2021 07:44 - Thomas W.

I'm ready for a win!

11/27/2021 07:12 - William L.

I do give lottery tickets as gifts.

11/27/2021 06:47 - Felesia E.

Happy Holidays to you all.A Stocking of Tickets would be a great idea..

11/27/2021 05:38 - Peggy H.

I usually give out many scratch off tickets throughout the year.To my mom for her birthday or Christmas And to another of elderly people for birthday gifts.

11/27/2021 04:52 - Joyce H.

So very true, gift responsibly!

11/27/2021 04:11 - Donnia B.

Good idea

11/27/2021 12:52 - Shirley H.

Great Idea

11/27/2021 12:43 - sandra l.

I like the idea

11/27/2021 12:37 - Peggy D.

????

11/27/2021 12:30 - Jeffrey S.

kk

11/27/2021 12:26 - Robert T.

I agree that children should not be introduced to gambling because it could have adverse effects on them.

11/27/2021 12:10 - Douglas G.

Nice

11/27/2021 12:06 - Cecilia B.

Really someone would buy them for kids??

11/27/2021 12:04 - James J.

I started gambling at an early age and had to found out the hard way the dangers of it. This is what we need to educate kids about gambling.

11/26/2021 11:56 - Karen C.

I put 5-$1 scratch off tickets in my oldest daughter’s stocking last year and she won $100. I’ve done this since she turned 18 , 4 years ago and she loves it

11/26/2021 11:48 - Dottie T.

I wouldn't want this gift and I wouldn't gift it...just doesnt feel like a gift

11/26/2021 11:32 - shannon b.

Lucky Rewards is a scam!!!!

11/26/2021 11:28 - Shirley T.

Very informative

11/26/2021 10:54 - Catherine W.

Merry Christmas!

11/26/2021 10:53 - Doug C.

Children should not be introduced to gambling. lottery should be fun for adults.

11/26/2021 10:49 - Gregory G.

What gift is better than money? Money spent to buy you a gift ticket that can make you more money.

11/26/2021 09:57 - Ann G.

Great reminder about not exposing young children to gambling.

11/26/2021 09:36 - Zsa Zsa M.

Hopefully i will win big and be able to give to ppl in need. Crisis

11/26/2021 09:18 - Maria N M.

NCEL is not for children under 18 years old

11/26/2021 08:56 - Charles W.

Hope you all win

11/26/2021 08:05 - Rita V.

Happy Holidays and play like you mean it

11/26/2021 07:45 - TAMMY C.

Just remember Jesus is the reason for the season

11/26/2021 07:43 - timothy g.

Good

11/26/2021 07:43 - Shelia M.

I agree and thank you.

11/26/2021 07:39 - Wendy T.

Great stocking stuffers for my adult family members

11/26/2021 07:37 - Amanda a.

Love the idea

11/26/2021 07:36 - Wendy T.

Stocking stuffers for my adult family members

11/26/2021 07:30 - Donna D.

I have given my mother ticket each birthday and Christmas.

11/26/2021 07:28 - james h.

I agree with you

11/26/2021 07:19 - Gregory F.

I love gifting and receiving scarchoffs. Wish I could win something big. So I could bless some one else..

11/26/2021 07:19 - Vaness O.

A GREAT GIFT TO GIVE AND MAYBE THEY WILL WIN.

11/26/2021 07:10 - Dishay W.

Happy holidays everyone

11/26/2021 07:07 - Jacqueline S.

Ok

11/26/2021 06:42 - Theresa W.

Totally agree lottery tickets are not for 18 and under.

11/26/2021 06:11 - Rebecca P.

My sister always makes me a scratch off tree. It's a small dollar tree Christmas tree with lottery tickets hanging on it. It's the best gift ever.

11/26/2021 06:07 - Sandra G.

Love to receive tickets for Christmas. May get lucky.

11/26/2021 05:54 - Raiann J.

I loved scratch offs in my stocking!!!

11/26/2021 05:12 - Dawn E.

Sound advice put into terms that everyone can understand.

11/26/2021 05:09 - Adrian T.

Great

11/26/2021 05:04 - james W.

