Vermont Lottery Results
Latest Vermont lottery results for POWERBALL ✔, MEGA MILLIONS ✔, MEGABUCKS PLUS ✔, GIMME 5 ✔, LUCKY FOR LIFE VT ✔, PICK 3 ✔, PICK 4 ✔. Find all the information about lotteries in Vermont. Check your ticket or search past draws if you won the jackpot.
Vermont Winning Numbers
Vermont Lottery Games
Founded in 1977, the first Vermont Lottery draw took place in February the following year. Today, the Vermont Lottery offers a wide range of multi-jurisdictional and statewide games, including multiple chances to win significant sums of cash every day.
Since July 1998, proceeds from the Vermont Lottery have been exclusively distributed to the state Education Fund, having previously been paid into the state General Fund.
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.
For an additional $1.00, players can add Double Play to their ticket using the same set of chosen numbers, for an additional draw with a $10 million jackpot.
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 Quick Pick also available for random selections. Mega Millions has an additional Megaplier feature for $1.00, for the chance to boost non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times.
Lucky for Life
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. A Quick Pick option is available for random selections.
Megabucks Plus is a multi-jurisdictional lottery game that is also available in Maine and New Hampshire. Entry costs $2.00.
Participants must choose five numbers from 1 to 41 and a Mega Ball number from 1 to 6. Random Quick Picks are available for both the main and Mega Ball numbers.
Gimme 5 is a straightforward lottery that costs just $1.00 to enter.
Players must choose five numbers from 1 to 39 or can go for a Quick Pick to enter with randomly chosen numbers.
Pick 4 has multiple entry options. These are available in increments of $0.50, ranging from $0.50 to $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 or in any order.
Alternatively, players can bet on matching the front, middle or back pairs of numbers, or can bet on matching a single digit out of four.
Pick 3 has multiple entry options, with stakes available in increments of $0.50, ranging from $0.50 to $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 or in any order.
Alternatively, players can bet on matching the front or back pairs of numbers, or bet on matching a single digit out of three.
Vermont Lottery Game Schedule
The table below provides an overview of the schedule for each Vermont lottery game.
|Lucky for Life||22:38||22:38||22:38||22:38||22:38||22:38||22:38|
|Pick 4|| 13:10
|Pick 3|| 13:10
Vermont 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. As a tri-state game with regular rollovers, the Megabucks jackpot frequently grows to several millions of dollars.
|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)
|Megabucks||1 in 4,496,388||Depends on ticket sales|
|Gimme 5||1 in 575,757||$100,000|
|Pick 4||1 in 10,000||$2,500|
|Pick 3||1 in 1,000||$250|
Vermont Lottery Advance Play Options
All Vermont 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 20|
|Megabucks||Up to 20|
|Lucky for Life||Up to 20|
|Powerball||Up to 30|
|Gimme 5||Up to 30|
|Pick 4||Up to 42|
|Pick 3||Up to 42|
Vermont Lottery Subscription
The Vermont Lottery has a subscription service for Powerball, Mega Millions and Megabucks.
Players must download and complete the relevant subscription form before they can subscribe, followed by mailing it to the Vermont Lottery with a check or money order.
Vermont Lottery Scratch-Offs
Known as Instant Tickets in Vermont, scratch-offs can pay out multiple prizes, with jackpots typically being proportional to the cost of the scratch-off itself.
Vermont Lottery scratch-offs range inprice from $1.00 to $25, with jackpots ranging from $250 to $50,000.
Lower-priced games have winning odds of around 1 in 4, with the more lucrative games having winning odds of around 1 in 3.
In Vermont, scratch-offs remain on sale even after the top prizes have been won. Players can check the Vermont Lottery website to see which scratch-offs are still on sale, including all remaining prizes.
Detailed information about scratch-offs, prize tiers, payouts and odds is available on the official Vermont Lottery website .
Vermont Lottery Tax Information
The tables below highlight taxes payable on Vermont Lottery prizes.
Vermont Lottery Taxes for U.S. citizens and residents amount to 30% on prizes over $5,000, as detailed below.
|Over $5,000||State Taxes||6%|
Vermont Lottery Taxes for U.S. citizens and residents who do not provide a taxpayer identification number , amount to 30% on prizes over $600, as detailed below.
|Over $600||State Taxes||6%|
Vermont Lottery Taxes for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents amount to 37.2% on all prizes over $600, as detailed below.
|Over $600||State Taxes||7.2%|
How to Claim Vermont Lottery Payouts
There are multiple ways that winnings can be collected in Vermont.
Prizes under $500 can be claimed:
- At Vermont Lottery retailers
- At Vermont Lottery Headquarters
Prizes between $500 and $5,000 can be claimed:
- At People’s United Bank branches in Vermont
- At Vermont Lottery Headquarters
Prizes exceeding $5,000 must be claimed at Vermont Lottery Headquarters.
All prize claims exceeding $500 must include the signed winning lottery ticket, a completed claim form and a valid photo ID.
How to Contact the Vermont Lottery
|Operator||Games||Official Website||Main Address||Local Tel. No.|
|Vermont Lottery|| Powerball
Lucky for Life
|https://vtlottery.com/|| 1311 US Route 302, Suite 100,
Which Vermont Lottery scratch-off has the biggest jackpot?
Although the value of the most lucrative Vermont Lottery scratch-offs change on a periodic basis, the biggest jackpot on offer is typically around $50,000.
Can I buy Vermont Lottery tickets online?
No, tickets are only available from authorized Vermont Lottery retailers.
How much tax is paid on Vermont Lottery winnings?
Taxation on Vermont Lottery winnings depends on player residency and citizenship.
For U.S. citizens and residents, 30% tax is levied on all Vermont Lottery prizes over $5,000, of which 6% is state tax and 24% is federal tax.
U.S. citizens and residents who do not provide a taxpayer identification number pay 30% tax on all prizes over $600, of which 6% is state tax and 24% is federal tax.
Non-U.S. citizens or non-residents pay 37.2% tax on all prizes over $600, of which 7.2% is state tax and 30% is federal tax.
How do Vermont Lottery winners get paid?
Some Vermont lottery games pay out regular installments or lump sums, while others pay out lump sums only.
How long does it take to receive Vermont Lottery winnings?
All Vermont Lottery winnings must be claimed in person, which are typically paid out the same day.
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.