Rhode Island Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for Rhode Island Lottery Numbers and Results? After state legislators passed a constitutional amendment allowing a lottery, the Rhode Island Lottery got started in 1974. The lottery became a founding member of the Multi-State Lottery Association in 1987, and tickets for MUSL’s first game, Lotto America, went on sale the following year. Click here to see the latest Rhode Island lottery numbers and results.
Today, Rhode Island Lottery, which is a state agency, offers a variety of games including Powerball, Wild Money, Mega Millions, Keno, and scratch-off tickets. Rhode Island also has a video lottery. Proceeds from the sale of lottery tickets go into the state’s general fund and benefit a wide range of state programs, including education, the environment, and public safety. Players must be 18 or older.
How old do I have to be to play the Rhode Island Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
How long do I have to collect my winnings?
Players of instant-win games have 365 days after the announced end of that game to claim a prize. Prizes for draw games must be claimed within 365 days of the draw.
What happens if my ticket is lost, damaged, or stolen?
The Rhode Island Lottery isn’t responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Keep lottery tickets in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
No, in the event of a public records request, the Rhode Island Lottery must release your name and city/town.
We suggest that you consult a lawyer before claiming any big prizes, however, as it may be possible to claim your prize through a trust to retain anonymity.
Can I buy lottery tickets by mail, phone, or online?
No. To buy lottery tickets, you must visit an authorized ticket retailer in the state.
What lottery games can I play in Rhode Island?
Players can choose from Lucky for Life, Mega Millions, Wild Money, Powerball, and The Numbers Game.
Are Rhode Island Lottery winnings taxable?
Yes. Lottery winnings in Rhode Island are subject to both state and federal taxes. Winners of prizes above $599 will receive a W-2 tax form when claiming their prize. The Rhode Island Lottery also withholds a percentage of certain lottery winnings for tax purposes. Check our Tax Information section for more information.
Can I buy lottery tickets in advance?
Yes, you can purchase tickets for a certain number of future draws, depending on the game. Check our Advanced Draws section for more information.
Where do Rhode Island Lottery funds go?
Money from ticket sales goes into prizes, commissions, maintaining lottery operations, and the state’s general fund.
The general fund distributes funds for public safety, natural resources, transportation, education, and government services in the state.
Where can I find results for Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island Lottery prizes.
To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket, your address and phone number, a copy of your ID, and a copy of an official document that includes your Social Security number to:
Rhode Island Lottery Headquarters
ATTN: Validations Department
1425 Pontiac Ave.
Cranston, RI 02920
Players that cannot provide a copy of an official document that includes their Social Security number have to complete and sign the IRS W-9 Form.
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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