Kansas Lottery players saw some big wins in January, totaling $20.3 million in prizes! Of that, $14.1 million was claimed on instant scratch games, $5.2 million was won on draw games, and $1.0 million was won on monitor games!
Kansas is one of seven states where winners can claim their prizes anonymously. The Kansas Lottery saw 21 players claim instant prizes of $10,000 or greater, and they all chose to remain anonymous. Some highlights from instant winners include:
- Two $75,000 winners—one each on the new $10 100X ticket and the new $10 White Ice 7s game;
- One $30,000 winner on the $3 Wheel of Fortune Crossword game, which was the last top prize in the game;
- Five $25,000 prizes—two on the $5 Galaga Cash ticket and one each on the new $5 2021 Doubler game, $5 Holiday Lucky Times 50 ticket, and $5 Bingo Times 20 Bonus ticket; and
- Four $20,000 wins, all on the $2 Double Bonus Crossword game!
Below is how much was won throughout January for draw and monitor games:
- Powerball: $894,847, including four $50,000 prizes—two in Northeast Kansas, one in Northwest Kansas, and one in Southwest Kansas;
- Mega Millions: $1,695,540, including one $1 million winner sold in South Central Kansas on January 19 and two $10,000 wins;
- Lotto America: $142,980, including five $1,000 wins;
- Super Kansas Cash: $286,601, including nine $2,000 wins;
- Lucky for Life: $175,379, including one $5,000 win;
- Pick 3: $354,280, including 370 winners who each won $500;
- 2by2: $93,958;
- Holiday Millionaire Raffle: $1,545,000, including the $1 million top prize sold in Northeast Kansas, which is still unclaimed; one $100,000 prize; one $25,000 prize; and two $10,000 prizes;
- Keno: $606,704; and
- Racetrax: $406,163.
The Kansas Lottery encourages players to double-check their tickets since many large prizes remain unclaimed, including the $1 million grand prize from the Holiday Millionaire Raffle game and a $50,000 Powerball prize sold in Southwest Kansas on January 13! Players have 365 days from the date of a drawing to claim their prize. For instant games, players have 180 days from the date a game ends to claim.