New York (NY) Lottery Results
(Plus Your One-Stop Guide to Playing the NY Lottery)
Latest New York Lottery Results & Winning Numbers
Check the latest winning numbers to see if you’re a winner in last nights’ New York Lottery drawings!
Wed, Mar 22, 2023
NY MEGA Millions
Fri, Mar 24, 2023
NY Numbers Day
NY Numbers Evening
Wed, Mar 22, 2023
NY Take 5 Midday
NY Take 5
NY Win 4 Day
NY Win 4 Evening
Which New York Lottery Game has the Best Odds?
Looking for a new NY Lottery game to play? With a variety of ticket prices, it’s important to know that the odds of winning can vary greatly between games.
Before buying a ticket, its always a good idea to compare the overall odds as well as individual prize odds for each game.
You can click on any game below to see the full list of prize odds.
|GAME||BASE TICKET PRICE||OVERALL ODDS|
|New York Pick 10||$1||1 in 17|
|Cash 4 Life||$2||1 in 7.76|
|NY Lotto||$1||1 in 92.05|
|Mega Millions||$2||1 in 24|
|NY Numbers||$0.50 or $1.00||1 in 1,000 (Exact)|
|Powerball||$2||1 in 24.9|
|NY Take 5||$1||1 in 8.77|
|NY Win 4||$0.50 or $1.00||1 in 10,000 (Exact)|
|NY Scratch Offs||$1 - $30|
What Time is the Next Texas Lottery Drawing?
Never miss a draw again. Keep track of all the New York Lottery drawings with our summary calendar with daily draw and sales cut-off (in brackets) times for each game.
|Pick 10||Daily||8:30 pm
|NY Lotto||Wed / Sat||8:15 pm
|Mega Millions||Tues / Fri||11:00 pm
|Numbers Midday||Daily||2:30 pm
|Numbers Evening||Daily||10:30 pm
|Powerball||Mon / Wed / Sat||10:59 pm
|NY Take 5||Daily||10:30 pm
|Win 4 Midday||Daily||2:30 pm
|Win 4 Evening||Daily||10:30 pm
What is Collect 'N Win from the NY Lottery?
Collect ‘N Win
In New York, a second chance to win is akin to another bit of the apple. NY Collect N’ Win offers players a second chance to win the lottery.
Players can enter eligible draw games tickets for chances to win coupons, monthly prizes and special promotion drawings.
Regular players of the New York Lottery are encouraged to download the Collect ‘N Win app or visit the website to enter eligible New York Lottery draw game tickets to earn symbols toward entries into second chance prizes.
What are the Best NY Lottery Scratch Offs?
Each day, Lotto Edge analyzes New York Lottery scratch ticket data for every prize in every game. That’s right. Every single prize in every game.
Our algorithm runs thousands of calculations on the data and provide our members simple rankings of the best games to play.
We offer multiple rankings so no matter what prizes you are after or how you like to play, we have a ranking made for you.
Below is just a sample of the rankings and game details we cover.
Want some tips on playing the New York Lottery?
Our experts love to share tips to make more informed lotto players.
Got any tips of your own? Let us know.
TIP #1: SCRATCH OFF ODDS
Scratch off ticket odds almost always beat draw games BUT the odds change daily. Check back frequently to keep up with the latest odds changes!
TIP #2: SAVE LOSING TICKETS
Save your losing lottery tickets as they can be used to offset winnings for tax purposes.
TIP #3: ONLY BUY FROM LICENSED RETAILERS
Only buy lottery tickets from authorized Lottery retailers. If you are approached by someone offering a "winning ticket" for cash or asking you to cash it for them for a fee, refuse the offer. Not only could it be a scam but it could land you in legal trouble.
TIP #4: DON'T PLAY PATTERNS
Avoid playing patterns on draw game slips. Winning numbers are unlikely to follow patterns.
