Pennsylvania Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for Pennsylvania Lottery Numbers and Results? The Pennsylvania State Lottery was established in 1971, and tickets went on sale in 1972. The state offers a number of daily draw and jackpot games. Players can also take part in the Powerball and Mega Millions multi-state lotteries. Click here to see the latest Pennsylvania lottery numbers and results.
Pennsylvania is the only state lottery that designates all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. To date, billions of dollars have been contributed to programs such as low-cost prescription assistance, senior centers and meals, care services, and property tax rebates.
How long do I have to collect my winnings?
You have 365 days from the ticket sale date to collect scratch-off and fast play prizes. For draw games, you have 365 days from the date of the draw. After 180 days, fast play and draw game tickets worth more than $100 cannot be claimed at a retailer—they must be submitted to the Pennsylvania Lottery with a claim form.
What happens if my ticket is lost, damaged, or stolen?
The Pennsylvania Lottery is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Clearly print your name, address, and phone number on your ticket, and keep it in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.
Can I purchase tickets by mail, phone, or online?
No, you can only buy tickets in person at lottery retailers in Pennsylvania.
Are Pennsylvania Lottery winnings taxable?
Yes. All lottery prizes in Pennsylvania are subject to state and federal income taxes, and taxes are automatically withheld from prizes over $5,000. Winners of prizes over $600 will receive a W2-G form by mail.
How old do I have to be to play the Pennsylvania Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
What games can I play in Pennsylvania?
You can choose from Pick 2, Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5, Cash 5, Cash4Life, Treasure Hunt, Match 6, Mega Millions, and Powerball.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
No, details including the winner’s name, city and county of residence, game won, date of winning, and prize amount will be made 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 information about the trust’s beneficiaries, partners, and shareholders.
Can I buy lottery tickets in advance?
Yes. Check our Advanced Draws section for more information.
Where do the Pennsylvania Lottery funds go?
Profits go toward services for older residents in Pennsylvania.
Here’s the process for claiming Pennsylvania Lottery prizes.
The Pennsylvania Lottery Headquarters is closed to visitors until further notice.
All in-person claims require an appointment. Contact the claim center where you wish to claim your winnings to schedule an appointment.
Prizes from online subscriptions will be automatically credited into your Pennsylvania Lottery account. Winnings over $600 will take longer to be credited as they need to undergo more thorough checks.
Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots, Cash4Life annuity top or second-level prizes, and annuity prizes for scratch-off games must be claimed in person.
Winnings in your Pennsylvania Lottery account can be withdrawn using ACH/eCheck, PayPal, or Play+.
To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket to:
PO Box 8671
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8671
For mail claims over $600, you must also include a completed claim form.
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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