Iowa Lottery Results (IA)

Get the most recent results for all Iowa Lottery Draws

Iowa lottery results and winning numbers
  • latest Lotto America lottery result

    Latest Lotto America result:
    Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

    1. 02
    2. 15
    3. 21
    4. 33
    5. 47
    6. 07
    7. 03

    Next draw
    Saturday, Apr 13, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $2,800,000

  • latest Lucky For Life lottery result

    Latest Lucky For Life result:
    Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

    1. 02
    2. 04
    3. 07
    4. 12
    5. 39
    6. 14

    Next draw
    Thursday, Apr 11, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest MEGA Millions lottery result

    Latest MEGA Millions result:
    Tuesday, Apr 9, 2024

    1. 34
    2. 43
    3. 51
    4. 52
    5. 69
    6. 25
    7. Megaplier: x4

    Next draw
    Friday, Apr 12, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $120,000,000

  • latest Pick 3 Evening lottery result

    Latest Pick 3 Evening result:
    Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

    1. 4
    2. 6
    3. 4

    Next draw
    Thursday, Apr 11, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 3 Midday lottery result

    Latest Pick 3 Midday result:
    Thursday, Apr 11, 2024

    1. 5
    2. 5
    3. 6

    Next draw
    Friday, Apr 12, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 4 Evening lottery result

    Latest Pick 4 Evening result:
    Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

    1. 2
    2. 7
    3. 8
    4. 2

    Next draw
    Thursday, Apr 11, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 4 Midday lottery result

    Latest Pick 4 Midday result:
    Thursday, Apr 11, 2024

    1. 2
    2. 0
    3. 3
    4. 7

    Next draw
    Friday, Apr 12, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Powerball lottery result

    Latest Powerball result:
    Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

    1. 06
    2. 07
    3. 12
    4. 24
    5. 36
    6. 15
    7. Power Play: x2

    Next draw
    Saturday, Apr 13, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $46,000,000

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 Iowa, click a link for results and more information.

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Pick 3 (Midday) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 8
Pick 3 (Evening) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 8
Pick 4 (Midday) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 8
Pick 4 (Evening) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 8
Lucky for Life Fixed 5 (from 1-48) + 1 (from 1-18) up to 10
Lotto America Jackpot 5 (from 1-52) + 1 (from 1-10) up to 10
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 (from 1-70) + 1 (from 1-25) up to 10
Powerball Jackpot 5 (from 1-69) + 1 (from 1-26) up to 10

Games Overview

IA Pick 3

Pick 3

Players choose a three-digit number and a play type with various options to win. Drawings are held twice a day and players can win by matching their chosen numbers in the exact order or in any order.

IA Pick 4

Pick 4

Another daily numbers game where players select a four-digit number and a play type. Like Pick 3 it offers multiple ways to win including exact and any order options.

IA Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life

A multi-state lottery game available in Iowa where players choose five numbers from one set and one "Lucky Ball" number from another set. What sets it apart is that the top prize is $1,000 a day for life.

IA Lotto America

Lotto America

A multi-state lottery game with larger jackpots and drawings twice a week in which players select five main numbers from one set and a Star Ball number from another set. It offers a wide range of prize tiers including a jackpot that starts at $2 million.

IA Mega Millions

Mega Millions

A multi-state lottery game with some of the largest lottery prizes ever awarded in which players pick five numbers from one set and a Mega Ball number from another set. With its huge jackpots and weekly drawings it attracts players nationwide.

IA Powerball

Powerball

One of the most widely recognized and played lottery games in the United States where players select five numbers from one set and a Powerball number from another set. The allure of Powerball lies in its massive jackpots with record-breaking prizes.

Game Schedule Times

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

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Pick 3 (Midday) 12:20 p.m.
(12:00 p.m.)
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Pick 3 (Evening) 10:00 p.m.
(9:40 p.m.)
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Pick 4 (Midday) 12:20 p.m.
(12:00 p.m.)
12:20 p.m.
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Pick 4 (Evening) 10:00 p.m.
(9:40 p.m.)
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(9:40 p.m.)
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Lucky for Life 9:38 p.m.
(8:30 p.m.)
9:38 p.m.
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9:38 p.m.
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9:38 p.m.
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Lotto America   9:15 p.m.
(8:59 p.m.)
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(8:59 p.m.)
Mega Millions     10:00 p.m.
(8:59 p.m.)
    10.00 p.m.
(8:59 p.m.)
 
