C.R.S. Section 44-40-101

As used in this article 40, unless the context otherwise requires:


“Cash prize” means any prize paid in cash in its entirety, including any expenditures made to fund Colorado or multistate prize reserves.


“Commission” means the Colorado lottery commission.


“Director” means the director of the state lottery division.


“Division” means the state lottery division.


“Lottery” means any and all lotteries created and operated pursuant to this article 40, including, without limitation, the game commonly known as lotto, in which prizes are awarded on the basis of designated numbers conforming to numbers selected at random, electronically or otherwise, by or at the direction of the commission, and any multistate lottery or game that is authorized by a multistate agreement to which the division is party. All references in this article 40 to “the lottery” shall be construed to include any or all lotteries within the meaning of this subsection (5). “Lottery” shall not include a promotional drawing as defined in subsection (8) of this section.


“Multistate agreement” means an agreement entered into by the division and at least one other state’s lottery authority that authorizes the division to allow Colorado residents to participate in one or more multistate lotteries pursuant to rules promulgated by the commission.


“Noncash prize” means any prize paid in merchandise or a combination of cash and merchandise.


“Promotional drawing” means a prize promotion involving the conduct of giveaways through the use of free chances, including the use of nonwinning tickets from existing or prior games, for purposes of commercial advertisement of the lottery, the creation of goodwill, the promotion of new lottery products, or the collection of names.

Source: Section 44-40-101 — Definitions, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-44.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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