Get more information about the Texas Lottery below. Look through the different headings to find out about various aspects of playing lotteries in the Lone Star State, then choose any link to learn more.

Here are a few fast facts about the Texas Lottery:

  • The Texas Lottery was launched in May 1992
  • More than $35 billion has been raised for good causes, including education and veterans’ services
  • The biggest prize ever paid out to a Texan went to a resident from Leander, who won a $227 million Mega Millions jackpot in September 2019
  • Multi-state lotteries Powerball and Mega Millions are both offered in Texas
  • Lotto Texas, Two Step, Cash Five, Daily 4, Pick 3 and All or Nothing are exclusively available in Texas

Claiming Prizes

If you’ve won a big Texas Lottery prize, the next step is to get your hands on the cash. Get all the help you need with this handy guide, telling you how to claim, where the regional offices are, and more.

Prize Claim

Questions and Answers

Get the answers to all the questions you might have about playing the lottery in Texas, covering topics such as tax, staying anonymous and the differences between the payment options if you win a grand prize.


Remaining Scratch-Off Prizes

See a list of all the scratch-offs that you can currently play in Texas, along with how many top prizes are left to be won. You can also find out which games are ending soon, and the final date to claim prizes.



Many Texans have won nine-figure jackpots, whether on Powerball, Mega Millions or the Lone Star State’s very own Lotto Texas. Find out the stories behind the biggest lottery wins ever seen in Texas.

Biggest Winners


To make sure that draw results are random, the Texas Lottery conducts pre-tests for all its in-state games. Read more about the procedures for these unofficial drawings and how they can show when it is time to change ball sets.


Pick 3 & 4 Fireball

Fireball is an optional feature that you can add to Pick 3 and Daily 4. It helps to give you more ways to win prizes, boosting your odds massively. Learn how it works, how much it costs and much more.


Texas Lottery History

Explore a history of the Texas Lottery, dating from its origins in the early 1990s to the present day. Learn how each game has evolved over time, when the biggest wins have happened and how it has benefited the state.