Pennsylvania (PA) Lottery – Results & Winning Numbers

Pennsylvania Lottery COVID-19 Update Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing their

Pennsylvania Lottery COVID-19 Update

Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing their activities in Pennsylvania. Be aware, stay alert, and never send money to receive a lottery prize.

Draws

Draws for all games will continue as normal.

Game Changes

Starting jackpots for Pennsylvania Powerball and Mega Millions have been removed – amounts will be published before each draw and now depend on ticket sales and interest rates.

Minimum jackpot increases between draws have been removed for both Powerball and Mega Millions.

Closed Centers

All Pennsylvania Lottery Claim Centers are closed until further notice.

Claiming a Winning Ticket

Prizes up to $2,500 may be claimed at a Pennsylvania Lottery retailer. Any prize over $2,500 can only be paid by the Pennsylvania Lottery.

All prizes over $600 should be claimed by mail: complete and sign the back of the ticket, fill out the Prize Claim Form, and include a copy of a valid photo ID.

All documents need to be mailed via certified mail to the Pennsylvania Lottery, Attn: Claims. Keep a copy of all documents for your records.


A quick summary for all Pennsylvania State Lottery games.

















Game Prize Type Numbers Sales Close
Pick 2 Day Top Prize 2 from 0-9 1:05 p.m.
Pick 2 Evening Top Prize 2 from 0-9 6:57 p.m.
Pick 3 Day Top Prize 3 from 0-9 1:05 p.m.
Pick 3 Evening Top Prize 3 from 0-9 6:57 p.m.
Pick 4 Day Top Prize 4 from 0-9 1:05 p.m.
Pick 4 Evening Top Prize 4 from 0-9 6:57 p.m.
Pick 5 Day Top Prize 5 from 0-9 1:05 p.m.
Pick 5 Evening Top Prize 5 from 0-9 6:57 p.m.
Cash 5 Jackpot 5 from 1-43 6:57 p.m.
Match 6 Jackpot 6 from 1-49 + 2 QP 6:57 p.m.
Treasure Hunt Jackpot 5 from 1-30 1:05 p.m.
Powerball Jackpot 5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26 9:59 p.m.
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25 9:59 p.m.
Cash4Life Top Prize 5 from 1-60 + 1 from 1-4 8:45 p.m.


Find out when each draw takes place.


















Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Pick 2 Day 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m.
Pick 2 Evening 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Pick 3 Day 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m.
Pick 3 Evening 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Pick 4 Day 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m.
Pick 4 Evening 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Pick 5 Day 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m.
Pick 5 Evening 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Cash 5 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Match 6 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Treasure Hunt 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m. 1:35 p.m.
Powerball       10:59 p.m.     10:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     11:00 p.m.     11:00 p.m.  
Cash4Life 9:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
All times displayed in Pennsylvania local time.


For all lottery games in Pennsylvania, you can purchase tickets for more than one draw at a time.

















Game Advanced Draws
Pick 2 Day up to 7
Pick 2 Evening up to 7
Pick 3 Day up to 7
Pick 3 Evening up to 7
Pick 4 Day up to 7
Pick 4 Evening up to 7
Pick 5 Day up to 7
Pick 5 Evening up to 7
Cash 5 up to 7
Match 6 up to 26
Treasure Hunt up to 7
Powerball up to 26
Mega Millions up to 26
Cash4Life up to 10


Here’s the normal process for claiming prizes in Pennsylvania.


Prizes of $2,500 or Less

Option 1.

Claim at any local retailer

Option 2.

Post the signed ticket to the Pennsylvania Lottery

Prizes of $2,500 or Over

Option 1.

Claim at any of the authorized Pennsylvania Lottery Claim Centers.

Option 2.

For prizes over $2,500, complete a claim form, sign the back of the ticket, and post both items to the Pennsylvania Lottery.

Option 3.

