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Officially known as the Hoosier Lottery, the Indiana Lottery was founded in 1988, with the first scratch-offs going on sale the following year and the first lottery draw taking place in 1990.
Hoosier Lottery distributes proceeds to the teachers retirement fund, police and firefighter pensions and the Lottery Surplus Fund, from which various charitable and good causes across Indiana are supported.
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, with a Power Play option also being available for $1.00 for the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times.
Mega Millions is another world-renowned lottery that is 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.
Cash4Life is a popular multi-jurisdictional game played across nine states, which gives players the chance to win $1,000 a day (paid as $365,000 annually) for the rest of their lives, or the option to take home a $7 million lump sum.
Tickets cost $2.00, with players choosing five main numbers from 1 to 60 and a Cash Ball number between 1 and 4. Quick Pick is also available for those who wish to play with random selections.
Hoosier Lotto is Indiana’s main lottery game, with entry costing $2.00.
Players choose six numbers between 1 and 46, or can go for a Quick Pick to play with random selections. All Hoosier Lotto tickets are printed with a randomly chosen multiplier, which applies to all non-jackpot prizes.
For an additional $1.00, participants can also enter the +PLUS game, where their Hoosier Lotto numbers are then entered into a second draw for the chance to win a $1 million jackpot. Additionally, +PLUS has numerous secondary prizes, with the multiplier applying to these also.
Quick Draw is a Keno-style lottery; however, unlike traditional Keno games, players don’t get to choose how many numbers they wish to bet on matching. Instead, they choose 10 numbers from 1 to 80 or can go for a Quick Pick for random selections. Participants can choose the amount they wish to wager, with $1.00, $2.00, $3.00 or $5.00 bets being available.
Players can add EZmatch to their ticket for $1.00, for the chance to win up to $500 instantly.
Players can also add BULLSEYE to their ticket for another $1.00, for the chance to win additional Quick Draw prizes.
Ca$h 5 is a straightforward lottery game that costs $1.00 to enter.
Participants must choose five numbers from 1 to 45 or can go for a Quick Pick to play with random selections. Players can also add EZmatch to their ticket for an extra $1.00, for the chance to win an instant cash prize of up to $500.
Daily 4 is a Pick 4 game with multiple entry options in which players can stake $0.50, $1.00, $2.00, $5.00 or $10.
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 whether to split their stake equally between both options.
There is also a Wheel entry, for a ticket with every possible combination of the four player-chosen numbers.
Participants can also wager on matching the first three or final three numbers drawn.
Daily 3 is a Pick 3 game in which players can stake $0.50, $1.00, $2.00, $5.00 or $10.
Players must choose three numbers between 0 and 9, and because each number is chosen independently, it is possible to choose the same number two or three times if desired. Having chosen these numbers, participants then bet on matching all three numbers in the order drawn, in any order, or whether to split their stake equally between both options.
Players can also go for a Wheel entry, for every possible combination of the three chosen numbers.
It is also possible to choose just two numbers and match them in exact order as the first or second pairs of numbers drawn.
The table below provides an overview of the schedule for each Indiana lottery game.
While the Daily 3 and Daily 4 games have the most attractive odds, the best-value game is arguably Cash4Life, which gives players the chance to win $1,000 a day for the rest of their lives!
All Hoosier Lottery games have Advance Play options, with the number of draws that players can enter at once being highlighted in the below table.
Scratch-offs have numerous potential prizes, with jackpots typically being proportional to the cost of the scratch-off itself. Hoosier Lottery scratch-offs range in price from $1.00 to $50, with jackpots ranging from $50 to $4 million!
Lower-priced scratch-offs typically have winning odds of around 1 in 4.5, with more lucrative scratch-offs having winning odds of around 1 in 3.
Hoosier Lottery scratch-offs remain on sale even after all jackpot prizes have been won, but the respective website does remember to highlight final sale and claim dates.
Detailed information about scratch-offs, prize tiers, payouts and odds is available on the official Hoosier Lottery website.
The tables below highlight taxes payable on Indiana Lottery prizes.
Indiana Lottery Taxes for U.S. citizens and residentsamount to 3.23% on prizes between $1,200 and $5,000, as detailed below.
Indiana Lottery Taxes for U.S. citizens and residentsamount to 27.23% on prizes exceeding $5,000, as detailed below.
Indiana Lottery Taxes for non-U.S. citizens or non-residentsamount to 33.4% on all prizes exceeding $1,200, as detailed below.
There are multiple ways to claim winnings.
Prizes of $599 or lesscan be claimed:
Players should note that most retailers will redeem prizes up to a value of $25, with a small number of retailers redeeming prizes up to $599. Winners should check payout redemption policies with their local Hoosier Lottery retailer.
Prizes from $600 to $49,999can be claimed:
Prizes of $50,000 and overmust be claimed by calling the Hoosier Lottery and arranging an in-person appointment.
All prizes claimed via mail must be accompanied by a completed Winner Claim Formand IRS Form 5754, while prize claims exceeding $600 must also be accompanied by a valid government-issued ID.
The value of the most lucrative Indiana Lottery scratch-offs change periodically, while the biggest jackpot on offer is typically around $4 million.
Yes, Indiana residents can enter via the official Hoosier Lottery website, subject to setting up an account and having their identity verified first.
Taxation of either 3.23%, 27.23% or 33.4% is levied on Indiana Lottery winnings, depending on the prize that is won, where players reside and their citizenship and residency status.
For U.S. citizens and residents, 3.23%state tax is levied on prizes from $1,200 to $5,000.
For U.S. citizens and residents, 27.23% taxis levied on all Indiana Lottery prizes of over $5,000, of which 3.23% is state tax and 24% is federal tax.
Non-U.S. citizens or non-residentspay 33.4% taxon all prizes over $1,200, of which 3.4% is state tax and 30% is federal tax.
Players should note that all prizes exceeding $10,000 will also be checked against the claimants details for any outstanding debts that may be owed to the state,
Some Indiana lottery games provide winners with the option of receiving regular payments or lump sums, while others pay out lump sums only.
All prizes claimed in personcan be paid out the same or next day, subject to verification.
All prizes that are claimed by mailare usually paid out by check within 7 to 10 business days..
Players who win the Cash4Life jackpot will receive an annual payment of $365,000 for the rest of their lives, or can take home a lump sum of $7 million if they prefer.
The Indiana Lottery states that payments are guaranteed for 20 years; therefore, if the winning player dies before receiving 20 payments, the remaining payments can be paid to their estate as a lump-sum equivalent.