Idaho Lottery Results
Latest Idaho lottery results for 2 BY 2 ID ✔, 5 STAR DRAW ✔, IDAHO CASH ✔, LOTTO AMERICA ID ✔, LUCKY FOR LIFE ID ✔, MEGA MILLIONS ✔, PICK 3 ID ✔, PICK 4 ID ✔, POWERBALL ✔, WEEKLY GRAND ✔. All information about lotteries in Idaho.
Idaho Winning Numbers
Idaho Lottery Games
Founded in July 1989, the first Idaho Lottery draw took place the same month. The Idaho Lottery consists of 10 multi-jurisdictional and locally run games, including opportunities to win significant sums of money every day.
Proceeds from the Idaho Lottery help fund public educational programs and the construction of buildings. As part of its public education funding program, the Idaho Lottery directly funds schools for general use and for specific purposes such as buying books for school libraries. The Idaho Lottery also runs a Classroom Wishlist program, which enables teachers to submit their wishlist before the lottery chooses the best one for funding every month.
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.
Lotto America is a popular multi-jurisdictional game available in 13 states.
Entry costs $1.00, with players choosing five numbers from 1 to 52 and a Star Ball from 1 to 10, with Quick Picks also available for players who prefer to enter with random selections.
For an additional $1.00, players can add the All-Star Bonus Multiplier, which multiplies non-jackpot prizes by up to five times.
The Idaho Lottery’s 5 Star Draw is a straightforward lottery game. Entry costs $5.00 for two lines; however, players who buy five entries on the same ticket get the fifth entry for free, for a total ticket price of $20 for 10 entries.
Players must choose two sets of five numbers between 1 and 45, or can go for a Quick Pick to enter with randomly chosen selections.
Idaho Cash is an uncomplicated lottery game that uses the same format as 5 Star Draw, but with participation costing just $1.00 for two entries.
As with 5 Star Draw, players must choose two sets of five numbers between 1 and 45, or can go for a Quick Pick to enter with randomly chosen selections.
Unlike 5 Star Draw, however, there is no discount for purchasing multiple entries on the same ticket.
Weekly Grand is a popular lottery that is similar to Lucky for Life, albeit with smaller prizes. Entry costs $2.00.
Participants choose five numbers from 1 to 32, or can go for a Quick Pick to enter with randomly chosen numbers.
All non-winning Weekly Grand tickets can also be submitted through the Idaho Lottery website into a Second Chance Draw, for the opportunity to win $1000 a week for a year.
2by2 is a popular multi-jurisdictional lottery that is available in Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wyoming. Entry costs just $1.00.
Participants choose two sets of two numbers between 1 and 26, with the jackpot being won by matching both sets of numbers during the draw. Players can choose the same numbers for both sets if they wish. Quick Pick is available for those who prefer to play with randomly chosen numbers.
Pick 4 has multiple entry options, with stakes costing $1.00, $2.00 or $5.00.
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 numbers in the order drawn, in any order, or to split their chosen stake equally between both options.
Alternatively, players can bet their stake on matching the front, mid or back pairs of numbers.
For an additional $1.00, players can add the Sum It Up! game to their ticket for a chance to win extra prizes. Players win if the sum of the numbers drawn matches their own. For example, if a player chooses 1, 2, 3 and 4, but 4, 3, 2 and 1 are drawn, they will still win a prize. Sum It Up! prizes are paid out in addition to other wins, depending on the type of bet, but are not available for pairs bets.
Pick 3 has multiple entry options, with stakes costing $1.00 or $5.00.
Players must choose three 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 numbers in the order drawn, in any order, or to split their chosen stake equally between both options.
Alternatively, players can bet on matching the front or back pairs of numbers drawn.
For an additional $1.00, players can add the Sum It Up! game to their ticket for a chance to win extra prizes. Players win if the sum of the numbers drawn matches their own. For example, if a player chooses 1, 2 and 3, but 3, 2 and 1 are drawn, they will still win a prize. Sum It Up! prizes are paid out in addition to other wins, depending on the type of bet, but are not available for pairs bets.
