Indiana Lottery

Since the Hoosier Lottery began selling tickets in October 1989, proceeds have contributed to good causes including police and firefighters' pensions ($760 million), the Teachers' Retirement Fund ($947 million), and the Lottery Surplus Fund ($4.9 billion). Winners have received a total of $15.9 billion in prize payments.

The largest-ever Indiana Lottery win was a $536 million Mega Millions jackpot in 2016. Hoosiers also have an impressive Powerball winning streak, taking home more jackpots than players in any other state - about 10% of the total. Indiana's biggest Powerball winner hit $435 million in 2017.

Current lottery games include: Hoosier Lotto - Powerball - Mega Millions - Daily 3 Evening - Daily 3 Midday - Daily 4 Evening - Daily 4 Midday - Cash 5 - Quick Draw - Quick Draw Midday - Cash 4 Life.

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Buying Hoosier Lottery Tickets

Tempted by all the draw games that the Hoosier Lottery provides? You can take part even if you don't live in the state; just make a trip to visit an authorized retailer.

Indiana Lottery Drawing Schedule

Get full details of the days and times at which each IN lottery is played, never miss a drawing again!

Game Draw Days Draw Times* Ticket Sales Close At*
Powerball Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 10:59 PM 9:58 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 11:00 PM 10:44 PM
Cash4Life Daily 9:00 PM 8:45 PM
Hoosier Lotto with Plus Wednesday & Saturday 11:00 PM 10:39 PM
Daily 3 Daily 1:20 PM & 11:00 PM 1:10 PM & 10:39 PM
Daily 4 Daily 1:20 PM & 11:00 PM 1:10 PM & 10:39 PM
Cash 5 Daily 11:00 PM 10:39 PM
Quick Draw Daily 1:20 PM & 11:00 PM 1:10 PM & 10:39 PM
*Times are shown in ET.

Game Information

The Hoosier Lottery offers Mega Millions and Powerball, and is one of the select jurisdictions where you can purchase the Powerball Double Play option, which debuted in August 2021. Double Play is an add-on for your Powerball ticket that costs an extra $1. You get another shot at your numbers winning in a separate draw with cash prizes of up to $10 million.

Fans can also try their luck on a range of great local games.

Hoosier Lotto

Hoosier Lotto is only played in Indiana and has been a fan favorite since it was introduced in 1994. The game features a rolling jackpot that starts at $1 million and has no cap on how high it can climb. Each ticket also includes a multiplier that can skyrocket prizes below the jackpot by up to 10 times. The Plus add-on for $1 more offers its own drawing for more chances to win up to $1 million.

Daily 3

Daily 3 gives Hoosiers the chance to win up to $500 in two daily draws, Midday and Evening. A wide range of play types keeps things fun, and wagers start at just $0.50. Add the Superball option for extra chances to win.

Daily 4

Daily 4 offers prizes of up to $5,000 with a Midday and Evening draw every day. Choose from multiple exciting play types and a selection of wagers. The Superball add-on gives you more ways to make a winning selection.

Cash 5

Cash 5 is a daily draw game with a starting jackpot of $50,000. Tickets cost $1 each and players select five numbers from 1 to 41 or choose a Quick Pick to have numbers randomly generated for them. EZmatch is also available for those who'd like a chance to win right away! To win the Cash 5 top prize, players must match all five main numbers drawn.

Quick Draw

Quick Draw has a Midday and Evening draw every day offering prizes of up to $300,000 on a $1 play. Players can add Bullseye for the option to win more prizes, or try EZmatch for the chance at an instant win.

EZmatch

Want the chance to win a cash prize right after purchasing your Cash 5 or Quick Draw ticket? Pay an extra $1 and unlock EZmatch, which could net you up to $500 right there and then. Your ticket will be printed as normal, but there will be an extra set of numbers on the ticket. Each number will be assigned a monetary value and if that number matches one of the numbers you chose for the draw game, you'll win the cash! You can redeem it immediately and receive an exchange ticket for the drawing.

More Hoosier Lottery Games

The Hoosier Lottery sells a wide variety of scratch-off games that can be purchased from authorized retailers. With prices for the games ranging from $1 to $25, there's a scratch-off to suit everyone's tastes and budget.

Claiming Hoosier Lottery Prizes

Won a Hoosier Lottery prize? That's awesome! Make sure that you claim it as soon as you feel ready, but don't wait too long - the deadline for claiming prizes is 180 days after the date of the drawing or the announced date of closure for a scratch-off game.

Prizes up to $99,999 may be claimed by mail - see instructions below.

Prizes worth up to $599 can also be cashed at a retailer. If you've won between $600 and $49,999, then you can claim your winnings at a regional lottery office or at the Hoosier Lottery head offices located in Indianapolis. Any prize worth $50,000 or more must be redeemed at the head offices or by mail.

Prizes worth $1,200 or more will be subject to an Indiana state tax of 3.2 percent and prizes worth $5,000 or more will have 24 percent withheld in federal taxes along with the state taxes already levied on the winnings.

Claim a prize by mail

To redeeem a win up $99,999 by mail, fill out the back of your ticket and complete a claim form (leave lines 1-6 blank, complete lines 7-19, and sign and date).

For prizes of $600 and up, include a copy of your government-issued photo ID.

If more than one person is claiming a prize, you'll need to fill out IRS Form 5754.

Mail documents to the Lottery:

Hoosier Lottery Headquarters
1302 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Allow around 7-10 days for the claim to be processed.

History of the Hoosier Lottery

The Hoosier Lottery was established in Indiana in November 1988 when voters overwhelmingly approved a lottery referendum. Sales of scratch-off games began in October 1989 and the show Hoosier Millionaire aired its first episode on October 28th, 1989 and would run successfully until November 2005. The state joined Lotto*America in October 1990 and began to sell Powerball tickets in April 1992. Mega Millions tickets went on sale in Indiana in January 2010.

Proceeds from the Hoosier Lottery are used to support pensions for police and firefighters across Indiana. Additional recipients of lottery funding include the Teachers' Retirement Fund and the Lottery Surplus Fund.

Rules

All Hoosier Lottery players must be at least 18 years old.

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