Patent Number: 7,716,126

Title: Method of facilitating participation in lotteries

Abstract: A method and system are presented for selectively entering lottery entries into a state lottery drawing via an internet web site, the method includes the initial step of entering the home page of the web site. There is querying of users for their sign-in identification to establish whether they are pre-registered user members or non-members. Pre-registered user members are presented with a choice of member functions and content as to account information, and selection of a game to be played. Non-members are presented with a choice of different functions and content including the ability to establish an account. Both members and non-members may access functions and content including information relating to gambling addiction, and descriptions of the games that may be played.

Inventors: France; Donald (Elkton, MD), Urban; Matthew J. (Wilmington, DE), McWilliams; Robert (Wilmington, DE)

Assignee: U-PickIt.com, Inc.

International Classification: G06Q 40/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018