Arkansas Lottery Results
Latest Arkansas lottery results for POWERBALL ✔, MEGA MILLIONS ✔, NATURAL STATE JACKPOT ✔, LUCKY FOR LIFE AR ✔, CASH 4 ✔, CASH 3 ✔. Find all the information about lotteries in Arkansas. Check your ticket or search past draws if you won the jackpot.
Arkansas Winning Numbers
Arkansas Lottery Games
Founded in November 2008, the first Arkansas Lottery draw took place in November 2009.
Officially called the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, all proceeds are used to fund scholarships of up to $800 for college students across the state.
Powerball is a world-famous lottery renowned for its long odds and often lucrative jackpots.
Powerball tickets cost $2.00, with players choosing five numbers between 1 and 69 plus a Powerball number between 1 and 26. Players can choose their numbers manually or go for a Quick Pick. A Power Play option is also available, costing $1.00 for the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times.
Mega Millions is another world-renowned lottery that’s even harder to win than Powerball, but with a very similar format.
As with Powerball, tickets cost $2.00.
Players must choose five numbers between 1 and 70 and a Mega Ball number between 1 and 25, with a Quick Pick option also being available for those wishing to play with random selections. Mega Millions has an additional Megaplier option for $1.00 for the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times.
Lucky for Life is a popular lottery game played across 23 states and the District of Columbia, giving players the chance to win $1,000 a day (paid out as $365,000 annually) for the rest of their lives, or the option to take home a lump sum of $5.75 million.
Tickets cost $2.00, with players choosing five main numbers from 1 to 48 and a Lucky Ball number between 1 and 18. Quick Pick is also available for those who prefer to play with random selections.
Natural State Jackpot is a popular and straightforward state-only lottery that costs just $1.00 to enter.
Players must choose five numbers from 1 to 39, or can go for a Quick Pick for random selections.
Cash 4 is a Pick 4 game with multiple entry options, costing $0.50 or $1.00.
Players must choose four numbers from 0 to 9, and because each number is chosen independently, the same number can be chosen repeatedly if desired. Participants then choose whether to bet on matching their numbers in the order drawn, in any order, or to split a $1.00 stake equally between both options.
There is also the option to choose a Combo entry, for a ticket with every possible combination of the four player-chosen numbers.
Cash 3 is a Pick 3 game with multiple entry options, with stakes of either $0.50 or $1.00 available.
Players must choose three numbers from 0 to 9, and because each number is chosen independently, the same number can be chosen multiple times if desired. Participants then choose whether to bet on matching numbers in the order drawn, in any order, or to split a $1.00 stake equally between both options.
There is also the option to choose a Combo entry, for a ticket with every possible combination of the three player-chosen numbers.
Arkansas Lottery Game Schedule
The table below provides an overview of the schedule for each Arkansas lottery game.
|Lucky for Life||21:30||21:30||21:30||21:30||21:30||21:30||21:30|
|Natural State Jackpot||20:00||20:00||20:00||20:00||20:00||20:00|
|Cash 4|| 12:59
|Cash 3|| 12:59
While Cash 3 has the best odds, the most lucrative jackpots can be obtained through Mega Millions, Powerball and Lucky for Life.
|Lottery Game||Winning Odds||Minimum Jackpot|
|Mega Millions||1 in 302,575,350||$40 million|
|Powerball||1 in 292,201,338||$40 million|
|Lucky for Life||1 in 30,821,472|| $1,000 a day for life
(Approximately $7 million if players take the lump-sum option)
|Natural State Jackpot||1 in 575,757||$50,000|
|Cash 4||1 in 10,000||$5,000|
|Cash 3||1 in 1,000||$500|
Arkansas Lottery Advance Play Options
All Arkansas Lottery games have Advance Play options, with the number of draws that can be entered at once being highlighted in the table below.
|Lottery Game||No. of Advance Draws Players Can Enter|
|Powerball||Up to 20|
|Mega Millions||Up to 20|
|Natural State Jackpot||Up to 20|
|Lucky for Life||Up to 20|
|Cash 3||Up to 28|
|Cash 4||Up to 28|
Arkansas Lottery Scratch-Offs
Known as Instant Games in Arkansas, scratch-offs can pay out multiple prizes, while jackpots are typically proportional to the cost of the scratch-off itself.
Arkansas Lottery scratch-offs range inprice from $1.00 to $20, with jackpots ranging from $50 to $1 million!
Lower-priced games typically have winning odds of around 1 in 5, with the more lucrative games having winning odds of around 1 in 3.
The Arkansas Lottery also runs a Play It Again game, which enters all Instant Game tickets into a prize draw for additional cash and merchandise prizes. Players must register their Instant Game online to ensure entry into the draw.
Instant Games are removed from sale as soon as all jackpots have been claimed.
Detailed information about scratch-offs, prize tiers, payouts and odds is available on the official Arkansas Lottery website .
Arkansas Lottery Tax Information
The tables below highlight taxes payable on Arkansas Lottery prizes.
Arkansas Lottery Taxes for all winners amount to 29.9% on prizes exceeding $5,000, as detailed below.
|Over $5,000||State Taxes||5.9%|
How to Claim Arkansas Lottery Payouts
There are multiple ways that winnings can be collected.
Prizes of $500 or less can be claimed:
- At any Arkansas Lottery retailer
- At the Arkansas Lottery Claim Center
- By mail
Prizes exceeding $500 can be claimed:
- At the Arkansas Lottery Claim Center
- By mail
Prizes exceeding $1 million must be claimed in person at the Arkansas Lottery Claim Center.
All mailed-in claims must include the signed winning lottery ticket, a completed claim form and a copy of a government-issued photo ID. Claim forms are available here .
How to Contact the Arkansas Lottery
|Operator||Games||Official Website||Main Address||Local Tel. No.|
Natural State Jackpot
Lucky for Life
|https://myarkansaslottery.com/|| P.O. Box 3838,
Which Arkansas Lottery scratch-off has the biggest jackpot?
While the value of the most lucrative Arkansas Lottery scratch-offs change on a periodic basis, the biggest jackpots on offer are typically around $1 million.
Can I buy Arkansas Lottery tickets online?
No, tickets are only sold at authorized Arkansas Lottery retailers.
How much tax is paid on Arkansas Lottery winnings?
29.9% tax is levied on all Arkansas Lottery prizes over $5,000, of which 5.9% is state tax and 24% is federal tax.
How do Arkansas Lottery winners get paid?
All Arkansas-only games pay out as lump sums.
For multi-jurisdictional games, players will have the choice of receiving regular instalments or a lump sum.
How long does it take to receive Arkansas Lottery winnings?
All prizes claimed in person are typically paid out on the same day. Prizes can be redeemed throughout the day at Arkansas Lottery retailers, while there is a 16:15 cutoff for prizes claimed at the Arkansas Lottery Claim Center. The Claim Center is open from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:30.
While the Arkansas Lottery does not specifically state how long it takes to process mailed-in claims, players should expect to wait up to a month to receive prizes.
How is the $1,000 a day Lucky for Life jackpot paid out?
Players who win the Lucky for Life jackpot will receive annual payments of $365,000 for the rest of their lives, or a lump sum of $5.75 million.
If there are multiple Lucky for Life jackpot winners, a lump sum will be split between them.