MyArkansasLottery.com currently does not offer the ability to purchase lottery tickets online and does not offer a sportsbook. Players can still bet on sports with daily fantasy sites like Draftkings and Fanduel.
How to Claim a Prize
$500 or Less
Ark Claim Center
The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Claim Center is located at:
Notes: Closed on state holidays and no claims processed after 4:15 p.m.
Second Chance / Players Club
“The Club”, as its known, allows players to enter a code from non-winning tickets to be entered for Play It Again® drawings and other special second-chance promotions. Entering tickets can also earn Points For Prizes® points which can be redeemed online for free merchandise.
Arkansas lottery winnings are subject to both federal and state taxes. Prize winners of $600 or more will be issued a W2-G and those prizes reported to the IRS.
For any prizes more than $5,000, the IRS requires the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to withhold 24% taxes and the State of Arkansas requires withholdings of 5.9% in taxes for a total withholding of 29.9%.
Q: Where can I find a list of Arkansas Lottery winners?
For a list of recent lottery winners, visit MyArkansasLottery.com
Q: What types of games can I play?
The AR Lottery offers 3 types of lotto games: AR Instant Games, Draw and Fast Play.
Q: How old do I have to be to play lottery games?
Players must be 18 years or older.
Q: Can I use a credit card to purchase lottery tickets?
Besides cash, retailers may also accept debit cards and other non-cash, non-deferred forms of payment such as Apple Pay and Google Wallet apps. Purchase of lottery products with credit cards or checks is prohibited.
Q: Can I buy lottery tickets through the mail?
Lottery tickets can only be purchased from licensed lottery retailers.
Q: I don’t live in Arkansas. Can I still play the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery?
Yes, if you’re visiting the state.
Q: What are “online” games? Can I buy tickets over the internet?
Lottery tickets can only be purchased from licensed lottery retailers. Online games refer to terminal-generated games like Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 3, Cash 4, Lucky for Life and Natural State Jackpot. These games are dispensed by computer equipment connected to a central lottery system. The player picks a set of numbers, the selection is recorded in the system, and the player receives a ticket with a unique validation number. A drawing determines winning numbers. Fast Play games are terminal-generated instant play/win games.
Q: How long do I have to collect a lottery prize?
For an online (terminal-generated) game like Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 3, Cash 4, Natural State Jackpot or Lucky for Life, players have 180 days from the draw date to claim a prize. For instant games, players have 90 days from the official end date for the game to claim a prize. For Fast Play games, players have 180 days from the date of purchase to claim a prize.
Q: What happens if I lose a winning ticket?
The ASL is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets. A lost ticket cannot be replaced.
Q: If a winner dies before collecting an entire lottery prize, what happens to the remaining prize money?
A lottery prize (or any portion of a lottery prize) remaining unpaid at the death of a winner will be paid to the estate of the deceased prizewinner or to a trust established by the deceased prizewinner.