Kentucky Lottery Results (KY)

Get the most recent results for all Kentucky Lottery Draws

Kentucky lottery results and winning numbers
  • latest Cash Ball lottery result

    Latest Cash Ball result:
    Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

    1. 2
    2. 13
    3. 18
    4. 27
    5. 24

    Next draw

    Jackpot total
    $225,000

  • Latest Kentucky 5 result:
    Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

    1. 5
    2. 7
    3. 10
    4. 29
    5. 32

    Next draw

    Fixed jackpot

  • 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. 5
    2. 6
    3. 0

    Next draw

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 3 Midday lottery result

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

    1. 9
    2. 3
    3. 4

    Next draw

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 4 Evening lottery result

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

    1. 9
    2. 0
    3. 1
    4. 6

    Next draw

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Pick 4 Midday lottery result

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

    1. 0
    2. 7
    3. 5
    4. 1

    Next draw

    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 Kentucky, click a link for results and more information.

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Pick 3 (Midday) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 7
Pick 3 (Evening) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 7
Pick 4 (Midday) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 7
Pick 4 (Evening) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 7
Kentucky 5 Jackpot 5 (from 1-39) up to 14
Cash Ball Fixed 4 (from 1-35) + 1 (from 1-25) up to 21
5 Card Cash Fixed 5 cards from 52 n/a
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

KY Pick 3

Pick 3

A popular Kentucky lottery game where players select a three-digit number and wager on whether it will match the winning number drawn in the exact order or in any order for various prize levels.

KY Pick 4

Pick 4

Similar to Pick 3 it is a lottery game where players choose a four-digit number and bet on it matching the drawn number either in the exact order or any order.

KY Cash Ball

Cash Ball

Combining elements of traditional lotto with a bonus "Cash Ball" number players select four numbers and a Cash Ball number aiming to match as many as possible to win cash prizes.

5 Card Cash

A unique Kentucky lottery game that merges poker and lotto where players receive a poker hand on their ticket and can win cash prizes by matching it to the official hand drawn by the lottery.

KY Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life

A multi-state lottery game where players select five main numbers and a "Lucky Ball" number. Prizes include a lifetime payout option making it distinctive among lottery games.

KY Mega Millions

Mega Millions

A widely recognized multi-state lottery that includes Kentucky. Players choose five main numbers and a Mega Ball number to compete for enormous jackpot prizes.

KY Powerball

Powerball

A prominent multi-state lottery game where players select five white ball numbers and a Powerball number for a chance to win substantial jackpot prizes.

Game Schedule Times

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

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Pick 3 (Midday) 1:20 p.m.
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Pick 3 (Evening) 11:00 p.m.
(10:55 p.m.)
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(10:55 p.m.)
Pick 4 (Midday) 1:20 p.m.
(1:20 p.m.)
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Pick 4 (Evening) 11:00 p.m.
(10:55 p.m.)
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Kentucky 5 11:00 p.m.
(10:55 p.m.)
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Cash Ball 11:00 p.m.
(10:55 p.m.)
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(10:55 p.m.)
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(10:55 p.m.)
Kentucky 5 11:00 p.m.
(10:55 p.m.)
11:00 p.m.
(10:55 p.m.)
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(10:55 p.m.)
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Lucky for Life 10:35 p.m.
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Mega Millions     11:00 p.m.
(10:45 p.m.)
    11:00 p.m.
(10:45 p.m.)
 
Powerball   11:00 p.m.
(10:00 p.m.)
  11:00 p.m.
(10:00 p.m.)
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(10:00 p.m.)

How to Buy Kentucky Lottery Tickets

To purchase any KY state lottery ticket you will need to visit an authorized retailer such as a local garage or convenience store. Here are the current ticket prices for each game:

GAME COST TO PLAY
Pick 3 $0.5 to $1
Pick 4 $0.5 to $1
Kentucky 5 $1
Cash Ball $1 (+$1 optional EZmatch)
5 Card Cash $2
Lucky for Life $2
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $3

Note: To purchase a lottery ticket and claim a prize you need to be at least 18 years of age. This however does not prohibit an adult purchasing a ticket for a minor as a gift.

How to Claim Kentucky Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $600 win or free plays

  • Method 1 – Visit any local authorized retailer with yor winning ticket and claim direct.
  • Method 2 – Get the balance transferred to your online account if played online.
  • Method 3 – Send a completed claim form, apropriate ID and your signed ticket to the claims office.

Claim over $600 up to $5,000

  • Method 1 – Find an authorized Super Caching Agent or Cashing agent near you to claim.
  • Method 2 – Mail your claim by completing a claim form and sending your signed ticket along with requested ID.
  • Method 3 – Find a local retailer that can cash up to $5,000 instead of the normal $600.

Claim over $5,000 up to $25,000

  • Method 1 – Claim at a Super Caching Agent.
  • Method 2 – Visit the KY Lottery HQ by making an appointment beforehand.
  • Method 3 – Mail your completeed claim form, ID and signed ticket to the claim address listed.

Claim more than $25,000

  • Method 1 – send your signed winning ticket, a completed claim form, and a copy of the requested photo ID to the claim address.
  • Method 2 – Make an appointment and visit the Kentucky Lottery Headquarters in Louisville to make your claim in person.

