Boasting western-themed games and big lotteries, the Texas Lottery is a fun take on all types of games. From the popular larger lotteries, to the smaller scratch-offs, you can win a fair amount of money in these games, whether you are in Texas, the US, or from an international country.
Online concierge services can enable anybody in the world to play these lotteries simply by setting up an account. The service will purchase your tickets on your behalf.
The Big Games
Lotto Texas has been hitting some big jackpots since it first began. Lucky winners have managed to pocket over $10 million in previous draws, changing lives all across Texas and globally. The draw takes place on Wednesday and Saturdays with hopefuls choosing 6 numbers to match those selected in the draw. This game has an additional feature called “Extra!” which costs $1 more than the original game, but can win you up to $10 000 extra.
Mega Millions and the Powerball have seen some big payouts originating in Texas including the $564.1 million Powerball jackpot won by a Princeton local. Buying the ticket at a small store in his hometown, the winner could not have suspected that he would take home this jackpot, amounting to $150 million as a cash payout before taxes.
Texas Two Step
Get into the Texan spirit with the Texas Two Step game. On Mondays and Thursdays, players can watch as 5 numbers are drawn from the pool with cash prizes that reach $225 000. These jackpots can roll over from week to week, starting at $200 000.
All or Nothing
In a complete plot twist, the All or Nothing game gives players the chance to match 12 numbers or match none of them at all. For $2 per play, you could win up to $250 000 per game, and with 4 drawings a day, 6 days a week, you have a better chance than ever to win.
You can win exciting cash prizes just by matching 2, 3, 4, or 5 numbers from a field of 37. Held 6 times a week, Cash Five can hand out some great sums of money to lucky players.
Everybody loves a great scratch card game and the Texas Lottery offers exciting themed games for every budget. The best part about these scratchers, is that if you don’t win, you can always submit your losing ticket into the Second Chance Luck Zone. Here, you have another chance to hit a jackpot of $10 000.
How to claim your winnings
The Texas Lottery has simple rules for claiming your winnings. If you have won less than $600, you can claim the money at any lottery kiosk, while international players will receive their payouts in their concierge accounts. This can then be drawn immediately or kept for future lottery games.
If you have won more than that amount, you will need to visit a lottery district to claim your money. International players will need to contact the lottery, but all claims must be made within 180 days of the draw. There are different rules for claiming scratch-offs wins as this must be made within 60 days.
Whether you are playing from overseas or you are a local, you will need to pay federal and state taxes.