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Founded in November 1991, the first Texas Lottery draw took place in June 1992.
Proceeds from lottery games are used to help fund state education, with profits from selected scratch-off games going towards military-veteran support, and all unclaimed Texas Lottery prizes being donated to various good causes 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.
Lotto Texas is one of the most lucrative state lotteries available in the United States, with tickets costing just $1.00.
Players choose six numbers between 1 and 54, or can go for a Quick Pick for randomly generated numbers. Players can also add Extra! to their ticket for an additional $1.00, which increases all non-jackpot prizes by up to $10,000.
As the name suggests, All or Nothing is a popular lottery game in which players have the chance to win the jackpot by matching all or none of their selections. Entry costs $2.00.
Participants must choose 12 numbers from 1 to 24, or can go for a Quick Pick for random selections. Various secondary prizes are also available, with players only failing to win a prize if they match five, six or seven numbers.
Texas Two Step is a popular state lottery that costs just $1.00 to enter.
Players choose four numbers from 1 to 35, plus a Bonus Ball number from 1 to 35, and because the Bonus Ball number is chosen from a different panel, participants can choose a repeat number if they wish.
Quick Pick is available for players who prefer to go with randomly generated numbers.
Cash Five is a straightforward lottery that costs just $1.00 to play.
Participants must choose five numbers from 1 to 35, or can go for a Quick Pick for randomly chosen numbers.
Daily 4 is a Pick 4 game with multiple entry options, with the stake 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.
Participants can also wager against matching either the first, middle or final pair of numbers drawn.
Finally, players can add FIREBALL to their ticket to double their stake. The FIREBALL number is drawn each game and can be used as a replacement number when only a single digit from winning a prize. Participants should note that while FIREBALL improves prize-winning odds, prizes are paid out at a lower value.
Pick 3 has multiple entry options, with stakes of either $0.50 or $1.00 being available.
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 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.
Participants can add FIREBALL to their ticket to double the stake. This FIREBALL is drawn each game and can be used as a replacement number when the result is just a single digit from winning a prize. Participants should note that while FIREBALL improves the odds of winning, the payout is subsequently reduced.
The table below provides an overview of the schedule for each Texas lottery game.
While Pick 3 and Pick 4 have the best odds, the most lucrative jackpots can be obtained from Mega Millions, Powerball and Lotto Texas.
All Texas Lottery games have Advance Play options, with the number of draws that players can enter at once being highlighted in the below table.
Known as Scratch Tickets in Texas, scratch-offs have multiple prizes, with jackpots typically being proportional to the cost of the scratch-off itself. Texas Lottery scratch-offs range inprice from $1.00 to $50, with jackpots ranging from $1,000 to $5 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.
Detailed information about scratch-offs, prize tiers, payouts and odds is available on the official Texas Lottery website.
The tables below highlight taxes payable on Texas Lottery prizes.
Texas Lottery Taxes for U.S. citizens and residentsamount to 24% on prizes exceeding $5,000, as detailed below.
Texas Lottery Taxes for non-U.S. citizens or non-residentsamount to 30% on prizes exceeding $600, as detailed below.
There are multiple ways that winnings can be collected.
Prizes of $599 or lesscan be claimed:
Prizes of between $600 and $2.5 millioncan be claimed:
Prizes of between $2.5 million and $5 millioncan be claimed:
Prizes of over $5 millioncan only be claimed at the Texas Lottery headquarters in Austin, with players needing to make an appointment first.
Note that any prizes claimed as annuities must be claimed at the Texas Lottery headquarters.
All prizes exceeding $25 that are claimed by mail must be accompanied by a completed claim form and proof of social security or a tax ID number.
While the value of the most lucrative Texas Lottery scratch-offs change on a periodic basis, the biggest jackpot on offer is typically around $5 million.
Yes, via selected lottery agent websites, including TheLotter.
Tickets are not available via the official Texas Lottery website or mobile app.
Texas is one of a handful of U.S. states that does not levy state taxes on lottery prizes; however, federal taxes are still payable.
For U.S. citizens and residents, 24% federal taxis levied on all prizes over $5,000.
Non-U.S. citizens or non-residentspay 30% federal taxon all prizes over $600.
Some Texas lottery games pay out regular instalments or lump sums, while others pay out lump sums only.
All prizes of $599 or under claimed in personat a Texas Lottery Retailer are paid out immediately in cash.
Prizes exceeding $599 that are claimed in person, will usually be paid out the same day, with prize winners who send tickets in by mail receiving a check infour to six weeks.