Thank you

11/26/2021 04:56 - Mary Suzanne H.

Very good information that all lottery players should know. Thank You.

11/26/2021 04:13 - Scott B.

The Salvation army wants me to apologise for being white. My question is should I kneel while doing it?

11/26/2021 03:59 - Mark S.

Yes, I like the idea. Will do this Christmas.

11/26/2021 03:58 - Kimberly M.

good

11/26/2021 03:38 - Delores J.

Well said

11/26/2021 03:06 - julie n.

Happy Holidays to everyone out there who also has a dream about being financially able to help others ??????

11/26/2021 02:53 - Lori B.

I absolutely love gifting and receiving scratch tickets! They are always so fun!

11/26/2021 02:50 - Rebecca L.

Anticipation of tickets Is just as fun as xmas morning

11/26/2021 02:50 - leslie w.

jesus is the reason is for the season

11/26/2021 02:46 - Mary E.

Love giving tickets for Christmas~

11/26/2021 02:43 - Neil W.

Happy Holidays. Good Luck.

11/26/2021 02:39 - Neil W.

Happy Holidays. Hope to win.

11/26/2021 02:03 - Rick M.

Love gifting scratch of tickets!!!

11/26/2021 01:56 - Betty J.

need to win or no christmas

11/26/2021 01:54 - marie b.

Great Gift

11/26/2021 01:47 - Brian B.

Lottery tickets as gifts are amazing.

11/26/2021 01:41 - Lisa R.

The gift for one who has everything.

11/26/2021 01:20 - Phyllis H.

If you had a minimum prize guaranteed , lottery tickets would then be a great gift.Otherwise if it’s a losing ticket you haven’t given anything.Why not tikects like that during Christmas.

11/26/2021 01:12 - Angela T.

Congratulations to all the winners!

11/26/2021 01:08 - Monet W.

I Love getting scratch off as gifts. My Favorite is crosswords puzzles.

11/26/2021 01:07 - Rebecca M.

Great idea

11/26/2021 01:07 - Anthoula C.

good info

11/26/2021 12:45 - Sandra C.

I love the Christmas theme scratch-offs this year.

11/26/2021 12:19 - Linda R.

Love to play!

11/26/2021 12:08 - BRENDA B.

I love receiving them but I don't buy them.

11/26/2021 12:07 - Lisa S.

great gift!!!

11/26/2021 12:05 - Denson M.

Fun Gift

11/26/2021 11:52 - michele C.

Congrats to all the 2021 winners! Thanks to NC Education Lottery for making wishes come true for so many!

11/26/2021 11:49 - Johanna G.

the scratch-offs are beautiful to look at

11/26/2021 11:21 - Victoria T.

good to know!

11/26/2021 11:09 - Nerissa J.

Congratulations to all winners, small or large. I love getting scratch offs

11/26/2021 11:08 - Pamela M.

I love giving scratch offs as gifts & to dinner guests hidden under their plates or tucked into napkins! Always a welcomed surprise!

11/26/2021 10:58 - Teresa E.

Thanks for the information.

11/26/2021 10:14 - Jennie R.

I do this every year. We love it!

11/26/2021 10:13 - Randi S.

The gift that never gets returned

11/26/2021 09:55 - Linda F.

I give these as gifts each year and people love them. Just shows you that people like the hunt for the prize!

11/26/2021 09:50 - Thomasina M.

I will definitely be giving away some scratch off for gifts...always do. Good luck everyone!

11/26/2021 09:37 - Brenda L.

I love scratch off tickets I buy them for my family members

11/26/2021 09:27 - Gregory B.

Good luck

11/26/2021 09:16 - Jamie H.

Good idea

11/26/2021 08:51 - Linda I.

Great idea

11/26/2021 08:42 - Joel S.

A happy and healthy Holiday season to all. Merry scratchy!

11/26/2021 08:23 - Jessica W.

Got it. Thanks!

11/26/2021 08:22 - Bill C.

I give scratch offs as stocking stuffers.

11/26/2021 08:14 - JoAnn K.

Love the gift tag.

11/26/2021 07:51 - marc f.

