Illinois (IL) Lottery - Winning Numbers & Results (2024)

Illinois Lottery COVID-19 update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, operating hours for Illinois 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.


Game NamePrize TypeNumbers
Pick 3 MiddayTop Prize3 from 0-9
Pick 3 EveningTop Prize3 from 0-9
Pick 4 MiddayTop Prize4 from 0-9
Pick 4 EveningTop Prize4 from 0-9
Lucky Day Lotto MiddayJackpot5 from 1-45
Lucky Day Lotto EveningJackpot5 from 1-45
LottoJackpot6 from 1-50
PowerballJackpot5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26
Mega MillionsJackpot5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25

Game schedule

Advanced draws

GameAdvanced Draws
Pick 3 Middayup to 7
Pick 3 Eveningup to 7
Pick 4 Middayup to 7
Pick 4 Eveningup to 7
Lucky Day Lotto Middayup to 25
Lucky Day Lotto Eveningup to 25
Lottoup to 25
Powerballup to 25
Mega Millionsup to 25

Claiming prizes

Here's the process for claiming Illinois Lottery prizes.

In-person claims at any of the Illinois claim centers require an appointment. Visit the Illinois Lottery website to schedule your appointment.

Whenever online winnings cause your account balance to exceed $2,500, excess winnings will be sent to you via check.

To claim a prize by mail, use USPS registered mail with a return address and send the signed winning ticket and a completed claim form to:

Illinois Lottery Claims Department
P.O. Box 19080
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9912

Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.

Options for claiming

Claim centers

Tax information

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

Illinois Lottery tax withholdings on winnings of $1,000 to $4,999 for U.S. citizens or residents
$1,000 to $4,999State Tax4.95%
Federal Tax0%
Total: 4.95%
Illinois Lottery tax withholdings on winnings of $5,000 or more for U.S. citizens or residents
$5,000 or moreState Tax4.95%
Federal Tax24%
Total: 28.95%

If the winner is not a U.S. citizen or resident, the Illinois Lottery withholds a greater amount for taxes.

Illinois Lottery tax withholdings on winnings of $600 to $999 for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
$600 to $999State Tax0%
Federal Tax30%
Total: 30%
Illinois Lottery tax withholdings on winnings of $1,000 or more for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
$1,000 or moreState Tax4.95%
Federal Tax30%
Total: 34.95%

About the Illinois Lottery

The Illinois Lottery was launched in 1974. The first instant-win games debuted in 1975.

In 1985, the Illinois Lottery started allocating profits from ticket sales to funding public schools. In 2012, Illinois became the first state to offer residents the opportunity to purchase lottery tickets online. Today, the Illinois Lottery also raises funds for infrastructure and other causes. The state also features instant-win games dedicated to raising funds for veterans, people living with HIV/AIDS, and cancer and multiple sclerosis research.

To play online, you must be an Illinois resident.



(800) 252-1775

Postal address

Illinois Lottery Headquarters: Willard Ice Building, 101 West Jefferson Street Springfield, IL 62702


The Illinois Lottery makes public each winner’s name, home city, and amount won. Addresses and telephone numbers are not published. However, if you win more than $250,000, you can request that your name and city are kept confidential using the lottery claim form.

Yes. You need to pay both state and federal taxes on lottery winnings, so it's a good idea to contact a financial planner or tax expert when you win. See our Tax Information section for more details.

You must be 18 or older to purchase lottery tickets and redeem your winnings. You also need to be a current Illinois resident to purchase tickets online.

Yes, you can purchase most Illinois Lottery game tickets in advance.

Profits from Illinois Lottery games go toward the state's public education and capital projects and a range of other causes.

You can play online, but you cannot purchase tickets over the phone or by mail. To buy your tickets online, create an account on the Illinois Lottery website or app and transfer funds to your account using a debit or credit card.

You can play Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto, Lucky Day Lotto, Pick 3, and Pick 4 online.

You have 365 days from the date of the draw to claim your winnings.

