Connecticut Lottery Results (CT)

Get the most recent results for all Connecticut Lottery Draws

Connecticut lottery results and winning numbers
  • latest Cash 5 lottery result

    Latest Cash 5 result:
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    1. 09
    2. 16
    3. 17
    4. 29
    5. 33

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Lotto lottery result

    Latest Lotto result:
    Friday, May 24, 2024

    1. 04
    2. 05
    3. 13
    4. 23
    5. 36
    6. 42

    Next draw
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $3,100,000

  • latest Lucky For Life lottery result

    Latest Lucky For Life result:
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    1. 02
    2. 17
    3. 25
    4. 26
    5. 43
    6. 02

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest MEGA Millions lottery result

    Latest MEGA Millions result:
    Friday, May 24, 2024

    1. 46
    2. 54
    3. 56
    4. 67
    5. 70
    6. 16
    7. Megaplier: x3

    Next draw
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $489,000,000

  • latest Play3 Day lottery result

    Latest Play3 Day result:
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    1. 6
    2. 6
    3. 1
    4. 9

    Next draw
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Play3 Night lottery result

    Latest Play3 Night result:
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    1. 8
    2. 4
    3. 2
    4. 6

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Play4 Day lottery result

    Latest Play4 Day result:
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    1. 4
    2. 3
    3. 2
    4. 7
    5. 4

    Next draw
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Play4 Night lottery result

    Latest Play4 Night result:
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    1. 0
    2. 4
    3. 5
    4. 5
    5. 4

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Powerball lottery result

    Latest Powerball result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 06
    2. 33
    3. 35
    4. 36
    5. 64
    6. 24
    7. Power Play: x3

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $131,000,000

2024 STRATEGIES

Lottery strategies for Pick 3, Pick 4, Mega Millions, Powerball and more!
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Games and Advanced Draws

The main lottery games you can play in Connecticut, click a link for results and more information.

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Play 3 (Day) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 7
Play 3 (Night) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 7
Play 4 (Day) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 7
Play 4 (Night) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 7
Cash 5 Fixed 5 (from 1-35) up to 26
Lotto! Jackpot 6 (from 1-44) up to 26
Lucky for Life Fixed 5 (from 1-48) + 1 (from 1-18) up to 26
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 (from 1-70) + 1 (from 1-25) up to 26
Powerball Jackpot 5 (from 1-69) + 1 (from 1-26) up to 26

Games Overview

CT Play 3

Play 3

A daily numbers game where players select a three-digit number and choose a play type (straight, box, straight/box, or combo). If the chosen number matches the drawn number in the exact order or in any order players can win prizes ranging from $25 to $500.

CT Play 4

Play 4

A daily numbers game where players pick a four-digit number and select a play type. Prizes are awarded based on the chosen play type and how closely the selected number matches the drawn number.

CT Cash 5

Cash 5

A daily draw game where players select five numbers from a pool of 35 and matching all five numbers drawn can lead to a rolling jackpot that starts at $100,000.

CT Lotto!

Lotto!

A twice-weekly drawn game where players choose six numbers from a set of 44. To win the jackpot all six chosen numbers must match the drawn numbers.

CT Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life

A unique game offering a top prize of $1,000 a day for life whereby players select five numbers from 1 to 48 and a Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18.

CT Mega Millions

Mega Millions

A multi-state game with large jackpots that can reach hundreds of millions of dollars. Players choose five numbers from a pool of 70 and a Mega Ball number from a pool of 25 with a hope to match all numbers to win the jackpot.

CT Powerball

Powerball

Known for its massive jackpots players pick five numbers from a set of 69 and a Power Ball number from a set of 26. Matching all numbers drawn leads to the grand jackpot.

Game Schedule Times

Never miss a draw again with all the Connecticut lottery draw times. Shown in local time and Sales Stop in ().

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Play 3 (Day) 1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
Play 3 (Night) 10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
Play 4 (Day) 1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
1:57 p.m.
(1:45 p.m.)
Play 4 (Night) 10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
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10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
Cash 5 10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
10:29 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
Lotto!     10:38 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
    10:38 p.m.
(10:20 p.m.)
 
