Tennessee (TN) Lottery Results and Winning Numbers

The Tennessee Constitution was amended in 2003 to create the Tennessee Education Lottery Commission, which benefits K-12 education and early learning programs with proceeds from lottery sales. Tennessee is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association, which offers the national Powerball and Mega Millions draw games. Users can also join eight other states to play Cash4Life, a progressive jackpot draw game with a top prize of $1,000 per day for life. 

Tennessee residents must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets. The most popular games offered are Mega Millions and Powerball, and players can also purchase tickets for Tennessee Cash, the first in-state progressive jackpot game and one of the favorites of players in the state. The jackpot starts at $200,000 and increases until someone claims the prize, with drawings held nightly. 

Latest Results & Jackpot Amounts Tennessee Draw Games

 

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

 

Tennessee Lottery Draw Games & Sales Stop

Tennessee Lottery Game Draw Days Draw Times (ET) Sales Stop Times (ET)
Cash 3 Monday – Saturday (Sunday: Evening draw only) 10:28 AM, 1:28 PM & 7:28 PM 10:08 AM, 1:08 PM & 7:08 PM
Cash 4 Monday – Saturday (Sunday: Evening draw only) 10:28 AM, 1:28 PM & 7:28 PM 10:08 AM, 1:08 PM & 7:08 PM
Cash Monday, Wednesday & Friday 11:30 PM 11:15 PM
Powerball Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 10:59 PM 10:00 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 11:00 PM 10:45 PM
Lotto America Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 10:15 PM 10:00 PM
Cash4Life Daily 9:00 PM 8:45 PM
Daily Tennessee Jackpot Daily 10:00 PM 9:45 PM

Tennessee Scratch Off Games

Tennessee scratch off games range in price from $1 up to $50, with the odds of winning varying depending on the game. One of the best-selling tickets is $5,000,000 Jumbo Bucks, which costs $50 and has odds of winning of 1 in 2.54, which range from $100 up to the top prize. Some of the most popular scratch offs for $1 are Hot 7’s, $5,000 Wild Cherries, and $5,000 Jackpot. 

New scratch off games are introduced monthly and can be purchased at any of the over 5,000 lottery retailers throughout the state. They’re also available at in-store Ticket Vending Machines at various locations. Players can scan their tickets using the in-store Ticket Checkers to verify if it’s a winner instantly. 

Ticket Price Game Name Top Prize
$50 Jumbo Bucks $5M
$30 Deluxe Gold $3,000,000
$30 Fast $5,000 $5,000
$30 $3,000,000 Spectacular $3M
$30 $5,000 in a Flash $5,000
$25 Golden 7’s $2,000,000
$25 Mega Millionaire $2M
$10 Holiday Gold $200,000

How to Claim Prizes & Claim Centers

Tennessee Lottery prizes of less than $600 can be claimed at any lottery retailer and do not require players to submit a claim form. Winnings of $600 or more can be claimed by mailing the signed winning ticket with a completed claim form, proof of ID, and Social Security number. Winners can download the form from the Tennessee Lottery website. Claims by mail must be sent to P.O. Box 290636, Nashville, TN 37229-0636.     

The Nashville Headquarters claim center and Lottery offices in Chattanooga, Memphis, and Knoxville are open for in-person claims from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Prizes of $200,000 and higher must be claimed at the Nashville Headquarters.       

Claims for Tennessee Lottery draw games must be made within 180 days of the drawing date and 90 days after the game ends for scratch off games.     

