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Tri-State Megabucks Vermont (VT) Lottery Results & Game Details

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With excellent odds of winning and a rolling jackpot that reaches multi-million dollar levels, Vermont’s Tri-State Megabucks is a game that you shouldn’t miss. It also features a total of 9 prize tiers, so there’s plenty of ways to win.

Tri-State Megabucks Drawing Schedule

Tri-State Megabucks drawings are held every twice a week – Wednesday and Saturday evenings, at 7:59 PM ET.

Make sure to purchase your tickets before 7:50 PM on draw nights to qualify for that evening’s draw.

Tri-State Megabucks Payout and Mechanics

To play Vermont Lottery’s Tri-State Megabucks game, players must pick 5 numbers from 1 to 41, plus an additional Megaball number from 1 to 6, to form one panel. You can play up to 5 panels on a single play slip, at a cost of $2 per panel.

As usual, the Quick Pick option is available if you want your numbers chosen at random for you. You can also play the same panel(s) for up to 20 consecutive draws.

Vermont Tri-State Megabucks Payouts and Odds

Numbers Matched Prize Odds
5 + Megaball Jackpot 1 in 4,496,388
5 $30,000 1 in 899,278
4 + Megaball $1,300 1 in 24,980
4 $150 1 in 4,996
3 + Megaball $25 1 in 714
3 $7 1 in 143
2 + Megaball $5 1 in 63
2 $2 1 in 13
1 + Megaball $2 1 in 15

Overall odds of winning a prize: approximately 1 in 6.

Tri-State Megabucks Prize Claiming

You can claim prizes of up to $500 from any Vermont Lottery authorized retailer. You can claim prizes of $500 to $5,000 at any People’s United Bank in Vermont. Finally, of course, you may also visit the Vermont Lottery office to claim any prize amount.

Jackpot prizes can be awarded as a single lump sum or in 30 annual payments; and are split equally among multiple winners.

All winners have 1 year after the winning draw to claim their prize.

Other Vermont Lotteries

Check latest lottery results, jackpot amounts, winning odds, prize payouts, weekly drawing schedule and other useful information for all Vermont (VT) lotteries like Gimme 5, Lucky For Life, Pick 3, Pick 4, Scratch Games, and the ever-popular multi-state Powerball & Mega Millions lotteries.

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Vermont Lottery Numbers

Check out the latest Vermont Lottery numbers and see if you’re a winner! Current games include: Powerball – Mega Millions – Lucky for Life – Gimme 5 – Megabucks

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Buying Tickets

Vermont lottery games aren’t currently available to play outside of the United States, you can however take part in Powerball and Mega Millions via online services.

Vermont Drawing Schedule

Get details of how late you can buy tickets and when drawing are held for all of your favorite games:

Game Draw Days Draw Times* Ticket Sales Close At*
Powerball Wednesday & Saturday 10:59 PM 9:50 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 11:00 PM 9:50 PM
Lucky for Life Monday & Thursday 10:38 PM 9:30 PM
Megabucks Wednesday & Saturday 7:59 PM 7:50 PM
Gimme 5 Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7:00 PM 6:45 PM
Pick 3 Daily 1:10 PM & 6:59 PM 1:00 PM & 6:45 PM
Pick 4 Daily 1:10 PM & 6:55 PM 1:00 PM & 6:45 PM
*Times are shown in ET.

Game Information

The Vermont Lottery sells tickets for Powerball, Mega Millions and Lucky for Life as well as games for the Tri-State Lottery. To learn more about this forward-thinking lottery group, visit the Tri-State Lottery page.

Instant games from the Vermont Lottery are a great way to play lottery games on the go. Available from authorized lottery retailers, they cost between $1 and $20 and can net you great cash prizes from $500 to $200,000!

Claiming Prizes

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, there have been some changes in the way you claim prizes in Vermont. You can find updates on our dedicated Coronavirus Lottery Updates page.

If you’ve won a Vermont Lottery prize, make sure that you redeem it in good time – you have 365 days from the date of the drawing or one year from the announced end of game date (for instant games) to claim a prize.

Prizes of any amount may be claimed by mail (see below), or in the following ways:

  • Prizes up to $499 can be redeemed from any authorized retailer or at the Lottery head offices in Berlin, VT
  • Prizes worth between $500 and $5,000 can be claimed at the Berlin office or at any of the People’s United Bank locations in Vermont
  • If you’re a big prize winner and have just picked up a prize worth $5,000 or more, then you need to claim your windfall at the Berlin office
  • Were you lucky enough to win $5,000 or more? Your winnings will be subject to a federal withholding tax of 25 percent and Vermont state taxes of six percent
Claim a prize by mail

All prizes may be redeemed by mail. Complete your ticket, fill in a claim form and send to:

Vermont Lottery Claims Department
1311 US Route 302, Suite 100
Barre, VT 05641

Allow 5-7 business days for processing.

History of the Vermont Lottery

The Vermont Lottery was established in 1977 after the state’s General Assembly passed Public Act 82. The first game, called the Green Mountain Game, started ticket sales on February 14th, 1978 and the first instant game debuted in June of that same year.

Vermont joined Powerball in 2003 and Mega Millions tickets went on sale in January 2010. Up until May 2014, Vermont residents could also play Hot Lotto, but the game has since been discontinued in the state. Hot Lotto was eventually cancelled all together in October 2017. Revenue from Vermont Lottery ticket sales is allocated to the state’s Education Fund.


You need to be at least 18 years old to play Vermont Lottery games – this applies to state residents and visitors.

Check the Vermont Lottery numbers and view prize payout information for Powerball, Mega Millions, Megabucks, Lucky for Life and more. Are you a VT Lottery winner?