“Alaska is one of five American states without a lottery … The state also doesn’t allow slot machines or betting on most things, ranging from scratch-off tickets to horses. But one thing Alaskans can bet on is when the breakup will happen. Not the breakup of favorite celebrity couples or local politicians, mind you. Rather, the breakup of the ice on the Tanana River.” With casinos closed and sports gone, are you desperate for some action? All You Need to Play the Alaskan Lottery Is an Ice Guess.