Rhode Island Lottery Results (RI)

Get the most recent results for all Rhode Island Lottery Draws

Rhode Island lottery results and winning numbers
  • latest Lucky For Life lottery result

    Latest Lucky For Life result:
    Friday, May 24, 2024

    1. 13
    2. 17
    3. 24
    4. 29
    5. 33
    6. 07

    Next draw
    Saturday, May 25, 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 Numbers Evening lottery result

    Latest Numbers Evening result:
    Friday, May 24, 2024

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

    Next draw
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Numbers Midday lottery result

    Latest Numbers Midday result:
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    1. 4
    2. 8
    3. 9
    4. 7

    Next draw
    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Fixed jackpot

  • latest Powerball lottery result

    Latest Powerball result:
    Wednesday, May 22, 2024

    1. 05
    2. 16
    3. 18
    4. 26
    5. 67
    6. 04
    7. Power Play: x3

    Next draw
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $120,000,000

  • latest Wild Money lottery result

    Latest Wild Money result:
    Friday, May 24, 2024

    1. 03
    2. 05
    3. 13
    4. 14
    5. 18
    6. 01

    Next draw
    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    Jackpot total
    $56,000

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Games and Advanced Draws

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

GAME PRIZE NUMBER FORMAT ADVANCED DRAWS
Wild Money Jackpot 5 (from 1-38) up to 21
The Numbers Midday Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 30
The Numbers Evening Fixed 4 (from 0-9) up to 30
Lucky for Life Fixed 5 (from 1-48) + 1 (from 1-18) up to 21
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 24

Games Overview

RI Wild Money

Wild Money

A Rhode Island Lottery game held three times a week that offers players the chance to win a rolling jackpot by selecting five numbers from 1 to 35 along with a Wild Ball number.

RI The Numbers Midday

The Numbers Midday

A daily lottery game where players pick a three-digit number and place wagers. The game has drawings at midday and offers various prize levels.

RI The Numbers Evening

The Numbers Evening

Similar to The Numbers Midday the evening drawing provides another opportunity for players to win prizes based on the numbers drawn.

RI Lucky for Life

Lucky for Life

A multi-state game available to Rhode Islanders where players pick five numbers from 1 to 48 and one Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18 for a top prize of $1,000 a day for life.

RI Mega Millions

Mega Millions

Mega Millions offers the chance to win enormous jackpots and is a popular multi-state lottery game. Players choose five numbers from a range of 1 to 70 and a Mega Ball number from 1 to 25.

RI Powerball

Powerball

Renowned for its record-breaking jackpots players select five white ball numbers from 1 to 69 and a Powerball number from 1 to 26. One of the most widely played multi-state lotteries in the United States.

Game Schedule Times

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

GAME SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Wild Money 7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
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7:29 p.m.
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7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
The Numbers Midday 1:30 p.m.
(1:20 p.m.)
1:30 p.m.
(1:20 p.m.)
1:30 p.m.
(1:20 p.m.)
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1:30 p.m.
(1:20 p.m.)
1:30 p.m.
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1:30 p.m.
(1:20 p.m.)
The Numbers Evening 7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
7:29 p.m.
(6:50 p.m.)
Lucky for Life 10:30 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:30 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:30 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:30 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:30 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:30 p.m.
(9:30 p.m.)
10:30 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 Rhode Island Lottery Tickets

Here are the latest Rhode Island Lottery ticket prices that you can expect to pay from your local authorized retailer:

GAME COST TO PLAY
Wild Money $1
The Numbers Midday $1
The Numbers Evening $1
Lucky for Life $2.00
Mega Millions $2 (+$1 optional Megaplier)
Powerball $3

Remember: It is illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to purchase a lottery ticket in Rhode Island. It is permissible for underage players to be gifted tickets purchased by others of legal age.

How to Claim Rhode Island Lottery Prizes

Claim up to $600 or Free Plays

  • Method 1 – Visit your nearest authorized Rhode Island Lottery Retailer to claim in person.
  • Method 2 – Visit the Lottery Headquarters in Cranston within the designated opening hours to claim.
  • Method 3 – Mail your signed ticket along with proof of address, telephone number, copy of photo ID and a copy of your Social Security Card to the claims address.

Claim more than $600

  • Method 1 – Visit the Rhode Island Lottery Headquarters having called first to book an appointment to claim in person.
  • Method 2 – Claim via mail by sending your signed lottery ticket along with a copy of your photo ID, proof of address and phone number and a copy of your Social Secutiy Card or SSN.

Important: If claiming via mail we recommend sending the winning ticket and paperwork by certified mail.