Great info. I love getting scratch offs for my birthday and Christmas.

11/26/2021 07:49 - Sherwood G.

Happy Holidays To You All! Congrats to all the 2021 winners

11/26/2021 07:43 - Janet M.

I would like to win to be able to help and give back to others. "We have not because we ask not" i am asking for a win in a big way.

11/26/2021 07:24 - Howard D.

LOVE GOD

11/26/2021 07:02 - Tonya L.

I love lottery tickets as gifts!

11/26/2021 06:18 - Lisa J.

I would love a winning lottery ticket or scratch off, with a large amount. There are several things I'd like to do including blessing my mom with a home and paying off my dad's home.

11/26/2021 05:35 - Daniel S.

Thank you for info never looked at it that way

11/26/2021 05:09 - Jerry b.

Perfect

11/26/2021 05:00 - Timothy L.

Love ya

11/26/2021 02:47 - Michael T.

Looking to change my families life.

11/26/2021 01:50 - LaRhonda C.

Yes

11/26/2021 01:18 - Fran T.

the lottery is a great gift

11/26/2021 12:22 - Phyllis D.

I enjoy them on occasion

11/26/2021 12:15 - Justin C.

Lottery tickets are perfect gifts!!

11/25/2021 11:06 - willo j.

Fun to play

11/25/2021 10:56 - Rosa V.

I agree 100%

11/25/2021 10:42 - Jeanette P.

I often give tickets to my mom. She loves to scratch!!!

11/25/2021 10:19 - Irina B.

Happy thanksgiving everyone, id like to win at least 500$ to see for myself if its real!

11/25/2021 10:19 - Susan H.

MAKE GREAT STOCKING STUFFERS!!!!

11/25/2021 09:59 - David C.

Best gift you can get me. Lol

11/25/2021 09:54 - Debbie V.

My husband and i buy each other lottery tickrts every Christmas or special days

11/25/2021 09:26 - Pam M.

One Day! Keep the Faith.

11/25/2021 09:24 - Jason I.

We always put them in stockings

11/25/2021 08:45 - Pam M.

When it is my time I win something.But would love to win a little something for my husband who has been dealing with Cancer. Just keep the Faith. You Never Know.

11/25/2021 08:34 - Sylvia R.

Would love to win something once in my life.

11/25/2021 08:26 - Ursula A.

I would love to be gifted with lottery tickets

11/25/2021 08:14 - Linda B.

what grown up wouldn't like a scratcher

11/25/2021 08:02 - Kenny S.

I give scratch off tickets to a couple of friends every year for Christmas & their birthday

11/25/2021 07:57 - Leesa A.

Over 18: a great gift!

11/25/2021 07:44 - Scottland B.

Perfect for gifts!

11/25/2021 07:33 - Ha V.

Win win

11/25/2021 07:01 - Vikki S.

Winner

11/25/2021 06:52 - dale a.

waiting to win a second chance game

11/25/2021 06:17 - Merissa P.

Lottery tickets are a great gift and could be great fun if done responsibly.Happy Holidays to everyone

11/25/2021 06:16 - Valerie W.

I like lottery ticket as a gift

11/25/2021 06:10 - PRESTON E.

my wife loves them

11/25/2021 05:50 - Sara G.

thank you

11/25/2021 04:59 - Donald J.

Great advice .

11/25/2021 04:21 - Laurence K.

it would be nice to Win a trip around the world.

11/25/2021 04:04 - Martin V.

Thank you for the info!

11/25/2021 03:48 - Stanley M.

Increase the odds of winning.

11/25/2021 03:21 - Richard C.

ok

11/25/2021 03:17 - Michael Z.

Happy Holidays!

11/25/2021 03:02 - william b.

need one winner

11/25/2021 02:40 - Miguel G.

I want to win Carolina cash five one day. That's my favorite game to play

11/25/2021 02:23 - Amber H.

Thanks for the information

11/25/2021 02:15 - Robert B.

I like the suspense.

11/25/2021 01:47 - Bill B.

I think scratch off tickets make great stocking stuffers

11/25/2021 01:39 - patrick m.

my adult children expect $20 scratch off ticket for Christmas.

