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Connecticut Lottery Results

Game Result Est. Jackpot Next Draw
Play3 Day
  • 0
  • 3
  • 6
Top Prize
$500
Next Draw
Top Prize
$500
Play3 Night
  • 9
  • 4
  • 7
Top Prize
$500
Next Draw
Top Prize
$500
Play4 Day
  • 1
  • 3
  • 8
  • 8
Top Prize
$5,000
Next Draw
Top Prize
$5,000
Play4 Night
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 2
Top Prize
$5,000
Next Draw
Top Prize
$5,000
Lucky Links Day
  • 1
  • 2
  • 6
  • 7
  • 12
  • 13
  • 16
  • 18
Top Prize
$50,000
Next Draw
Top Prize
$50,000
Lucky Links Night
  • 2
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 11
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
Top Prize
$50,000
Next Draw
Top Prize
$50,000
Cash5
  • 2
  • 9
  • 17
  • 22
  • 33
Up to
$100,000
Next Draw
Up to
$100,000
Lotto!
  • 2
  • 13
  • 14
  • 25
  • 42
  • 44
Est. Jackpot
$1.9 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$1.9 Million
Powerball
  • 8
  • 31
  • 39
  • 40
  • 43
  • PB: 4
  • Power Play: 3
Est. Jackpot
$180 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$190 Million
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Mega Millions
  • 24
  • 38
  • 44
  • 57
  • 58
  • MB: 17
  • Megaplier: 4
Est. Jackpot
$121 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$127 Million
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Lucky for Life
  • 2
  • 25
  • 26
  • 30
  • 37
  • LB: 8
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
Next Draw
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life

Games

A quick summary of all the Connecticut State Lottery games.

Game Type Numbers Sales Close
Play3 Day Daily 3 from 0-9 1:45 p.m.
Play3 Night Daily 3 from 0-9 10:15 p.m.
Play4 Day Daily 4 from 0-9 1:45 p.m.
Play4 Night Daily 4 from 0-9 10:15 p.m.
Lucky Links Day Daily 8 from 1-22 1:40 p.m.
Lucky Links Night Daily 8 from 1-22 10:15 p.m.
Cash5 Daily 5 from 1-35 10:20 p.m.
Lotto! Jackpot 6 from 1-44 10:20 p.m.
Powerball Jackpot 5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26 10:00 p.m.
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 from 1-70+ 1 from 1-25 10:45 p.m.
Lucky for Life Top Prize 5 from 1-48 + 1 from 1-18 9:30 p.m.

Game Schedule

Find out when each draw takes place.

Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Play3 Day 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m.
Play3 Night 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m.
Play4 Day 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m. 1:57 p.m.
Play4 Night 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m.
Lucky Links Day 1:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m.
Lucky Links Night 10:17 p.m. 10:17 p.m. 10:17 p.m. 10:17 p.m. 10:17 p.m. 10:17 p.m. 10:17 p.m.
Cash 5 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m. 10:29 p.m.
Lotto!     10:38 p.m.     10:38 p.m.  
Powerball       10:59 p.m.     10:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     11:00 p.m.     11:00 p.m.  
Lucky for Life   10:38 p.m.     10:38 p.m.    
All times displayed in Connecticut local time.

Advanced Draws

In the state of Connecticut, you can purchase lottery tickets in advance for consecutive draws.

Game Advanced Draws
Play3 Day 7 draws
Play3 Night 7 draws
Play4 Day 7 draws
Play4 Night 7 draws
Lucky Links Day 26 draws
Lucky Links Night 26 draws
Cash5 26 draws
Lotto! 26 draws
Powerball 26 draws
Mega Millions 26 draws
Lucky for Life 26 draws

Claiming Prizes

Here's the normal process for claiming prizes in Connecticut.

Prizes of $599 or Less

Option 1.
Claim at any local retailer.
Option 2.
Claim at any of the Lottery Claim Centers.
Option 3.
Post the signed ticket to the Connecticut Lottery.

Prizes of $600 or Over

Option 1.
Claim at any of the Lottery High-Tier Claim Centers.
Option 2.
Complete a claim form, sign the back of the ticket, and post both items to the Connecticut Lottery.

Prizes from $5,001 to $49,999

Option 1.
Claim in person at the Connecticut Lottery Headquarters. Be sure to complete a claim form, sign the back of your ticket, and bring proper ID.
Option 2.
Complete a claim form, sign the back of the ticket, and post both items to the Connecticut Lottery Headquarters.

