West Virginia Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for West Virginia Lottery Numbers and Results? The West Virginia State Lottery sold its first ticket on January 9, 1986—over 1.5 million tickets were sold that day. The lottery continues to be popular today. Players are able to choose from numerous instant win games; the in-state draws of Daily 3, Daily 4, Keno, and Cash 25; and multi-state jackpot draws including Mega Millions, Powerball, and Lotto America. West Virginia also operates a video lottery system. Click here to see the latest West Virginia lottery numbers and results.
To date, more than $9 billion from lottery ticket sales has gone toward public education, senior services, and state tourism.
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 West Virginia 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 phone, mail, or online?
No, you can only buy tickets in person at licensed retailers.
Are West Virginia Lottery winnings taxable?
Yes, all lottery winnings are subject to state and federal income taxes. The West Virginia Lottery withholds a percentage of certain lottery prizes for tax purposes. Check our Tax Information section for more information.
How old do I have to be to play the West Virginia Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
What lottery games can I play in West Virginia?
You can pick from Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto America, Keno, Daily 3, Daily 4, and Cash 25.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
As of January 1, 2019, winners of draw games may remain anonymous if their prize equals or exceeds $1 million dollars. Winners of smaller amounts will be listed in the winner database on the West Virginia Lottery website. Anonymity can be requested on the West Virginia Lottery website, and any individual who chooses to remain anonymous must contribute 5% of their winnings to the State Lottery Fund.
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 West Virginia Lottery funds go?
West Virginia Lottery ticket sales help fund a range of initiatives in the state, including public education, tourism, and senior services.
Here’s the process for claiming West Virginia Lottery prizes.
To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket, a completed claim form, and a copy of your ID to:
West Virginia Lottery Claims
P.O. Box 2913
Charleston, WV 25330
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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