11/25/2021 01:39 - Paul B.

Great stocking stuffer

11/25/2021 01:23 - Sherree F.

I give all my employes scratch=offs

11/25/2021 01:17 - ed w.

Lottery tickets are not for kids under 18

11/25/2021 01:05 - PATRICIA R.

Great gifts

11/25/2021 12:50 - William N.

yes

11/25/2021 12:44 - Sherry E.

I will be the first millionaire in my family!!! I am going to win!!!!!NC Lottery
Good luck, Sherry!

11/25/2021 12:34 - Donna S.

I would love a scratch off as a gift

11/25/2021 12:34 - Peggy C.

I have never won on this site. Make me a winner. Happy Holidays!

11/25/2021 12:29 - allan w.

create a package of 5 scratch off tickets of one ticket each in amount of $1,$2,$3,$5,$10,$20,$25,$30 tickets for a discounted price for gifts instead of purchasing individual tickets

11/25/2021 12:23 - Andre M.

Agree ??

11/25/2021 12:01 - timothy j.

one day i hope to be a top winner in lottery scratch-offs

11/25/2021 11:58 - Sonja G.

I declare that I will teach financial independence to children. I will never give a lottery ticket to a minor or anyone who cannot manage their finances. I believe my major win is on it's way. May God Richly Bless You All!

11/25/2021 11:56 - Theodore a.

I enjoy the scratch off games!

11/25/2021 11:49 - tim s.

enjoy happy thanksgivingNC Lottery
Happy Thanksgiving, Tim!

11/25/2021 11:34 - Steve P.

interesting gift

11/25/2021 11:27 - Jeff D.

Would like to take a nice vacation.

11/25/2021 11:18 - Kenton A.

What a great idea! Thanks!

11/25/2021 11:02 - Mary A.

I love receiving scratch offs!

11/25/2021 11:01 - Herman B.

Merry Christmas

11/25/2021 10:55 - Stacey L.

I just want to win my money back????

11/25/2021 10:53 - James B.

GOOD INPUT !

11/25/2021 10:44 - Lisa F.

I enjoy playing the lottery.

11/25/2021 10:43 - Mariha W.

??????

11/25/2021 10:33 - Therese R.

Love to give and receive lottery tickets.

11/25/2021 10:24 - erasto m.

Es muy bien

11/25/2021 10:13 - John E.

Zingerroo!

11/25/2021 10:13 - Tim F.

If I had a winning ticket I would wait just before deadline to claim prize. The giver would surely want a piece of the prize. Just joking...I'm not that way. It would be shared.

11/25/2021 10:12 - John E.

Good idea.

11/25/2021 10:08 - Janet L.

I love a lottery ticket as a gift

11/25/2021 09:53 - Richard S.

hi

11/25/2021 09:43 - Rasheda P.

Just trying to win so i can get a house for my children

11/25/2021 09:31 - Lisa M.

Adults only!!

11/25/2021 09:27 - Anita A.

mY ADULT KIDS GET A SCRATCH OFF EVERY YEAR. lIKE THE XMAS ONES

11/25/2021 09:17 - Deepika G.

Agree 100% !!

11/25/2021 09:06 - April F.

I would love for my husband and I to win BIG!!! We would travel the country and bless random people without them knowing!!!

11/25/2021 08:45 - Lawrence M.

Good luck ducks ??

11/25/2021 08:21 - bobby h.

........hmmm

11/25/2021 08:09 - Mark A.

Great idea.

11/25/2021 08:08 - Mary W.

I wish I could win something sometime. It's my birthday

11/25/2021 08:06 - nicholas p.

would be nice to see a powerball winner in NC

11/25/2021 07:38 - Gregory K.

Happy Holidays to one and all !

11/25/2021 07:20 - Ed L.

Agree

11/25/2021 07:20 - ralph L.

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

11/25/2021 07:15 - debra p.

good luck & warm holiday wishes to everyone!

11/25/2021 07:05 - Kathy B.

this is nice, but I think the word not should all be capitalized, so it will grab your attention.