Some prizes such as Powerball or Mega Millions jackpot prizes, annuity top or second-level prize for Cash4Life, or an annuity prize for a Scratch-Off game have to be claimed in person at the Pennsylvania Lottery Headquarters in Middletown.


Checks will arrive within four to six weeks (from the moment the claim is received and validated), but many arrive sooner. Some claims submitted in December cannot be processed until January.


Postal Address: Pennsylvania Lottery, ATTN: CLAIMS 1200 Fulling Mill Road, Suite 1 Middletown, PA 17057


Claim Form


Download the Pennsylvania Lottery Prize Claim Form.


Claim Centers



Tax Information


Here are the taxes withheld for lottery prizes claimed by all U.S. citizens or residents within the state of Pennsylvania.






Pennsylvania Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 3.07%
Federal Tax 24%
    Total: 27.07%


If the winner is not a citizen or is not a resident of the U.S., the taxes withheld by the Pennsylvania Lottery are different:






Pennsylvania Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 3.07%
Federal Tax 30%
    Total: 33.07%

Pennsylvania Scenery

The Pennsylvania State Lottery was established in 1971, and the first game was held in 1972.


Pennsylvania is the only state lottery that designates all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. To date, more than $29 billion has been contributed to programs like low-cost prescription assistance, senior centers and meals, care services, and property tax rebates. Fans of playing the lottery know that along with funding their dream of hitting the big jackpot, they are also giving back to the seniors in their communities.




Contact Information


Phone Number: 1-877-282-4639


1. When should I claim my prize?


You have one year from the game’s end sale date to collect scratch-off prizes, one year from the drawing date to collect draw game prizes, and one year from the purchase date to collect fast play prizes. In addition, fast play and draw game tickets worth more than $100 cannot be claimed at a retailer after 180 days. They must be submitted to the Lottery with a claim form.



2. Should I sign my lottery ticket?


Yes. If your ticket is lost or stolen and you haven’t signed it, you may not be able to claim it as your own. You should also clearly print your name, address, and phone number on your ticket.



3. Can I buy Pennsylvania Lottery tickets over the phone or by mail?


Pennsylvania offers a variety of online instant win games as well as tickets for Mega Millions and Powerball through their PA iLottery platform and App. You cannot purchase however, lottery tickets by mail or phone.



4. Do I have to pay taxes on my prizes?


Yes. All lottery prizes in Pennsylvania are subject to state and federal income taxes, and some prizes are also subject to tax withholdings. Winners of prizes over $600 will receive a W2-G form by mail, and taxes are automatically withheld from prizes over $5,000.



5. Can anyone play the Pennsylvania Lottery?


Yes, provided you are 18 years or older. However, the Pennsylvania iLottery is limited to Pennsylvania residents.



6. What games can I play in Pennsylvania?


You can purchase lottery tickets for Pick 2 (Day, Evening), Pick 3 (Day, Evening), Pick 4 (Day, Evening), Pick 5 (Day, Evening), Cash 5, Cash4Life, Treasure Hunt, Match 6, Mega Millions, and Powerball.



7. Can I remain anonymous if I win a jackpot prize?


No, details such as the name of the winner, city and county of residence, name of the game won, date of win and prize amount are public record.


Even if you choose to use a trust to claim your lottery prize, the Pennsylvania Lottery will release the name of the entity as well as all other relevant information including the beneficiaries of the trust, partners, and shareholders.



8. Where do I redeem my winning tickets?


At a retailer for prizes under $2,500 or in person at the Pennsylvania Lottery Office Headquarters. You can also mail in your ticket to the headquarters in order to claim your prize.


Before claiming any big lottery prizes, we strongly recommend that you consult with a legal professional or financial advisor as they can be of great help during the claim process.



9. Can I purchase tickets for more than 1 draw at a time?


Yes, check our Advanced draws section for more information.



10. Where does the lottery money go?


Toward senior communities in Pennsylvania.



Got any more questions about the Pennsylvania Lottery? Contact us we’d love to help answer them.



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