North Dakota Lottery Office
Phone: (701) 328-1574
- Opening times:
Monday to Friday -
|Game||Result||Est. Jackpot||Next Draw|
Lucky for Life
Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing their activities in North Dakota. Be aware, stay alert, and never send money to receive a lottery prize.
Draws for all games will continue as normal.
Starting jackpots for North Dakota Powerball and Mega Millions have been removed - amounts will be published before each draw and now depend on ticket sales and interest rates.
Minimum jackpot increases between draws have been removed for both Powerball and Mega Millions.
Powerball multi-draw tickets purchased before April 9, 2020 may be eligible for a refund for all draws up to May 9, 2020. Required steps: sign the back of the ticket, complete the North Dakota Powerball Multi-Draw Refund, a copy of the front and back of the ticket, and mail the documents to North Dakota Lottery Powerball Multi-Draw Refund.
The North Dakota Lottery Office is closed until further notice.
Prizes up to and including $599 may still be claimed at North Dakota Lottery retailers.
All prizes of $600 or more may be claimed by mail: complete and sign the back of the ticket, fill out the Prize Claim Form, and include a copy of a valid photo ID and proof of the SSN.
All documents need to be mailed via certified mail to the North Dakota Lottery. Keep a copy of all documents for your records.
A quick summary for all North Dakota State Lottery Games.
|Game||Prize Type||Numbers||Sales Close|
|Powerball||Jackpot||5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26||8:58 p.m.|
|Mega Millions||Jackpot||5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25||8:58 p.m.|
|Lotto America||Jackpot||5 from 1-52 + 1 from 1-10||8:58 p.m.|
|Lucky for Life||Top Prize||5 from 1-48 + 1 from 1-18||8:30 p.m.|
|2by2||Top Prize||2 from 1-26 (2 red & 2 white)||8:58 p.m.|
Find out when each draw takes place.
|Powerball||9:59 p.m.||9:59 p.m.|
|Mega Millions||10:00 p.m.||10:00 p.m.|
|Lotto America||10:00 p.m.||10:00 p.m.|
|Lucky for Life||9:38 p.m.||9:38 p.m.|
|2by2||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 times displayed in North Dakota local time.|
In North Dakota, you can purchase tickets for up to 9 draws in advance.
|Powerball||up to 9|
|Mega Millions||up to 9|
|Lotto America||up to 9|
|Lucky for Life||up to 9|
|2by2||up to 42|
Here's the normal process for claiming prizes in North Dakota.
Online - on the Pick and Click App
Most prizes are awarded the day the ticket is presented.
Postal Address: North Dakota Lottery, P.O. Box 204 Bismarck, ND 58502-0204
Here are the taxes withheld from lottery prizes claimed within the state of North Dakota, for winners that are U.S. citizens or residents:
|Over $5,000||State Tax||2.90%|
If the winner is not a citizen or is not a resident of the U.S., taxes withheld by the North Dakota Lottery are the following:
|Over $5,000||State Tax||2.90%|
North Dakota first offered lottery games in 2004 after a constitutional amendment allowing the games.
North Dakota only offers multi-jurisdictional games. This means that only games offered over several states are played in North Dakota. Powerball tickets first went on sale in 2004, with Mega Millions following in January 2010. For every dollar raised in lottery ticket sales, 22 cents go to the state’s General Fund. Players must be 18 years or older to purchase lottery tickets and claim winnings in the state of North Dakota.
Phone Number: 1-877-635-6886
Yes. You can play on your computer or download the “Pick and Click” app from your Apple or Android app retailer to buy tickets online for Powerball, Lucky for Life, Mega Millions, Lotto America, and 2by2.
Players must have a valid North Dakota address to play and must be physically within the state boundaries of North Dakota to purchase tickets. However, you cannot purchase tickets by mail or phone.
Yes. If you win more than $599, you are required to sign the back of your ticket to redeem the prize. While winnings smaller than $600 do not require a signature, it can protect your ticket. The North Dakota Lottery is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Signing your ticket can prevent another person from claiming your prize.
Winners have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim their winnings.
Yes, lottery winnings in North Dakota are subject to both state and federal taxes. The North Dakota Lottery is required to report all winnings of $600 or more to the Internal Revenue Service and is also required to withhold a percentage of certain lottery prizes for tax purposes. See our Tax Information section for more details.
Anybody over the age of 18 can purchase and redeem lottery tickets in the state of North Dakota.
You have 180 days from the date of the draw to redeem your winning lottery tickets.
Yes! North Dakota is one of a handful of U.S. states that allow lottery winners to remain anonymous.
If your prize is less than $600, you can visit any licensed lottery retailer. For other amounts, you can visit a claims center, mail in your winning ticket along with a claim form, or visit the North Dakota Lottery Office.
We strongly recommend that you consult with a lawyer or financial advisor before claiming any big lottery prize however, as they can help you during the claim process.
24% of every dollar raised in the sale of North Dakota lottery tickets is put into the State General Fund and divided among an array of initiatives in the state. 1% goes to the Compulsive Gambling Prevention and Treatment Fund and another 1% goes to the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Grant Fund. The rest is used for prizes and the costs of running the lottery.
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