Frequently Asked Questions

How do Lotto Jackpots increase?

The Lotto Jackpot starts at $1 million and increases based on the number of tickets sold—the more tickets sold for each drawing, the higher the Jackpot will climb.

When are Lotto drawings held?

Lotto drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday beginning at 8:00 PM PST.

How do I find out if I won?

All winning Lotto numbers can be found at Lottery retailers, in most daily newspapers in the state, at this website, or by calling the Lottery's toll-free winning numbers line, 1-800-545-7510 (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia only). TDD/TTY users may call (360) 586-0933.

Can Lotto tickets be purchased for multiple drawings?

Yes! You can buy tickets for up to 10 consecutive drawings.


Beginning on June 8, 2015, the step down process for multi-draws begins. What does this mean? After each drawing, there will be one less multi-draw available. The step down schedule is as follows:

6/08/15 – 9 draws
6/10/15 – 8 draws
6/13/15 – 7 draws
6/15/15 – 6 draws
6/17/15 – 5 draws
6/20/15 – 4 draws
6/22/15 – 3 draws
6/24/15 – 2 draws
6/27/15 – 1 draw

Can I buy Lotto tickets for drawings in the future?

Yes. Lotto tickets can be purchased for future dates. This is called Advanced Play. The future draw date desired must be between the current draw date (the draw that is next to happen based on the day the ticket is purchased) and the 10th consecutive draw date.

When are Lotto sales cut-off?

Lotto ticket sales are cut-off every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday night at 7:45 p.m. and resume at 8:01 p.m. Pacific Time.