Maine Lottery Results (ME)

Get the most recent results for all Maine Lottery Draws

Maine lottery results and winning numbers
  • latest Gimme 5 lottery result

    Latest Gimme 5 result:
    Friday, May 24, 2024

    1. 05
    2. 09
    3. 18
    4. 29
    5. 39

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Lotto America lottery result

    Latest Lotto America result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 12
    2. 17
    3. 27
    4. 29
    5. 40
    6. 10
    7. 02

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $2,650,000

    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 Megabucks Plus lottery result

    Latest Megabucks Plus result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 11
    2. 14
    3. 23
    4. 34
    5. 35
    6. 05

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $2,850,000

    1. 5
    2. 9
    3. 5

    Next draw
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

    1. 1
    2. 6
    3. 5

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

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

    Next draw
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

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

    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

    1. QD
    2. AD
    3. 4H
    4. 6H
    5. 9S

    Next draw
    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

2024 STRATEGIES

Lottery strategies for Pick 3, Pick 4, Mega Millions, Powerball and more!
2024 lottery strategies guide

Games and Advanced Draws

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

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Pick 3 (Day) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 21
Pick 3 (Evening) Fixed 3 (from 0-9) up to 21
Pick 4 (Day) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 21
Pick 4 (Evening) Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 21
Gimme 5 Fixed 5 (from 1-39) up to 30
World Poker Tour Fixed 5 from 52 (Quick Pick) n/a
Tri-State Megabucks Jackpot 5 (from 1-41) + 1 (from 1-6) up to 20
Lotto America Jackpot 5 (from 1-52) + 1 (from 1-10) up to 20
Lucky for Life Fixed 5 (from 1-48) + 1 (from 1-18) up to 20
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 (from 1-70) + 1 (from 1-25) up to 20
Powerball Jackpot 5 (from 1-69) + 1 (from 1-26) up to 20

Games Overview

ME Pick 3

Pick 3

Select a three-digit number and a play style. Draws are held twice a day and players can win by matching their chosen number with the winning number in the exact order or any order.

ME Pick 4

Pick 4

Similar to Pick 3 this is a daily game where players select a four-digit number and a preferred play style. Prizes are awarded for matching the winning number in different combinations.

ME Gimme 5

Gimme 5

Gimme 5 is a draw game where players select five numbers from a pool. The game offers a rolling jackpot which starts at a set amount and increases until it is won.

ME World Poker Tour

World Poker Tour

This unique game combines poker and lottery elements. Players purchase a ticket with a poker hand printed on it and if their hand matches the winning hand drawn they win a prize.

ME Lotto America

Lotto America

Lotto America is a multi-state lottery game and Maine is one of the participating states. Players choose five numbers from one set and a Star Ball number from another.

ME Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life offers players a chance to win a top prize of $1,000 a day for life. Players select five numbers and a Lucky Ball number. Matching all numbers drawn including the Lucky Ball results in the grand prize.

ME Mega Millions

Mega Millions

Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery game with large jackpots. Players choose five numbers from one set and a Mega Ball number from another. To win the jackpot players must match all numbers drawn including the Mega Ball.

ME Powerball

Powerball

Players select five numbers from one set and a Powerball number from another. The game is known for its massive jackpots which can grow to enormous sums.

Game Schedule Times

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

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Pick 3 (Day) 1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
1:10 p.m.
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1:10 p.m.
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1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
Pick 3 (Evening) 6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:50 p.m.
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6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:50 p.m.
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6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
Pick 4 (Day) 1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
1:10 p.m.
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1:10 p.m.
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1:10 p.m.
(1:00 p.m.)
Pick 4 (Evening) 6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
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6:50 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
Gimme 5   6:59 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:59 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:59 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:59 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
6:59 p.m.
(6:45 p.m.)
 
World Poker Tour 9:05 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
9:05 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
9:05 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
9:05 p.m.
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9:05 p.m.
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9:05 p.m.
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9:05 p.m.
(9:00 p.m.)
Tri-State Megabucks Plus   7:59 p.m.
(7:50 p.m.)
  7:59 p.m.
(7:50 p.m.)
    7:59 p.m.
(7:50 p.m.)
Lotto America   10:30 p.m.
(8:45 p.m.)
  10:30 p.m.
(8:45 p.m.)
    10:30 p.m.
(8:45 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.
(9:50 p.m.)
    11:00 p.m.
(9:50 p.m.)
 
Powerball   10:59 p.m.
(9:50 p.m.)
  10:59 p.m.
(9:50 p.m.)
    10:59 p.m.
(9:50 p.m.)

How to Buy Maine Lottery Tickets

Ticket prices vary across the games as detailed in the table below. You will need to visit an authorized retailer such as a superstore or garage in order to play.

GAME COST TO PLAY
Pick 3 $0.5 to $5
Pick 4 $0.5 to $5
Gimme 5 $1
World Poker Tour $2 (2 chances)
Tri-State Megabucks $2
Lotto America $1
Lucky for Life $2
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $3

Remember: Maine law dictates that you can only purchase tickets and claim prizes if you are at least 18 years of age.

How to Claim Maine Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $600 win or free plays

  • Method 1 – Simply visit your nearest convenient retailer displaying the official lottery logo to claim your prize direct. Most will be able to pay up to $600 at any time.

