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Rhode Island Lottery Numbers

Keep up with the latest Rhode Island Lottery numbers here! Just scroll down to find a game and click on a result for a prize breakdown and winning numbers.

Current lottery games include: Powerball – Mega Millions – Rhode Island Wild Money – Lucky for Life – Rhode Island The Numbers Evening – Rhode Island The Numbers Midday.

– Latest Rhode Island Numbers

Buying Rhode Island Lottery Tickets

If you’re living outside of the US, Rhode Island games unfortunately aren’t currently available for you to play. You can, however, take part in the popular Powerball and Mega Millions games! Find out more here.

Rhode Island Drawing Schedule

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

Game Draw Days Draw Times* Ticket Sales Close At*
Powerball Wednesday & Saturday 10:59 PM 9:50 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 11:00 PM 9:50 PM
Lucky for Life Monday & Thursday 10:38 PM 9:30 PM
Wild Money Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 7:29 PM 7:24 PM
The Numbers Daily 1:30 PM & 6:59 PM 1:20 PM & 6:50 PM
*Times are shown in EST. On Sundays, The Numbers Evening drawings are held at the earlier time of 6:29 PM, with ticket sales closing at 6:20 PM.

Game Information

Rhode Island offers players the chance to play Powerball and Mega Millions as well as the regional Lucky for Life game, which is also played in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont.

Wild Money is a progressive jackpot game, meaning that the top prize rolls over until someone wins the big one! The jackpot starts at $20,000 and reached an all-time high of $601,206 in March 2006. Games cost just $1 per line and each play slip contains five boards, so you can play as many lines as you like. Simply choose five numbers between 1 and 35 and use the remaining 30 numbers on each board to select an Extra Ball. Drawings are held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7:29 PM and ticket sales close just five minutes prior. Here’s an idea of what you could win:

Numbers Matched Prize Won
5 Numbers Jackpot
4 Numbers and Extra Ball $1,500
4 Numbers $200
3 Numbers and Extra Ball $50
3 Numbers $5
2 Numbers and Extra Ball $5
Odds of winning Wild Money top prize: 1 in 325,000

Numbers is a nice little lottery game that gives players the opportunity to win cash every day of the week. Drawings take place at 1:30 PM seven days a week, at 6:59 PM Monday through Saturday and at 6:29 PM on Sundays. If you want to play, you choose an amount to wager on whether or not the numbers you choose (from 0 to 9) will be drawn in a certain order. Here’s a quick table on how it all works:

Bet $0.50 $1.00 $2.00 $5.00
Four Digit Straight in Exact Order $2,500 $5,000 $10,000 $25,000
Three Digit Straight in Exact Order $250 $500 $1,000 $2,500
Two Digit Straight in Exact Order $25 $50 $100 $250
Three Digit Box, Any Order $42 $84 $168 $420
Three Digit Box, Any Order, Two Different Numbers $83 $166 $332 $830
Four Digit Box, Any Order, All Numbers Different $104 $208 $416 $1,040
Four Digit Box, Any Order, Three Numbers Different $208 $416 $832 $2,080
Four Digit Box, Any Order, Two Pairs $417 $834 $1,668 $4,170
Four Digit Box, Any Order, Three of One Digit $625 $1,250 $2,500 $6,250

Feeling fancy? You can add the Instant Match option for an additional $1 per wager, which gives you the chance to win up to $500 on the spot.

Rhode Island Lottery players also have the unique opportunity to play Video Lottery games at casinos in Lincoln and Newport. These interactive machines let players take part in thrilling slots games that can provide rather tasty jackpots.

Other Rhode Island Lottery games include Keno and Bingo as well as Pull Tab Games, which provide charities with vital fundraising opportunities and players with the chance to win a nice cash prize.

Instant games are great for those who need a bit of instant gratification. First introduced to the Rhode Island Lottery in 1976, they remain a popular choice among lottery fans young and old. Tickets cost between $1 and $20 and players can win up to $1 million in cash prizes.

Claiming Prizes

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, there have been some changes in the way you claim prizes in Rhode Island. You can find updates on our dedicated Coronavirus Lottery Updates page.

If you’ve won a Rhode Island Lottery prize and want to go out and spend a chunk of it on saltwater taffy and quahogs, then you’ll need to redeem or claim it within one year of the drawing date.

All prizes may now be redeemed by mail; see below. Prizes worth $599 or less can also be claimed at any authorized Rhode Island Lottery retailer, while prizes worth more than this amount may be claimed at the Lottery’s headquarters in Cranston. Don’t worry – it won’t be a particularly long drive!