Claim Center & Claim Form

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

Kentucky Lottery Corporation Claims Department
1011 W Main St,
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: +1 877-789-4532
Open: Mon - Sat: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Web: www.kylottery.com

Download Claim Form

All Kentucky Claim Centers

Louisville

Kentucky Lottery Corporation
1011 W Main St,
Louisville, KY 40202

Open: Mon-Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: +1 877-789-4532
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

Incorporating these tips and strategies into your KY lottery play can revitalize your approach and make the game even more enjoyable. Remember the lottery is primarily about fun and entertainment so enjoy the experience responsibly.

  • Group Play: Forming a lottery pool with family, friends or coworkers will let you share costs and potentially multiply your chances of winning.
  • Quick Picks: Letting the machine choose your numbers can add an element of surprise and broaden your number selection.
  • Multi-State: Explore multi-state games like Powerball and Mega Millions for massive jackpots.
  • Playing Abroad: If you're traveling, consider playing lotteries in other states as you never know where luck might strike.
  • Calendar-Based: Some players choose significant dates like holidays or anniversaries.
  • Budget Tracker Apps: These tools help you stay on top of your spending and maintain responsible play.
  • Random Play: Occasionally change the days you play to bring fresh luck and prevent monotony.
  • Lucky Charms: Some players have lucky charms or rituals they believe increase their chances.
  • Lottery Forums: Sharing experiences and strategies with fellow players can be both informative and enjoyable.
  • Retire Old Strategies: Don't hesitate to retire old strategies and explore new approaches.
  • Positive Affirmations: Use affirmations and visualize your success as a positive mindset can enhance your gaming experience.

Recent Kentucky Lottery Winners' Stories

There are plenty of regular big winners across the KY lottery however details are often hard to come by as many choose to remain anonymous. Nevertheless we've found a few big winners to help inspire you on your next game:

  • $1 million - Powerball - Louisville:
    The Kentucky Lottery reported a $1 million winner with a ticket matching the first five numbers but not the Powerball. Another four tickets sold in the Bluegrass matched four numbers and the Powerball (typically worth $50,000 each) however one of these lucky tickets had the winning numbers twice making it a $100,000 winner.
  • $225,000 - Kentucky Lottery - Louisville:
    A woman from Louisville struck luck with a Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket. She wished to keep her identity private but shared that she was picking up a prescription when she decided to try her luck with two $10 Cash Double Doubler tickets.
  • $224,000 - Bank Buster - Mason County:
    The family hopped in their car and headed to Kentucky Lottery HQ to claim their $224,000 prize. They intend to be responsible with their winnings using most of it to cover bills.
  • $350,069 - Lucky 7’s Fast Play - Hoskinston:
    Tiffany Andro from Hoskinston bought a $10 Lucky 7’s Fast Play ticket at One Stop Market in her hometown. To her surprise she won $350,069. She had gone to the store with her fiancé's mom and decided to try her luck by purchasing the ticket.

Lottery Tax Guide

You will be required to pay taxes on your KY lottery winnings and the amount withheld will vary according to the total prize amount along and your residency status. As a rule U.S. citizens will pay tax after the first $5,000 however non-U.S. residents will pay tax from a lower $600. This table explains more:

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

Note: Federal regulations require any prize over $600 be reported to the IRS.

About Kentucky Lottery

The Kentucky Lottery offers players a diverse range of games to play whilst generating significant contributions to social welfare, public projects and education.

Facts

  1. The Kentucky Lottery was established with a mission to enhance the lives of Kentuckians.
  2. You have the chance to win unforgettable lifelong experiences with the "Win for Life" game.
  3. Over the years there have been substantial funds generated to support education, public welfare and community enhancement endeavors.
  4. Online ticket purchasing and gameplay have been introduced to ensure convenient access for players to enjoy a variety of games.

History

  • 1989: The Kentucky Lottery is established.
  • 1992: Becomes a part of the multi-state lottery network with "Powerball".
  • 1998: Introduces the popular "Pick 3" and "Pick 4" games.
  • 2002: Introduces its first $10 scratch-off ticket.
  • 2009: The "Win for Life" game adds excitement to the lottery.
  • 2010: Kentucky joins the Mega Millions family of lotteries.
  • 2013: Players celebrate as the state sees its first Powerball jackpot winner.
  • 2019: Celebrates its 30th anniversary.
  • Present: With an exciting assortment of draw games, scratch-offs and participation in multi-state ventures the Kentucky Lottery remains committed to advancing education and community initiatives that shape the state's future.

Charitable Contributions

The money generated from lottery ticket sales supports various programs in education, healthcare and community development. These funds benefit schools, medical facilities and initiatives assisting veterans and senior citizens.

Buying a lottery ticket directly contributes to these important causes which emphasizes the valuable role of participating in the Kentucky Lottery.

Location

Situated in the southeastern United States Kentucky is known for its rich history and scenic beauty.

Bordered by Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Tennessee and Missouri, Kentucky is a place of cultural significance and natural wonders.

The state is home to over 4 million residents who appreciate its unique landscapes including the rolling hills of the Bluegrass region. With a strong cultural heritage, famous horse racing traditions and lively cities Kentucky offers a distinctive and appealing place to live or visit.

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