Tennessee Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for Tennessee Lottery Numbers and Results? The Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets in 2004. Today, the lottery offers customers a variety of ways to play, including multiple scratch-off tickets and eight draw games. Click here to see the latest Tennessee lottery numbers and results.
Since its inception, the Tennessee Lottery has awarded over $16 billion in prizes, and more than $5 billion in proceeds have gone toward education funding. Education funds benefit from scholarships and grants at Tennessee colleges and K-12 after-school programs.
How long do I have to collect my winnings?
You have 180 days from the date of the draw to collect your winnings.
What happens if my ticket is lost, damaged, or stolen?
The Tennessee 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.
Can I purchase tickets by mail, phone, or online?
No, tickets can only be purchased in person at an authorized retailer.
Are Tennessee Lottery winnings taxable?
Yes. All lottery prizes in Tennessee are subject to federal income taxes, but not state taxes. Some prizes are subject to federal tax withholdings during payout as well.
The Tennessee Lottery reports all winnings of $600 or more to the IRS. Winners of prizes of $600 or more are required to share their Social Security number when claiming their prize, and must also report their winnings on their tax returns.
How old do I have to be to play the Tennessee Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
What lottery games can I play in Tennessee?
The Tennessee Lottery has several daily and jackpot draw games that you can play, including Cash 3, Cash 4, Powerball, Tennessee Cash, Mega Millions, Lotto America, and Cash4Life.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
No. The Tennessee Lottery reserves the right to release your name, city of residence, and details about your prize.
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 in advance?
Yes. You can purchase tickets for a certain number of draws in advance, depending on what game you play. See our Advanced Draws section for more information.
Where do the Tennessee Lottery funds go?
The Tennessee Lottery dedicates proceeds from ticket sales to state education programs, including by funding scholarships, grants, and K-12 after-school programs.
Here’s the process for claiming Tennessee Lottery prizes.
To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket, a completed claim form, a copy of your ID, and proof of your Social Security number to:
Tennessee Education Lottery
P.O. Box 290636
Nashville, TN 37229-0636
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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