The Tennessee Lottery headquarters is located in Nashville, with district offices in three other cities:

Tennessee Lottery Headquarters

26 Century Blvd.

Nashville, TN 37214

Phone: (615) 324-6500

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Knoxville District Office

Cedar Springs Shopping Center

9298 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN, 37922

Phone: (865) 251-1900

Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Chattanooga District Office

2020 Gunbarrel Road, Suite 106

Chattanooga, TN 27421

Phone: (423) 308-3610

Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Memphis District Office

Chiles Plaza

7424 US Highway 64, Suite 104

Memphis, TN 38133

Phone: (901) 322-8520

Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

About the Tennessee Lottery 

The Tennessee General Assembly established the Tennessee Lottery on June 11, 2003, intending to raise funds for education in the state. The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation was formed to regulate the games after legislators amended the Constitution to designate the lottery, which was later approved by 58% of state voters.  

Players must be 18 or older to play lottery games in Tennessee, which offers a wide range of choices like Mega Millions, Powerball, and Lotto America. Hundreds of scratch off games are also available for purchase, offering prizes of up to $5 million that can be won instantly.  

Players can contact the Tennessee Lottery by phone at the office in their region between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. They can also contact the toll-free hotline at (877) 786-7529. Users can also reach the Tennessee Lottery by completing the contact form on the official website or by mail at the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, P.O. Box 291869, Nashville, TN 37229-1869. 

The Tennessee Lottery official app is available for download from the App Store and Google Play Store. Users can take advantage of features like locating the nearest retailer, creating a play slip, scanning tickets, checking winning numbers or joining the VIP Rewards program for a chance to earn additional prizes.

Tax Information

Aspect Description
State Income Tax on Winnings Tennessee does not tax lottery winnings at the state level.
Federal Income Tax on Winnings Lottery winnings are considered taxable income for federal tax purposes. However, you don’t have to pay federal taxes for winnings under $600.
Taxation of Smaller Prizes Smaller lottery prizes are tax-free.
Hall Income Tax Consideration For the 2020 tax year and prior, winnings might be subject to the Hall Income Tax depending on how the funds are used, but this does not apply to lottery and sports betting winnings directly.

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History of Largest Tennessee Lottery Prior Winners

Tennessee Lottery players have won many fantastic jackpots playing the state’s popular draw games. Seven Powerball jackpots and one Mega Millions jackpot have been won in the state since it launched in 2010. 

  1. Lisa and John Robinson of Munford purchased a Powerball ticket for the January 13, 2016 drawing split with two other winners from California and Florida. Their share of the $1.586 billion jackpot was a lump sum cash amount of $327,835,000. 
  2. Twenty North American Stamping Group co-workers hit a Powerball jackpot worth $420.9 million on November 26,2016. The $254 million lump sum gave each player over $12.7 million.   
  3. Roy Cockrum of Knoxville won the top Powerball prize of $259.8 million on June 11, 2015. He took the cash option of $153,530,034. 
  4. The Freedom Trust won a $198 million Powerball jackpot on July 13, 2019, purchased at Worsham’s market in Hendersonville. The anonymous group opted for a cash payment of $128,130,339. 
  5. The Avondale Revocable Trust won a $144.1 million jackpot on November 4, 2015, from a Powerball ticket purchased at Hobson Tobacco and Beer in Antioch. They chose the lump sum option of $89,795,622. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How old do I have to be to play?

Anyone 18 or older can legally purchase tickets and claim prizes from the Tennessee Lottery.   

How can I purchase tickets?

Players can buy lottery tickets at over 5,000 retailers throughout the state. Tennessee Lottery tickets are not available for purchase online or through the mobile app.   

Do I have to pay taxes on my winnings?

Yes. However, Tennessee doesn’t have a tax on lottery winnings. Players who win $5,000 or more will have 24% of their winnings withheld for federal taxes.   

What lottery games are available in Tennessee?

Several draw and jackpot games with daily drawings, like Cash 3 and Cash 4, are available. The Tennessee Lottery also offers Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash4Life, and Lotto America. Players can also purchase instant scratch games ranging in price from $1 to $50. 

Can I buy Tennessee lottery tickets in advance?

Yes. Players can purchase tickets at any Tennessee Lottery retailer in advance for future drawings, depending on which game they want to play. Tickets for instant games cannot be purchased in advance.