Claim Center & Claim Form

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

Rhode Island Lottery
Attention: Validations Department
1425 Pontiac Avenue,
Cranston, RI 02920

Phone: +1 401-463-6500
Open: Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Web: www.rilot.com

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Cranston

Rhode Island Lottery Headquarters
1425 Pontiac Avenue,
Cranston, RI 02920

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

Phone: +1 401-463-6500
Map: Location and Directions

Tips and Strategies

Playing the lottery is a source of entertainment and these tips can help you get even more enjoyment from your experience. Though the lottery is ultimately a game of chance you may even find these strategies boost your luck!

  1. Game Diversity: Try combinations of games as each offers a unique set of odds and thrills.
  2. Ticket Variety: Play with tickets of different price ranges as higher-priced ones can lead to substantial wins while lower-priced ones can be more fun.
  3. Odds Insight: Knowledge of the odds can empower your choices.
  4. Patterns: While randomness is the name of the game, studying past winning numbers and patterns might influence your number selection.
  5. Beyond Predictable: Break away from common number sequences or opt for Quick Picks for a little variety.
  6. Follow Victory: After a big win keep playing as subsequent jackpots can be even bigger due to increased ticket sales.
  7. Think Big: Remember each RI Lottery ticket is a chance at winning so maintain a positive attitude.
  8. Another Chance: Explore second-chance drawings for non-winning tickets.
  9. Prize Structures: Don't fixate on the jackpot as there are substantial lower-tier prizes to be won.
  10. Claim Immediately: When you win make sure to claim your prize within the specified timeframe.
  11. Online Ease: Online ticket purchases for multi-state games are extremely convenient.
  12. Network: Share the fun with friends or family as playing together can be both exciting and sociable.

Recent Rhode Island Lottery Winners' Stories

The Ocean State has a remarkable amount of winners coming through every single week throughout a variety of games. It's very easy to find examples of Rhode Islanders winning life-changing amounts of money. Here are just a small fraction of the regular winners for inspiration:

LOCATION STORE GAME PRIZE AMOUNT
Harrisville Li'l General Wild Money $53,609
Smithfield Smithfield Mobile The Numbers $29,170
Pawtucket Bravo Supermarket Lucky for Life $25,000/Year
Cranston AM Performance Petroleum Market Powerball $50,000
Pawtucket Vincentes Pawtucket Mega Millions $10,000
East Greenwich Cumberland Farms Wild Money $220,676
Providence Murphy's Deli & Bar The Numbers $27,080
North Smithfield Brigido's Fresh Market Lucky for Life $5,000
North Providence Yes Cumberland Farms Powerball $2,000,000
Cumberland No Gulf Express Mega Millions $1,000,000
Pawtucket Silver Mart Wild Money $240,874

Lottery Tax Guide

Rhode Island Lottery tax amounts are very straightforward to understand. Both state and federal tax is applied on winnings over $5,000 with the amount varying according to your residency/citizenship status. The table below explains the tax amounts:

PRIZE/RESIDENCY STATE TAX FEDERAL TAX TOTAL TAX
More than $5,000
U.S. Citizens & Residents
5.99% 24% 29.99%
More than $5,000
Non-U.S. Citizens & Residents
5.99% 30% 35.99%

Please Note: If winnings are over $600 the Lottery Commission will automatically notify the IRS with a W2-G form.

About Rhode Island Lottery

Facts

  1. The Lottery forms the single largest source of income for the state.
  2. 103 men and women are employed to manage all aspects of the RI Lottery.
  3. Established in 1973 it was one of the earliest state lotteries in the United States.
  4. It participates in multi-state lottery games like Powerball and Mega Millions.
  5. The introduction of Keno in 2003 made RI one of the earliest states to adopt this popular game.
  6. A significant portion of the revenue is allocated to support education and community programs.

History

  • 1973: The Rhode Island Lottery is established.
  • 1974: The first official game "The Lot" is introduced.
  • 1975: Joins the multi-state lottery network introducing "Lotto America".
  • 1976: Instant ticket games (scratch-offs) are introduced.
  • 1980: Daily numbers games "Numbers" and "Wild Money" are introduced.
  • 1988: Participation in the Mega Millions multi-state lottery begins.
  • 2003: The "Keno" game is launched.
  • 2015: Introduces its first online and mobile platform.
  • 2020: Celebrates its 47th anniversary.
  • Present: The Rhode Island Lottery continues to offer a variety of draw games, scratch-offs and innovative promotions all while supporting education and community initiatives within The Ocean State.

Location

The Rhode Island Lottery is firmly anchored in the captivating Ocean State. Located in the New England region of the United States Rhode Island is the smallest state by area but packed with charm and history. Bordered by Massachusetts to the north and Connecticut to the west it's a central point in the New England landscape.

Home to just over a million residents, key cities like Providence, Warwick, Newport, and Pawtucket showcase a rich history and a thriving cultural scene.

As the smallest state the Rhode Island Lottery plays a crucial role in supporting state programs, enriching education and contributing to the overall welfare of its residents.

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