Virginia Lottery introduces e-games for mobile app

Virginia Lottery introduces e-games for mobile app
(Source: Virginia Lottery)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Now you play the Virginia Lottery on your phone.

MobilePlay allows players to purchase all existing draw games and play e-games on the Virginia Lottery mobile app.

Smartphones and tablets connect to a Virginia Lottery retailer’s Bluetooth signal, allowing the user to purchase games such as Powerball and Mega Millions.

Virginia Lottery said most retailers allow MobilePlay and some other locations such as restaurants and hotels offer e-games.

The Virginia Lottery app was launched in July 2018 and has been downloaded more than 145,000 times.

Anyone who wants to use MobilePlay must create a verified account on the app and add $5 to the mobile wallet.

There are 12 games currently available, including Texas Hold’em and Crossword Royale. More games will be added each month.

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