Mississippi (MS) Lottery Results & Winning Numbers
Monday, Oct 02, 2023
Sunday, Oct 01, 2023
Monday, Oct 02, 2023
Sunday, Oct 01, 2023
Saturday, Sep 30, 2023
Tue, Oct 03, 2023USD 360,000
Saturday Sep 30, 2023
Monday, Oct 02, 2023USD 1.04 Billion
Friday Sep 29, 2023
Tuesday, Oct 03, 2023USD 300 Million
Mississippi Lottery Drawing Schedule
Almost all the draw games in Mississippi start between 09:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. CDT. Still, the number games also have midday draws, and this diversity can confuse you. Take advantage of our summary table to figure it out and make plans for the evening.
|Cash 3 Midday||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||Central Standard Time|
|Cash 3 Evening||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||Central Standard Time|
|Cash 4 Midday||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||02:30 p.m.||Central Standard Time|
|Cash 4 Evening||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||Central Standard Time|
|Match 5||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||09:30 p.m.||Central Standard Time|
|Powerball||09:59 p.m.||09:59 p.m.||09:59 p.m.||Central Standard Time|
|Mega Millions||10:00 p.m.||10:00 p.m.||Central Standard Time|
Mississippi Games Details
There are only three Mississippi-only games and two multi-state lotteries. Nevertheless, local gamblers benefit a lot from them. Study the formats, lottery odds, and prize structures! Read lottery books and learn the most common winning numbers to get more chances, as the MLC provides all the opportunities.
|Game||Prize type||Game Format||When You Can Buy Tickets|
|Cash 3||Fixed Prizes||3 from 0-9||Until 02:15 p.m. CTZ/09:15 p.m. CTZ prior to the draw|
|Cash 4||Fixed Prizes||4 from 0-9||Until 02:15 p.m. CTZ/09:15 p.m. CTZ prior to the draw|
|Match 5||Progressive Jackpot & Fixed Lower-Tier Prizes||5 from 1-35||Until 09:15 p.m. CTZ prior to the draw|
|Powerball||Progressive Jackpot & Fixed Lower-Tier Prizes||5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26 (Lucky Ball)||Until 08:59 p.m. CTZ prior to the draw|
|Mega Millions||Progressive Jackpot & Fixed Lower-Tier Prizes||5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25 (Megaball)||Until 09:45 p.m. CTZ prior to the draw|
Mississippi Advanced Draws
For the pick-type lotteries, just seven consecutive draws are available, while for the games with a jackpot, there are up to 24. Still, this option is helpful, and you can choose it any time you want. Figure out how to pick lottery numbers and find the most convenient way for you. Our tips on how to win the lotto prize will give you plenty of ideas, too!
|Game||Maximum advanced draws|
|Mississippi Match 5||24|
How to Buy Lottery Tickets Online in Mississippi?
You can enter any in-house game with paper tickets bought at any Mississippi Lottery Corporation retailer or play Powerball and Mega Millions online. Stay with us, and we will provide you with the most convenient and safe lottery websites.
Check Mississippi Lottery Tickets
Any game you take part in makes you freeze in anticipation. No wonder you want to see the winning numbers right after the draw! In Mississippi, your options are the following:
- Visit the Mississippi Lottery Corporation website.
- Watch the live draws on the local TV stations.
- Go to any Mississippi Lottery retailer to have your ticket validated in the lottery system.
- Call 601-487-1396 to check the winning numbers when the draw is over.
Another way is to visit our site right after the game. We’ll share lottery results and the most important things you should do after a lottery win.
Claim Lottery Winnings in Mississippi
You should initiate your lottery prize claim when you see that you are the winner. Though you can do it within 180 days, or about six months, we think you like the idea of having money at your disposal as soon as possible.
|Claiming Option||How to Collect a Prize|
|Claim in Person|
There is nothing extraordinary about claiming a lottery prize in person in Mississippi, as the options are quite traditional:
|Claim by Mail|
Mailing may seem even more convenient for you. In this case, send all the documentation mentioned above to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation (P.O. Box 321462, Flowood, MS, 39232).
For your records, you can make copies of the back and front of your ticket before mailing it.
|Claim by Drop Off||No|
|Claim Lottery Winnings Online||No|
Mississippi Lottery Claim Form
The winner claim form is needed if you win a prize of over $600. You must complete it and attach it to your documentation. Don’t worry, as you can do it in just a few steps:
- Print the Mississippi Lottery winner claim form.
- Complete all the lines you will see there. Please do it in block letters to make the information more distinct.
- Give a thorough check to your writing and sign your claim form.
Mississippi Lottery Office Locations
Mississippi Lottery Rules and Laws
The Mississippi State Lottery is among the youngest lottery commissions; it was formed in 2018. Just because it’s new, there are not so many games, and the common rules for them are very clear:
- The players can participate in the Mississippi Lottery only if they are 21 or older.
- You ought to pay tax if you win more than $600.
- Almost all draw-style games have multipliers or add-on options of this kind in Mississippi. For example, it is Lucky Ball for Powerball, Megaplier for Mega Millions, Multiplier for Mississippi Match 5, and Fireball for Cash 3 and Cash 4.
- The MS Lottery live drawings are broadcasted on WJTV (Jackson), WXXV25 (Gulf Coast), WCBI (Golden Triangle), WGBC and WMDN (Meridian), and WHLT (Hattiesburg).
Mississippi Tax on Lottery Winnings
Of course, you will pay taxes when winning in Mississippi. However, taxation is not so hard, as there is no state tax here. Our lottery payout calculator and the tables below will help you know everything you need.
Lottery Taxes on Mississippi Winnings for U.S. Citizens and Residents
|Prize||Tax Type||Tax Percentage|
|$5,000 and over||State tax||0%|
Lottery Taxes on Mississippi Winnings for Non-U.S. Citizens and Residents
|Prize||Tax Type||Tax Percentage|
|$600 and over||State tax||0%|
FAQs About Mississippi Lotteries
The time the ticket sales stop in Mississippi varies considerably from game to game. To make your plans for gambling, just watch the information on the official website or this page.
The Lottery allows its retailers to accept both credit and debit cards. However, any of them can set their own policy, so find out in advance if your retailer provides this payment method or not.
Though the bundle of draw-style games in Mississippi is not very impressive, you will definitely find your game here. Thus, you may try your luck playing multi-state Powerball and Mega Millions, experience a true Mississippi’s Match 5, or just have fun playing simple Cash 3 and Cash 4.
Yes, the players who win in Mississippi pay taxes on prizes. However, there is no state tax at all, so taxation is less stressful.
No, it is not allowed for local games. The only option for you is to purchase the MLC tickets at the participating retailers, which are groceries, convenience stores, gas stations, and some other venues.
The Alyce G. Clarke Mississippi Lottery Law allows the winners to keep their identities a secret. However, you can permit publicity if you want to share your happiness with others.
In most US states, the minimum legal gambling age is set at 18. However, you must be a bit older and reach the age of 21 to play in Mississippi.
The Mississippi Lottery Corporation’s prize payment policy sets a 180-day claiming period for the prizes won in the draw-style games.
Yes, any winning ticket will expire 180 days after the draw, but we are sure you will not miss it!
The Mississippi Lottery is not responsible for the ticket loss, as it is your own concern. We recommend you keep your bearer instrument in a safe place and always sign it right after the purchase. In this case, nobody will be able to claim the prize you win if he or she finds the lost ticket.
The Mississippi Lottery Corporation provides revenue for the funding of infrastructure needs around the state. Besides, a share of it goes to the State’s General Fund and the Education Enhancement Fund.
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