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Game Features

3. Decide how much you want to wager: 50-cents or $1 per play. The more you wager, the higher the potential prize.

  • Straight/Box is $1 per play.
  • Combo tickets cost 4 to 24 times the single play amount, depending upon the numbers selected.

The Drawing

Pick 4 drawings are held daily except for Christmas Day and Easter Sunday. Make sure you buy your tickets for each Pick 4 drawing by 9:30 p.m. on the day of the drawing. Tickets purchased after 9:30 p.m. on drawing nights will be valid for the next drawing(s). Pick 4 winning numbers are displayed on Official Draw Show stations every night and updated on this website.

How Multidraw Works

Save time by playing your numbers for multiple drawings. You can play 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 14 consecutive drawings. When you claim a prize, you’ll receive an Exchange ticket for the balance of the drawings remaining.

How Advance Play Works

Play any day in the future through the next six days. When you play multidraw, your play will start on the advance play day you choose or the next drawing if you don’t.

Ways to Play

Paper Playslip. In blue or black ink, fill in your numbers and game options on a paper playslip available in the retailer’s Lottery Play Center. You may play up to five sets of numbers on each playslip. Digital Playslip. Select and save your numbers and game options on the Louisiana Lottery Official Mobile App and show the resulting code at checkout for your ticket to print. Ask the Retailer. If you want a Quick Pick, tell the clerk. You can play up to 10 Quick Picks on one ticket. These will be $1 Straight plays. Replay Feature. To play the same numbers, number of drawings and game options as on a previously played ticket, present it to the retailer and ask for a Replay!

Pick 4 can also be played with other Lottery draw-style games. Find out more about our game bundling options!

Draw Date Winning Numbers
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $17,500
Box $70,200
Straight/box $27,900
Combo $17,500
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $0
Box $28,100
Straight/box $41,600
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $0
Box $19,200
Straight/box $13,500
Combo $2,500
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $2,500
Box $15,200
Straight/box $5,200
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $0
Box $20,700
Straight/box $10,400
Combo $2,500
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $5,000
Box $20,200
Straight/box $18,900
Combo $5,000
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $5,000
Box $28,700
Straight/box $23,400
Combo $5,000
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $0
Box $21,400
Straight/box $5,400
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $17,500
Box $15,000
Straight/box $2,600
Combo $2,500
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $2,500
Box $65,000
Straight/box $5,400
Combo $7,500
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $5,000
Box $14,900
Straight/box $15,600
Combo $2,500
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $10,000
Box $27,200
Straight/box $24,300
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $17,500
Box $19,800
Straight/box $15,600
Combo $5,000
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $0
Box $36,900
Straight/box $5,200
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $47,500
Box $54,000
Straight/box $32,400
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $7,500
Box $15,900
Straight/box $2,600
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $2,500
Box $15,300
Straight/box $18,200
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $0
Box $13,300
Straight/box $5,200
Combo $0
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $230,000
Box $45,200
Straight/box $288,900
Combo $10,000
Play Type Statewide Total
Straight $7,500
Box $71,200
Straight/box $35,100
Combo $12,500

No. State law prevents the sale of Louisiana Lottery products through the Internet. Only licensed retailers are legally authorized to sell Louisiana Lottery tickets.

Yes! The multidraw features on the Lottery’s draw-style games allows players to purchase plays for multiple drawings, up to 14 for Pick 3 and Pick 4 and up to 20 for Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto and Easy 5. If you win a prize during one of the drawings, you do not have to wait until the last drawing has occurred before collecting those winnings. When you cash a winning multidraw ticket with drawings still remaining, the Lottery’s terminal system will print out an exchange ticket good for the balance of the remaining drawings and with the same numbers as on your original ticket. The retailer will retain the original ticket as it is no longer valid and give your exchange ticket with your winnings.

Winning scratch-off tickets can be claimed up to 90 days following the closure of the game. A list of closed games and end-of-redemption dates can be found on this website. Winning draw-style game tickets can be claimed up to 180 days following the drawing in which the prize was won.

All of the Lottery’s games are games of chance. Drawing games are conducted using random number generation. This means that every number combination has an EQUAL chance of being selected for every drawing, REGARDLESS of whether or not it was drawn in the past. If number combinations that had been drawn in the past were removed from play, the game would be unfair. Even assuming that number combinations could be eliminated, it would take 1,000 drawings, or 2.8 years, for every possible Pick 3 combination to be drawn. For Pick 4, it would take 10,000 drawings or 28 years.

When a prize is claimed it becomes the property of that individual, even if the prize is paid out as an annuity. Hence, all winnings become a part of the estate of the deceased.

The winning numbers or results of Powerball, Lotto, Pick 3 and Pick 4 drawings are broadcast beginning at 9:59 p.m on the following television stations. Mega Millions drawings are broadcast at 10:00 p.m. on the following TV stations, except for WVUE-FOX8 where it airs at the top of the first commercial break of the hour.

