Iowa Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for Iowa Lottery Numbers and Results? The Iowa Lottery was launched in 1985. Iowa is a founding member of the Multi-State Lottery Association, and started selling Lotto America tickets in 1988. Click here to see the latest Iowa lottery numbers and results.
The state added Powerball to its portfolio in 1992, and Mega Millions in 2010. Since its inception, the Iowa Lottery has contributed billions of dollars toward various state initiatives. Ticket sale revenue goes toward the state’s general fund, which supports veterans and tourism development.
How long do I have to collect my winnings?
Players who win Lucky for Life, Powerball, Mega Millions, or Lotto America have 365 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize. Pick 3 and Pick 4 winners have 90 days from the date of the draw.
What lottery games can I play in Iowa?
You can buy lottery tickets for Lotto America, Pick 3, Pick 4, Lucky for Life, Mega Millions, and Powerball.
How old do I have to be to play the Iowa Lottery?
You must be 21 or older to purchase lottery tickets and claim prizes.
Are Iowa Lottery prizes taxable?
The Iowa Lottery withholds a percentage of certain lottery winnings for state and federal income taxes. Check out our Tax Information section for details.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
If you win any lottery prize over $600, the lottery will make your name, winnings, and area of residence public.
You can use a trust to claim your prize, but the information of the individual winners will still be required.
Can I buy lottery tickets in advance?
Yes, you can purchase tickets in advance for consecutive draws. Check out our Advanced Draws section for more information.
What happens if my ticket is stolen or lost?
The Iowa Lottery is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Keep them in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.
Can I purchase tickets by mail, online, or phone in Iowa?
No, you can only purchase tickets from licensed lottery retailers.
Where do Iowa Lottery funds go?
Proceeds from lottery ticket sales in Iowa go to the state’s general fund, and then distributed toward supporting veterans and tourism initiatives.
Where can I find results for Iowa on a particular day of the week?
Use the following links to find results for the day you are looking for:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Here’s the process for claiming Iowa Lottery prizes.
Special merchandise prizes must be claimed at the Iowa Lottery Headquarters.
In-person claims at any of the Iowa Lottery claim centers require an appointment. Contact the claim center directly to schedule your appointment.
To claim a prize by mail, complete the information requested on the back of the winning ticket, sign it, and send it to:
13001 University Avenue
Clive, IA 50325-8225
When mailing claims for prizes of $100 or more, you must also include a completed claim form and a W-9 or W-8BEN tax form. For prizes over $600, you also need to mail a copy of a government-issued photo ID along with the other items. When claiming prizes as a group, the 5754 Form will be required in addition to the Winner Claim form.
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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