Pennsylvania Lottery Games
|Game||Prize Type||Numbers||Sale Closes|
|Pick 2 Day||Top Prize||2 from 0-9||1:05 p.m.|
|Pick 2 Evening||Top Prize||2 from 0-9||6:57 p.m.|
|Pick 3 Day||Top Prize||3 from 0-9||1:05 p.m.|
|Pick 3 Evening||Top Prize||3 from 0-9||6:57 p.m.|
|Pick 4 Day||Top Prize||4 from 0-9||1:05 p.m.|
|Pick 4 Evening||Top Prize||4 from 0-9||6:57 p.m.|
|Pick 5 Day||Top Prize||5 from 0-9||1:05 p.m.|
|Pick 5 Evening||Top Prize||5 from 0-9||6:57 p.m.|
|Cash 5||Jackpot||5 from 1-43||6:57 p.m.|
|Match 6||Jackpot||6 from 1-49 + 2 QP||6:57 p.m.|
|Treasure Hunt||Jackpot||5 from 1-30||1:05 p.m.|
|Powerball||Jackpot||5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26||9:59 p.m.|
|Mega Millions||Jackpot||5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25||9:59 p.m.|
|Cash4Life||Top Prize||5 from 1-60 + 1 from 1-4||8:45 p.m.|
|Pick 2 Day||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.|
|Pick 2 Evening||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.|
|Pick 3 Day||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.|
|Pick 3 Evening||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.|
|Pick 4 Day||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.|
|Pick 4 Evening||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.|
|Pick 5 Day||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.|
|Pick 5 Evening||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.|
|Cash 5||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.|
|Match 6||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.||6:59 p.m.|
|Treasure Hunt||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.|
|Powerball||10:59 p.m.||10:59 p.m.|
|Mega Millions||11:00 p.m.||11:00 p.m.|
|Cash4Life||9:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.|
*All times are displayed in Pennsylvania local time.
Number of consecutive draws each Pennsylvania State Lottery games allows you to play:
|Pick 2 Day||up to 7|
|Pick 2 Evening||up to 7|
|Pick 3 Day||up to 7|
|Pick 3 Evening||up to 7|
|Pick 4 Day||up to 7|
|Pick 4 Evening||up to 7|
|Pick 5 Day||up to 7|
|Pick 5 Evening||up to 7|
|Cash 5||up to 7|
|Match 6||up to 26|
|Treasure Hunt||up to 7|
|Powerball||up to 26|
|Mega Millions||up to 26|
|Cash4Life||up to 10|
Pennsylvania Lottery Federal, and state tax withholdings on winnings for U.S. citizens or residents.
|Over $5,000||State Tax||3.1%|
|Over $5,000||Federal Tax||24.0%|
If the winner is not a U.S. citizen or is not a US resident, Pennsylvania Lottery tax withholdings on winnings are as such:
|Over $5,000||State Tax||3.1%|
|Over $5,000||Federal Tax||30.0%|
About the Pennsylvania Lottery
The Pennsylvania state lottery was established in 1971, and ticket sales for a $50 000 jackpot game commenced in 1972. The proceeds of the lottery go towards programs in support of the elderly. The lottery in Pennsylvania has raised $29 billion for programs related to senior care. You don’t need to wait for retirement to play, as 18 is the lottery’s legal age.
Most players chase the big jackpots of Mega Millions and Pennsylvania lottery Powerball. Other great titles also have enthusiastic followers. These include Match 6, Cash4Life, Cash 5, Pick 5, Pick 4, Pick 3, and Pick 2.
The Pennsylvania State Lottery has an impressive selection of scratch games, known as scratch-offs in this state. You can pick them up for anything from $1 to $20, and they yield prizes from $5000 to $1 million. Fast Play – Active Games are also played online. These are similar to scratch-offs but without the need to scratch. Forever innovative, this lottery also has a virtual sports offering.
This lets you bet on virtual horses or virtual cars on Xpress Sports. Pennsylvania Lucky for Life is known as Cash4Life, but the fantastic weekly income is the same.
Pennsylvania Lottery FAQ
Players over 18 can buy tickets and Pennsylvania lottery scratch cards and register with iLottery. Online purchase of lottery tickets is impossible, but registering an account gives you access to iLottery games that you can play for money. You can also play these games on the Pennsylvania lottery app.
The app provides info on Pennsylvania lottery results and Pennsylvania lottery codes. It also acts as a Pennsylvania lottery ticket scanner that lets you check your tickets.
In addition to the statewide games like Powerball and Pennsylvania lottery Mega Millions, the lottery in Pennsylvania offers seven different games. These are as follows:
Match 6 lets you select six numbers from 1 to 49, while in Cash4Life you have to select five numbers from 1 to 60. Cash 5 requires five numbers from 1 to 43. Pick 5, Pick 4, Pick 3 and Pick 2 requires different play styles as part of your betting. For the most part though, it’s about picking the number of digits required in the name and adding your personal touch.
When the Pennsylvania lottery numbers match your selection, it’s time to claim. Winners can claim all prizes up to $2500 at participating retailers, or by mail. Prizes over $2500 require completing a claim form that winners mail to the lottery with the signed ticket.
Players can claim Jackpot prizes for Powerball, Mega Millions, and Cash4Life in person at lottery headquarters. Claims generally expire about one year after the draw or the end-sale date. Your check should reach you in four weeks.
Winning the Mega Millions jackpot comes at odds of 1 in 302 million. In the case of Powerball, it’s 1 in 175 million. Other odds are as follows:
Match 6: 1 in 4.6 million
Cash4Life: 1 in 21.9 million
Cash 5: 1 in 962 598
Pick 5: 1 in 100 000
Pick 4: 1 in 10 000
Pick 3: 1 in 1000
Pick 2: 1 in 100
In 2018, a Powerball ticket bought in Manheim, Lancaster County, won a $456.7 million jackpot. The name of the individual is not known. The prize was claimed by the Emerald Legacy Trust, created by the winner for anonymity.
The results of the Pennsylvania Lottery become available as follows:
Match 6: Daily at 6:59 pm
Cash4Life: Mondays and Thursdays at 9 pm
Cash 5: Daily at 6:59 pm
Pick 5, Pick 4, Pick 3, and Pick 2: Daily at 1:35 pm and 6:59 pm
Players access Pennsylvania lottery Second Chance through the VIP Players Club. Club members have more opportunities to win from previously
non-winning tickets. You can use the Pennsylvania lottery app to scan tickets to enter them for Second Chance.
For wins over $5,000, Pennsylvania Lottery winners pay a state tax of 3.07% and the standard federal tax of 24%
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