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Lottery tickets policy

Lottery tickets, game pieces, and codes and coupons for sweepstakes often have specific rules set out by operators, so generally, we don't allow them to be listed on eBay. There are, however, some exceptions.

What is the policy?

  • Lottery tickets, fast-food game pieces, coupons for sweepstakes, raffles, drawings or similar items are not allowed
  • Expired lottery tickets with collectible value may be listed as long as the listing clearly states the item is expired and is permitted for sale under local law

Activity that doesn't follow eBay policy could result in a range of actions including for example: administratively ending or canceling listings, hiding or demoting all listings from search results, lowering seller rating, buying or selling restrictions, and account suspension. All fees paid or payable in relation to listings or accounts on which we take any action will not be refunded or otherwise credited to your account.

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Visit Seller Help to find details of any policy issues with your account or listings, and get the information you need to quickly resolve them.

Why does eBay have this policy?

This policy helps sellers follow important government regulations.

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