Claim over $600

  • Method 1 – Make an appointment at the Maine Lottery HQ to make your claim in person. Call beforehand to arrange a date, then bring the signed ticket, requested ID and a claim form (you can complete one there).
  • Method 2 – Mail your ticket along with some ID and a completed claim form to the claims address. This process will take longer to receive your money.

Claim Center & Claim Form

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

Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations
19 Union St,
Augusta, ME 04330

Phone: +1 (800) 452-8777
Phone 2: +1 (207) 287-3721
Open: Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Web: www.mainelottery.com/

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All Maine Claim Centers

Augusta

Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations
19 Union St,
Augusta, ME 04330

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

Phone: +1 (800) 452-8777
Phone 2: +1 (207) 287-3721
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

Incorporating these tips and strategies into your Maine Lottery play could help ensure both a thrilling and responsible experience. While these tips may improve your odds, always remember that the lottery is fundamentally a game of chance meant to be a source of entertainment.

  • Patterns and Possibilities: Analyze past winning numbers and patterns in previous draws.
  • Unique Number Selection: Opt for less conventional number combinations. Move away from relying solely on common sequences like birthdays.
  • Post-Win Play: Subsequent jackpots often grow more enticing with increased ticket sales.
  • Odds Mastery: Learn the odds for each game. Armed with this knowledge you can make informed choices that increase your chances of success.
  • Second-Chance Triumph: Engage in second-chance drawings for non-winning tickets.
  • Prize Structure Insight: Examine thr prize structures fully. This ensures you appreciate the range of potential rewards beyond the jackpot.
  • Positivity: Embrace the belief that every ME Lottery ticket you purchase holds a potential prize.
  • Prompt Prize Claims: In the event of a win be prompt in claiming your prize within the stipulated timeframe.
  • Lump Sum vs. Annuity: Gain an understanding of the pros and cons associated with opting for a lump sum payout versus an annuity.
  • Online Ease: Explore the convenience of online ticket purchases where available.
  • Stay Informed: Stay abreast of the latest Maine Lottery news, special promotions and game alterations.
  • Ticket Variety: Higher-priced tickets offer tantalizing rewards while lower-priced ones keep it affordable.
  • Budgeting: Begin by establishing a sensible budget to ensure your lottery fun remains enjoyable without straining your finances.
  • Time Management: Allocate your time sensibly by setting time limits to balance your lottery play with other activities.
  • Game Diversity: Exploring the diverse array of Maine Lottery games brings its unique blend of odds and excitement.

Recent Maine Lottery Winners' Stories

Mainers enjoy significant success on lottery games every single week with some huge amounts being won. If you would like a little inspiration for your gaming then take a look at these examples:

  • $1.35 billion - Mega Millions - Lebanon:
    A successful claim of an enormous $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot was won at a gas station in Maine. The identity of the winner remains undisclosed as they opted to accept their historic Mega Millions jackpot which marks the state's very first through a limited liability company. Instead of the annuity paid out over 30 years they elected to receive the pre-tax cash payment amounting to a staggering $723,564,144.
  • $1 Million - Powerball - Gray:
    As per the Maine Lottery a player from Gray received a total of $710,000 after the necessary federal and state withholding taxes, while the Hannaford store from which the ticket was purchased was rewarded with a generous $20,000 bonus.

Lottery Tax Guide

Fortunately Maine has simple tax requirement when it comes to lottery prizes. It doesn't matter if you are a citizen or non-citizen you will only be taxed on amounts over $5,000 at which time both state and federal tax will apply. Non-residents will pay a higher level of federal tax as detailed below.

PRIZE/RESIDENCY STATE TAX FEDERAL TAX TOTAL TAX
More than $5,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
7.15% 24% 31.15%
More than $5,000
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
7.15% 30% 37.15%

Please Note: If your prize total is more than $600 then the IRS will automatically be notified in accordance with Federal regulations.

About Maine Lottery

Facts

  1. Proceeds are primarily used to support education in the state, helping fund schools and educational programs.
  2. Lottery tickets are sold through a network of authorized retailers including convenience stores and supermarkets.
  3. The Maine State Lottery promotes responsible gaming and offers resources for those seeking help with problem gambling.
  4. The lottery operates under strict regulations and oversight to ensure fairness and integrity in all its games and operations.

History

  • 1974: Maine voters approve a referendum to create a state lottery.
  • 1974: The first Maine Lottery game known as "Maine Lotto" is launched in June.
  • 1985: Joins the multi-state lottery association MUSL (Multi-State Lottery Association).
  • 1988: The first Powerball drawing takes place.
  • 1990: Introduces scratch-off tickets.
  • 2003: The first Mega Millions drawing is held.
  • 2012: Lucky for Life is launched including a lifetime prize option.
  • 2021: The Maine State Lottery continues to evolve, offering a range of games including instant scratch-offs, draw games and multi-state lotteries.

Charitable Contributions of Maine Lottery

The Maine Lottery plays a vital role in supporting various charitable causes within the state. By participating in the Maine Lottery players contribute to the betterment of their communities as proceeds are dedicated to important initiatives and programs.

Location

Nestled in the northeastern part of the United States Maine boasts breathtaking landscapes including picturesque coastlines, dense forests and charming lighthouses.

The state is bordered by New Hampshire and Canada and its rich maritime heritage is evident in its unique culture and traditions.

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