11/25/2021 05:02 - matthew m.

win-win

11/25/2021 05:00 - Princess L.

I'd probably end up having a heart attack if someone got me just one scratch off....

11/25/2021 04:56 - Veronica B.

I would Love to be Blessed, with a winning ticket! Can't win, Nothing

11/25/2021 02:11 - London J.

nice

11/25/2021 02:08 - Linda J.

Giving lottery tickets for a gift causes too many issues between family and friends.

11/25/2021 01:33 - Randy M.

Thanks

11/25/2021 12:21 - Karen W.

I love these games!

11/22/2021 04:22 - Gregory G.

Sure would be nice to win something sometime. I buy everyday and win pennies on the dollar. Seems like since covid the winnings are batted away from the customer.

11/22/2021 03:54 - Chris S.

New promotion didn't work. Said the code was invalidNC Lottery
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11/22/2021 03:47 - carolyn b.

IT WONT LET YOU USE A CREDIT CARD TO OPEN A ACCOUNT I REALLY DONT WANT TO USE MY DEBIT CARDNC Lottery
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11/22/2021 03:42 - carolyn b.

WHAT COUNTY WAS THE 25,000 A YR LUCKY FOR LIFE TICKET SOLD IN LAST NIGHT.......NC Lottery
Hi Carolyn! The winning $25,000 a year for life Lucky for Life ticket was sold in Jamestown in Guilford County. Hope this helps!

11/22/2021 01:21 - Denver G.

Thanks to not having my reading glasses with me when I bought my C5 tickets Sunday, I played the same set of numbers twice. didn't notice it till I got home. Hit 4 out of 5 for $250 on both tickets!!! Funniest part, I just missed 5 out of 5. I was dreaming about it all night. If I would have hit the Jackpot I would have cashed 1 ticket in this year and the other 1 in Jan. 2022NC Lottery
Wow, congrats on the wins Denver! Wishing you luck for a jackpot win soon!

11/22/2021 10:59 - Denver G.

Cynthia, I have no idea what you are talking about. Thank goodness I have not had any issues. I transfer money in and out of my online account all the time with out occuring any fees at all. I use my credit union debit card associated with my account. Maybe it is your bank charging the fees. I don't think the LZ charges a fee/fees..

11/22/2021 08:08 - William A.

Please don't be a scrooge and give a losing lottery ticket for Christmas! Bought 8-$25.00 dollar tickets yesterday the last 8 on the roll. You guessed it all losers! $200 bucks GONE but imagine how disappointed someone would have been if I gave them 8 LOSERS for Christmas!!!!

11/21/2021 10:19 - Cynthia A.

I'm trying my best to find anything about global payments in the fine print.

11/21/2021 09:42 - Cynthia A.

An added note: I was using my prepaid Visa card to purchase tickets online and had no problems. A couple months ago I changed over to ach transfer and I was unaware that this signed me up for global payments. Apparently there are lots of hidden fees. I will need to close my checking account tomorrow because of this nightmare.

11/20/2021 07:01 - Cynthia A.

Just a warning: Be aware that when buying tickets online...you are signing up for Global Payments and they have stolen over $100 of my money right out of my bank account. I just talked to them on the phone and closed the account that I really had no idea I was signed up for. Be aware people!

11/20/2021 02:45 - greg s.

Holiday tickets are the best to buy since these tickets are usually sold out in 2-3 months, so all prizes are won quickly.Last year bought $100 of holiday tickets and won $630! I will gift myself $100 of holiday tickets Xmas eve like I did last year! I will not buy the $10 ticket since odds are not good.

11/19/2021 04:57 - James H.

No they do not make a good Christmas Gift.

11/19/2021 03:08 - JULIA J.

Unable to scan in Mega Bucks Lucke Rewards. Get a message that says Invalid Ticket Submission.NC Lottery
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11/19/2021 08:11 - Denver G.

Morning LZ. If a player wins anything in the first of these 2nd chance drawings, can they still win something in the second/last one???NC Lottery
Great question, Denver! While a player can only win once per drawing, if a particular drawing has multiple draw dates, the same player can enter and has a chance to win for each of the draw dates. Hope this helps!

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