Montana (MT) Lottery Results & Winning Numbers

  • 2
  • 24
  • 26
  • 29
  • 4
USD 3,589

NEXT DRAW

Mon, Oct 18, 2021

USD 5,732
  • 17
  • 30
  • 33
  • 41
  • 43
USD 80,000

NEXT DRAW

Wed, Oct 20, 2021

USD 50,000

All Montana Games Details

All the best Montana lottery games that count with results on our website are summarized below.

GAMEPRIZE TYPEGAME FORMATSALES STOP
Big Sky BonusJackpot4 from 1-31 + 1 from 1-167:28 p.m.
Montana CashJackpot5 from 1-457:59 p.m.
PowerballJackpot5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-268:00 p.m.
Mega MillionsJackpot5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-258:00 p.m.
Lotto AmericaJackpot5 from 1-52 + 1 from 1-108:00 p.m.
Lucky for LifeFixed Prize5 from 1-48 + 1 from 1-187:30 p.m.

Montana Lottery Games Schedule

Bookmark this page to know at what type to check the Montana lottery results according to the schedule below and Montana local time:

GAMESUNMONTUEWEDTHUFRISAT
Big Sky Bonus7:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Montana Cash   8:00 p.m.  8:00 p.m.
Lucky for Life 8:35 p.m.  8:35 p.m.  
Powerball   8:59 p.m.  8:59 p.m.
Lotto America   8:59 p.m.  8:59 p.m.
Mega Millions  9:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m. 

Montana Advanced Draws

Players do not need to visit a local retailer every time they want to participate in a draw. Instead, only one purchase can result in an entire week of participation or even months ahead. On the other hand, it is always possible to subscribe monthly or purchase multi-draw options on the lottery websites we recommend.

GAMEADVANCED DRAWS
Big Sky Bonusup to 7
Montana Cashup to 24
Powerballup to 24
Mega Millionsup to 24
Lotto Americaup to 24
Lucky for Lifeup to 24

How to Buy Lottery Tickets in Montana?

The only way to purchase tickets for the local lottery games is at a licensed lottery retailer in Montana. While Big Sky Bonus and Montana Cash can only be purchased that way, players can enjoy up to five other multi-state games using the online lottery websites we recommend. The same Montana Lottery results on this page apply.

How to Claim a Prize in Montana?

Bookmarking this page on the Montana Lottery results might reveal you as the winner of a small or big prize. Depending on which group you fall in, there are different requirements as to how to claim the prizes. Fortunately, they are summarized below to make them more understandable.

Prizes up to $599 or Free Plays

  1. Get to any licensed retailer near your house and claim your prize.
  2. Post the signed winning ticket to the Montana Lottery together with the claim form and a clear copy of a photo ID, always via certified mail to avoid losing your ticket.
  3. Claim at the Montana Lottery Headquarters.

Prizes from $600

  1. Post the signed winning ticket to the Montana Lottery together with the claim form and a clear copy of a photo ID, always via certified mail to avoid losing your ticket.
  2. Claim at the Montana Lottery Headquarters on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. If you want to save some time, schedule an appointment by calling +1 (406) 444-5825.

Winner Claim Form and Montana Lottery Headquarters Mail Address

It is necessary to fill the Montana Lottery Winner Claim Form and forward it to the following address, in case you want to do it by mail:

Montana Lottery, 

P.O. Box 6073 

Helena, MT 59604-6073

For those who will claim the prize in person, it is also possible to complete the claim form at the lottery Headquarters. However, that would take unnecessary time.

Lottery Headquarters Address

Those willing to claim the prizes in person can schedule an appointment through the number below. Appointment-only claims work on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. However, people who do not have an appointment may show up between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to claim their winnings.

2525 North Montana Avenue,
Helena, MT 59601-0598
Phone: (406) 444-5825
 

Prizes Won Playing Online

As already mentioned, playing multi-state games online is a possibility with many additional features. If a player decides to play through one of the recommended websites, they are advised to take a look at their specific regulation. Some of them might require in-person claims, while others deposit prizes of any value to the player’s account.

Lottery Tax Information in Montana

In the specific case of Montana, U.S. residents or citizens that do not present their Social Security Number will be subject to the collection of the fixed federal taxes of 24% from any prizes above $600. Other than that, it is pretty similar to the rules in other jurisdictions.

Tax Withholdings on Montana Lottery – U.S. Citizens and Residents

TOTAL PRIZETYPETAX
$5,000+State Tax6.8%
Federal Tax24%
 Total30.9%

Tax Withholdings on Montana Lottery – Non-U.S. Citizens

TOTAL PRIZETYPETAX
$600+State Tax0%
Federal Tax30%
 Total30%
$5,000+State Tax6.9%
Federal Tax30%
 Total36.9%

Lottery Rules in Montana

  • Those who do not present their Social Security Number are automatically subject to 24% federal taxes on prizes above $600.
  • Although not obligatory, scheduling an appointment at the Montana Lottery Headquarters can save you a lot of time – it is the only lottery office.
  • Prizes from all games expire in 6 months.
  • It is necessary to be 18 years old or older to play any of the Montana games.
  • Winnings above $5,000 are subject to state and federal taxes.
  • Only U.S. residents and citizens can play the exclusive Montana Lottery games.
  • It is not possible to win and remain an anonymous winner in Montana.

Top 3 Interesting Montana Winners Stories

  1. $1 Million – Megan Thorstenson believes her grandparents, who passed away a couple of years before, were responsible for her grand prize. She won the Montana Millionaire drawing on December 29, 2020. Luckily, she bought her 10 tickets early because they were rapidly sold. She had the tradition of purchasing tickets for that game with her grandparents, and she finally won it. Now, she plans to go back to college and invest a good part of the money.
  2. $1 Million – Representatives of a trust claimed $1 million from Powerball for a winner that remained anonymous for drawing on February 9, 2021. Whoever that person is, the purchase occurred at the 24th Street Cenex Zip Trip station, and no further details are known.
  3. $815,486 – Jay Gleason, 73, claimed $815,486 after using his knowledge in statistics and math to win the Wild Card jackpot on February 13, 2013. According to him, he used the hot numbers strategy to figure out what to play.

FAQs About Montana Lotteries

You cannot purchase tickets for the local games in the Montana Lottery online. Even so, multi-state games like Powerball and Mega Millions are widely available on the online lottery websites that we recommend.

It is necessary to be at least 18 years old to purchase tickets or claim the prizes.

No, but the Montana Lottery will not reveal more than your name, the prize, and your city.

Yes, the choices are to either play Advanced Draws at local licensed retailers or to purchase subscriptions or multi-draw bundles on the lottery websites we recommend.

Winners can claim their prizes within up to 6 months from the draw.

The proceeds from ticket sales go toward several state programs and the Montana Legislature decides where it goes.

On this same page, we automatically update Montana Lottery results after every draw.

Powerball

USD 65 Million!

Next draw: Monday, Oct 18, 2021