Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Texas, Live Drawings For Mega Millions, Lotto Texas And More

A winning Powerball ticket was sold in Texas. While it was not for the increasingly growing jackpot, the lucky winner will be $1 million richer. Texas has a number of jackpot, scratch off and other lottery games. Those in the state can watch live drawings every night through the Texas lottery drawing web cast. Popular Texas lottery games include Powerball, Mega Millions, Texas Two-Step, Lotto Texas, All or Nothing, Texas Triple Chance, Pick 3, Cash 5 and various scratch tickets. The Powerball drawing of Jan. 30 resulted in two Match 4 and Powerball winners who each won $1 million. The jackpot has continued to climb, and will be an estimated $112 million at the time of the next drawing on Feb. 3. Texas has new lottery games for 2016, and you can check them out in the video below.

The last Mega Millions drawing also saw a Texas winner. Like Powerball, the Mega Millions jackpot has continued to grow. The next Mega Millions drawing is set for Feb. 2 at 11:00 p.m. ET and the jackpot is an estimated $63 million. Though the Texas Mega Million winners didn’t get the jackpot, there are five winners who won 4 of 5 balls with the Mega Ball for a total of $5,000 each.

While not as large as the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots, the Texas Lotto game is gearing up for the live drawing. There was no jackpot winner on Jan. 30, and the next Texas Lotto drawing is set for Feb. 3. The jackpot is an estimated $5.5 million with a cash value of $3.91 million. You can watch the live drawing in the link above. Find out how to play Lotto Texas here.


The Texas Two Step is one of the state’s most popular games. Drawings are held on Mondays and Thursdays and the jackpot resets to $200,000 after each win. There is no annuity option with Texas Two Step and those who play the game should be aware that winnings will be distributed as a lump sum payment. The current Texas Two Step jackpot is at $300,000. Learn how to play Texas Two Step here.

Another popular Texas lottery game is the Texas Triple Chance. There are seven numbers to pick from and the grand prize is $100,000. Drawings are held every day from Monday through Saturday (there are no Texas Triple Chance drawings held on Sundays) at 11:12 p.m. ET (10:12 p.m. CT). You can watch live Texas Triple Chance drawings on the live web app. Click the link to learn how to play Texas Triple Chance.

All or Nothing is an interesting lottery game popular in Texas. In All or Nothing, 12 numbers are drawn and players win by either matching all 12 numbers or not matching any numbers at all. You can win other, smaller prizes for matching some of the numbers as well. The grand prize is $250,000, and the game is played four times per day, six days per week. Those who want to learn how to play All or Nothing may do so at the link here: How to play All or Nothing.

While some games like Powerball cost $2 a ticket and Mega Millions costs $1 per ticket, Texas’ lottery game Pick 3 costs a mere 50 cents to play. You can play Pick 3 four times a day and the game runs six days a week. You can learn more about how to play Pick 3 here.

Do you enjoy Texas lottery games? Do you have a favorite lottery game to play? Have you ever won anything?

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