Washington Lottery General Information
Washington Lotteries Drawing Days and Times
The following table lists the drawing schedule of all Washington lottery games. Drawing times are local and approximate.
|Game||Draw Days||Draw Time|
|The Daily Game||Everyday||8 p.m|
|Match 4||Everyday||8 p.m|
|Daily Keno||Everyday||8 p.m|
|Hit 5||Monday, Wednesday and Saturday||8 p.m|
|Lotto||Monday, Wednesday and Saturday||8 p.m|
|Mega Millions||Tuesday and Friday||8 p.m|
|Powerball||Wednesday and Saturday||8 p.m.|
Washington Lottery Games - Types, Top Prizes, Odds
The following is a compact summary of each Washington 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.
|Game||How to Play||Top Prize||Top Prize Odds|
|The Daily Game||Select 3-digits 000 to 999||$500||1 in 1,000|
|Match 4||Select 4 numbers, 1 through 24||$10,000||1 in 10,626|
|Daily Keno||Select 1 to 10 numbers, 1 through 80||$100,000||1 in 8,911,711|
|Hit 5||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 39||$100,000+|
|1 in 575,757|
|Lotto||Select 6 numbers, 1 through 49 ||$1,000,000+|
|1 in 6,991,908|
|Mega Millions||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 56 |
+ 1 Megaball number, 1 through 46
|1 in 175,711,536|
|Powerball||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 59 |
+ 1 Powerball number, 1 through 35
|1 in 175,223,510|
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.
Washington Lottery General Rules and Regulations
The following are the most prominent rules and regulations that the player should be aware of before playing the Washington lottery games.
- Washington Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. Minors may receive tickets as gifts.
- Washington Lottery employees and family members with whom they reside are restricted from purchasing Lottery tickets and
claiming a share of a winning Lottery ticket.
- You cannot buy Washington Lottery tickets over the internet. The only legal Washington's Lottery ticket is one purchased at a
licensed Lottery retail store location in Washington State.
- Losing a lottery ticket is almost like losing cash. Protect yourself by signing the back of your tickets when you buy them.
At the very least, sign any winning tickets, even before claiming your prize. Lottery tickets are bearer instruments. Unless you
sign a ticket, anyone else who has the ticket can claim the prize.
- For more information, please see Washington Lottery FAQ page
Claiming Prizes of the Washington Lottery
Here are the steps you have to follow if you are a lucky winner of any Washington lottery,
Where do the Washington Lottery profits go?
Lottery proceeds benefit education construction, stadium debt reduction, and the General Fund.
Lottery dollars for education now help fund college scholarships and state financial aid programs. From July 2010, more than
$100 million annually in Lottery proceeds will be dedicated to the Washington Opportunity Pathways Account to support programs
such as the State Need Grant, the State Work Study, the Washington Scholars, and the Washington Award for Vocational Excellence
(WAVE). Funds from the account may also be used for early learning programs.
Funds from the account will also help support early childhood education programs through the Early Childhood Education and
Assistance Program (ECEAP).
More information can be found here
Information on Each Washington Lottery Game
Further information on each Washington lottery lottery game such as how to play, how to win, prizes, etc., is available on
this site at the following pages.
US-Lotteries.com is not in any way affiliated with the Washington Lottery. The information listed here is just a summary of important facts
extracted from Washington 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.
The Daily Game