Follow Lottery.com on Facebook
Home Contact Help Privacy Policy
Lottery Home
Home Jackpots Results News Community Tools Register
News
NEW MEXICO LOTTERY ANNOUNCES NEW TEST PROGRAM, “PLAY AT THE PUMP”
August 7, 2016

The New Mexico Lottery is very excited to announce that testing of a new pilot program has begun, which allows players who purchase gas with a debit card to make lottery purchases. A limited number of retailers are participating in the pilot program: 13 retailers with approximately 100 fuel pumps. Latitudes at 2401 NM Highway 528 in Rio Rancho and Murphy Express at 2730 Sunshine West Plaza Dr. in SW Albuquerque were the first fuel stations to offer Play at the Pump today. The remaining Murphy Express locations are expected to begin later this week. The pilot program uses software developed by technology company Linq3 to provide lottery players the opportunity to purchase Powerball® and Mega Millions® tickets at the pump when fueling up. 

David Barden, NMLA CEO, said “The world is changing and lottery players have told us they want more convenient ways to buy our jackpot games. We want to see if there is a benefit to players through accessibility and how they will respond to this new opportunity.”

Lottery purchases are subject to limitations, including age verification. Other responsible play limitations include a weekly purchase limit of $75 and a daily spending limit of $20 per debit card. Additionally, the player must purchase fuel and can use only a debit card.

Wendy Ahlm, Director of Advertising and Marketing, stated “This is a tremendous benefit for both players and retailers, and this pilot program will help us determine the long-term feasibility of these types of sales initiatives in the future.”

Barden stated, “The bottom line is maximizing revenues for the lottery scholarship fund by increasing retailer sales so we can provide more dollars for scholarships.” In fact, in-store lottery sales have increased by over 4% in other states that have launched the program – in part due to jackpot advertising players see at the pump. Currently there are four other states selling lottery at the pump: California, North Carolina, Missouri and Pennsylvania.

Latest New Mexico Lottery Results

Current New Mexico Lottery Jackpots

©2017 New Mexico Lottery.
Lottery.com is NOT affiliated with or endorsed by the New Mexico Lottery.

Top Stories
Saturday's $435 Million Powerball Jackpot is Eighth Largest in History
Saturday’s Powerball Jackpot is an estimated $435 ... READ MORE
Outagamie County Man Claims $200,000 Powerball Ticket
Max Kaminski of Kimberly is the lucky player who w... READ MORE
Tignish Woman Wins $10,000 on Keno
Atlantic Lottery is thrilled to congratulate Linda... READ MORE
Port Moody Lotto 6/49 Winners Living the Good Life
Port Moody retirees Kurt and Marlis Gebeshuber are... READ MORE
Apple Hill Resident Wins $100,000 With Encore
Joseph (Adrien) St. Louis of Apple Hill is celebra... READ MORE
Related Stories
New Mexico Lottery Announces a“Golden” Super Tuesday with Four New Games
Prizes, dollars, and Golden Monkeys! New Mexico Lo... READ MORE
Powerball Celebrates 25 Years of Making Millionaires
READ MORE
New Mexico Lottery Announces Over $5 Million in Total Prizes in New Scratcher Games
Four new Scratchers are on sale today, Super Tuesd... READ MORE
Record Number of Winning Pick 3 Tickets Claimed by One Person for One Drawing
Abdel (Joe) Manasra of Albuquerque claimed $72,500... READ MORE
New Mexico Lottery Wins Prestigious National Awards
The New Mexico Lottery was recognized nationally b... READ MORE
Username
Password
Username and password
are case sensitive.
Not a memeber?
Sign up now.


Copyright © Lottery.com, 2017 all rights reserved.
Lottery.com checks its results for acuracy, but mistakes can happen and the state lottery has the final validating authority.

Millionaires Club, Mega-Millions Megaplier, Pick 3 Evening, Pick 3 Day, Roadrunner Cash, Powerball Power Play and all associated logos are all trademarks of the New Mexico Lottery. Lottery.com is NOT affiliated with or endorsed by the New Mexico Lottery.

Powerball, Mega Millions, Hot Lotto, Wildcard 2, and 2 by 2 and all associated logos are all trademarks of the Multi-State Lottery Association. Lottery.com is NOT affiliated with or endorsed by the Multi-State Lottery Association.

Support - FAQ - Site Map - Feedback - Stories