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About the Wisconsin Lottery
The Wisconsin Lottery is run by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, and first began in 1988. Since its inception, the lottery’s mission has been to serve the residents of Wisconsin. To date, more than $4.3 Billion has been raised as funding for property tax credits, mainly to the benefit of all Wisconsin homeowners.
Wisconsin Lottery Tickets
Wisconsin Lottery tickets can be purchased from any authorized retailer within Wisconsin. By law, Wisconsin Lottery tickets can only be purchased with cash.
Winning tickets are valid for 180 days after the draw date.
Can I buy WI Lottery tickets online?
No. Wisconsin law does not permit the sale of lottery tickets over the internet.
Wisconsin Lottery Games and Drawing Schedule
Wisconsin’s Megabucks game is the state’s biggest lottery. It features a rolling jackpot and a traditional 6/49 game matrix. Minimum play is $1 for 2 sets of numbers, plus an additional $1 to enable the EZMatch feature.
Megabucks drawings are held twice a week, Wednesdays at Saturdays at approximately 9:00 PM CST.
5 Card Cash
5 Card Cash is a popular game that combines Poker and lotto in one game. It also gives players two chances of winning: up to $5,000 instantly, and $250,000 for the draw. To play, simply pay $2 for the ticket a set of 5 random cards will be printed on your ticket. If you form a winning Poker hand, you win the corresponding cash prize instantly. Wait for the daily draw and match the cards drawn for another shot at winning.
5 Card Cash has daily drawings at approximately 9:00 PM CST.
Featuring a top prize of $350,000 every day, SuperCash! is a game that’s definitely worth checking out. For a minimum $1 play, players get to choose 2 sets of 6 numbers from 1 to 39. The Doubler option is a free bonus that doubles all non-top prizes.
SuperCash! has daily drawings at approximately 9:00 PM CST.
Badger 5’s jackpot starts at $10,000 and increases by at least $1,000 every draw until it’s won. Jackpot prizes are paid out in a single cash lump sum. To play, pick 5 numbers from 1 to 31.
Badger 5 drawings are held daily at approximately 9:00 PM CST.
To play Pick 3, players can use any 3 digit number they like. To win, players can opt for three different match types: straight (exact order), box (any order), and straight/box (combination play). The top prize for Pick 3 is $500.
Pick 3 has daily drawings at approximately 6:15 PM CST.
To play Pick 4, players can use any 4 digit number. Winning is determined by the play type chosen: straight, box, or combination play. The top prize for this game is $5,000.
Pick 4 has daily drawings at approximately 6:15 PM CST.
Here’s a rundown of the Wisconsin Lottery’s weekly schedule:
|Megabucks||Wednesdays and Saturdays||9:00 PM|
|5 Card Cash||Daily||9:00 PM|
|Badger 5||Daily||9:00 PM|
|Pick 3||Daily||6:15 PM|
|Pick 4||Daily||6:15 PM|
Notable Winners of Wisconsin Lotteries
The Wisconsin Lottery has handed out more than $8.2 Billion in prizes since it first started. Below are some notable winners of Wisconsin Lotteries:
- Joseph H., won $2.2 million from playing Megabucks back in June 2018.
- Michael S., won $1 million from playing Megabucks back in May 2018.
- Michael B., won $350,032 from playing SuperCash! back in July 2018.
- Dean H., won $266,001 from playing Badger 5 back in March 2018.
Below are some big winners from Wisconsin Lottery scratch games:
- Katlheen M., won $1 million from playing One Million Now back in November 2018.
- Curtis W., won $1 million from playing Magnificent Millions back in October 2018.
- James V., won $1 million from playing Wisconsin Rapids back in May 2018.
Wisconsin Lottery Scratch Games
The Wisconsin Lottery has a wide selection of different scratch games for players looking for more instant gameplay. Ticket prices range from $1 to $30, and the biggest prizes can go up to $1 million!
Wisconsin Lottery Second Chances – What is Second Chance?
Second chance drawings provide non-winning scratch game ticket holders with more chances to win. Prizes vary, but cash and trip packages are the most common.
How does Second Chance work for the WI Lottery?
To enter second chance drawings for the Wisconsin Lottery, players have to register an account with the Wisconsin Lottery Player’s Club. After which, players can participate in any second chance drawings by submitting the required scratch game ticket codes.
Information on the Wisconsin Lottery
Wisconsin Lottery Offices
The Wisconsin Lottery has offices in the following locations:
- Madison. Department of Revenue 2135 Rimrock Road, Madison, WI 53713
- Milwaukee. State Office Building 819 N. 6th Street, 4th Floor Service Counter, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Wisconsin Lottery Customer Support
If you’d like to get in touch with Wisconsin Lottery representatives, you may contact them through the following channels:
- Telephone: 608-261-4916
- Winning Ticket Hotline: 608-266-7777
- Email: [email protected]
Wisconsin Lottery Social Accounts
For more information and regular updates, you can also follow the Wisconsin Lottery on any of their social media accounts:
Wisconsin Lottery Apps and Technology
The Wisconsin Lottery currently does not have an official mobile app. You can visit the official website to view the latest news and updates.