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Oregon Lottery General Information

The Oregon Lottery plays four state drawn game - Pick 4 (with four draws a day - at 1 pm, 4 pm, 7 pm, and 10 pm), Win for Life, Megabucks, and Lucky Lines. Plus, two multiple-state games - Powerball and Mega Millions. Compared to other states, the Oregon Lottery offers a high variety of lottery games.

Oregon State Lottery winning numbers selected at each drawing shall be generated through the use of a computer-driven random number generator.

This page is a quick reference, or a summary of the most relevant information contained in the Oregon Lottery web site. Links to details are provided for more pertinent information.

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Oregon Lotteries Drawing Days and Times

The following table lists the drawing schedule of all Oregon lottery games. Drawing times are local and approximate.

GameDraw DaysDraw Time
Pick 4 1PMEveryday1 p.m
Pick 4 4PMEveryday4 p.m
Pick 4 7PMEveryday7 p.m
Pick 4 10PMEveryday10 p.m
Win for LifeMonday, Wednesday, Saturday7:30 p.m
MegabucksMonday, Wednesday, Saturday7:30 p.m.
Mega MillionsTuesday and Friday8 p.m
PowerballWednesday and Saturday8 p.m.


Oregon Lottery Games - Types, Top Prizes, Odds

The following is a compact summary of each Oregon lottery game. It includes a brief description of how to play a game, the top prizes/jackpots, and the odds of winning the top prize. You can click on a game name for detailed information.

GameHow to PlayTop PrizeTop Prize Odds
Pick 4Select 4-digits 0000 to 9999

$5,0001 in 10,000
Win for LifeSelect 4 numbers, 1 through 77

$1,000 a week for life1 in 1,353,275
MegabucksSelect 6 numbers, 1 through 44

$1,000,000+
Rollover, Pari-mutuel
1 in 6,135,756
Mega MillionsSelect 5 numbers, 1 through 56
+ 1 Megaball number, 1 through 46
$12,000,000
Rollover, Pari-mutuel
1 in 175,711,536
PowerballSelect 5 numbers, 1 through 59
+ 1 Powerball number, 1 through 39
$20,000,000 +
Rollover, Pari-mutuel
1 in 195,249,054

Top prizes listed with "rollover" are the starting amount. The Jackpot prizes will grow after every draw until someone wins. Pari-mutuel prize structure means players' winnings are determined by dividing the prize pool allocated for that winning category by the number of winners.

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Oregon Lottery General Rules and Regulations

The following are the most prominent rules and regulations that the player should be aware of before playing the Oregon lottery games.

  • You must be at least 18 years old to play Oregon Lottery games.
  • It is the player’s responsibility to check his or her ticket to make sure it represents the correct game, draw date, numbers requested and has a visible bar code or serial number
  • The Oregon Lottery does not have any plans to sell tickets over the Internet.
  • The ticket, not the playslip, is the only valid proof of your number selection, and it is the only valid receipt to claim a prize.
  • A ticket is a bearer instrument. It is recommended that the ticket be signed at the time of purchase.
  • The Oregon Lottery is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets. Tickets are void and will not be paid if determined stolen, unissued, illegible, mutilated, altered in whole or part, misregistered, defective, incomplete, printed or produced in error, multiply-printed, or if the ticket fails any of the Oregon Lottery’s confidential validation tests. Liability for void tickets is limited to replacement of the ticket or refund of sales price.
  • Please see also :
    Oregon Lottery Games Official Rules.
    Oregon Lottery FAQ page
    Oregon Lottery Myths & Facts


Claiming Prizes of the Oregon Lottery

Here are the steps you have to follow if you are a lucky winner of any Oregon lottery,

  • Winning tickets must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on the ticket.
  • Prizes up to $600 may be claimed at a Lottery retailer, or claimed by mail via a winner claim form.
  • All prizes of $600 or more must be claimed at the Lottery office in Salem.
    Oregon Lottery
    500 Airport Road SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    
    Phone: (503) 540-1000
    Fax: (503) 540-1001
    
  • the Oregon Lottery is required to report all Traditional product prizes of $600 or more to the Internal Revenue Service, and the Oregon Department of Revenue. For prizes over $5,000, the Lottery is required to withhold 25% for federal taxes, and 8% for state income taxes.
  • For further information, please see the Oregon lottery How to Claim page.

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Where do the Oregon Lottery profits go?

Authorized uses of Lottery profits, as designated by Oregon voters, include public education, economic development and natural resource programs.

Lottery funds distribution 2009-11 biennium:

  • 61% - Public Education
  • 23% - Economic Development
  • 15% - State Parks & Natural Resources
  • 1% - Problem Gambling Treatment

More information can be found here



Information on Each Oregon Lottery Game

Further information on each Oregon lottery lottery game such as how to play, how to win, prizes, etc., is available on this site at the following pages.


Disclaimer

US-Lotteries.com is not in any way affiliated with the Oregon Lottery. The information listed here is just a summary of important facts extracted from Oregon Lottery web site. The main purpose of US-Lotteries.com is to present statistics and analysis of winning numbers, plus, online tools and calculators such as wheels and combinations generators. Click below to see the contents of the tools available for each game.

Pick 4     Win for Life     Megabucks     Mega Millions     Powerball

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Oregon lottery Games Data and Analysis Menu
Pick 4
- Pick 4 Game
- Winning Numbers
- Number Search
- Yearly Calendar
- Boxes(Combos)
- Quadruplets
- Digits Analysis
- Straights Analysis
- Boxes Analysis
- Pairs
- Sums
- Combinations Generator
- Game Info
Win for Life
- Win for Life Game
- Winning Numbers
- Number Search
- Yearly Calendar
- Numbers Analysis
- Pairs Analysis
- Triads Analysis
- Check Combinations
- Full Wheel
- Abbreviated Wheel
- Game Info
Megabucks
- Megabucks Game
- Winning Numbers
- Number Search
- Yearly Calendar
- Numbers Analysis
- Pairs Analysis
- Triads Analysis
- Check Combinations
- Full Wheel
- Abbreviated Wheel
- Game Info
Mega Millions
- Mega Millions Game
- Winning Numbers
- Number Search
- Yearly Calendar
- Numbers Analysis
- Pairs Analysis
- Number-Ball Pair Analysis
- Check Combinations
- Full Wheel
- Abbreviated Wheel
- Game Info
Powerball
- Powerball Game
- Winning Numbers
- Number Search
- Yearly Calendar
- Numbers Analysis
- Pairs Analysis
- Number-Ball Pair Analysis
- Check Combinations
- Full Wheel
- Abbreviated Wheel
- Game Info

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