Lottery sales to debut at Pennsylvania liquor stores

The legislation allows for the sale of self-service games like instant ticket machines

Instant lottery games are now available at liquor stores in Pennsylvania.

HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN/AP) – Lottery sales start Thursday in some Pennsylvania liquor stores.

The Hermitage location had its terminal installed Wednesday and will be ready for the numbers players. It’s one of the first 40 locations getting lottery games. They will be in 170 stores, more than half of the state’s liquor stores, in less than a month.

The new law that went into effect earlier this week. The legislation allows for the sale of self-service games like instant ticket machines.

The new law also extends stores’ operation hours. Stores are no longer required to be closed on holidays and lifts restrictions on Sunday operations.

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