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Commonly Asked Questions by New York Lottery Players
At Lotto Edge, we frequently talk to lottery players and are always researching commonly ask questions around the web. We compiled a list of the frequently asked questions that New York Lottery players are asking.
If you have a question that we haven’t covered, we will try to answer it for you. Drop us a line, we’re happy to help.
When does the New York Lottery post draw results?
The NY Lottery posts winning results immediately after each drawing. Our lottery results, while unofficial, are posted soon after each drawing as well.
Can I play the lottery online?
Residents and visitors to New York can purchase NY Lottery tickets online using a licensed Lottery Courier Service to purchase certain draw game tickets online. The player must be physically located in the state of New York at the time of purchase. Currently the NY Lottery website allows for subscriptions to certain games to be purchased online but does not offer daily ticket sales.
Can I use a debit or credit card to buy tickets?
You can buy NY lottery tickets with debit cards or cash. Credit cards are not approved for NY Lotto purchases.
How long do I have to collect a winning prize?
Scratch Off prizes can be collected up to 1 year after the announced end of the game. Draw game prizes can be collected up to 1 year after the drawing that the ticket was purchased for.
How old do I have to be to play the lottery in the state of New York?
If you’re at least 18 years or older, you can play the lottery!
Where can I buy lottery tickets in New York?
There are over 14,000 retailers selling lottery tickets throughout New York State.
How can I claim a winning lottery ticket?
Prize claims of $600 and below can be claimed at any lottery retailer, Lottery Customer Service Center or by mail.Prizes of $601 and up can be claimed at a Lottery Customer Service Center, a local Prize Claim Center or by mail.
Can New York Lottery winners remain anonymous?
Unfortunately in the State of New York, winners currently cannot remain anonymous. A winner’s name, city of residence may be public information but the Lottery will not release your street address or telephone number.
Does the NY Lottery have an App?
Yes. The NY lottery app includes ticket scanner (up to 10 per day), prize charts, game instructions, retailer map as well as random number generator.
What are the 3 digit codes on NY scratch off tickets?
These 3 digit codes are also known as validation codes. The 3 digit codes were used by retailers for sight validations prior to computers doing the validation. You can read more about the secret NY Lottery Codes on our blog.
Where can I see a list of New York Lottery winners?
The New York Lottery posts recent winners in all games including scratch off winners and draw games. You can find the latest list of winners at the NY Lottery Winners Page.
Where can I find Lottery Predictions?
Anyone or any website offering to sell you drawing game predictions should be viewed with skepticism. Drawing games are random ball drawings where the previous draws have no impact on future drawings.
How can I watch Live NY Lottery drawings?
Live drawings can be viewed on a variety of tv stations around the state. Look up your region to find which station broadcasts the live drawings.
Where can I find past NY Lottery drawing results?
NY Lottery numbers from past drawing are available from the lottery’s official website. Click on “Games” then “Draw Games” and then the game you are interested (e.g. Powerball). From there select the tab “Past Winning Numbers”.
Are there any NY Lottery scratch off strategies that can help me?
Check out our best NY Lottery scratch off rankings and find a ranking that fits your playing style. All our rankings provide you a daily updated list of the best scratch off games to play.
Playing NY Lottery Online / Online Gambling
The NY Lottery doesn’t currently offer the ability to buy lottery tickets on their official website or allow 3rd party ticket brokers to sell tickets.
Many other states have expanded their gambling offerings to other services. We’ve included a full list of online gambling options legal in the State of New York.
About the New York Lottery
New York voters approved a state lottery in 1966, making it the second US lottery in the modern era after New Hampshire. In FY 2021, the New York Lottery generated $7.6 billion in gross sales with $4.4 billion awarded to players in prizes.
The New York Lottery has led the country in terms of total sales since 1996, far outpacing any other lottery with its traditional sales program. The Lottery is run as an entertainment business and its sole mission is to earn revenue for education. For FY 2022, $90 million was transferred to public education.
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