Local stores say online lottery ticket sales helping their bottom line

Local stores say online lottery ticket sales helping their bottom line

PITTSBURGH — Local stores say if anything, online lottery ticket sales are helping business.

Players online can sometimes get coupons to play again inside a physical store. The online lottery sales started about a month ago in Pennsylvania.

But are more people taking advantage of the convenience of buying lottery tickets online?

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Channel 11′s Jillian Hartmann talks with local stores and lottery players about what they think of the new program, in the video above.

Pennsylvania Lottery now offering ticket sales online