|Game||Draw Days||Ticket Sales Close At*|
|Powerball||Wednesday & Saturday||7:00 PM|
|Mega Millions||Tuesday & Friday||7:45 PM|
|SuperLotto Plus||Wednesday & Saturday||7:45 PM|
|Fantasy 5||Daily||6:30 PM|
There is no cut-off time for scratchers. You can only redeem winning tickets between 6:00am and 2:00am . To correct some misconceptions: There is, indeed an expiration date for California Lottery Scratchers, and it is printed on the back of every scratcher.
Ticket purchasing deadlines vary by state, but all sales for Powerball tickets cut off at least 59 minutes before the drawing, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.
California : 7 p.m. Pacific the day of the drawing . Sales are also suspended every night at 11:59 p.m. Powerball tickets can ‘t be redeemed until 9 p.m. after the drawing . You can buy tickets up to 13 weeks in advance. Connecticut: You can buy tickets until 9:59 p.m. Eastern, an hour before the drawing .
Your draw game ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date, except that, in the case of Mega Millions and Powerball Jackpots, the tickets must be postmarked or received within one year from the winning draw date.
Each Powerball ticket costs $2, plus you have the option to pay an extra $1 to activate the power play , a multiplier that increases your payout for non- jackpot prizes.
Sure, every scratch -off ticket batch has a certain number of guaranteed winners, but winning tickets are not increased based on the cost of the scratch card. Buying expensive scratch cards increases your chances of winning because the price point of each ticket can be afforded by fewer players.
You will not receive the full $1,000. California will withhold taxes. The California lottery website states that “all prizes of $600 or more are subject to Federal income taxes and other offsets required by law. However, there are no California state or local taxes.
Anyway, here’s the 3 scratchcards with the best overall winning odds: Triple Cashword Blue Scratchcard – 1 in 3.68. Bingo Doubler Pink Scratchcard and Jewel Bingo Scratchcard – 1 in 3.72. Gold Fever Scratchcard and Super 7’s Scratchcard – 1 in 3.74.
Powerball costs $2 per play. Adding Power Play is $1 more per play. Powerball drawings are broadcast every Wednesday and Saturday evening at 10:12 p.m. CT Tickets are not available during Draw Break, from 9:00-10:15 p.m. CT.
You can buy almost anything online now — even Powerball tickets . To potentially win the $1.5 billion jackpot prize on Wednesday, most people will have to buy their numbers in person. Only a few of the 44 participating Powerball states have moved the process online .
The possible winning tickets and their cash prizes are as follows: Match all 5 white numbers only — $1 million. Match 4 out of 5 white numbers + Powerball — $50,000. Match 4 white numbers only — $100. Match 3 white numbers + Powerball — $100. Match 3 white numbers only — $7. Match 2 white numbers + Powerball — $7.
You can buy Lotto tickets online every day from 6am until 11pm . But remember, to play on a draw day, you’ll need to buy your ticket before 7.30pm.
No. You can only buy tickets at Lottery retailers in California . You don’t need to be a California resident or U.S. citizen to play and win any Lottery Scratchers® or draw game, but California Lottery games can only be purchased from a Lottery retailer in California .
Just go to any gas station, convenience store, or grocery store — most of them will sell Powerball tickets . It only costs $2 to play. But you might want to give the store a call first to make sure they sell the ticket , and then ask them how late the tickets are offered for sale .