Idaho Lottery Game Schedule
The table below provides an overview of the schedule for each Idaho lottery game.
|Lucky for Life||20:35||20:35||20:35||20:35||20:35||20:35||20:35|
|5 Star Draw||20:00||20:00|
|Pick 4|| 13:59
|Pick 3|| 13:59
Idaho Lottery Odds and Jackpots
Although Pick 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
($5.75 million if players take the lump-sum option)
|Lotto America||1 in 25,989,600||$2 million|
|5 Star Draw||1 in 610,880||$250,000|
|Idaho Cash||1 in 610,880||$20,000|
|Weekly Grand||1 in 201,376||$1,000 a week, for one year|
|2by2||1 in 105,625||$22,000|
|Pick 4||1 in 10,000||$5,000|
|Pick 3||1 in 1,000||$500|
Idaho Lottery Advance Play Options
All Idaho 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|
|Mega Millions||Up to 10|
|Lotto America||Up to 10|
|5 Star Draw||Up to 10|
|Idaho Cash||Up to 10|
|Powerball||Up to 15|
|Lucky for Life||Up to 35|
|2by2||Up to 35|
|Weekly Grand||Up to 35|
|Pick 3||Up to 70|
|Pick 4||Up to 70|
Idaho Lottery Scratch-Offs
Known as Scratch Games in Idaho, scratch-offs can pay out multiple prizes. Jackpots are typically proportional to the cost of the scratch-off itself.
Idaho Lottery scratch-offs range inprice from $1.00 to $30, with jackpots ranging from $100 to $300,000!
The odds of Idaho Lottery scratch-offs range from 1 in 2 to 1 in 3, for great chances to win prizes of various values.
Scratch Games are removed from sale as soon as all jackpots have been claimed. Interestingly, the Idaho Lottery also publicizes the percentage of Scratch Game tickets that have been sold, as well as the remaining prizes. This enables players to work out if they have a greater chance of buying a winning ticket.
Detailed information about scratch-offs, prize tiers, payouts and odds is available on the official Idaho Lottery website .
Idaho Lottery Tax Information
The tables below highlight taxes payable on Idaho Lottery prizes.
Idaho Lottery Taxes for U.S. citizens and residents amount to 30.925% on prizes exceeding $5,000, as detailed below.
|Over $5,000||State Taxes||6.925%|
Idaho Lottery Taxes for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents amount to 36.925% on all prizes exceeding $5,000, as detailed below.
|Over $5,000||State Taxes||6.925%|
How to Claim Idaho Lottery Payouts
There are multiple ways that winnings can be collected in Idaho.
Prizes of $599 or less can be claimed:
- At Idaho Lottery retailers
- By mail
Prizes exceeding $600 can be claimed:
- At the Idaho Lottery headquarters
- By mail
All claims for prizes exceeding $600 must include the signed winning lottery ticket, a government-issued photo ID and a completed Winning Ticket Claim Form .
How to Contact the Idaho Lottery
|Operator||Games||Official Website||Main Address||Local Tel. No.|
|Idaho Lottery|| Powerball
Lucky for Life
5 Star Draw
|https://www.idaholottery.com/|| P.O. Box 6537,
Which Idaho Lottery scratch-off has the biggest jackpot?
Although the value of the most lucrative Idaho Lottery scratch-offs change on a periodic basis, the biggest jackpot on offer is typically around $300,000.
Can I buy Idaho Lottery tickets online?
No, tickets are only sold at authorized Idaho Lottery retailers.
How much tax is paid on Idaho Lottery winnings?
Taxation on Idaho Lottery winnings depends on player residency and citizenship.
For U.S. citizens and residents, 30.925% tax is levied on all Idaho Lottery prizes over $5,000, of which 6.925% is state tax and 24% is federal tax.
Non-U.S. citizens or non-residents pay 36.925% tax on all prizes over $5,000, of which 6.925% is state tax and 30% is federal tax.
How do Idaho Lottery winners get paid?
Some Idaho lottery games pay out regular instalments or lump sums, while others pay out lump sums only.
How long does it take to receive Idaho Lottery winnings?
All prizes claimed in person are paid out the same day.
All prizes claimed by mail will be processed in the order received. Even though the Idaho Lottery does not establish a specific timeline for payouts, players can expect to wait up to a month for winnings.
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 of $5.75 million will be split equally between them.
Lucky for Life annuity payouts are guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years, so if the winner dies before receiving 20 years of payouts, the remaining payments will go to their estate.