The Maine State Lottery offers fun and exciting lottery draw games including Tri-State Megabucks, Powerball, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, World Poker Tour, Tri-State Pick 3 and Pick 4 and Tri-State Gimme5 as well as an extensive array of instant scratch lottery tickets.
The Maine State Lottery was established in 1974 by Maine voters in a statewide referendum. Each year, millions of dollars are returned to players in prizes; Maine’s local businesses of all sizes receive millions of dollars in commissions and bonuses for selling lottery products. Over the last 5 years, the Maine State Lottery has transferred an average of $56 million annually to the programs and services supported by the State’s General Fund. In addition, the Lottery has transferred an average of $579,000 to Maine’s Outdoor Heritage Fund to support wildlife and conservation efforts.
Maine State Lottery – Amber Alert Program
The Maine State Lottery is now participating in the AMBER Alert program. The AMBER Alert is a Child Abduction Recovery Program. The goal of the program is to instantly notify the entire state, so that everyone may assist in the search and safe return of an abducted child. The State Emergency Alert System (EAS) will broadcast information in partnership with Maine’s Law Enforcement Agencies, Broadcast Radio and TV Stations, Cable Systems and now the Maine State Lottery with the assistance of over 1,400 retailers.
During an AMBER Alert:
- The Maine Lottery will send an immediate terminal message to over 1,400 Lottery retailers statewide.
- Retailers will be able to print and post copies of the Alert message in their store.
- The Alert message will be re-broadcast to retailers every hour.
- An Alert Cancellation notice will be broadcast to retailers when the Amber Alert is no longer in effect.
- The Alert information will also be displayed on Electronic Lottery Advertising Display Units statewide.
Contact the Bureau
Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages & Lottery Operations
8 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0008
Latest Maine Results
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Maine Lottery Games
|Game Name||Entry Close Time||Possible Numbers||Prize Type||Draw Time||Draw Days|
|Powerball||9:50 PM EST||5 from 1-69 and 1 from 1-26||Jackpot||10:59 PM EST||Wednesday and Saturday|
|Mega Millions||9:50 PM EST||5 from 1-70 and 1 from 1-25||Jackpot||11:00 PM EST||Tuesday and Friday|
|Lotto America||9:30 PM EST||5 from 1-52 and 1 from 1-10||Jackpot||11:15 PM EST||Wednesday and Saturday|
|Lucky for Life||9:30 PM EST||5 from 1-48 and 1 from 1-18||Top Prize||10:38 PM EST||Monday and Thursday|
|Tri-State Megabucks||7:50 PM EST||5 from 1-41 and 1 from 1-6||Jackpot||7:59 PM EST||Wednesday and Saturday|
|Gimme 5||6:45 PM EST||5 from 1-39||Top Prize||6:59 PM EST||Monday, Wednesday and Friday|
|World Poker Tour||9:00 PM EST||Quick Pick 5 cards from 52||Top Prize||9:05 PM EST||Daily|
|Pick 3 Day||1:00 PM EST||3 from 0-9||Top Prize||1:10 PM EST||Daily|
|Pick 3 Evening||6:45 PM EST||3 from 0-9||Top Prize||6:50 PM EST||Daily|
|Pick 4 Day||1:00 PM EST||4 from 0-9||Top Prize||1:10 PM EST||Daily|
|Pick 4 Evening||6:45 PM EST||4 from 0-9||Top Prize||6:50 PM EST||Daily|
Maine Lottery FAQs
Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in Maine?
No. In Maine, certain information is legally considered public information, including the winner’s name, prize amount, and area of residence. Winners may claim their prizes as a trust, although the names of trusts that collect prizes are also published.
How much is the ME Lottery today?
You can find the latest ME Lottery jackpot amounts for all of your favorite games here on the Lottery.com Maine Lottery Jackpots page.
How much will I pay in taxes if I win the ME Lottery?
For state residents, prizes greater than $5,000 are subject to state tax withholdings of 5% and an additional 24% federal tax withholding.
How long does it take to receive ME Lottery winnings?
Prizes less than $600 can be claimed instantly at an authorized retailer. Larger prizes must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters or mailed in and will take longer to process.
Can I buy a Maine Lottery ticket online?
At this time, tickets must be purchased at an authorized retailer.
About the Maine Lottery
The Maine Lottery was created in 1973 when Maine voters passed a statewide referendum, then officially began operations in 1974. The first-ever state drawing was held on June 27, 1974. Every year, millions of dollars in prize money is paid out to winners, and local Maine businesses receive millions in commissions and bonuses for selling lottery products. The majority of lottery revenue is earmarked for the State General Fund, which supports programs and services such as education, public health, and the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Since its inception, the Maine Lottery had paid out more than $2 billion in prize money and over $1.24 billion to the State General Fund.
To learn more about the Maine Lottery please visit the official Maine State Lottery website.
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