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Dueling New Hampshire Lottery Jackpots Held This Week

Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot is expected to reach $432 million while Wednesday’s Powerball will be around $410M; Nashua player wins $50K.

    Tony Schinella , Patch Staff

CONCORD, NH — Two major lottery games are reaching $400 million-plus jackpots this week.

Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing is expected to be around $432 million while Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot will be $410 million. Both games have gone more than half a year without a winner. If the Mega Millions game is won Tuesday, the one-time cash payout of $330 million, while Powerball will be more than $316 million. Of course, taxes will be withheld from those figures.

“With these combined jackpots beginning to approach $1 billion, we absolutely love the excitement these growing Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots generate for our players here in New Hampshire,” Charlie McIntyre, the executive director of the New Hampshire Lottery, said. “Retailers are reporting extremely strong sales as players respond to these rising jackpots, which give our players two chances to kick off 2021 as New Hampshire’s newest multi-millionaire jackpot winner. We encourage players to get in on the action now.”

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A player in Nashua won $50,000 after matching four of the five winning numbers on Jan. 2. The ticket was purchased at the liquor store on Coliseum Avenue, according to lottery officials.

According to the state lottery, in 56 years, more than $7 billion in sales has occurred while $5 billion was paid off in prizes and cost of sales. More than $2 billion, too, has gone to pay for education in New Hampshire.

Dueling New Hampshire Lottery Jackpots Held This Week – Concord, NH – Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is expected to reach $432 million while Wednesday's Powerball will be around $410M; Nashua player wins $50K.

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Game Name Entry Close Time Possible Numbers Prize Type Draw Time Draw Days
Powerball 9:50 PM EST 5 from 1-69 and 1 from 1-26 Jackpot 10:59 PM EST Wednesday and Saturday
Mega Millions 9:50 PM EST 5 from 1-70 and 1 from 1-25 Jackpot 11:00 PM EST Tuesday and Friday
Tri-State Megabucks 7:50 PM EST 5 from 1-41 and 1 from 1-6 Jackpot 7:59 PM EST Wednesday and Saturday
Lucky for Life 9:30 PM EST 5 from 1-48 and 1 from 1-18 Top Prize 10:38 PM EST Monday and Thursday
Gimme 5 6:45 PM EST 5 from 1-39 Top Prize 6:55 PM EST Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Pick 3 Day 1:00 PM EST 3 from 0-9 Top Prize 1:10 PM EST Daily
Pick 3 Evening 6:45 PM EST 3 from 0-9 Top Prize 6:55 PM EST Daily
Pick 4 Day 1:00 PM EST 4 from 0-9 Top Prize 1:10 PM EST Daily
Pick 4 Evening 6:45 PM EST 4 from 0-9 Top Prize 6:55 PM EST Daily

New Hampshire Lottery FAQs

Can I buy a NH Lottery ticket online?

If you’re in New Hampshire, you can purchase Powerball and Mega Millions tickets for your through at!

Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in New Hampshire?

No, winners’ names, prize amounts, and city of residence are considered public record.

How much is the NH Lottery today?

You can find the latest NH Lottery jackpot amounts for all of your favorite games here on the New Hampshire Lottery Jackpots page.

How much will I pay in taxes if I win the NH Lottery?

Prizes in New Hampshire are not subject to state taxes. However, 24% is withheld for federal taxes on all prizes over $5,000.

How long does it take to receive NH Lottery winnings?

It typically takes approximately three business days to process claims from the time they’re received, but please allow at least two weeks to make sure your claim is received.

About the New Hampshire Lottery

The New Hampshire Lottery is the oldest legal lottery in the United States. In 1963, state representative Larry Pickett of Keene, NH succeeded at passing a sweepstakes bill and, on April 30th of that year, Governor John King signed the bill. By March of 1964, sweepstakes tickets went for sale.

The New Hampshire Lotery offers a variety of lotto games and numerous scratch games, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Gimme 5, Lucky for Life, Tri State Megabucks Plus, Pick 3 Day, Pick 3 Evening, Pick 4 Day, Pick 4 Evening, Fast Play, and Keno.

Since the start of the NH Lottery, sales have jumped from $5.7 million in 1964 to nearly $332 million in 2018.

To learn more about the NH Lottery, please visit the official website.

Information on responsible gaming and problem gaming is available here. Or call 1-800-522-4700.

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