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Louisiana Lottery Results

Game Result Est. Jackpot Next Draw
Pick 3
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
Top Prize
Next Draw
Top Prize
Pick 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • 2
  • 8
Top Prize
Next Draw
Top Prize
  • 4
  • 24
  • 26
  • 28
  • 30
  • 36
Est. Jackpot
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
Easy 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • 15
  • 29
  • 35
Est. Jackpot
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
  • 12
  • 17
  • 20
  • 21
  • 26
  • PB: 8
  • Power Play: 3
Est. Jackpot
$157 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$168 Million
Mega Millions
  • 5
  • 10
  • 19
  • 21
  • 50
  • MB: 10
  • Megaplier: 4
Est. Jackpot
$370 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$396 Million

Louisiana Lottery COVID-19 Update

Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing their activities in Louisiana. Be aware, stay alert, and never send money to receive a lottery prize.

Claim Center Information

The Louisiana Headquarters and all regional offices are open by appointment only.

Claiming a Winning Ticket

Prizes of $600 or less may be claimed at any Louisiana Lottery retailer.

Prize of $5,000 or under may be claimed by mail: fill out and sign the back of the ticket, make a photocopy of both sides of the ticket (mail the copy, not the original) and mail it to the Louisiana Lottery Corporation. Keep a copy of all documents for your records.

For prizes over $5,000 - fill out and sign the back of the ticket, fill out the Prize Claim Form, and send it to the Louisiana Lottery Corporation along with a copy of a valid ID. Keep a copy of all documents for your records. Payments will be fulfilled by appointment only - email prizepayments@louisianalottery.com to schedule one.


A quick summary for all Louisiana State Lottery games.

Game Prize Type Numbers Sales Close
Pick 3 Top Prize 3 from 0-9 9:30 p.m.
Pick 4 Top Prize 4 from 0-9 9:30 p.m.
Lotto Jackpot 6 from 1-42 9:30 p.m.
Easy 5 Jackpot 5 from 1-37 9:30 p.m.
Powerball Jackpot 5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26 9:00 p.m.
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25 9:00 p.m.

Game Schedule

Find out when each draw takes place.

Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Pick 3 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m.
Pick 4 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m. 9:59 p.m.
Lotto       9:59 p.m.     9:59 p.m.
Easy 5       9:59 p.m.     9:59 p.m.
Powerball       9:59 p.m.     9:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     10:00 p.m.     10:00 p.m.  
All times displayed in Louisiana local time.

Advanced Draws

Players can purchase advance tickets for consecutive draws for all lottery games in Louisiana.

Game Advanced Draws
Pick 3 up to 14
Pick 4 up to 14
Lotto up to 20
Easy 5 up to 20
Powerball up to 20
Mega Millions up to 20

Claiming Prizes

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

Prizes of $600 or less

Option 1.
Claim at any local retailer.
Option 2.
Claim at any Louisiana Lottery claim center.
Option 3.
Claim by mail.

Prizes from $601 to $5,000

Option 1.
Claim at any Louisiana Lottery claim center.
Option 2.
Claim by mail.

Prizes over $5,000

Claim at any Louisiana Lottery claim center.

Postal Address: Louisiana Lottery Corporation Headquarters Attn: Prize Validations, P.O. Box 90010 Baton Rouge, LA 70879-0010

Claim Form

Download the Louisiana Lottery Prize Claim Form.

Claim Centers

Tax Information

Here are the taxes withheld from lottery prizes claimed by U.S. citizens or residents within the state of Louisiana.

Louisiana Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 5%
Federal Tax 24%
    Total: 29%

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

Louisiana Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 5%
Federal Tax 30%
    Total: 35%

About the Louisiana Lottery

Louisiana Scenery

The Louisiana Lottery launched in 1991 with the idea to generate revenue for the state without the need to increase taxes.

Voters passed the constitutional amendment in 1990 and the very first Louisiana Lottery scratch-off games went on sale in September 1991. Powerball was added in 1995, and the state later joined Mega Millions in 2011.

By July 2004, the lottery proceeds that were raised through ticket sales were divided up in the Minimum Foundation Program, helping to raise money for K-12 education in Louisiana. Moreover, for every dollar in lottery ticket sales, at least 35 cents are transferred to the State Treasure as a way of helping children receive an education.

In Louisiana, players must be 21 years or older to play the lottery and claim prizes. Louisiana Lottery does not hold game draws on Easter Sunday and Christmas Day. Should Mega Millions or Powerball draws fall on these dates, they are drawn as per schedule.

Contact Information

Phone Number (Toll-Free): (225) 297-2000


Can I buy Louisiana Lottery tickets by mail or over the phone?

No. You must purchase your lottery tickets from licensed retailers in the state.

Can I remain anonymous if I win a Louisiana Lottery prize?

If you win $600 or more and need to claim your prize at the Lottery Office, you need to complete a claim form for the purpose of tax. Under the Louisiana Lottery statute, all prize payments are public.

Depending on how much you win along with media and public interest, you may have to make your identity known. The Lottery will publish your name and city of residence.

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

What do I do if I lose or damage my winning ticket?

Always sign the back of your ticket. Without a signature on the back, anyone who has the ticket can claim the prize.

Who can play the Louisiana Lottery?

Anybody in the state who is 21 years old or older.

What lottery games can I play in the state of Louisiana?

Louisiana Lottery has an excellent selection of both multi-state and state-only lottery games. These include Pick 3, Pick 4, Powerball, Lotto, Easy 5, and Mega Millions.

How long do I have to claim my Louisiana Lottery winnings?

You have 180 days from the date of the lottery draw to claim your prize.

What taxes do I have to pay if I win a prize?

Lottery winnings in Louisiana are subject to both federal and state income taxes.

The Louisiana Lottery is required to withhold a part of certain lottery winnings for tax purposes as well as report any prize with a value over $600 to the IRS and the Louisiana Department of Revenue and Taxation. Find more details in the Tax Information section.

How do I claim my winnings in Louisiana?

You can claim prizes of $600 or less by mail, from an authorized lottery retailer or from the Louisiana Lottery Office. If you win a jackpot prize, you can collect it from the Baton Rouge Headquarters.

It is often recommended to consult with a lawyer or financial advisor before claiming any big lottery prize, as that can help you greatly during the claim process.

Can I buy lottery tickets for more than one draw?

Yes, you can purchase tickets for multiple consecutive draws for all the games offered in the state.

Where do the proceeds from the Louisiana Lottery go?

Proceeds from lottery ticket sales in the state go to the Minimum Foundation Program and State Treasure as well as being used to help fund education in Louisiana.

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