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As you play the New Hampshire state lottery, know that you are part of a long worldwide tradition that begin over a century ago. In fact, the first recorded lottery took place 1490 and was used to fund the colonial army during this time period. Since then, lotteries have been used to help fund the building of educational institutions such as Yale, Princeton, and Harvard and to collect the funds to construct a new roof on the Capitol Building. The proceeds from the New Hampshire lottery, even today, have many important uses and you can rest assured that your purchase of a ticket can both help your state and give you a chance to win big.

New Hampshire Lottery History

The New Hampshire Lottery began in 1964, making it the first and oldest lottery in the United States. The initial lottery was started by State Representative Larry Pickett from Keene, New Hampshire who proposed a Sweepstakes Bill. In 1963, the Governor of New Hampshire at the time, John King, signed and approved the Sweepstakes Bill. From there, the state put together the Sweepstakes Commission in August of 1963.

The first director of the lottery in the state of New Hampshire was F.B.I. agent Edward Powers. The state appointed Powers in the hopes that his background would give confidence to the people of New Hampshire in the Sweepstakes. Their idea was successful. The people of New Hampshire voted by open ballot, and on March 10, 1964 they approved the first state lottery. Two days later the first Sweepstakes tickets went on sale.

Over the years, the New Hampshire Lottery has seen many changes. They have added numerous lotto-type games and instant win games. From 1964 to 2009, the New Hampshire Lottery has also seen a huge sales growth. In 1964, annual sales were recorded at $5.7 million and in 45 years sales have increased to $239 million.

New Hampshire Lottery Proceeds

Proceeds from state lotteries go to fund numerous state initiatives from education to helping people with gambling addiction. The manner in which the proceeds will be allocated and the programs they will fund are often the driving force behind approval for the state lottery for the voters. New Hampshire is the state that set this precedent for other states to follow.

The proceeds from the New Hampshire lottery are allocated by percentages to multiple initiatives. For example, in addition to using the proceeds to maintain lottery operations and payout prize winners, the New Hampshire Lottery also allocates money to fund education in the state. Since 1964, the lottery has given more than $1.3 billion to provide various support for schools and educational institutions. This money helps to guarantee a brighter future for the youth of New Hampshire.

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the winning number information on this web page, mistakes can occur. In the event of any discrepancies, New Hampshire State laws and New Hampshire Lottery regulations will prevail. Lottery data is provided for entertainment and informational purposes only. SuperMedia does not condone or encourage the practice of gambling by providing this information. If you or someone you love have a gambling problem, learn more through Gamblers Anonymous.

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Big Lottery Winners

Every state that has a state lottery has their share of stories about the winners of substantial cash prizes. One famous lottery winner from the state of New Hampshire is Bob Jaracz. Jaracz is a resident of Nashua, New Hampshire who has survived his share of life threatening events, from a plane crash during the Korean War where he was a fighter pilot to being a POW.

He made it home to marry his wife and have three children. Bob, at the time he won the lottery, was semi-retired and reported that he had always considered himself to be a very lucky man. A very lucky man he is indeed! Jaracz and his wife have won the lottery twice. The first time was for a jackpot totaling $1.9 million and the second for a jackpot totaling just over $1 million.

Bob and his wife Diane decided both times to take the lump sum payment. With their first win in 2005, the couple used the money to pay off the mortgage for their home, fix up the house, and purchase a brand new luxury vehicle. When they won again, they stated that they had very little plans for the money. In fact, the couple placed the money in a trust fund and report that they have not told many people about the win, even those that are closest to them.

Winning Lottery Numbers

Anyone can be the next lucky winner of the New Hampshire state lottery. To find out if the New Hampshire winning lottery numbers match the numbers on your ticket, you can check the results at You can also find more New Hampshire lottery information on the official New Hampshire state lotto website.

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