Tri-State Lottery Numbers
Want the latest Tri-State Lottery numbers in the blink of an eye? You got it! You'll find full prize breakdowns and winning numbers from the latest drawings here on this page. Simply click on a result to find out more!
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The Tri-State Lottery consists of five lottery games offered jointly by the official lotteries of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
History of the Tri-State Lottery
The first Tri-State Lottery game, Megabucks Plus, began in September 1985, while the newest game, Gimme 5, started in May 2013. It's a great way to play fun games, win prizes and help support great causes across three states instead of just one.
Buying Tri-State Lottery Tickets
When it comes to buying Tri-State Lottery tickets, residents have never had it easier! There's always an authorized retailer located nearby in any number of shops across each state. Maine also offers a subscription service for Megabucks Plus, and Vermont retailers often feature WinStation machines that dispense tickets for many popular games, including Megabucks Plus, Pick 3, Pick 4 and Gimme 5.
Want to play Tri-State Lottery games? You'll have to make a trip to Maine, Vermont or New Hampshire to buy tickets. If you win a prize, you may need to go back to claim it or mail in the winning ticket along with a claim form.
Tri-State Lottery Games
Megabucks Plus costs just $2 per game and offers participants the chance to win some nice sums of money. All you need to do is pick five main numbers from 1 to 41 and a Megaball number from 1 to 6. Drawings are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:59 PM EST.
Here's a breakdown of the prizes and odds:
|Prize Tier||Prize Won||Odds of Winning|
|Match 5 + Megaball||Jackpot||1 in 4,496,388|
|Match 5||$30,000||1 in 899,278|
|Match 4 + Megaball||$1,300||1 in 24,980|
|Match 4||$150||1 in 4,996|
|Match 3 + Megaball||$25||1 in 714|
|Match 3||$7||1 in 143|
|Match 2 + Megaball||$5||1 in 63|
|Match 2||$2||1 in 13|
|Match 1 + Megaball||$2||1 in 15|
|Odds of winning any Megabucks Plus prize are 1 in 6. If multiple ticket holders match all five main numbers and the Megaball then they will each receive an equal share of the jackpot.|
Gimme 5 is a relatively new game that offers a top prize worth $100,000. Drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings. Tickets cost just $1 and all you have to do is pick five numbers between 1 and 39 on a playcard or opt for a Quick Pick if you're feeling indecisive. Match all five main numbers drawn to grab the jackpot! Here's a quick breakdown:
|Numbers Matched||Prize Won||Odds of Winning|
|Match 5 out of 5||$100,000||1 in 575,757|
|Match 4 out of 5||$250||1 in 3,387|
|Match 3 out of 5||$7||1 in 103|
|Match 2 out of 5||$2||1 in 10|
|The odds of winning any Gimme 5 prize are 1 in 8.8. If there are multiple jackpot winners, the top prize will be equally split among them|
Fast Play gives players all the thrill of a scratchcard without any of the pesky mess associated with rubbing the cover off of a piece of paper. Simply buy your ticket and see if the numbers on your ticket match those printed on the game. You could win great cash prizes in the blink of an eye! These games are not always offered simultaneously in each participating state, but you'll always have a chance to pick one up at some point in time.
Claiming a Tri-State Lottery Prizes
Have you beaten the odds and won a Tri-State Lottery prize? If so, congrats! Prizes worth $599 or less can be claimed at lottery retailer in Maine or New Hampshire and prizes worth $499 or less can be claimed at any authorized Vermont Lottery retailer. Any winnings worth more than $600 are reported to the IRS for tax purposes.
You are responsible for any applicable state or federal taxes on any prizes that you win that are worth more than $5,000. The federal government withholds 25 percent while Maine will withhold an additional five percent. Vermont will withhold six percent, but New Hampshire doesn't levy a state tax on lottery winnings.
The Fine Print
If you want to play these great multi-jurisdictional games and redeem any prizes that you might win, you'll need to be at least 18 years old.
Has someone contacted you with "good news" about a big Tri-State Lottery win? Be careful - you may be the target of a lottery scam. Put down the phone, throw the letter away and read the scams page to learn more about protecting yourself against fraud.