Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in Colorado?
The names of winners in Colorado fall under the Colorado Open Records Act, which means that the first names and last initial of winners are published on the CO Lottery website. However, winners can choose to not have their photo taken.
How much is the CO Lottery today?
You can find the latest CO Lottery jackpot amounts for all of your favorite games here on the Lottery.com Colorado Lottery Jackpots page.
How much will I pay in taxes if I win the CO Lottery?
For state residents, prizes over $5,000 are subject to a 4% state tax and a 24% federal tax withholding.
How long does it take to receive CO Lottery winnings?
Prizes up to $599 can be claimed instantly at an authorized retailer. Larger prizes must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters or mailed in and will take longer to process.
Can I buy a CO Lottery ticket online?
At this time, tickets must be purchased at an authorized retailer.
About the Colorado Lottery
The Colorado Lottery launched on January 24, 1983, and initially only sold scratcher tickets. Profits from the Colorado Lotto go toward supporting a range of funds and programs for natural and wildlife conservation, as well as “BEST” - Building Excellent Schools Today. In the more 35 or so years since its inception, the CO Lottery has given back $3.4 billion to the preservation and protection of Colorado’s trails, parks, and open land.
Learn more about the Colorado Lottery by visiting the official Colorado Lottery website.
Information on responsible gaming and problem gaming is available here. Or call 1-800-522-4700.