Station Channel City KALB 5 Alexandria WBRZ+ Available over the air, Digital 2.2 (HD) and 41.2, on Cox cable 1011 (HD) and 11, Charter cable 193 and EATEL cable 02. Baton Rouge KATC Available via antenna 3.1, on Cox cable 5, LUS Fiber 5, AT&T U-verse Direct TV 3, Kaplan Telephone 3.1, Suddlenlink cable 3 and Charter cable 3. Lafayette KVHP 29 Lake Charles KARD/FOX 14 14 Monroe WVUE/FOX 8 8 Mega Millions drawings air at the top of the first commercial break of the 10 p.m. newscast. New Orleans KPXJ/KTBS 21/3 Rebroadcasts on KTBS during second commercial break of the 10 p.m. newscast. Shreveport

Lotto: Wednesday and Saturday nights at 9:59 p.m., except Christmas Day.

Easy 5: Wednesday and Saturday nights at 9:59 p.m., except Christmas Day.

Powerball: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m.

Mega Millions: Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 p.m.

Pick 3 & Pick 4: Daily at 9:59 p.m., except Easter Sunday and Christmas Day. There are no Louisiana-based drawings on Christmas Day or Easter. Drawings for the multistate games, Powerball and Mega Millions, will be conducted should Christmas fall on a draw day. Tickets must be purchased by 9:00 p.m. on the draw date for Powerball and Mega Millions, and by 9:30 p.m. on the draw date for Pick 3, Pick 4, Lotto and Easy 5 to be eligible for that drawing.

Pick 4 was introduced March 1, 1999 with daily drawings.

On occasion, certain popular Pick 3 and Pick 4 numbers may “sell out” and cannot be purchased. Unlike other draw-style Lottery games, Pick 3 and Pick 4 pay out an established prize regardless of how many tickets are winners. In order to adequately fund these fixed prizes, the Lottery establishes a prize liability limit on these games and restricts sales of tickets for such drawings if the liability limit would be exceeded by the drawing of any particular numbers. Liability limits usually take effect when a large number of people have chosen a certain number, such as 9-1-1 after the Sept. 11 terrorist attack or 2-0-0-0 when the millennium ended. There is no need for sales restrictions on Easy 5, Lotto, Mega Millions and Powerball numbers, since jackpots are pari-mutuel, meaning the jackpot is divided equally among all its winners.

Game Features 3. Decide how much you want to wager: 50-cents or $1 per play. The more you wager, the higher the potential prize. Straight/Box is $1 per play. Combo tickets cost 4

Louisiana Lottery Numbers

Use this page to find the latest Louisiana Lottery numbers. If you’re looking for older results, just use the ‘More Numbers’ button for your favorite game!

Current lottery games include: Powerball – Mega Millions – Louisiana Lotto – Easy 5 – Pick 3 – Pick 4.

– Latest Louisiana Numbers

Buying Lottery Tickets

Louisiana lottery games are not available to play outside of the USA, however you can take part in popular multi-state games Mega Millions and Powerball from around the world.

Louisiana Lottery Drawing Schedule

How late can you buy lottery tickets in Louisiana? Find out here and never miss a chance to play your favorite game:

Game Draw Days Draw Times* Ticket Sales Close At*
Powerball Wednesday & Saturday 9:59 PM 9:00 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 10:00 PM 9:00 PM
Lotto Wednesday & Saturday 9:59 PM 9:30 PM
Easy 5 Wednesday & Saturday 9:59 PM 9:30 PM
Pick 4 Daily 9:59 PM 9:30 PM
Pick 3 Daily 9:59 PM 9:30 PM
*Times are shown in CT.

Game Information

In addition to offering Powerball and Mega Millions, Louisiana Lottery players can also participate in some in-state games.

Lotto

Lotto is the state’s main game, having started in January 1992. The jackpot starts at $500,000 and rolls over until it is won. Players pay $1 per line and select six numbers from 1 to 42 or choose a Quick Pick to have numbers randomly selected for them. Drawings take place every Wednesday and Saturday evenings (apart from Christmas Day). To win the jackpot, players must match all six main numbers drawn. Here’s a breakdown of how it works:

Winning Tier Prize Odds of Winnings
Match 6 of 6 Jackpot 1 in 5,245,786
Match 5 of 6 Estimated $1,000 (pari-mutuel) 1 in 24,286
Match 4 of 6 Estimated $50 (pari-mutuel) 1 in 555
Match 3 of 6 $3 1 in 37
Overall odds of winning any Lotto prize are 1 in 34.4

Easy 5

Easy 5 with ezmatch is a fun little game that holds drawings on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tickets cost $1 per line and the starting jackpot is worth $50,000. Players pick five numbers from 1 to 37 or choose a Quick Pick for random numbers. To win the top prize, you need to match all five main numbers drawn. Here’s a quick breakdown:

Winning Tier Prize Odds of Winnings
Match 5 of 5 Jackpot 1 in 435,897
Match 4 of 5 $100 1 in 2,724
Match 3 of 5 $7 1 in 88
Match 2 of 5 $1 1 in 9
Overall odds of winning any Easy 5 prize are approximately 1 in 8

Want to win straight away without waiting around for an Easy 5 drawing to take place? Just pay an extra $1 and add ezmatch to your ticket. You’ll be given an extra set of numbers, and if any of them match your Easy 5 numbers, then you’ll win a cash prize on the spot! Prizes are paid out for each number you match and you could pick up as much as $250. If you win, you can redeem it immediately and receive an exchange ticket valid for the Easy 5 drawing you want to play.

Pick 3

Louisiana Pick 3 draws are held at 9:59 p.m CST every day, with ticket sales closing at 9:30pm. Get details of how to play and win in the table below.

Game Type Prize Payout (for $1 ticket) Odds of Winning
Straight $500 1 in 1,000
3-Way Box $160 1 in 333
6-Way Box $80 1 in 167
3-Way Combo $250 1 in 333
6-Way Combo $250 1 in 167

Pick 4

Louisiana Pick 4 is also drawn daily at 9:59 p.m CST, offering prizes up to $5,000! Find out about the different versions of the game below:

Game Type Prize Payout (for $1 ticket) Odds of Winning
Straight $5,000 1 in 10,000
4-Way Box $1,200 1 in 2,500
6-Way Box $800 1 in 1,667
12-Way Box $400 1 in 833
24-Way Box $200 1 in 417
4-Way Straight/Box
(exact match)
$3,100 1 in 10,000
6-Way Straight/Box
(exact match)
$2,900 1 in 10,000
12-Way Straight/Box
(exact match)
$2,700 1 in 10,000
24-Way Straight/Box
(exact match)
$2,600 1 in 10,000

Other Games

Scratch-offs from the Louisiana Lottery are another popular way to play and could see you win cash prizes straight away! Available from authorized retailers across the state, these games range in price from $1 to $10 and offer prizes worth up to $200,000. Why not pick one up today?

Claiming Louisiana Lottery Prizes

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, there have been some changes in the way you claim prizes in Louisiana. You can find updates on our dedicated Coronavirus Lottery Updates page.

Sign the back of your ticket as soon as you purchase it, and store it in a safe place.

Prizes of $600 or less can be redeemed by mail, from a Lottery Office, or from any authorized lottery retailer. Prizes worth more than $600 can be claimed at a Lottery Office or by mail. If you’re lucky enough to win a prize on Lotto, Powerball or Mega Millions worth more than $510,000, you’ll need to visit the Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge to claim your prize.

Louisiana Lottery prizes worth $5,000 or more will be subject to a federal withholding tax of 25 percent and state taxes of five percent.

You’ll have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim any prize you may have won, and up to 90 days from the close of any scratch-off game to redeem any winnings.

Claim a prize by mail

To claim a prize of $600 or less by mail, print and sign your name on the back of the ticket and send it to the Lottery at the address below.

For prizes above $600, you’ll need to provide:

  1. Signed winning ticket
  2. Completed claim form
  3. Copy of a current photo ID
  4. Copy of a document verifying your Social Security Number

Make a copy of all items for your records (or take a clear photo on your phone), including the front and back of the signed ticket. Send the originals to the lottery.

Include your return address on the envelope and send by certified or registered mail for tracking – lotteries aren’t responsible for lost claims.

Louisiana Lottery Corporation
Attn: Prize Validations
P.O. Box 90010
Baton Rouge, LA 70879-0010

Claims are processed in the order they are received.

History of the Louisiana Lottery

The Louisiana Lottery was created in 1991 as a way to generate revenue for the state without raising taxes thanks to a constitutional amendment passed by voters in 1990. The first scratch-off games went on sale on September 6th, 1991 and Powerball tickets went on sale in the state in 1995. The state joined the Mega Millions game in November 2011.

As of July 2004, Louisiana Lottery proceeds raised through ticket sales are allocated to the Minimum Foundation Program, which helps raise money for K-12 education in the state. Out of every dollar in ticket sales, 35.5 cents is transferred to the State Treasury to help children across the state receive the education they need to succeed in every stage of their lives.

Rules

The minimum age to play the lottery in Louisiana is 21, unlike in many other states where it is 18, this applies to both residents and visitors.

If you receive a ticket with a misprint then you need to alert your retailer as soon as possible. Refunds cannot be given for scratch-offs that have already been scratched or tickets for drawings which have already taken place.

Louisiana lottery games are not drawn on Christmas Day or Easter Sunday, if multi-state games Powerball and Mega Millions fall on these dates then they will still be drawn as normal.

Check the latest Louisiana Lottery numbers and prize payout information for Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto, Easy 5 and more. Are you an LA lottery winner?