Montana Lottery Results (MT)

Get the most recent results for all Montana Lottery Draws

Montana lottery results and winning numbers

  • latest Big Sky Bonus lottery result

    Latest Big Sky Bonus result:
    Friday, Dec 1, 2023

    1. 09
    2. 13
    3. 29
    4. 31
    5. 06

    Next draw
    Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

    Jackpot total
    $7,434

  • latest Lotto America lottery result

    Latest Lotto America result:
    Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023

    1. 09
    2. 22
    3. 24
    4. 37
    5. 47
    6. 10
    7. 04

    Next draw
    Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

    Jackpot total
    $2,550,000

  • latest Lucky For Life lottery result

    Latest Lucky For Life result:
    Friday, Dec 1, 2023

    1. 15
    2. 33
    3. 34
    4. 41
    5. 43
    6. 17

    Next draw
    Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest MEGA Millions lottery result

    Latest MEGA Millions result:
    Friday, Dec 1, 2023

    1. 12
    2. 47
    3. 49
    4. 52
    5. 65
    6. 12
    7. Megaplier: x4

    Next draw
    Tuesday, Dec 5, 2023

    Jackpot total
    $377,000,000

  • latest Montana Cash lottery result

    Latest Montana Cash result:
    Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023

    1. 03
    2. 20
    3. 23
    4. 26
    5. 38

    Next draw
    Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

    Jackpot total
    $270,000

  • latest Powerball lottery result

    Latest Powerball result:
    Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023

    1. 06
    2. 47
    3. 50
    4. 61
    5. 68
    6. 04
    7. Power Play: x2

    Next draw
    Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

    Jackpot total
    $400,000,000

Games and Advanced Draws

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

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Big Sky Bonus Jackpot 4 (from 1-31) + 1 (from 1-16) up to 7
Montana Cash Jackpot 5 (from 1-45) up to 24
Lotto America Jackpot 5 (from 1-52) + 1 (from 1-10) up to 24
Lucky for Life Fixed 5 (from 1-48) + 1 (from 1-18) up to 24
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 (from 1-70) + 1 (from 1-25) up to 24
Powerball Jackpot 5 (from 1-69) + 1 (from 1-26) up to 24

Games Overview

MT Big Sky Bonus

Big Sky Bonus

A Montana-exclusive daily lottery game that offers players the chance to win significant cash prizes. To play participants select four numbers from 1 to 28 and one Big Sky Bonus number from 1 to 17.

MT Montana Cash

Montana Cash

Another in-state lottery game that allows players to win substantial cash prizes. To play participants choose five numbers from 1 to 45 and drawings occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

MT Lotto America

Lotto America

A multi-state lottery game that Montana participates in alongside several other states. Players select five numbers from 1 to 52 and one Star Ball number from 1 to 10. Drawings occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays with prizes varying depending on the number of matching numbers.

MT Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life

Players have the opportunity to win $1,000 a day for life or other cash prizes by selecting five numbers from 1 to 48 and one Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18. Drawings are held on Mondays and Thursdays.

MT Mega Millions

Mega Millions

Perhaps the most popular multi-state lottery games in the United States including Montana. Players choose five numbers from 1 to 70 and one Mega Ball number from 1 to 25 and the game draws take place on Tuesdays and Fridays with massive jackpots.

MT Powerball

Powerball

A widely recognized multi-state lottery game also available in Montana known for its record-breaking jackpots. Players select five numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26 with drawings occurring on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Game Schedule Times

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

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Big Sky Bonus 7:30 p.m.
(7:28 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.
(7:28 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.
(7:28 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.
(7:28 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.
(7:28 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.
(7:28 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.
(7:28 p.m.)
Montana Cash       9:00 p.m.
(8:00 p.m.)
    9:00 p.m.
(8:00 p.m.)
Lotto America   8:14 p.m.
(7:15 p.m.)
  8:14 p.m.
(7:15 p.m.)
    8:14 p.m.
(7:15 p.m.)
Lucky for Life 8:35 p.m.
(7:30 p.m.)
8:35 p.m.
(7:30 p.m.)
8:35 p.m.
(7:30 p.m.)
8:35 p.m.
(7:30 p.m.)
8:35 p.m.
(7:30 p.m.)
8:35 p.m.
(7:30 p.m.)
8:35 p.m.
(7:30 p.m.)
Mega Millions     9:00 p.m.
(8:00 p.m.)
    9:00 p.m.
(8:00 p.m.)
 
Powerball   8:59 p.m.
(8:00 p.m.)
  8:59 p.m.
(8:00 p.m.)
    8:59 p.m.
(8:00 p.m.)

How to Buy Montana Lottery Tickets

All lottery games offer different ways to play at varying price ranges. Here are the latest Montana lottery ticket prices for each individual game:

GAME COST TO PLAY
Big Sky Bonus $2
Montana Cash $1 for 2 plays (+$1 optional Max Cash)
Lotto America $1 (+$1 optional All Star Bonus)
Lucky for Life $2
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $3

Remember: In order to be able to play any of the games on offer you will need to be at least 18 years of age.

How to Claim Montana Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $600

  • Method 1 – Find your nearest authorized retailer (displaying the MT lottery logo) and claim your prize money in person. Most are equipped to deal with prizes up to $600.
  • Method 2 – Visit the Montana Lottery Headquarters at the address shown to make your claim with your signed ticket.
  • Method 3 – Post your signed ticket and any ID/dicumentation stipulated on the MT lottery website to the address shown.

