South Carolina Lottery Numbers

Check this page for the latest South Carolina Lottery numbers. Just click on a specific drawing to find out more about winning numbers and any prize breakdowns available. Who knows - you might have picked up a great cash prize!

Current games include: Powerball - Mega Millions - South Carolina Palmetto Cash 5 - South Carolina Pick 3 - South Carolina Pick 4 - Lucky For Life.

South Carolina will no longer participate in Lucky for Life after the final draw on June 28, 2021, and tickets will not be able to be bought in the state. More information can be found here.

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Buying Lottery Tickets

If you're living outside South Carolina and want to play their lottery games, you'll need to visit an in-state authorized retailer and have cash ready to pay for the tickets.

South Carolina Drawing Schedule

Use to table below to check the drawing days and ticket sale cut-off times for your favorite games.

SC Draw Days and Times
Game Draw Days Draw Times* Ticket Sales Close At*
Powerball Wednesday & Saturday 10:59 PM 9:59 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 11:00 PM 10:00 PM
Pick 3 Monday - Saturday
Sunday: Evening draw only
12:59 PM & 6:59 PM 12:45 PM & 6:45 PM
Pick 4 Monday - Saturday
Sunday: Evening draw only
12:59 PM & 6:59 PM 12:45 PM & 6:45 PM
Palmetto Cash 5 Daily 6:59 PM 6:45 PM
*Times are shown in EST.

Game Information

The South Carolina Lottery sells tickets for Mega Millions, Lucky for Life and Powerball as well as several of their own in-state games.

Palmetto Cash 5

Palmetto Cash 5 is an easy and fun draw game that offers a top prize of $100,000. Drawings are held every day at 6:59 PM.  Tickets cost just $1 per line and players pick five numbers from 1 to 38. They can also have numbers randomly generated for them by choosing a Quick Pick option. Try the Power-Up add-on to multiply any Palmetto Cash 5 prizes you win.

Pick 3

There are two versions of the South Carolina Pick 3 game - Midday and Evening. Pick 3 Midday is played Monday - Saturday at 12:59 PM EST and Pick 3 Evening is drawn daily at 6:59 PM EST. Add the Fireball option for extra chances to win.

Pick 4

Pick 4 is the SC draw game where players can win up to $5,000 every day, with four fun play types to choose from, and wagers starting at just $0.50. The Evening draw is held seven nights a week at 6:59 PM EST, and the Midday draw takes place Monday through Saturday at 12:59 PM EST. Try the Fireball add-on to heat up your play with more ways to win.


Add the new Fireball option to any Pick 3 or Pick 4 play for even more chances to win. Here's how it works: A Fireball number from 0 to 9 will be randomly chosen after every Pick 3 and 4 drawing. Use the Fireball digit to replace any of the Pick 3 or 4 numbers drawn for the chance to make a winning combination! Adding Fireball doubles the cost of your base game play.

Other Games

If you like the thought of winning a cash prize within seconds of buying a game, why not try the instant games offered by the South Carolina Lottery? There's a wide range available from authorized retailers and you could land a windfall in the blink of an eye!

Claiming Prizes

You have 180 days from the date of a drawing to claim your prize. Instant games may be claimed up to 90 days from the date that the game ends.

Winners may claim prizes of $100,000 and under by mail. Any South Carolina Lottery prize worth $500 or less can also be claimed at any authorized lottery retailer.

Prizes worth up to $100,000 can be redeemed by mail or by visiting the Claims Center in Columbia.

Prizes worth $100,001 or more will need to be redeemed in person at the same Claims Center - you can't claim these winnings via mail.

The South Carolina Lottery withholds taxes of seven percent on lottery winnings worth more than $500. Larger prizes may be subject to federal withholding taxes of 25 percent.

Claim a prize by mail

To redeem a win of $100,000 or below by mail, send the following to the Lottery at the address below:

  1. Completed original ticket
  2. Completed claim form
  3. Copy of a photo ID with your date of birth (e.g. driver's license, passport, military, or state ID)

Send to:

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

History of the South Carolina Lottery

The South Carolina Education Lottery began operating on January 7th, 2002 after the South Carolina General Assembly approved the establishment of a state lottery in June 2001. The Lottery joined Powerball in 2002 and began selling Mega Millions tickets in January 2010.

An anonymous ticket holder from South Carolina won a $399.4 million Powerball jackpot on September 18th, 2013.

To date, the South Carolina Lottery has raised more than $3.4 billion for educational initiatives such as K-12 programs, community education and scholarships for college students. Roughly 26.1 percent of every dollar raised through ticket sales goes back to the state to help support these good causes.

On October 23rd 2018, a player from South Carolina won a Mega Millions jackpot of $1.537 billion, one of the biggest lottery jackpots ever seen and also the largest amount ever won by a single ticket holder.


If you want to play South Carolina lottery games for the chance to win great prizes, you'll need to be at least 18 years old.