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About the Massachusetts Lottery

Massachusetts Lottery tickets became available for purchase in 1972. The year 1991 saw the introduction of the well-received Mass Cash lottery game. Collaborating with five other states, Massachusetts participated in the launch of The Big Game in 1996. Powerball made its debut in the state in 2010. The year 2012 brought Lucky for Life to the Massachusetts Lottery offerings, while Keno, which allows players a chance to win every four minutes, was launched in 1993.

Throughout its history, the Massachusetts Lottery has contributed billions of dollars in net profits to support unrestricted local aid funding.

  • What is the minimum age requirement for participating in the Massachusetts Lottery?

    Individuals must be at least 18 years old to buy tickets for the Massachusetts Lottery. In the event that an adult buys a winning ticket and claims it on behalf of a minor, the minor can still receive the prize.
  • Is it possible for me to keep my identity private in case I win a lottery reward?

    Unfortunately, no. The state discloses your name, address, prize amount, photograph, the specific game you played, and the date of your claim. Nevertheless, we recommend seeking advice from a legal expert before pursuing a substantial lottery prize, as there might be a chance to collect your winnings via a trust to uphold your anonymity.
  • What should I do if my ticket gets lost or becomes unusable?

    Get in touch with the Massachusetts Lottery Claims Department. It's important to consistently sign the back of your ticket, as this will serve as evidence of ownership in case it's misplaced or stolen.
  • What is the destination of the revenue generated from Massachusetts Lottery ticket sales?

    Apart from awarding prizes, the proceeds obtained through ticket sales are allocated among various cities and towns within the state as unrestricted local assistance. Local administrations have the flexibility to allocate these funds to their preferred programs.
  • Do I need to pay taxes on Massachusetts Lottery prizes?

    Yes, Massachusetts Lottery prizes are subject to both state and federal income taxes. The Massachusetts Lottery may also withhold a portion of certain lottery winnings for tax obligations.
  • Which lottery games are available for play in Massachusetts?

    Massachusetts residents have a variety of lottery games to select from, including Mass Cash, Megabucks Doubler, The Numbers Game, Lucky for Life, Mega Millions, and Powerball.
  • What is the timeframe for claiming my winnings?

    Individuals who win in Massachusetts have a one-year window starting from the draw date to collect their prizes.
  • Is it possible to buy lottery tickets ahead of time?

    Certainly, you have the option to buy tickets for consecutive draws in advance. For more information, refer to our Advanced Draws section.