Prizes of $50,000 or Over

Claim in person at Connecticut Lottery Headquarters. Be sure to complete a claim form, sign the back of your ticket, and bring proper ID.

It normally takes around three business days to process the claim (from the moment the claim is received), but please allow at least two weeks to make sure that the claim is received.

Postal address
Connecticut Lottery Corporation
777 Brook Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Claim Centers

Tax Information

The Connecticut Lottery is required to withhold state taxes for some prizes as well as federal income tax on all winnings of more than $5,000.

Here are the taxes withheld from lottery prizes, for all U.S. citizens or residents within the state of Connecticut.

Connecticut Lottery tax withholdings on winnings of $600 or more for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
$600 or more* State Tax 6.9%
Federal Tax 0%
    Total: 6.9%

*They also have to be at least 300 times the amount of the wager.

Connecticut Lottery tax withholdings on winnings over $5,000 for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 6.9%
Federal Tax 24%
    Total: 30.9%

If the winner is not a citizen or is not a resident of the U.S., the taxes withheld by the Connecticut Lottery are different:

Connecticut Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 6.9%
Federal Tax 30%
    Total: 36.9%

About the Connecticut Lottery

Connecticut Scenery

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation launched in 1971, and the first ticket was sold in 1972 on February 15. Governor Thomas J. Meskill was the government official at the time that allowed the license when he signed Public Act No. 865.

The Connecticut Lottery is made up of a variety of in-house drawing games, and the lottery also takes part in Powerball and Mega Millions draws. The Connecticut Lottery even offers to this day, their original lottery under the name of Lotto!.

Popular draw games in the state include Play3, Play4, Cash5, Lotto!, and Lucky Links. In 2016, the Connecticut Lottery also started offering Keno, with draws taking place at 4-minute intervals. Players must be 18 years or older to play the lottery in Connecticut.

Contact Information

Phone Number:
(860)-713-2700

FAQS

1. Can I buy tickets in advance for lottery draws?

Yes. Connecticut state lotteries, like Cash5 and Lotto!, along with Lucky for Life, Mega Millions, and Powerball tickets can be purchased for 26 draws in advance. Play3 and Play4 tickets can be purchased for up to 7 draws in advance. All you have to do is mark the Advance Action box on your lottery play slip.


2. Can I purchase lottery tickets by phone or by mail?

No, the Connecticut Lottery never sells games online or by mail. You can only purchase tickets at authorized retailers.


3. How long do I have to claim a prize?

If you win, you have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim your prize.


4. What games can I play in Connecticut?

You can play Powerball, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Cash5, Play4 (Day, Night), Play3 (Day, Night), Lucky Links (Day, Night), and Lotto!.


5. How old do I have to be to purchase lottery tickets in Connecticut?

In the state of Connecticut, you must be 18 years or older to purchase lottery tickets and redeem any winnings.


6. What taxes do I have to pay if I win?

The Connecticut Lottery is required by law to report to the IRS any gambling winnings that are $600 or more and at least 300 times the value of the wager. It is also required to withhold both state and federal taxes for certain prizes. See our Tax Information section for more details.


7. Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize in the state of Connecticut?

In Connecticut, winners cannot remain anonymous and a winner's name, city/town, and the prize amount are considered a matter of public record. However, if the winner can produce a valid protective order or Address Confidentiality Program authorization card, then you can remain anonymous.

We always suggest, however, that you consult with a lawyer before claiming any big prizes, as it may be possible to claim your prize through a trust in order to retain your anonymity.


8. Where and how can I claim my lottery prize?

You can claim prizes under $600 at any licensed retailer. You can also mail in your winning ticket with a claim form, or you can choose to visit a claim center to collect your winnings.

Before claiming any big lottery prize, however, we strongly recommend that you consult with a lawyer or financial advisor as they can help you during the claim process.


9. What happens if I damage or lose my winning lottery ticket?

Always sign the back of your ticket as soon as you get it and keep it safe. The Lottery can't be held responsible for lost or damaged tickets.


10. Where does the lottery money go?

Lottery ticket sales go toward the state's General Fund, which provides funding for services like human services, hospitals, education, and conservation.


Got any more questions about the Connecticut Lottery? Contact us we'd love to help answer them.