Kentucky (KY) Lottery - Results & Lotto Numbers (2024)

Kentucky Lottery COVID-19 update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, operating hours for Kentucky Lottery offices and the claiming process may change at any time. While we are continually monitoring the latest updates provided by the lottery operators, we recommend that you contact your local lottery office to get the most up-to-date information before claiming a prize. We appreciate your patience during this time.


Game NamePrize TypeNumbers
Pick 3 MiddayTop Prize3 from 0-9
Pick 3 EveningTop Prize3 from 0-9
Pick 4 MiddayTop Prize4 from 0-9
Pick 4 EveningTop Prize4 from 0-9
Cash Ball 225Top Prize4 from 1-35 + 1 from 1-25
Kentucky 5Jackpot5 from 1-39
PowerballJackpot5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26
Mega MillionsJackpot5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25
Lucky for LifeTop Prize5 from 1-48 + 1 from 1-18

Game schedule

Advanced draws

GameAdvanced Draws
Pick 3 Middayup to 7
Pick 3 Eveningup to 7
Pick 4 Middayup to 7
Pick 4 Eveningup to 7
Cash Ball 225up to 21
Kentucky 5up to 14
Powerballup to 26
Mega Millionsup to 26
Lucky for Lifeup to 16

Expired games

The following Kentucky Lottery games are expired. You can no longer claim prizes for these games.

GameLast Draw Date
Quick BucksSaturday, Mar 14, 2020
5 Card CashSaturday, Mar 26, 2022
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Claiming prizes

Here's the process for claiming Kentucky Lottery prizes.

For the updated list of retailers accepting prize claims up to $5,000 visit the Kentucky Lottery website.

To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket, a completed claim form, and a copy of your ID to:

Kentucky Lottery Corporation
ATTN: Claims – Dept. 100
Louisville, KY 40287-0001

Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.

Options for claiming

Tax information

The Kentucky Lottery is required to withhold taxes on any prizes over $5,000.

Here are the taxes withheld from lottery prizes for U.S. citizens or residents.

Kentucky Lottery tax withholdings for U.S. citizens or residents
Over $5,000State Tax4%
Federal Tax24%
Total: 28%

If the winner is not a citizen or resident of the U.S., the Kentucky Lottery withholds a greater amount of winnings for taxes.

Kentucky Lottery tax withholdings on winnings between $600 and $5,000 for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
$600 to $5,000State Tax0%
Federal Tax30%
Total: 30%
Kentucky Lottery tax withholdings on winnings over $5,000 for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Over $5,000State Tax4%
Federal Tax30%
Total: 34%

About the Kentucky Lottery

Voters approved the Kentucky Lottery in 1988.

Tickets went on sale in 1989, and retailers sold more than $5 million in instant game tickets by the end of the first day. Kentucky added Powerball in 1992 and Mega Millions in 2010.

Since 1989, the Kentucky Lottery has raised billions of dollars for the state's general fund as well as tuition grants and scholarships.



(877) 789-4532

Postal address

Kentucky Lottery Headquarters: 1011 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202


You must be 18 or older to purchase lottery tickets and redeem your winnings.

You have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim your lottery winnings.

Funds go toward educational access programs, including Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarships and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

In Kentucky, you can pick from Cash Ball 225, Kentucky 5, Lucky for Life, Powerball, Mega Millions, Pick 3, and Pick 4.

Lottery winnings over $600 in Kentucky are subject to both state and federal taxes.

For prizes between $600 and $5,000, the Kentucky Lottery doesn't withhold any taxes but issues the winner a W2 tax form. Federal and state taxes are withheld for all lottery prizes over $5,000.

See our Tax Information section for more details.

No. Claim forms in Kentucky are subject to open record requests. The Kentucky Lottery only releases the winner's name when responding to records requests. There is no requirement for winners to participate in any publicity events after claiming a prize.

We suggest that you consult a lawyer before claiming any big prizes, as it may be possible to claim your prize through a trust to retain anonymity.

Yes, you can buy advance lottery tickets for consecutive draws for some lottery games in Kentucky. See the Advanced Draws section for more details.

The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for lost or damaged tickets. Keep tickets in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.

If you're a resident of Kentucky, you can also play Powerball, Mega Millions, Keno, Fast Play, Lucky for Life, Cash Ball 225, Kentucky 5, Pick 3, and Pick 4 online. Otherwise, you must purchase your lottery tickets from a licensed lottery retailer.

