North Carolina Lottery

NC

Latest Numbers

Game Result Est. Jackpot More Results Next Draw
North Carolina Pick 3 Daytime Logo
Pick 3 Daytime
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 26 SIU
Top Prize
$500
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Next Draw
Next Top Prize
$500
North Carolina Pick 3 Evening Logo
Pick 3 Evening
  • 2
  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 SIU
Top Prize
$500
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Next Draw
Next Top Prize
$500
North Carolina Pick 4 Daytime Logo
Pick 4 Daytime
  • 0
  • 3
  • 5
  • 3
  • 11 SIU
Top Prize
$5,000
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Next Draw
Next Top Prize
$5,000
North Carolina Pick 4 Evening Logo
Pick 4 Evening
  • 8
  • 2
  • 0
  • 5
  • 15 SIU
Top Prize
$5,000
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Next Draw
Next Top Prize
$5,000
North Carolina Cash 5 Logo
Cash 5
Main Draw
  • 14
  • 16
  • 19
  • 21
  • 28
Double Play
  • 8
  • 18
  • 27
  • 36
  • 38
Est. Jackpot
$254,000
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Next Draw
Next Est. Jackpot
$310,000
North Carolina Powerball Logo
Powerball
  • 10
  • 40
  • 45
  • 56
  • 67
  • 2 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Est. Jackpot
$278 Million
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Next Draw
Next Est. Jackpot
$280 Million
North Carolina Mega Millions Logo
Mega Millions
  • 22
  • 45
  • 48
  • 58
  • 61
  • 13 MB
  • Megaplier: x5
Est. Jackpot
$112 Million
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Next Draw
Next Est. Jackpot
$122 Million
North Carolina Lucky for Life Logo
Lucky for Life
  • 7
  • 14
  • 18
  • 19
  • 41
  • 7 LB
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
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Next Draw
Next Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life

North Carolina Lottery COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, operating hours for North Carolina lottery offices and the claiming process may change at any time. While we are continually monitoring the latest updates provided by the lottery operators, we recommend that you contact your local lottery office to get the most up-to-date information before claiming a prize. We appreciate your patience during this time.

Games

Game Name Prize Type Numbers
Pick 3 Daytime Top Prize 3 from 0-9
Pick 3 Evening Top Prize 3 from 0-9
Pick 4 Daytime Top Prize 4 from 0-9
Pick 4 Evening Top Prize 4 from 0-9
Cash 5 Jackpot 5 from 1-43
Powerball Jackpot 5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25
Lucky for Life Top Prize 5 from 1-48 + 1 from 1-18

Game Schedule

Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Pick 3 Daytime 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Pick 3 Evening 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m.
Pick 4 Daytime 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Pick 4 Evening 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m.
Cash 5 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m. 11:22 p.m.
Powerball   10:59 p.m.   10:59 p.m.     10:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     11:00 p.m.     11:00 p.m.  
Lucky for Life 11:45 p.m. 11:45 p.m. 11:45 p.m. 11:45 p.m. 11:45 p.m. 11:45 p.m. 11:45 p.m.
All the times displayed here are in Eastern Time.
Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Pick 3 Daytime 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m.
Pick 3 Evening 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m.
Pick 4 Daytime 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m.
Pick 4 Evening 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m.
Cash 5 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 10:59 p.m.
Powerball   9:59 p.m.   9:59 p.m.     9:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     10:45 p.m.     10:45 p.m.  
Lucky for Life 9:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
All the times displayed here are in Eastern Time.

Advanced Draws

Game Advanced Draws
Pick 3 Daytime up to 7
Pick 3 Evening up to 7
Pick 4 Daytime up to 7
Pick 4 Evening up to 7
Cash 5 up to 28
Powerball up to 26
Mega Millions up to 26
Lucky for Life up to 26

Claiming Prizes

Here's the process for claiming North Carolina Lottery prizes.

To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket to:

NCEL,
P.O. Box 41606
Raleigh, NC 27629-1606

When claiming prizes of $600 or more, you must also include a completed claim form, proof of your Social Security card, and a copy of your ID.

Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.

Options for claiming

Prize Options
$599 or less Option 1 Claim at any local retailer.
Option 2 Claim at any North Carolina Lottery claim center.
Option 3 Claim at the North Carolina Lottery Headquarters.
Option 4 Claim by mail.
$600 to $99,999 Option 1 Claim at any North Carolina Lottery claim center.
Option 2 Claim at the North Carolina Lottery Headquarters.
Option 3 Claim by mail.
$100,000 or more Claim at the North Carolina Lottery Headquarters.
Prize Options
Under $600 Winnings will be deposited into your NC Education Lottery account.
$600 to $99,999.99 Submit an online claim to process your winnings.
$100,000 or more Submit an online claim. Then, claim your prize in person at the North Carolina Lottery Headquarters.

Claim Centers

Tax Information

Here are the taxes withheld from the lottery winnings of U.S. citizens or residents.

North Carolina Lottery tax withholdings on winnings from $600 to $5,000 for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
$600 to $5,000 State Tax 5.499%
Federal Tax 0%
    Total: 5.499%
North Carolina Lottery tax withholdings on winnings over $5,000 for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 5.499%
Federal Tax 24%
    Total: 29.499%

If the winner is not a U.S. citizen or resident, the taxes withheld by the North Carolina Lottery are different.

North Carolina Lottery tax withholdings on winnings of $600 to $5,000 for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
$600 to $5,000 State Tax 5.499%
Federal Tax 0%
    Total: 5.499%
North Carolina Lottery tax withholdings on winnings over $5,000 for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 5.499%
Federal Tax 30%
    Total: 35.499%

About the North Carolina Lottery

The state legislature approved the North Carolina Education Lottery in 2005. Since then, profits from ticket sales have gone toward education in North Carolina, funding various initiatives from preschool programs to college scholarships.

The North Carolina Lottery joined Powerball in 2006, followed by Mega Millions in 2010. The lottery also offers its own daily draw, jackpot, and scratch-off games.

Contacts

Phone

(877) 382-4530, opt. 2

Postal Address

North Carolina Lottery Headquarters: 2728 Capital Blvd., Suite 144, Raleigh, NC 27604

FAQs

You need to be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.

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

The North Carolina Lottery is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Keep tickets safe. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.

In North Carolina, a jackpot winner's name, city, county, and prize amount is made public unless the winner produces a valid protective order or an Address Confidentiality Program authorization.

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 your anonymity.

You cannot buy tickets through the mail or over the phone. You must purchase your North Carolina Lottery tickets at a licensed retailer, online, or through the North Carolina Lottery Official Mobile App.

You can choose from Pick 3, Pick 4, Cash 5, Lucky for Life, Powerball, and Mega Millions.

In North Carolina, all lottery prizes are subject to federal and state taxes. The North Carolina Lottery also withholds taxes on certain lottery winnings. Check our Tax Information section for more details.

Yes. For all North Carolina Lottery games, you can purchase multiple tickets for consecutive draws in advance.

The North Carolina Lottery uses proceeds from ticket sales to assist various educational initiatives in the state. State legislators direct how these funds are used every year. Last year, most of the money went to teacher salaries, school construction, and Pre-K programs.

Use the following links to find results for the day you are looking for:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Got any more questions about the North Carolina Lottery?

Contact us, and we'd love to help you out.