Claim more than $600

  • Method 1 – Visit the Lottery Headquarters in person to make a claim. We advise to call beforehand to check times and make an appointment if necessary. You will be advised on what documentation to bring.
  • Method 2 – Post your signed ticket, appropriate ID, completed claim form and any other documentation needed to the Headquarters claim address via certified mail.

Claim Center & Claim Form

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

Montana Lottery
P.O. Box 6073
Helena, MT 59604-6073

Phone: +1 406 444 5825
Open: Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Web: www.montanalottery.com

Download Claim Form

All Montana Claim Centers

Helena

Montana Lottery Headquarters
2525 North Montana Avenue,
Helena, MT 59601-0598

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

Phone: +1 406 444 5825
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

These insightful tips and strategies should enhance your lottery experience while maintaining responsible play:

  1. Post-Victory: Consider continuing to play even after a significant win for even bigger jackpots.
  2. Exploration: Explore all Montana Lottery games as each game contains a unique blend of odds and excitement.
  3. Stay Informed: Stay updated on the latest Montana Lottery news, special promotions and game changes.
  4. Positivity: Embrace the belief that every lottery ticket you purchase holds the potential for a prize.
  5. Second-Chance: Participate in second-chance drawings for non-winning tickets for an extra opportunity to win.
  6. Timely Claims: Claim your prize promptly within the stipulated timeframe.
  7. Lump Sum or Annuity: Gain an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of selecting a lump sum payout versus an annuity.
  8. Odds: Familiarize yourself with the winning odds to help make informed choices.
  9. Patterns: Analyze past winning numbers and patterns to recognizing any trends.
  10. Unique Numbers: Move beyond relying solely on common sequences like birthdays or anniversaries.
  11. Budgeting: Set a well-defined budget to ensure your lottery fun remains within your financial comfort zone.
  12. Time Well-Spent: Establish time limits to balance your lottery play with other commitments.
  13. Ticket Diversity: While higher-priced tickets offer enticing rewards, lower-priced ones keep the game accessible.

While these tips may improve your odds, always remember that the lottery is fundamentally a game of chance designed to provide entertainment.

Recent Montana Lottery Winners' Stories

With Montana being one of the few states that allows total anonymity to big prize winners it can be hard to gather information regarding big winners. Here are a few recent examples of big prizes being won throughout MT for inspiration:

GAME STORE LOCATION PRIZE AMOUNT
Montana Cash Holiday 730 Great Falls $959,189
Nothing But Cash Town Pump Great Falls $500,000
Powerball Town Pump Helena $97 million
Powerball Michael’s West Exxon Kalispell $2 million
Big Sky Bonus Cenex Zip Trip #39 Kalispell $31,186
Powerball Valley Foods Garrison $50,000
Big Sky Bonus Dave’s Express Helena $29,302
Big Sky Bonus Buckhorn Bar Corporation Augusta $25,546
Montana Cash Little Montana Truck Stop Grass Range $110,001

Lottery Tax Guide

Montana like most other states applies both federal and state tax to lottery winnings over a certain threshold. The amount of tax withheld varies according to the amount won and citizen/residency status as explained in the table below:

PRIZE/RESIDENCY STATE TAX FEDERAL TAX TOTAL TAX
More than $5,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
6.9% 24% 30.9%
$600 to $4,999
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
0% 24% 24%
More than $5,000
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
6.9% 24% 30.9%

Note: The IRS is automatically notified of prize totals over $600 in accordance with Federal regulations.

About Montana Lottery

Facts

  1. The Montana Lottery's mission is to provide fun and exciting games while generating revenue for the state's general fund.
  2. The MT Lottery offers a variety of games including scratch-off tickets, draw games and multi-state games.
  3. Montana participates in the multi-state Powerball and Mega Millions games.
  4. A significant portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting education in the state.
  5. Tickets are available for purchase at a network of authorized retailers across the state.
  6. They are committed to promoting responsible gaming and provide resources for players who may need help.
  7. Some aspects such as checking winning numbers and game information can be accessed online.

History

  • 1986: The Montana Lottery is established through a voter initiative.
  • 1987: First-ever drawing, launches a range of scratch-off tickets and the popular "Montana Millionaire" game.
  • 1988:Introduces its first computerized drawing game "Montana Cash".
  • 1991: Joins the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL).
  • 1994: Introduces "Big Sky Bonus" offering larger prizes and better odds.
  • 1995: Starts contributing a portion of its proceeds to the Montana Department of Justice's Gambling Control Division.
  • 2010: Celebrates its 25th anniversary.
  • 2012: Launches "Hot Lotto" another multi-state game.
  • 2014: Introduces "Montana's Big Game" offering hunting-related prizes.
  • 2019: Becomes one of the first states to legalize sports betting.
  • Present: The Montana Lottery continues to evolve offering a variety of draw games, scratch-offs and now sports betting all while contributing to important causes within the state.

Charitable Contributions

The Montana Lottery plays a crucial role in supporting charitable causes within the state. When you purchase a lottery ticket you are not only giving yourself a chance to win but also contributing to the betterment of Montana's education and community development efforts.

Location

Also known as the Treasure State, Montana is located in the western region of the United States. Known for its breathtaking landscapes it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts with stunning national parks, mountains and rivers. Its vast wilderness and rich history make it a unique and cherished place for both residents and visitors.

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