Use the following links to find results for the day you are looking for:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

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Kentucky (KY) Lottery - Results & Lotto Numbers (2024)


Is there a lottery in Kentucky? ›

Kentucky Lottery players can play Instant Play games on the Kentucky Lottery's website. There are nearly 60 games to choose from 50-cents to $20 in price, with top prizes reaching $300,000.

How much is Kentucky Powerball? ›

Each Powerball play costs $2. For an additional $1 per play, add Power Play to multiply your winnings (excluding the jackpot). For an additional $1 per play, add Double Play to use your same numbers in a second drawing for a chance to win up to $10 million! Don't have time or feeling lucky?

What time is Kentucky Pick 3 evening? ›

Pick 3 drawings are conducted twice a day—Midday, about 1:20pm ET / 12:20pm CT and Evenings, about 11:00pm ET / 10:00pm CT.

What time is the Kentucky Lottery drawing tonight? ›

Draw Schedule

Drawings are conducted Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, about 11pm ET / 10pm CT. Double Play drawings are conducted following the Powerball drawing about 11:30pm ET / 10:30pm CT.

What day is Mega Millions drawing in Kentucky? ›

Drawings are conducted Tuesdays and Fridays, about 11pm ET / 10pm CT. Watch the drawing. For an additional $1 per play, add Megaplier to your purchase to multiply your winnings. Megaplier is not availble with Just the Jackpot wager.

Can you buy lottery tickets with a debit card in Kentucky? ›

Using Credit and Debit Cards at Lottery Vending Machines. Kentucky Lottery Touch Vending Machines now accept: Visa credit, debit and prepaid cards (swipe and insert chip transactions) Master Card and Discover credit, debit and prepaid credit cards (swipe and insert)

Did anyone win the Powerball tonight? ›

There was no jackpot winner in California for this draw. But there are 36,223 winning tickets! Get your ticket for the next draw. To see draw results for participating POWERBALL lotteries outside California, search POWERBALL results.

How much is the Powerball now? ›

Powerball® costs $2 per play.

How much is the mega million? ›

Play Mega Millions for just $2. Purchase tickets at your local Lottery retailer or at your nearest Lottery vending machine. Drawings are every Tuesday and Friday at 8:00 p.m. Find out where to play here.

What pick 3 numbers come up the most? ›

What Are the Most Popular Pick 3 Numbers?
  • 140. 123. ...
  • 777. Often associated with luck, 777 is a favorite among hopefuls. ...
  • 999. The highest possible Pick 3 number, chosen for its distinctiveness. ...
  • 222. Triple twos are liked for their repeating pattern, similar to 111. ...
  • 000. ...
  • 555. ...
  • 369. ...
  • 111.

What does "straight box" mean? ›

Straight/Box means a straight and box wager, for the same amount, the same number and the same day, on one Ticket. It is played only in even-dollar increments.

What does super straight mean in Kentucky lottery? ›

SUPER STRAIGHT: Match your numbers to the winning numbers in ANY. order and win the Straight payout. Covers all Straight combinations ($1.50 minimum wager). PAIRS: Match your winning pair numbers to the winning numbers.

What do two numbers on Powerball get you? ›

If your ticket matches two numbers and the Powerball you'll get $7 but the odds to get there begin to skyrocket to 1 in 701.

How many numbers do you need to win a prize in Powerball? ›

How many Powerball numbers do you need to win a prize? You only need to match one number in Powerball to win a prize. However, that number must be the Powerball worth $4. Visit for the entire prize chart.

How do you win Mega Millions? ›

Mega Millions® tickets cost $2.00 per play. Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers - five different numbers from 1 to 70 (the white balls) and one number from 1 to 25 (the gold Mega Ball) - or select Easy Pick/Quick Pick. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.

Is the lottery legal in Kentucky? ›

As in other states that have official lotteries, Kentucky statute prohibits the sale of lottery tickets to minors; makes it a crime to forge or alter tickets; and imposes a 180-day time limit for claiming prizes.

What is the best Kentucky Lottery game to play? ›

Currently, the KY Lottery game with the best odds of winning the jackpot prize is Fast Play (1 in 240,000).

How to play the Kentucky Lottery? ›

How To Play Online
  1. Select your game. Visit and select the PLAY NOW button below the game you would like to play.
  2. Pick your numbers. ...
  3. Select BUY NOW (quick buy) or ADD TO CART. ...
  4. Check out. ...
  5. Pay for your purchase using funds you deposited into your wallet.

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