Gambling has a long tradition throughout civilization but also has long carried a stigma as an unsavory vice, and indeed gambling can destroy lives in some cases. Lotteries, meanwhile, were much slower to catch on but now are found in nearly every state, including Montana. Welcome to the Montana Gambling and Lotteries Law section of FindLaw, with articles covering what you need to know before scratching off a lottery ticket or placing your bets at the track. In this section, you'll learn about which types of games are allowed in the state as well as the rules for claiming a lottery prize. Click on a link below to learn more.