If you like giving scratch-offs, Powerball, Mega Millions, or Colorado lottery tickets for the holidays, you are probably a pretty fun person. Who wouldn't love a chance to win some serious cash for the holidays? I surely know I would.


These types of lottery tickets can be a fun and easy gift to give to someone who has it all or someone hard to shop for. You might even consider giving one of the many Colorado Lottery ticket options to kids in the family. However, before you do that, you should probably check to see if it is legal to give lottery tickets to minors in the state of Colorado.

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Imagine you were a kid and got a scratch-off ticket in your stocking for the holidays. You scratch off the brightly colored ticket and you somehow win $500. If I was that kid I would lose my freaking mind... and I would feel super rich too.

Is it Legal to Give a Child a Colorado Lottery Ticket?

In the state of Colorado, you have to be at least 18 years old to purchase any form of lottery ticket. Since you have to be at least 18 to purchase a Colorado lottery ticket, surely that means you have to be at least 18 to have and win with the Colorado Lottery, right?

Nope. It is completely legal to give a minor a lottery ticket in the state of Colorado. The minor can even win if the ticket is lucky enough. Like with any other Colorado Lottery ticket, all prizes are subject to validation, rules, and regulations of the Colorado Lottery. More information on the legality of minors playing the Colorado Lottery can be found HERE.

The Luckiest Spots To Buy A Mega Millions Ticket In Northern Colorado

Rather than purchasing a lottery ticket from just any random place, press your luck by drawing some numbers at a spot that has a reputation of producing big Mega Millions winners.

Keeping scrolling to see where the luckiest spots to buy a Mega Millions Ticket in Northern Colorado are:

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