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Kentucky Lottery

In 1988, the Kentucky Lottery gained approval from voters.

By 1989, tickets were available for purchase, and on the very first day, instant game ticket sales exceeded $5 million. The state introduced Powerball in 1992 and welcomed Mega Millions in 2010.

Over the years since 1989, the Kentucky Lottery has contributed billions to the state's general fund and has also funded numerous tuition grants and scholarships.

  • What's the minimum age to participate in the Kentucky Lottery?

    Individuals need to be at least 18 years of age to buy and claim lottery tickets in Kentucky.
  • What's the timeframe to claim my lottery prizes?

    Winners are given a 180-day window from the drawing date to collect their lottery rewards in Kentucky.
  • Where are the proceeds from the Kentucky Lottery directed?

    The revenue is channeled towards educational initiatives, encompassing the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarships and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
  • Which lottery games are available for play in Kentucky?

    Kentucky offers a selection of games including Cash Ball 225, Kentucky 5, Lucky for Life, Powerball, Mega Millions, Pick 3, and Pick 4.
  • Do I need to pay taxes on Kentucky Lottery winnings?

    In Kentucky, lottery prizes exceeding $600 are liable for state and federal taxation. While the Kentucky Lottery doesn't withhold taxes for prizes ranging between $600 and $5,000, they do provide winners with a W2 tax form. For winnings over $5,000, both federal and state taxes are deducted.
  • Is it possible to keep my identity confidential if I win a lottery reward in Kentucky?

    Regrettably, claim forms in Kentucky can be accessed through open record inquiries. The Kentucky Lottery discloses only the name of the winner in response to such requests. Winners aren't obligated to partake in publicity activities post prize claim. Before staking your claim on substantial winnings, it's advisable to seek legal counsel. Claiming your prize via a trust might be a way to safeguard your anonymity.
  • Is it possible to purchase lottery tickets ahead of time in Kentucky?

    Indeed, for certain lottery games in Kentucky, you can secure tickets for upcoming consecutive draws. For more information, kindly refer to the Advanced Draws section.
    • What should I do if my ticket gets damaged or goes missing?

      The Kentucky Lottery doesn't assume responsibility for tickets that are lost or damaged. It's crucial to store them securely. Affixing your signature on the ticket can act as proof of ownership, should it ever go astray.
      • Is it possible to buy Kentucky Lottery tickets through mail, phone, or online?

        For Kentucky residents, online options are available for games like Powerball, Mega Millions, Keno, Fast Play, Lucky for Life, Cash Ball 225, Kentucky 5, Pick 3, and Pick 4. However, for those not utilizing the online option, tickets need to be purchased from an authorized lottery dealer.