Powerball   9:59 p.m.
(8:59 p.m.)
  9:59 p.m.
(8:59 p.m.)
    9:59 p.m.
(8:59 p.m.)

How to Buy Iowa Lottery Tickets

IA Lottery tickets can be purchased at a terminal in any authorized lottery outlet such as a garage or convenience store displaying the official lottery logo. Here are the current prices:

GAME COST TO PLAY
Pick 3 $0.50 to £5
Pick 4 $0.50 to £5
Lucky for Life $2
Lotto America $1 ($2 with All Star Bonus)
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $3

Note: Unlike other states where the age limit is 18 you need to be at least 21 years of age in order to purchase lottery tickets in Iowa.

How to Claim Iowa Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $600 win or free plays

  • Method 1 – Visit any local authorized retailer with your winning ticket to claim direct.
  • Method 2 – Schedule an appointment at your nearest claim center to claim the same day.
  • Method 3 – Use the drop box at the Lottery Headquarters to dropp off your claim.
  • Method 4 – Complete a claim form and include your signed ticket and requested documentation then mail to the HQ address.

Claim over $600 up to $250,000

  • Method 1 – Claim at any Iowa Lottery claim center. Visit any claim center from the directory to claim in person. Call first to discuss what ID and documentation you will need.
  • Method 2 – Visit the drop box at the Iowa Lottery Headquarters to deliver your claim without an appointment.
  • Method 3 – Mail in your claim with a completed claim form, ID and any other requested documentation direct to the headquarters.

Claim more than $250,000

  • Method 1 – Call to make an appointment and claim in person at the Iowa Lottery Headquarters.

Claim Center & Claim Form

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

Iowa Lottery Headquarters
13001 University Ave,
Clive, IA 50325

Phone: +1 515-725-7900
Open: Mon - Sat: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Web: www.ialottery.com

Download Claim Form

All Iowa Claim Centers

Clive

Iowa Lottery Headquarters
13001 University Ave,
Clive IA 50325-8225

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 515-725-7900
Map: Location and Directions

Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Regional Office
2345 Blairs Ferry Rd NE,
Cedar Rapids IA 52402-1918

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 319-395-9313
Map: Location and Directions

Mason City

Mason City Regional Office
2900 4th St SW,
Mason City IA 50401-1531

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 641-424-6011
Map: Location and Directions

Storm Lake

Storm Lake Regional Office
822 Flindt Dr,
Storm Lake IA 50588-3205

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 712-732-6662
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

Incorporating these strategies will help you enjoy the game responsibly while increasing your chances of making it a rewarding hobby. Remember while strategy can improve your odds, lottery games are ultimately based on chance.

  • Seek Support: If you feel your lottery play is becoming problematic don't hesitate to seek support from friends, family or professionals.
  • Review Wins and Losses: Periodically review your lottery wins and losses to ensure they align with your expectations and financial goals.
  • Limit Emotional Attachment: Avoid becoming emotionally attached to specific numbers or outcomes. Lottery draws are random and emotional ties can lead to frustration or disappointment.
  • Resist Pressure: Don't succumb to external pressure to buy tickets or join lottery pools. Make decisions based on your comfort level and financial situation.
  • Enjoy the Experience: Embrace the excitement of playing the lottery without solely focusing on the outcome.
  • Timely Prize Claims: Claim all prizes promptly within the specified timeframe to avoid missing out.
  • Second-Chance Draws: Participate in second-chance drawings for non-winning tickets to gain extra opportunities.
  • Prize Structure Familiarity: Understand the prize tiers for each game to appreciate all possible rewards not just the jackpot.
  • Group Play: Consider forming a lottery pool with friends or family as pooling resources allows you to buy more tickets.
  • Stay Informed: Keep yourself updated on lottery news, special promotions and changes in the games.
  • Budget Wisely: Determine a lottery budget that won't put a strain on your finances and stick to it regardless of winning or losing streaks.
  • Play in Moderation: Avoid excessive and frequent play. Set specific time limits to maintain a balanced lifestyle.
  • Odds Awareness: Educate yourself about the odds of winning for each game to make informed selections.
  • Historical Analysis: Research past winning numbers and patterns to inform your number choices without relying solely on them.

