Mississippi (MS) Lottery Results and Winning Numbers

Mississippi is the latest state to legalize lottery ticket sales after the House passed the Alyce G. Clarke Mississippi Lottery Act on August 28, 2018. The first scratch-off games were launched in November 2019, followed by the state’s first draw game, Cash 3, in September 2020. Proceeds from the Mississippi Lottery benefit state education and infrastructure programs, including the State Highway Fund and Education Enhancement Fund.

The Mississippi Lottery offers Powerball, Mega Millions multi-state draw games, and over 80 Scratch-Off games priced from $1 to $20. In-state draw games Cash 3, Cash 4, Cash Pop, and Mississippi Match 5 are also available. Users can enter non-winning scratch-offs into 2nd Chance drawings for a chance to win cash prizes. Mississippi Lottery tickets are only available for purchase at authorized retailers.

Latest Results & Jackpot Amounts Mississippi Draw Games

 

Multi-State (US)-Powerball
Multi-State (US)-Powerball
  • 6
  • 33
  • 35
  • 36
  • 24 PowerBall
  • 3 PowerPlay
Prize
$121,300,000
Next draw
Next Prize
$131,000,000
Multi-State (US)-Mega Millions
Multi-State (US)-Mega Millions
  • 46
  • 54
  • 56
  • 67
  • 16 Mega Ball
  • 3 Megaplier
Prize
$453,000,000
Next draw
Next Prize
$489,000,000

 

Mississippi Lottery Draw Games & Sales Stop

Game Game Days Draw Times Ticket Sales Stop
Powerball Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 9:59 PM 9:00 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 10:00 PM 9:45 PM
Cash 3 Every Day 2:30 PM & 9:30 PM
Cash 4 Every Day 2:30 PM & 9:30 PM
Cash Pop Every Day 2:30 PM & 9:30 PM
Match 5 Every Day 10:00 PM 10:00 PM

 

Mississippi Scratch-Off Games

The Mississippi Lottery offers more than 80 active scratch-off tickets featuring a variety of themes. The overall odds of winning are slightly lower than scratch-offs provided in other states. One of the top $20 scratch-offs is $500,000 Bonus Multiplier, with over $27 million in prizes and overall odds of 1 in 3.54. Crossword is a popular $3 scratch-off in Mississippi, offering two $30,000 top prizes and overall odds of 1 in 4.83.

Each Mississippi scratch-off game offers various prizes offering multiple ways to win while the game is active. An additional top prize for all scratch-off tickets gets awarded in a 2nd Chance drawing, which players can enter using their non-winning tickets.

How to Claim Prizes & Claim Centers

For Mississippi Lottery prizes of $600 or less, any authorized retailer can provide prize redemption. Prizes from $600 to $99,999 require an in-person visit or mail redemption. Winners must include a Claim Form, the signed original ticket, and a copy of a valid government ID for all claims over $600. Lottery claims by mail must be sent to the following address:

Mississippi Lottery Corporation
P.O. Box 321462
Flowood, MS 39232

Winners must claim prizes of $100,000 or more in person at the following location:

Mississippi Lottery Headquarters
1080 River Oaks Drive
Bldg. B-100
Flowood, MS, 39232

Phone: (855) 946-4667
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

About the Mississippi Lottery

Mississippi was one of the few states without a lottery until legislation was passed in August 2018 to establish the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. Ticket sales began in November 2019, with revenue exceeding targets each year since. Proceeds of up to $80 million annually are paid into the State Highway fund, with proceeds beyond that going towards the Mississippi Education Enhancement Fund.

Players can purchase Mississippi Lottery tickets at any authorized retailer in the state. Residents can also buy Mega Millions and Powerball tickets online using services like WinTrillions, which purchases them on behalf of the users and pays out small amounts instantly.

Players with questions about the Mississippi Lottery can contact them at (855) 946-4667 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM local time, Monday through Friday. Users can also visit Lottery Headquarters in person during regular business hours.

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation has yet to launch an official app. However, users can visit the website at mslottery.com to browse games, check winning numbers, download claim forms, find the nearest retailers, and enter non-winning scratch-offs into 2nd Chance drawings.

Tax Information

Tax Category Details
Federal Tax Rate (U.S. Residents) 24% for prizes over $5,000
State Tax Rate 3% on all winnings
Federal Tax Rate (Non-U.S. Residents) 30%

 

History of Largest Mississippi Lottery Prior Winners

  • The largest lottery prize won in Mississippi was by an anonymous player from Hinds County, who won $4 million in November 2019.
  • A player from Gautier purchased a winning Mega Millions ticket on January 23, 2024, worth $2 million.
  • An anonymous player from Vancleave won $1 million playing Mega Millions on December 27, 2022.
  • A winning $1 million Mega Millions ticket was won by an anonymous player from Saucier in January 2022.
  • A player won $1 million on December 7, 2022, from a Mega Millions ticket purchased in Hazlehurst.

Frequently Asked Questions

What lottery games are available in Mississippi?

Six draw games are available to Mississippi residents, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 3, Cash 4, Cash Pop, and Mississippi Match 5. Scratch-off games are also available, ranging from $1 to $20.

Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize in Mississippi?

Yes. Lottery winners in Mississippi can choose to keep their identity private, regardless of the amount they win.

How long do I have to claim lottery winnings in Mississippi?

Draw game winners have up to 180 from the drawing date to claim prizes. Winning scratch-off tickets must be claimed within 90 days of the end game’s announced end date. Winners must include a completed Mississippi Lottery Claim Form to collect prizes of $600 or more.

Do I have to pay taxes on my lottery winnings in Mississippi?

Yes. All lottery winnings above $600 in Mississippi are subject to a 3% state tax. Winnings of $5,000 or more will have 24% in federal taxes withheld when the prize is claimed.

What happens if my winning ticket is lost or stolen?

The Mississippi Lottery isn’t responsible if winning tickets are lost or stolen. It’s recommended that players sign their winning tickets immediately and keep them in a secure location to ensure another individual can’t redeem them.