Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in Mississippi?
Yes! Per the Alyce G. Clarke Mississippi Lottery Law, the Mississippi Lottery will not publish a winner’s identity without the winner's written permission.
How much is the MS Lottery today?
You can find the latest Mississippi Lottery jackpot amounts for all of your favorite games here on the Lottery.com Mississippi Lottery Jackpots page.
How much will I pay in taxes if I win the MS Lottery?
For state residents, prizes greater than $600 are subject to a 3% state tax withholding. Prizes larger than $5,000 are subject to a 3% state tax withholding and an additional 24% federal tax withholding.
How long does it take to receive MS Lottery winnings?
Prizes less than $600 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 MS Lottery ticket online?
At this time, tickets must be purchased at an authorized retailer.
About the Mississippi Lottery
Established in 2018 as a way to raise state funds without raising taxes, the Mississippi Lottery officially launched ticket sales on December 1, 2019. Mississippi is the most recent state to join the Multi-State Lottery Association. Lottery proceeds are earmarked for Mississippi education and infrastructure, and the breakdown is as follows: proceeds up to $80 million will go to the State Highway Fund until June 30, 2028, and all proceeds above $80 million will be directed towards the Educational Enhancement Fund.
To learn more, please visit the official Mississippi State Lottery website.
Information on responsible gaming and problem gaming is available here. Or call 1-800-522-4700.