Lucky for Life 10:38 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:38 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:38 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:38 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:38 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:38 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:38 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
Mega Millions     11:00 p.m.
(10:45 p.m.)
    11:00 p.m.
(10:45 p.m.)
 
Powerball   10:59 p.m.
(10:00 p.m.)
  10:59 p.m.
(10:00 p.m.)
    10:59 p.m.
(10:00 p.m.)

How to Buy Connecticut Lottery Tickets

All CT Lottery tickets can be purchased in-store at authorized locations showing the lottery logo. Here are the current game prices:

GAME COST TO PLAY
Play 3 $0.50 - $5
Play 4 $0.50 - $5
Cash 5 $1 (+$0.50 optional KICKER)
Lotto! $1
Lucky for Life $2
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $3

In order to purchase any of the above tickets you will need to be at least 18 years of age.

How to Claim Connecticut Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $599 win or free plays

  • Method 1 – Visit your nearest authorized retailer to claim your prize over the counter.
  • Method 2 – Mail your signed ticket and appropriate ID to the Connecticut Lottery to claim.

Claim $600 - $5,000 win

  • Method 1 – Visit your nearest Claim Center or alternatively visit the CT Lottery Headquarters.
  • Method 2 – Post your winning ticket once signed and include some ID to the Connecticut Lottery address.

Claim $5,001 - $49,999 win

  • Method 1 – Visit a convenient Claim Center or the Headquarters if closer to claim in person.
  • Method 2 – Mail your winning ticket (once details are completed on the rear of ticket) along with some ID to the claim address.

Claim over $50,000 win

Winning amounts over $50,000 will need to be claimed in person via an appointment at the CT Lottery Headquarters. Simply phone them to make a booking during opening hours that suits you.

Claim Center & Claim Form

Download a claim form and a copy of a valid ID, then send to or visit:

CT Lottery Claims Dept.
777 Brook Street,
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Phone: +1 (860) 713-2700
Open: Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Web: www.ctlottery.org

Download Claim Form

All Connecticut Claim Centers

Rocky Hill

CT Lottery Headquarters
777 Brook Street,
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: +1 (860) 713-2700
Map: Location and Directions

New London

Sully’s Mobil Claim Center
382 Vauxhall Street,
New London, CT 06320

Open: Mon-Fri - 5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 (860) 443-5938
Map: Location and Directions

Norwalk

Crossroads Card & Gift Claim Center
280 Connecticut Avenue,
Norwalk, CT 06854

Open: Mon-Sat - 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sun - 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Phone: +1 (203) 852-9671
Map: Location and Directions

Waterbury

DADA Grocery LLC
757 Meriden Road,
Waterbury, CT 06705

Open: Mon-Sat - 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sun - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone: +1(203) 573-0029
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

We're confident the following tips and strategies will help you to make the most out of your Connecticut Lottery gameplay:

  • Diversify: Each game carries unique odds and gameplay adding a fresh layer of excitement.
  • Positivity: Approach each ticket with a positive outlook... every ticket holds a chance for success.
  • Online Ease: Where available take advantage of the convenience of buying tickets online.
  • Stay in the Loop: Keep abreast of special promotions offered by the CT Lottery.
  • Break Free from Patterns: Avoid predictable sequences like birthdays as unconventional choices may lead to unconventional wins.
  • Master the Odds: Understand the odds for each game as knowledge is power when it comes to enhancing your chances.
  • Time Boundaries: Avoid excessive play by setting time and frequency limits.
  • Second Chance: Participate in second-chance drawings for non-winning tickets to transform a losing ticket into a winning opportunity.
  • Uncover Patterns: Dive into past winning numbers and patterns as this exploration can refine your number selections.
  • Value vs. Risk: Consider higher-priced tickets for potentially better odds at substantial prizes.
  • Beyond the Jackpot: Familiarize yourself with each game's prize tiers.
  • Choose Your Approach: Before you play understand the pros and cons of opting for a lump sum payout versus an annuity.
  • Ride the Post-Jackpot Wave: After a major win ticket sales surge driving up subsequent jackpots. Ride this wave for a shot at even larger rewards.
  • Time is of the Essence: Don't miss out on claiming your prize within the allotted time.
  • Play Smart AND Responsibly: Set a budget that keeps your lottery play within your comfort zone.

