Lottery Tickets are a form of gambling, for adults 18, or over with a payoff of cash as the prize. Lottery was developed as a way to help ease the economy burden on countries, while giving the consumers a form of entertainment with a chance of winning a prize. If you were to play in Illinois, the first thing you need to know are the rules for each game. The Illinois lottery has several ways to play: the first game being Pick 3 in which you or the official lottery machine pick a 3 digit number combination (000) for you. There is also, Pick 4, Lotto (with a prize given out if you can match 3, 4, 5, or 6 numbers from the random selected numbers). Illinois also has Little Lotto, Mega Millions, and MegaPlier, each with their own set of rules to win. The games are played at a store with an official lottery machine and you can pick your own number combination or you can fill out a slip for the machine to give you a quick pick set of numbers for a drawing date.