Washington Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for Washington Lottery Numbers and Results? Washington’s Lottery was launched in 1982 to help generate revenue for state programs. The lottery offers a variety of scratch-off tickets and draw games. Washington’s Lottery frequently adds new scratch games—as often as once a month. Players can also choose from state draws like Hit 5 and Match 4, or popular multi-state jackpots like Powerball and Mega Millions. Click here to see the latest Washington lottery numbers and results.
Profits from ticket sales contribute to public education, stadium construction, and problem-gambling prevention and treatment. A large portion of profits benefits the state’s Opportunity Pathways program, which provides financial assistance to college students and supports early childhood education.
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 stolen, lost, or damaged?
The Washington Lottery is not responsible for damaged, lost, or stolen lottery tickets. Keep tickets in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.
Can I buy tickets over the phone, online, or by mail?
No, you must visit a licensed lottery retailer to get your tickets.
Are Washington Lottery winnings taxable?
Yes. Lottery winnings in Washington are subject to federal income taxes. Washington’s Lottery reports prizes of $600 or more to the Internal Revenue Service. The lottery also withholds a percentage of certain lottery prizes for tax purposes.
How old do I have to be to play the Washington Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
No, the Washington Lottery requires all winners to make their identity public. Even if a trust or similar entity is used to claim a prize, Washington’s Lottery may release the entity’s founding documents, thereby revealing the names of the individual winners, in the event of a public records request.
What lottery games can I play in Washington?
You can pick from Lotto, Daily KENO, Pick 3, Match 4, Hit 5, Powerball, and Mega Millions.
Where do Washington’s Lottery funds go?
Net proceeds from ticket sales are earmarked for various educational and community programs.
Can I buy lottery tickets in advance?
Yes, you can purchase tickets for multiple consecutive draws in Washington. Check our Advanced Draws section to find out more.
Here’s the process for claiming Washington Lottery prizes.
The Federal Way and Vancouver regional offices are closed until further notice. The Everett and Yakima offices are now open with limited hours.
In-person claims require an appointment. Call (360) 810-2888 to schedule your appointment.
To claim a prize by mail, complete the information on the back of the ticket, sign it, and send it to:
Washington Lottery Headquarters
P.O. Box 43050
Olympia, WA 98504-3050
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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