Recent Iowa Lottery Winners' Stories

There are life-changing amounts of money won by Iowans every single week. Here are just a few stories from recent winners to provide a little inspiration to your game:

  • $1 Million - Mega Millions - Davenport:
    A Davenport veteran with a knack for practical jokes found himself in an amusing situation as he tried to convince his three adult daughters that he had scored a $1 million Mega Millions win. After successfully claiming his prize at Iowa Lottery headquarters in Clive an Ottumwa woman won a remarkable $2 million in the Powerball game while a Dubuque County man secured a prize of nearly $400,000 playing the Super 7s Progressive InstaPlay game.
  • $2 million - Powerball - Des Moines:
    Megan Balmer made headlines as the sole Powerball player to secure a $2 million prize. Her spur-of-the-moment lottery ticket purchase at a nearby Casey's store in Garwin was just a number away from the near-record $725 million jackpot.
  • $40 Million - Powerball - Clive:
    On April Fools' Day Dubuque resident Earl Lape purchased a winning lottery ticket that left him in disbelief. Lape, who later claimed his astonishing $40.03 million jackpot prize at the Iowa Lottery headquarters in Clive initially laughed thinking it was all just an April Fools' prank.

Lottery Tax Guide

Any winnings over $600 will be subject to state tax and federal tax is introduced over $5,000. The exact percentage varies according to your citizenship/residency status as explained in the table below:

PRIZE/RESIDENCY STATE TAX FEDERAL TAX TOTAL TAX
More than $600
U.S. Citizens & Residents
5% 0% 5%
More than $5,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
5% 24% 29%
More than $600
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
5% 30% 35%

Note: Prize winnings of more than $600 will automatically be reported to the IRS in accordance with Federal regulations.

About Iowa Lottery

Since its inception it has offered a diverse range of games while contributing to education, social welfare and public projects.

Facts

  1. The Iowa Lottery was established with a mission to enhance the lives of Iowans.
  2. The prestigious "Lucky for Life" game offers monetary rewards and the opportunity to win a lifetime of unforgettable experiences.
  3. Substantial funds have been generated to support education, public welfare and community enhancement projects.
  4. Convenient online ticket purchasing and gameplay ensure easy accessibility for players.

History

  • 1985: The Iowa Lottery is established.
  • 1988: Iowa joins the multi-state lottery community with "Powerball".
  • 1989: The Iowa Lottery holds its first-ever millionaire drawing.
  • 2003: The "Lotto America" game is introduced.
  • 2004: Iowa becomes the first state to offer electronic pull-tab games.
  • 2005: Introduces its first interactive games on its website.
  • 2010: Becomes a part of the Mega Millions phenomenon.
  • 2012: Celebrates the 25th anniversary of Powerball.
  • 2020: Proudly celebrates its 35th anniversary.
  • Present: The Iowa Lottery remains committed to advancing education and community initiatives.

Giving Back

The proceeds from lottery ticket sales contribute to various programs in education, healthcare and community development. Charities and projects benefiting from these funds include schools, medical facilities and initiatives that aid veterans, senior citizens and those in need.

Location

Situated in the heartland of the USA Iowa is a state known for its agricultural heritage and friendly communities.

Bordered by Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Missouri and Illinois, Iowa stands as a place where traditional values and modern living coexist. The state's diverse population with over 3 million residents calls Iowa home enjoying its rolling farmlands, picturesque small towns and vibrant cities.

Iowa's commitment to education, innovation and a high quality of life makes it a unique and desirable place to live and visit.

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