New York Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for New York Lottery Numbers and Results? New York was one of the first states to offer lottery games. The New York Lottery launched in 1967, promising to use the revenue to fund education. The lottery’s proceeds continue to fund New York K-12 schools. Since the lottery started, it’s raised over $71 billion dollars for education. Click here to see the latest New York lottery numbers and results.
The lottery offers a variety of draw and scratch-off games. The daily draw games of Numbers and Win 4 are among the most popular, based on ticket sales. Since 2009, the multi-state games Powerball and Mega Millions have also been available in New York.
Can I purchase lottery tickets by mail, phone, or online?
Players can subscribe to New York LOTTO, Mega Millions, and Cash4Life online. You cannot, however, buy tickets over the phone or by mail.
How long do I have to collect my winnings?
You have 365 days from the date of the draw to claim your prize.
How old do I have to be to play the New York Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
Are the New York Lottery winnings taxable?
Lottery winnings in New York are subject to both state and federal taxes. The New York Lottery reports any prize with a value of $600 or more, as long as it is at least 300 times the wager.
If the winner does not have a Social Security number, any prize amount over $600 is immediately taxed. Otherwise, all winnings of $5,000 or less are not immediately taxed. You can find more details in our Tax Information section.
What lottery games can I play in New York?
You can choose from Mega Millions, Powerball, New York LOTTO, Cash4Life, Pick 10, Take 5, Numbers, and Win 4.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
No. In New York, the lottery commission may choose to publicize winners in a news event or public announcement. If winners use a trust to claim their prize, the commission will need identifying information, including a valid Social Security number for each trust beneficiary, to be able to check for possible claims or offsets on the prize amount.
Can I buy lottery tickets in advance?
Yes, you can purchase tickets for consecutive draws in advance. Check our Advanced Draws section for further details.
Where do the New York Lottery funds go?
Proceeds from the sale of lottery tickets go toward public K-12 education in the state.
What happens if my ticket is stolen, lost, or damaged?
The New York Lottery is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Keep tickets in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.
Here’s the process for claiming Illinois Lottery prizes.
In-person claims require an appointment. Visit the New York Lottery website to schedule your appointment.
To claim a prize by mail, include a return address and send your signed winning ticket, along with a claim form with steps 1 to 11 filled out to:
New York Lottery
P.O. Box 7533
Schenectady, NY 12301-7533
To claim a prize over $600 by mail, you also need to complete the form on the back of the ticket and include a completed claim form and a copy of your ID.
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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