About This Statistic
This statistic shows the annual sales of state lotteries in the United States from 2009 to 2016. In 2016, sales of state lotteries reached approximately 80.55 billion U.S. dollars, up from 73.87 billion the previous year.
In 2016, the state with the highest lottery sales was New York, with around 9.7 billion U.S. dollars in sales. In the same year, state lotteries transferred a profit of 22.57 billion U.S. dollars to state and local governments.