South Carolina Lottery

SC

Latest Numbers

Game Result Est. Jackpot More Results
South Carolina Pick 3 Midday Logo
Pick 3 Midday
  • 9
  • 0
  • 9
  • 8 FB
Top Prize
$500
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South Carolina Pick 3 Evening Logo
Pick 3 Evening
  • 6
  • 1
  • 4
  • 1 FB
Top Prize
$500
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South Carolina Pick 4 Midday Logo
Pick 4 Midday
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 4
  • 8 FB
Top Prize
$5,000
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South Carolina Pick 4 Evening Logo
Pick 4 Evening
  • 2
  • 7
  • 5
  • 5
  • 1 FB
Top Prize
$5,000
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South Carolina Palmetto Cash 5 Logo
Palmetto Cash 5
  • 13
  • 15
  • 17
  • 18
  • 37
  • 3 PU
Top Prize
$100,000
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South Carolina Powerball Logo
Powerball
  • 1
  • 21
  • 22
  • 34
  • 47
  • 4 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Est. Jackpot
$199 Million
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South Carolina Mega Millions Logo
Mega Millions
  • 1
  • 9
  • 17
  • 27
  • 34
  • 24 MB
  • Megaplier: x2
Est. Jackpot
$179 Million
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South Carolina Lottery COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, operating hours for South 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 Midday Top Prize 3 from 0-9
Pick 3 Evening Top Prize 3 from 0-9
Pick 4 Midday Top Prize 4 from 0-9
Pick 4 Evening Top Prize 4 from 0-9
Palmetto Cash 5 Top Prize 5 from 1-38
Powerball Jackpot 5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25

Game Schedule

Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Pick 3 Midday   12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m.
Pick 3 Evening 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Pick 4 Midday   12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m. 12:59 p.m.
Pick 4 Evening 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Palmetto Cash 5 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m. 6:59 p.m.
Powerball       10:59 p.m.     10:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     11:00 p.m.     11:00 p.m.  
All the times displayed here are in South Carolina local time.
Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Pick 3 Midday   12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m.
Pick 3 Evening 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m.
Pick 4 Midday   12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m.
Pick 4 Evening 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m.
Palmetto Cash 5 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m.
Powerball       9:59 p.m.     9:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     10:00 p.m.     10:00 p.m.  
All the times displayed here are in South Carolina local time.

Advanced Draws

Game Advanced Draws
Pick 3 Midday up to 14
Pick 3 Evening up to 14
Pick 4 Midday up to 14
Pick 4 Evening up to 14
Palmetto Cash 5 up to 40
Powerball up to 20
Mega Millions up to 20

Ended Games

These South Carolina Lottery games have ended. You can still claim prizes for these games if they are within the claim date period.

Game Last Draw Date Last Claim Date
Lucky for Life Monday, June 28, 2021 Saturday, December 25, 2021

Claiming Prizes

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

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

SC Education Lottery
P.O. Box 11039
Columbia, SC 29211-1039

Mail claims for prizes over $500 must also include a completed claim form and a copy of your ID.

Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.

Options for claiming

Prize Options
$500 or less Option 1 Claim at any local retailer.
Option 2 Claim at the South Carolina Lottery Headquarters.
Option 3 Claim by mail.
$501 to $100,000 Option 1 Claim at the South Carolina Lottery Headquarters.
Option 2 Claim by mail.
Over $100,000 Claim at the South Carolina Lottery Headquarters.

Claim Centers

Tax Information

Here are the taxes withheld by the South Carolina Lottery for all U.S. citizens or residents.

South Carolina Lottery tax withholdings on winnings from $500 to $5,000 for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
$500 to $5,000 State Tax 7%
Federal Tax 0%
    Total: 7%
South Carolina Lottery tax withholdings on winnings over $5,000 for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 7%
Federal Tax 24%
    Total: 31%

If the winner is not a citizen or resident of the U.S., the South Carolina Lottery withholds a different amount for taxes.

South Carolina Lottery tax withholdings on winnings from $500 to $5,000 for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
$500 to $5,000 State Tax 7%
Federal Tax 0%
    Total: 7%
South 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 7%
Federal Tax 30%
    Total: 37%

About the South Carolina Lottery

The South Carolina Education Lottery, as it's officially known, launched in 2002 after being approved by the state legislature the previous year.

The lottery offers the multi-state games Powerball and Mega Millions. In 2013, an anonymous ticket holder from the state won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $400 million. In 2018, a South Carolina player won a Mega Millions jackpot worth $1.57 billion. Lottery players can also choose from daily draw and instant games.

In addition to funding prizes, proceeds from ticket sales also benefit education in the state. So far, the South Carolina Education Lottery has raised more than $6 billion for education, including by funding college scholarships, community education, and K-12 programs.

To play South Carolina Lottery games, you must be 18 or older.

Contacts

Phone

(803) 737-2002; (866) 736-9819 - Toll-free

Postal Address

Columbia Lottery Headquarters: 1333 Main Street, 4th Floor Columbia, SC 29201

FAQs

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

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

Yes. Lottery winnings in South Carolina are subject to both state and federal taxes. The South Carolina Education Lottery also withholds a percentage of certain lottery winnings for tax purposes. Check our Tax Information section for more details.

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

The South Carolina Lottery offers the following draw games: Palmetto Cash 5, Mega Millions, Powerball, Pick 3, and Pick 4.

Yes, South Carolina is one of the few states to allow winners to remain anonymous.

Yes, you can buy several tickets in advance for consecutive draws for all South Carolina Lottery games.

No, you can only buy tickets from licensed lottery retailers.

Proceeds from lottery ticket sales go toward several state education programs, including college scholarships, K-12 schools, and job training.

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 South Carolina Lottery?

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