Virginia Lottery Numbers
The Virginia Lottery gives players a chance to win big while raising money for K-12 education. Why not try your luck at one of their great draw games or instant win games? Playing some great draw games in the Old Dominion? Check the latest Virginia Lottery numbers here and see if you’re a winner! Just click on a result to find out more about a specific draw.
Current games: Powerball – Mega Millions – Virginia Cash 5 – Virginia Pick 3 – Virginia Pick 4 – Cash4Life – Virginia Money Ball.
– Latest Virginia Numbers
Where to Buy Tickets
Powerball and Mega Millions are the only VA games which are available to play outside of America. Find out how to play online.
Virginia Lottery Drawing Schedule
There are seven exciting draw-style games for your to take part in, find out when they are held and they cut-off time for entry:
|Game||Draw Days||Draw Times*||Ticket Sales Close At*|
|Powerball||Wednesday & Saturday||10:59 PM||10:00 PM|
|Mega Millions||Tuesday & Friday||11:00 PM||10:45 PM|
|Cash4Life||Daily||9:00 PM||8:45 PM|
|Bank A Million||Wednesday & Saturday||11:00 PM||10:45 PM|
|Cash 5||Daily||1:59 PM & 11:00 PM||1:53 PM & 10:45 PM|
|Pick 3||Daily||1:59 PM & 11:00 PM||1:53 PM & 10:45 PM|
|Pick 4||Daily||1:59 PM & 11:00 PM||1:53 PM & 10:45 PM|
|*Times are shown in ET.|
Lottery fans in Virginia can take part in Mega Millions, Powerball and Cash4Life along with in-state games.
Bank a Million allows players to win up to $1 million every Wednesday and Saturday at 11pm, with the Virginia Lottery footing the tax bill on the jackpot for you! Ticket holders pay $2 per play and can use the full amount on one line of numbers, place two $1 bets or four $0.50 wagers.
Simply choose six numbers from 40 and match all of them to win $1 million after tax for $2 bets and $500,000 and $250,000 after tax for $1 and $0.50 wagers. A Bonus Ball is also drawn from the remaining 34 numbers and increases your prize if matched with two, three, four or five main balls.
Here are the prizes on offer and the odds of winning:
|Match||$2 Bet Prize||$1 Bet Prize||$0.50 Bet Prize||Odds of Winning|
($1 million after taxes)
$500,000 after taxes)
($250,000 after taxes)
|1 in 3,838.380|
|Match 5 + Bonus||$20,000||$10,000||$5,000||1 in 639,730|
|Match 5||$2,000||$1,000||$500||1 in 19,386|
|Match 4 + Bonus||$400||$200||$100||1 in 7,754|
|Match 4||$40||$20||$10||1 in 485|
|Match 3 + Bonus||$40||$20||$10||1 in 363|
|Match 3||$4||$2||$1||1 in 35|
|Match 2 + Bonus||$8||$4||$2||1 in 47|
|Odds of winning any prize are approximately 1 in 18.3|
Other great Virginia Lottery games include Cash 5, Pick 3 and Pick 4 and Raffle.
Out and about and need a quick bit of lottery fun? Try scratchers – fun instant win games that can give you a shot at a big win without waiting for a drawing to take place. The games cost anywhere from $1 to $20 and can yield incredible prizes. You could snap up millions of dollars in the blink of an eye!
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, there have been some changes in the way you claim prizes in Virginia. You can find updates on our dedicated Coronavirus Lottery Updates page.
You have 180 days from the date of the drawing to collect a lottery prize and 180 days from the closure of a scratcher game to collect any prizes you may have won.
You can stay anonymous in Virginia, but only if you win more than $10 million. If you win an amount up to $10 million, the Virginia Lottery will release details about your identity if there is a Freedom of Information request.
Prizes may be claimed by mail; see details below.
Picked up a prize of $600 or less? You can also claim your prize at any authorized Virginia Lottery retailer, who can pay you with a cash, check or money order.
You can also visit a dedicated customer service center and redeem it at a prize zone. There are eight such centers across the state, including the Lottery Headquarters in Richmond, so you’re never too far away from your well-deserved prize.
You’ll need a valid ID card and your Social Security number if your prize is worth more than $100.
Prizes worth $601 or greater will need to be claimed at one of the dedicated prize zones or through the mail. You’ll have to supply a copy of your photo ID and your Social Security number, and if you mail the ticket, you should make a copy for your records and send the ticket via registered mail.
Awards of up to $5,000 can be paid by check or on a preloaded Visa card.
If you land a windfall of $5,000 or more, 25 percent will be withheld in federal taxes and four percent will be withheld by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
If you have any questions, email [email protected]
Claim a prize by mail
To redeem a prize of any amount by mail, send your completed and signed ticket to the address below. Be sure to include your daytime phone, email, and mailing address.
For prizes over $100 and up to and including $600: In addition to your ticket and contact details, enclose a copy of your Proof of Resident Social Security / Tax ID number.
For prizes over $600, please send the following:
- Completed original ticket
- Your daytime phone, email, and mailing address
- Copy of a government-issued photo ID
- Copy of your Proof of Resident Social Security / Tax Identification card
Virginia Lottery Claims
P.O. Box 1254
Richmond, VA 23218-1254
History of the Virginia Lottery
Virginia’s current Lottery isn’t its first – in fact, the Commonwealth has over 400 years of lottery experience. The Virginia Company raised 29,000 pounds in 1612 in the “Great Virginia Lottery” to help the Jamestown Settlement. Later, lotteries were used to raise funds for the establishment of the University of William and Mary as well as the University of Virginia.
The current Virginia Lottery was established by popular vote in 1987 and tickets went on sale in 1988. Proceeds originally went to a general fund for construction projects, but in 1999 lottery profits began to be allocated for educational initiatives.
Today, the Virginia Lottery brings smiles to millions of faces across the Old Dominion as players pick up amazing prizes and public education receives vital funding from lottery revenues. Over $6 billion has been allocated to K-12 initiatives in the Commonwealth since 1999 alone!
You need to be at least 18 years old to buy and redeem lottery tickets in Virginia.
View the latest Virginia Lottery numbers and prize information for games such as Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 5, Treasure Hunt and more. Are you a lucky winner?
Total Virginia Lottery profits generated for Virginia’s K-12 public schools since 1999.
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