Coronavirus Begins to Hit The Lottery Industry!
Life in America is being tremendously impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic and the economic impacts it is causing. All aspects of American life are coming to a halt including the Lottery Industry. All American gambling business are experiencing impacts due to the spread of COVID-19.
Although many lotteries continue to conduct their lottery drawings on a normal schedule, there are some aspects of lottery games that require people to gather. These operations have been shut down completely by some lottery commissions. Places such as lottery claim centers have been shuttered, especially in Illinois and South Carolina. These two state-lotteries are still allowing claims by mails on their listed official addresses.
Illinois Lottery officials have stated that their claim centers are completely closed until further notice, starting Tuesday. The Illinois Lottery Acting Director Harold Mays announced that continuous spread of Coronavirus made the officials take such an aggressive ste