Remember the underlying theme of playing the lottery should be fun. Be sure to play responsibly and don't rely on it as a form of income.

Recent Connecticut Lottery Winners' Stories

There's every chance you could be one of the next CT lottery success stories. Here are just a few recent ones to provide a little inspiration:

  • $85,524 - Cash 5 - Stamford:
    Melvin consistently chooses the numbers 4, 6, 8, 14, and 15 which are his family's birthdays so when he discovered he had won he was overjoyed. He left his coffee at the store and rushed to wake his wife excitedly sharing the good news.
  • $100,000 - Powerball - Meriden:
    Michael Chesson checked his Powerball ticket and matched four winning numbers and the red Powerball number. Rechecking to make sure he called his wife who was on her way to work to share the exciting news.
  • $25,000 a year for life - Lucky for Life - Norwalk:
    Donald considered a Mega Millions ticket but went with Lucky for Life. Checking it a week later a message appeared: "2nd prize claim at headquarters". Little did he expect $25,000 every year for life.
  • $7,604 - Play4 Night - Hartford:
    Jenella loved using her birthday as her lucky Play4 Night number. After playing in Virginia without winning she tried her luck in Connecticut and her persistence paid off with a $5,000 win on one ticket and an additional $2,604 on another.
  • $100,000 - Cash 5 - Litchfield:
    Tom Heltzel from Litchfield bought Quick Pick tickets for the day's draw games. The following day he returned to the same store to check his tickets and discovered his $100,000 win.

Lottery Tax Guide

You will need to pay tax on all prizes over $600. The amount of both state and federal tax withheld will vary according to whether you are a U.S. citizen/resident and the total prize amount. The table below details the taxation amounts for each scenario:

PRIZE/RESIDENCY STATE TAX FEDERAL TAX TOTAL TAX
$600 - $5,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
6.99% 0% 6.99%
More than $5,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
6.99% 24% 30.99%
More than $5,000
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
6.99% 30% 36.99%

Note: Any prize of $600 or more will be reported tot he IRS.

About Connecticut Lottery

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation also known as the CT Lottery has been a source of entertainment and anticipation for the residents of Connecticut since its establishment in 1971.

With a mission to generate revenue to support the state's valuable services the Lottery has contributed significantly to education, health and public safety programs.

History

  • 1971 - The Connecticut Lottery is established under state legislation.
  • February 1972 - The first lottery game tickets go on sale.
  • April 1980 - "Lotto" is introduced as its first major draw game.
  • June 1996 - The creation of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation leads to enhanced management and growth.
  • September 1996 - "Play3" and "Play4" daily number games are introduced.
  • January 1998 - The official website is launched.
  • March 2002 - The introduction of "Lucky-4-Life," a regional draw game.
  • July 2006 - Celebrates its 2 billionth dollar transferred to the state's General Fund.
  • April 2016 - The "Keno" game is introduced providing additional entertainment.
  • November 2018 - Connecticut joins the multi-state "Mega Millions" and "Powerball" games.
  • June 2020 - The CT Lottery app is launched.
  • May 2021 - "Cash5" game enhancements are introduced offering larger prizes and more chances.

Charitable Contributions

With the motto "Good Fun for a Great Cause" the Connecticut Lottery has played a vital role in contributing to the state's programs and initiatives.

Since its inception the CT Lottery has generated substantial funds that support education, health and human services contributing to improvements in various areas including public education, libraries, veterans' services and more.

By participating in the Connecticut Lottery players not only enjoy the thrill of the games but also contribute to the betterment of their state and its residents.

Location and Unique Features

Connecticut, situated in the northeastern part of the United States is renowned for its charming coastal towns, picturesque landscapes and rich history.

The state is bordered by Massachusetts to the north, Rhode Island to the east, New York to the west and Long Island Sound to the south. With a population of approximately 3.6 million residents Connecticut boasts historical landmarks such as Mystic Seaport, Yale University and the Mark Twain House.

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