What lottery drawing is tonight in Iowa?
|Game||Draw Days||Approx. Drawing Time|
|Mega Millions®||Tues & Fri||10:00 pm|
|Powerball®||Mon, Wed & Sat||9:59 pm|
|Lotto America®||Wed & Sat||10:00 pm|
|Pick 3 – Midday Pick 3 – Evening||Daily Daily||12:20 pm 10:00 pm|
Can you play the lottery online in Iowa?
You can’t buy tickets for the lottery online. The Iowa Lottery does have a detailed website, though, which lays out the rules of each game, the numbers that were drawn, and gives instructions on how to claim any big wins. The Iowa Lottery also offers an app.
What time can you buy lottery tickets in Iowa?
For Powerball , Mega Millions, and Lotto America the cutoff time is 8:59 p.m. For Lucky for Life, the cutoff time is 8:30 p.m. For Pick 3 and Pick 4 midday drawings, the cutoff time is noon and for the evening drawings it is 9:40 p.m. See our Lotto Drawings page for more information.
What if you get the Mega Ball only?
What happens if you match the Mega Ball only? If you match only the Mega Ball (and don’t match any of the 5 regular numbers), you win a $2 prize and break even on the $2 cost of your Mega Millions ticket.
Does 2 numbers win anything in Mega Millions?
Yes, if you match two Mega Millions numbers during the drawing, this means that you will walk away with some money, but you won’t win the jackpot. However, you will only win some money if you matched a yellow ball and a white ball. Matching two white balls won’t get you any winnings.
How much tax do you pay on a $1000 lottery ticket in California?
You will not receive the full $1,000. California will withhold taxes. The California lottery website states that “all prizes of $600 or more are subject to Federal income taxes and other offsets required by law. However, there are no California state or local taxes.