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Retailer Business Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Illinois Lottery retailer!

The Illinois Lottery takes pride in providing an exemplary lottery experience not only for our customers, but for our retail network too. Lottery can provide the ideal selling solution to accommodate your retail needs. And there has never been a better time to become a lottery retailer: the Illinois Lottery is making an unprecedented investment in its retailers, which will drive retail sales and improve the customer experience. From new, easier to use state-of-the-art equipment to innovative new games, the Illinois Lottery will be an asset to your business.

Adding Illinois Lottery to your business creates an additional revenue stream through well-known and well-regarded product lines.

  • Receive 5% commission on all Draw games sales

  • Receive 5% commission on all Instant Ticket sales

  • Receive a 1% commission for all winning ticket redemptions (regardless of purchase location). Retailers can pay up to $599 on winning tickets.

  • Receive 1% commission on jackpot and top prize drawings and scratch games up to $500,000

If this sounds like a great addition to your business, please take a few minutes to fill out the New Business Opportunity Form.

One of our Business Development Representatives will be in touch and all required documents will be emailed to you after your form is submitted.

Retailer Business Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Illinois Lottery retailer!

The Illinois Lottery takes pride in providing an exemplary lottery experience not only for our customers, but for our retail network too. Lottery can provide the ideal selling solution to accommodate your retail needs. And there has never been a better time to become a lottery retailer: the Illinois Lottery is making an unprecedented investment in its retailers, which will drive retail sales and improve the customer experience. From new, easier to use state-of-the-art equipment to innovative new games, the Illinois Lottery will be an asset to your business.

Adding Illinois Lottery to your business creates an additional revenue stream through well-known and well-regarded product lines.

  • Receive 5% commission on all Draw games sales
  • Receive 5% commission on all Instant Ticket sales
  • Receive a 1% commission for all winning ticket redemptions (regardless of purchase location). Retailers can pay up to $599 on winning tickets.
  • Receive 1% commission on jackpot and top prize drawings and scratch games up to $500,000

If this sounds like a great addition to your business, please take a few minutes to fill out the New Business Opportunity Form below. One of our Business Development Representatives will be in contact shortly after form submission.

Also, we encourage you to take a look at the Retailer Application Packet to learn more about becoming an Illinois Lottery retailer today!

Retailer Application for License Renewal

W-9 for Retailers

New Business Opportunity Online Form

 

 

NEW RETAILER BUSINESS BROCHURE

 

 

NEW RETAILER
APPLICATION

 

 

CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP APPLICATION

 

 

LICENSE
RENEWAL

 

 

UPDATE YOUR BANK ACCOUNT/EFT FORM

 

 

RETAILER
COMPLIANCE

 

NEW RETAILER BUSINESS BROCHURE

 

NEW RETAILER APPLICATION

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Illinois Lottery retailer.

You must return the completed IL Lottery Application Packet, along with a $50 check (application processing fee) made payable to "ILLINOIS LOTTERY".  Please mail your application & check to the following address,

CAMELOT ILLINOIS
Attn. Retailer Application Coordinator
200 West Jackson Blvd.
Suite #1100
Chicago, Illinois 60606 

NEW RETAILER APPLICATION STEP BY STEP PROCESS:

STEP 1:  Once your completed application has been received, IL State will run a debt-check for your location.  Once confirmed, you will receive an Illinois Lottery Status email.

STEP 2:  A New Account Manager will be in touch with you to conduct an on-site visit.  

STEP 3:  Your application will then be sent to Springfield, IL. for a background check.  

  • Background checks are conducted by the IL. State Police Department, please allow approximately 3 weeks.

STEP 4:  Upon confirmation of your background check, Camelot Illinois will contact you via email to schedule your mandatory training.

  • Training sessions are 3 hours and are conducted off-site only
  • Your LSR (Lottery Sales Rep) will be assigned & will contact you for any additional product needs

STEP 5:  Your trainer will confirm your attendance with Camelot IL. within 24 hours of your training session.

  • Camelot will submit an equipment installation request to Intralot 
  • Please allow up to 10 business days for equipment to arrive (excluding weekends & Holidays)
  • The following equipment will be installed:  
    • Photon, Printer, Genion (Ticket Checker), PAD (Player Advertising Display) & Jackpot Sign

STEP 6:  Intralot will confirm your installation with Camelot IL within 24 hours.  

  • Instant tickets and paper rolls will be ordered & sent via overnight shipment to your retail address (excluding weekends and Holidays)


CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP APPLICATION

Lottery Licenses are non transferable and the new owner will need to apply and be approved BEFORE they can begin selling lottery.

A Change of Ownership application will need to be completed, signed and dated with a $50 check (application processing fee) made payable to “ILLINOIS LOTTERY”.  Please note that the form IDL328 (included in the application) needs to be completed and signed by the current owner and MUST include an actual or anticipated date of sale.  Please mail your application & check to the following address,

ILLINOIS LOTTERY
PO BOX 19081
SPRINGFIELD IL 62794-9081
ATTN: LICENSING

Please allow 4 weeks for the application to be processed.

CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP APPLICATION STEP BY STEP PROCESS:

STEP 1:  Complete the Change of Ownership application and mail to the Springfield address with a  $50 check.

STEP 2:  The application is reviewed and sent for background checks.

STEP 3:  Upon approval of the application, you will be notified and scheduled for a training class.

STEP 4:  A closeout of the current owners tickets will be scheduled and completed.  (This must happen on or before the date listed on the IDL328.  If more time is needed, an updated form must be submitted.)

STEP 5:  At closeout, the current owner will be given a final amount due, and will be instructed on how to make a payment to settle their account.

STEP 6:  Once payment has been received, a technician will come to the location and reconfigure the equipment to the new retailer number.  This can take 3-5 business days.

STEP 7:  Instant tickets and paper rolls will be ordered and sent via overnight shipment to your retailer address (excluding weekends and Holidays)

 

LICENSE RENEWAL

Lottery licenses need to be renewed every two years.

A $25 renewal fee will be debited from your lottery only bank account that we have on file.

Completed forms can be sent via fax or email,

fax: 217-524-5190 

email: LOT.RETAILER@ILLINOIS.GOV

LICENSE RENEWAL STEP BY STEP PROCESS:

STEP 1:  Complete the renewal forms and submit them via fax or email

STEP 2:  The forms are reviewed to verify that no changes in the ownership has occurred, and any necessary updates are made.

STEP 3:  If an additional owner or partner is added, background checks will be completed on that individual.

STEP 4:  The license is renewed, and the account debited for the $25 fee.

STEP 5:  A display copy of the license is mailed to the retailer.

 

UPDATE YOUR BANK ACCOUNT/EFT FORM

Your modified EFT Form can be sent in the mail or by email.  

Please be sure to check the "Modify EFT Account" box (top right corner of EFT Form).

ILLINOIS LOTTERY
PO BOX 19081
SPRINGFIELD IL 62794-9081
ATTN: LICENSING

Email:  Kent.E.Johnson@illinois.gov

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