Don’t forget that you’ll have to pay federal taxes of 25 percent and state taxes of 5.99 percent on all prizes worth more than $5,000. Anyone who wins a prize worth $599 or more will have to complete a W-2 tax form.

Do you have questions about claiming a prize? Call the lottery at 1-401-463-6500.

Claim a prize by mail

To claim by mail, you will need to send the following to the lottery:

  1. Original signed winning ticket, signed on the back
  2. Your full address
  3. Your telephone number
  4. A copy of a government-issued photo ID
  5. A copy of your Social Security card or a valid document verifying your SSN. If you don’t have this, complete and send an IRS W-9 form.

Mail the required documents to:

Rhode Island Lottery
1425 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Attention: Validations Department

The lottery will send your check to the address provided.

History of the Rhode Island Lottery

Rhode Island is a little state with a big love for lottery games going all the way back to 1744, when the first lottery game was played. Funds raised in the drawing were allocated for the construction of a bridge on Weybosset Street in Providence.

The Rhode Island Lottery as it is known today was created on November 1st, 1973 after an amendment of the state’s Constitution. Lottery officials got the green light to start operating in March 1974 and the first drawing took place on May 30th, 1974. Tickets cost just 50 cents and the top prize was a respectable $50,000.

Today, the Rhode Island Lottery is a great source of revenue for the state, with funds raised through ticket sales being allocated to educational initiatives, public safety, transportation, government services and the preservation of natural resources. Over $379 million was transferred to the state’s General Fund in the 2013 fiscal year. The whole state wins when residents play Rhode Island Lottery games!


Want to buy Rhode Island Lottery tickets and redeem any prizes you might win? You’ll need to be at least 18 years old.

Check the Rhode Island Lottery numbers and view prize payout information for Powerball, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life and Wild Money. Are you an RI Lottery winner?

Rhode Island Lottery

Instant Rhode Island lottery results and winning numbers for RI Powerball, RI Mega Millions, RI Lucky For Life, Numbers Evening, Numbers Midday, Wild Money. Keep track of it all with our mobile lottery app!

Latest Rhode Island Results


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Rhode Island State Lottery Games

Game Name Entry Close Time Possible Numbers Prize Type Draw Time Draw Days
Powerball 9:50 PM EST 5 from 1-69 and 1 from 1-26 Jackpot 10:59 PM EST Wednesday and Saturday
Mega Millions 9:50 PM EST 5 from 1-70 and 1 from 1-25 Jackpot 11:00 PM EST Tuesday and Friday
Wild Money 7:24 PM EST 5 from 1-35, 1 from remaining 30 balls Jackpot 7:29 PM EST Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Lucky for Life 9:30 PM EST 5 from 1-48 and 1 from 1-18 Top Prize 10:38 PM EST Monday and Thursday
The Numbers Midday 1:20 PM EST 4 from 0-9 Top Prize 1:30 PM EST Daily
The Numbers Evening 6:50 PM EST, 6:20 PM on Sunday 4 from 0-9 Top Prize 6:59 PM EST Daily

Rhode Island Lottery FAQs

Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in Rhode Island?

Winners can request to keep their personal information private and the RI Lottery will do everything possible to keep the winner’s information private if requested. However, in Rhode Island and in most other states, such information falls under the Freedom of Information Act and a winner’s name and city or town of residency must be provided upon request.

How much is the RI Lottery today?

You can find the latest RI Lottery jackpot amounts for all of your favorite games here on the Rhode Island Lottery Jackpots page.

How much will I pay in taxes if I win the RI Lottery?

Prizes over $5,000 are subject to a 5.99% state tax and 24% federal tax withholding.

Can I buy a RI Lottery ticket online?

Yes, Rhode Island offers online ticket sales to players 18 years of age or older.

About the Rhode Island Lottery

The Rhode Island Lottery was created in 1973 with the passage of a constitutional amendment. The first tickets went on sale in 1974 and, since then, more than $7.4 billion has been generated in revenue. By law, RI Lottery revenue is transferred to the State General Fund, which benefits all Rhode Island residents. The Fund supports tax relief, education, public safety, law enforcement, and human services, and the Rhode Island Legislature is responsible for appropriating money from the General Fund among Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns.

To learn more about the Rhode Island State Lottery please visit the official TheLot website.

Information on responsible gaming and problem gaming is available here. Or call 1-800-522-4700.

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