Virginia Lottery results and numbers

Virginia Lottery

Established in 1987, the Virginia Lottery came into existence following voter approval for a state-run lottery.

Participants have an array of options including different drawings, scratch-off tickets, "Print n Play" tickets, and online games. Many of these games offer online ticket purchasing. After allocating funds for prizes, a significant share of the revenue from ticket sales is directed towards K-12 education within the state.

  • What's the timeframe to claim my lottery prize?

    You're allotted 180 days from the drawing date to redeem your prize.
  • Which lottery games are available in Virginia?

    In Virginia, players can partake in games such as Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5, CASH POP, Bank a Million, Cash 5, Powerball, Cash4Life, and Mega Millions.
  • Is it possible to purchase tickets via mail, phone, or online?

    Tickets for games like Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5, Cash 5, Powerball, Mega Millions, and Cash4Life can be acquired online or through the Virginia Lottery app. However, buying tickets through mail or phone is not permitted.
  • Are Virginia Lottery winnings taxable?

    Yes, lottery winnings are subject to state and federal income taxes. Winnings over $600 will be reported to federal and state tax agencies, and winners will receive a W2-G form when claiming their prize. The Virginia Lottery also withholds a percentage of certain lottery winnings for tax purposes. Check our Tax Information section for more details.
  • What's the minimum age required to participate in the Virginia Lottery?

    Individuals must be at least 18 years of age to buy and claim lottery tickets.
  • What do I do if my ticket goes missing, is damaged, or gets stolen?

    The Virginia Lottery doesn't hold responsibility for tickets that are lost, stolen, or impaired. It's advised to store your tickets securely. By signing the back of your ticket, you can authenticate its ownership if it's misplaced.
  • Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?

    As of 2019, lottery winners in Virginia can remain anonymous when collecting prizes over $10 million. The details of prize winners who win between $600 and $10 million, however, are still made public record.
  • Where are the revenues from the Virginia Lottery channeled?

    The income from Virginia Lottery ticket sales is directed towards supporting K-12 education within the state.