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

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 Illinois Lottery?

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Illinois (IL) Lottery - Winning Numbers & Results (2024)


How are the Illinois Lottery numbers drawn? ›

Illinois Lottery Drawings

Winning numbers for all in-state draw games (Lotto, Lucky Day Lotto, Pick 3 and Pick 4) are selected using an online digital draw system. Powered by a random number generator program, this system randomly selects winning number combinations.

Does Illinois have the Lottery? ›

Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $19 billion (since 1985) to the state's Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and other special causes.

What are the prizes for Illinois Lotto? ›

Lotto is an Illinois $2 jackpot game with three chances to become a millionaire. Each play enters your numbers into three separate drawings: the Jackpot drawing with prizes from $2 up to the jackpot, plus Lotto Million 1 and Lotto Million 2, each with a prize of $1,000,000. Play Today!

What time is the Powerball drawing tonight in Illinois? ›

Powerball drawings are conducted Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday evenings at 9:59 PM CT by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). Drawing results can also be found on the Illinois Lottery website: and on the Illinois Lottery app.

What days are Illinois lottery drawings? ›

Lotto drawings take place on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday. Lotto now has three drawings: the Jackpot drawing, Lotto Million 1, and Lotto Million 2.

What is the pattern of the lottery numbers? ›

Can you spot patterns by studying winning lottery numbers? Glickman also debunks the idea that studying past lottery number winners can help you spot patterns. “There is no pattern,” he said. “It's entirely random.”

What percentage does Illinois take from lottery winnings? ›

In Illinois, lottery winnings are subject to a tax rate of 4.95%. Whether it's a significant jackpot or a smaller prize, individuals who win the lottery in Illinois need to account for the state tax.

Can you buy lottery tickets with a debit card in Illinois? ›

If you pay by credit or debit card, we may obtain a pre-approval from the issuer of the card for an amount, which may be as high as the full price of your purchase. We will bill your card at the time you load funds for your Illinois Lottery transaction or shortly thereafter.

Does Illinois Lottery pay winners? ›

The Illinois Lottery pays Lotto, Mega Millions and Powerball grand prizes either in 30 annual payments or a lump sum payment equal to the cash value of the jackpot prize. Lotto, Mega Millions and Powerball winners have 60 days after the date of the drawing to choose the cash option or annual payments.

Where do you take a winning lottery ticket in Illinois? ›

Claim Center - Visit an Illinois Lottery Claim Center in person. You must make an appointment. Mail - Complete the claim form and send with the required documentation to Illinois Lottery Claims Department, P.O. Box 19080, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9912.

How much will you win if you get four numbers in Lotto? ›

4 Matching Numbers4th Prize40
3 Matching Numbers4th Prize20
10 more rows

What does 2 draws mean in Lottery? ›

Number of Draws means the number of Drawings for which a Multi-Draw and/or Future Play Ticket is valid. Sample 1Sample 2. Number of Draws means the number of Drawings for which a Future Play Ticket is valid.

What are some lucky numbers for Lotto? ›

The most frequently drawn winning numbers from the main barrel are 17, 7, 11, 2, 3 and 9, while the least frequently drawn are 33, 15, 34, 31, 26 and 1. The most frequently drawn Powerball numbers are 19 and 2, while the least frequently drawn Powerball numbers are 14 and 16.

How much is the Illinois pick 4 with fireball payout? ›

Pick 4 plus FIREBALL is an Illinois-only game with two draws daily for double the excitement and more chances to win! Play your four favorite numbers and choose your play style. For just $. 50, you can win up to $2,500, and for $1.00 you can win up to $5,000!

Did anyone win the Powerball drawing last night? ›

There was no jackpot winner in California for this draw. But there are 44,880 winning tickets! Get your ticket for the next draw.

What time is Indiana Pick 3 Evening? ›

Evening drawings occur daily around 11:00 PM ET. Purchase tickets by 10:39 PM ET. Watch live on select TV news broadcasts.

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