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Illinois Lottery App

What Types Of Devices Can Download The Illinois Lottery app?

The Illinois Lottery app is currently available on iPhone® models dating back to the iPhone 6, as well as iPad® models dating back to the iPad 5th generation and iPad Air 2. If you have an Android device, head to the Illinois Lottery app page for more information.

Where Can I Download The Illinois Lottery app?

The app can be downloaded from the App Store for iPhone and iPad. If you have an Android device, head to the Illinois Lottery app page for more information.

Do I need an account to purchase draws or subscriptions on the app?

Yes, you need an Illinois Lottery account to purchase draws or subscriptions on the app. If you don’t have an account, you can either create one online or on the app.

Which games can I purchase on the app?

You can purchase draws or subscriptions to Powerball®, Mega Millions®, and Lotto games, as well as subscriptions to Lucky Day Lotto®, Pick 3 and Pick 4. 

How do I add funds to my wallet on the app?  

Once you sign in, tap the Account icon at the bottom of your screen. You can then access your wallet to add funds with a credit card or debit card.

How do I make a purchase on the app?

Once you sign in, tap the Play icon at the bottom of your screen. You can then select your game, select your numbers and add-ons, if any. Afterwards, select your desired draw amount or subscription length.

How do I choose my numbers?

To choose your own numbers, tap on each number you’d like to play. Your numbers will change color, indicating your choice. If you wish to change your numbers, select Clear Selections to start over.  

To use Quick Pick, simply tap on the Quick Pick button. Your numbers will change color, indicating each choice.

Can you scan Illinois Lottery Tickets that were purchased before February 18th, 2019 using the Illinois Lottery App?

Illinois Lottery tickets purchased before February 18th, 2019 cannot be scanned using the Illinois Lottery App. If you would like to scan a ticket purchased before February 18th, 2019, visit your local retailer, or check your numbers online. Please reference the example image below to determine the difference in an Illinois Lottery ticket you can scan with the App and an Illinois Lottery ticket you cannot scan. 

Illinois Lottery App scanable ticket vs unscanable ticket image

Where can I find the winning numbers on the app?

Tap the Results icon at the bottom of your screen to view all winning jackpot and daily game numbers.

Do I need to enter a phone number to use the app?

No, you do not need to enter a phone number to use the Illinois Lottery app.

Will the Illinois Lottery app send me push notifications?

The app will only send push notifications if you opt in to receive them.

To opt in during the set up process, download and open the app. When you receive a prompt that asks you for permission to opt in, tap YES.

To opt in after you have already set up the app, follow the steps provided below for your type of device.

iPhone

  • Tap the Settings icon;
  • Tap Notifications;
  • Locate and select the Illinois Lottery app from the app list; and
  • Tap the Allow Notifications toggle.

Android Devices:

  • Tap the Settings icon;
  • Tap Apps & Notifications;
  • Tap App info and select the Illinois Lottery app from the app list; and
  • Tap App notifications and then tap the toggle switch.

What sort of notifications will I receive?

You will receive the latest draw information and Jackpot alerts.

How will I download updates for the app?

You can either enable your app to automatically download updates upon setup or manually download updates from your app store.

Do I need an account to check winning Lottery numbers or use the retail locator on the app?

No, you do not need an Illinois Lottery account to check winning lottery numbers or use the retail locator.

If I created an account online, do I need to create an account on the app as well?

No, you only need one Illinois Lottery account. If you already created an account online, simply log in to the app to start playing.

Is there a minimum amount of funds I must maintain in my wallet?

There is no minimum amount that you must maintain in your wallet. however, if you’d like to add funds to your wallet, you must add a minimum of $10.

If I use the app, how do I know if I have won?

If you’ve won a game you purchased on the app, we will send an email to the address associated with your Illinois Lottery account.

Who do I contact if I have technical difficulties or questions while using the app?

If you experience technical difficulties or have questions, please contact the Illinois Lottery Player Hotline at 1-800-252-1775 or send an email to support@illinoislottery.com.