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Playing Games on the Illinois Lottery Website

What can I do with an Illinois Lottery account?

An Illinois Lottery account allows you to perform the following:

  • Purchase draws or subscriptions to Powerball®, Mega Millions®, Lotto, Lucky Day Lotto®, Pick 3, and Pick 4 on the Illinois Lottery website, iOS app, and Android app;
  • Purchase Fast Play® on the Illinois Lottery website, iOS app, and Android app;
  • View previous purchases and wins;
  • Check your subscription details and status;
  • Receive immediate deposits for winnings up to $600, provided such winnings don’t cause your total account balance to exceed $2,000; and
  • Receive notifications for draw times, winning numbers, and your wins.

Create your account today and start playing.

What if I forget my password? 

If you forget your password, you can easily reset your password online.

What if I forget my username?

The email address associated with your lottery account will serve as your username. If you cannot remember the email address associated with your account, contact the Player Hotline at 1-800-252-1775.

How do I make Lottery purchases online?

To make Illinois Lottery purchases online, eligible players will need to create an account, then add funds to their wallet via a credit or debit card (Visa®, Mastercard® or Discover®) in the Deposit Funds section of their account. You must deposit a minimum of $10 per transaction.

Once you have funds in your wallet, head to the Games section and click Play to select your game. You can then click How to Play to get complete instructions on how to complete your purchase. 

There is a possibility that your bank does not allow lottery transactions via your credit or debit card. If your card is not accepted, please contact your credit or debit card provider for more information. 

Can I purchase tickets for a single Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto, Lucky Day Lotto, Pick 3, or Pick 4 drawing? 

Single draw tickets are available for all Illinois Lottery games, including Lucky Day Lotto, Pick 3, and Pick 4. To purchase a single draw ticket, select your numbers and add-ons, if any, then select 1 draw within the Single Purchase option.

Which games can I purchase on the Illinois Lottery website?

You can purchase tickets for Fast Play, Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto, Lucky Day Lotto, Pick 3, and Pick 4 games. Create your account today to start playing.

How do I know if I’ve won?

We’ll let you know if you’ve won by email, as well as in the My Games section within your account. Log in to your account to make sure your current email address is provided.

How do I claim my prize?

Winnings of $600 or less are automatically deposited into your account. However, if such winnings cause your total account balance to exceed $2,000, the excess winnings will be sent to you via check. You can either transfer the winnings in your Illinois Lottery account to your bank account, request a check, or use them to play again.  

Any win over $600 must be claimed by mail or at an Illinois Lottery Claim Center. Prizes of $10,000 or less may also be redeemed through the Illinois Lottery’s e-claims process. For more detailed information on claiming your prize visit

How do I check my wallet balance?

To view your wallet balance, you must be logged in to your account. Once logged in, your wallet balance will be displayed at the top of your screen, to the right of your account name. Click your balance to learn more about the funds in your wallet.

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

There is no minimum amount of funds you need to maintain in your wallet. However, if you would like to add funds to your wallet, you must deposit a minimum of $10 per transaction.

Can I add funds to my wallet from my bank account?

No. You can only add funds to your wallet with a credit card or debit card.

How do I withdraw my winnings from my online account?

Once you log in to your account, locate your wallet, and select Withdraw Funds. You can add your bank account to request payment directly to your bank or request for a check be mailed to the address you have listed in your account.

What should I do if I experience technical problems while purchasing a lottery ticket online?

For assistance with technical issues, please send an email to or call the Player Hotline at 1-800-252-1775.