What are Draw Game Bundles Lotteries at Idaho to Play?

What are draw game bundles

Draw game bundles lotteries are the variety of draw games that you can purchase and play with a click of a button. Draw Game bundles are available on any US state Lottery vending machine or by simply asking at any retail location near you.

Draw games are a traditional lottery game type involving a draw that determines the winning tickets. Favorite draw games include the multi-state Mega Millions and the Powerball lotteries. Traditionally, draw games could only be played at convenience stores and gas stations. However, certain states now allow people to play them online.

Draw games offer significant prizes; for example, the minimum jackpot for Mega Millions is $40 million.

The most common draw games found at lotteries in USA are:

How to play Powerball Draw Game?

Powerball lottery winners
Powerball lottery winners

The Powerball game is played by selecting five numbers out of 59 choices (the numbers from 1 to 59), and by selecting one extra number from 1 to 35 (that’s the Powerball). When it’s time to draw the winning numbers, there are two machines tumbling the ball sets at the same time: one machine has the 59 white balls, and the other one has the 35 red “Powerballs.” So the Powerball game is like holding two drawings at the same time; two independent events played simultaneously. Any chances of winning the game has to consider what happens to the number selections within one drum combined with the possibilities of what’s happening in the other drum. That idea is really important to keep in mind. A winning set of numbers will be whatever five balls are selected out of the white-ball drum plus the one ball selected from the red-ball drum.

What are the draw game bundles lotteries to play at Idhao?

1. The Works – $22

The Works
The Works

This is a great fun Draw Games, pack for you to play as lottery. The Works includes ALL Draw Games plus all of the add-ons. This bundle includes:

$3 Powerball with PowerPlay

                            $3 Mega Millions with Megaplier

                            $5 5 Star Draw

                            $2 Lucky for Life

                            $2 Weekly Grand

                            $2 Lotto America with All-Star Bonus

                            $1 Idaho Cash

                            $2 Pick 3 with Sum it Up

                            $2 Pick 4 with Sum it Up

2. Idhao game Pack – $12

Idhao pack
Idhao pack

In this draw games bundles lotteries you can play Draw Games only offered in Idaho.  The Idaho Pack includes all the Idaho Games which are as follows:

$5 5 Star Draw

                            $2 Weekly Grand

                           $1 Idaho Cash

                           $2 Pick 3 with Sum it Up

                           $2 Pick 4 with Sum it Up

3. Daily Pack – $9

Daily Pack

If you like having fun every day, play the Daily Pack.  This bundle features all the Draw Games that have drawings every day.  This bundle includes:

$2 Lucky for Life

                           $1 Idaho Cash

                           $2 Weekly Grand

                           $2 Pick 3 with sum it Up

                           $2 Pick 4 with Sum it Up

4. Big Game Bundle – $10

Big Game Bundle
Big Game Bundle

Big game draw game bundles lotteries offer you to play the big jackpot games. The Big Game Bundle features multi-state games with large jackpots.  This bundle includes:

$3 Powerball with PowerPlay

                           $3 Mega Millions with Megaplier

                           $2 Lucky for Life

                           $2 Lotto America with All-Star Bonus

Note that there are no laws in Idaho that allow for purchasing tickets over the Internet or through the mail.  To buy tickets, players must visit an authorized retail location in Idaho.

Idaho Lottery players have 180 days from the draw date for all Draw Games and 180 days from the official end of the game for Scratch games to claim their prize.

What are the rules of draw games?

All the draw games have similar rules to play the draw game bundles or draw game varieties. Players are usually required to choose five or six numbers from a range (for example, 1-70), plus an additional number from a different range. The main jackpot is split between players whose ticket numbers match the ones determined in a public draw.

While some rules may differ between draw game variations, other ones remain the same across the board. For example, it is always the player’s responsibility to keep their ticket safe, be aware of the game the ticket is associated with as well as the draw date, and remember to check if they’ve won.

Any winning ticket must usually be redeemed in the first 180 days following the draw date.

For land-based purchases, your ticket is the only valid method of proving your number selection. Because draw tickets are a bearer instrument, players are advised to sign their tickets upon purchase. Online players do not face this problem.

At the time of writing this post draw game tickets can only be bought and redeemed by legal adults.

How to play Draw games online?

You can buy draw tickets on at any legal online lottery website, including the following states:

  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Illinois

And few others

Many online lottery sites offers long-term draw lottery subscription purchases only.

When buying the ticket simply navigate to the relevant lottery’s website and browse their “draw” game selection. Games that are available for online play feature a “buy” button that lets you choose your numbers and purchase tickets. Alternatively, you can allow the website software to choose the numbers randomly. You can then watch the official drawing directly from the website.

Some draw lotteries cannot be played online. When that’s the case, the website should feature a list of approved land-based retailers.

How to claim claim winnings?

Winners of draw games bundles lotteries at Idaho can claim winnings as an Idaho resident or just happen to be in the state of Idaho, you may claim your prize of $599 or less at any Idaho Lottery retail location. 

If you live outside of Idaho you may claim your winnings of any dollar amount through the mail.  A Winning Ticket Claim form is only necessary if you have a single ticket prize over $599.  If you are mailing a ticket under that amount, please just fill out the back of your ticket with your name address and signature and mail it to the address below.

You may claim your prize by either mailing them your ticket and the CLAIM FORM or stop in to the Idaho Lottery headquarters.

When you redeem your winning ticket by mail:

  • You need to sign your name and write your address on the back of your ticket.
  • Print and fill out the CLAIM FORM if your prize is $600 or more.
  • Include a copy of your driver’s license or government issued photo ID.
  • Make a photocopy of the claim form and your winning ticket. Be sure to copy both the front and the back sides of your ticket. Keep the photocopy of the completed form and ticket for your records.
  • Include original ticket (not the photocopy) with the completed claim form.

Then mail the completed form and your ticket to:

IDAHO LOTTERY P.O. Box 8687 Boise, ID 83707

If you are sending your ticket and claim form overnight, you can send to the following street address:

IDAHO LOTTERY, 1199 Shoreline Lane, Suite 100. Boise, ID 83702

Note that the Idaho Lottery cannot redeem any ticket(s) that have not been signed by the prize winner.

You must fill out a claim form for each eligible winning ticket of $600 or more. 

Are draw games lotteries taxed?

Those who have won thousands or millions of dollars in the Lottery know that 24 percent federal tax withholding and 6 percent Idaho state tax withholding is taken out of winnings. If $600 or more is won on a single wager, the Lottery is required to report those winnings to the IRS. The Lottery is not qualified to give advice on matters regarding taxation. Players are encouraged to consult a tax professional in this matter. For assistance on your taxes, call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 or visit www.irs.gov.

When large groups of players claim a large jackpot prize, each player shares in the tax liability equally. Taxes are removed at a rate of 24% Federal and 6.925% Idaho tax. Each claimant receives their W-2 G forms, which detail their tax liability along with a check for their portion of the remaining money.

If a group selects an annuity, taxes are removed each year based upon current tax laws before preparing the winners’ annual checks. The Idaho Lottery must pre-pay taxes on winning amounts consistent with current Federal and State tax laws.

Online players will have their winnings sent to them through their chosen payment method. Available payment options include credit cards, bank transfers, and checks. To claim larger winnings, online players must mail in a payment request form or visit the lottery’s headquarters; this is usually required for wins larger than $50,000.

For land-based purchases, prizes are usually paid out as cash, a money order, or a check. Some states require players to submit a claim form for prizes exceeding a certain amount. These forms can be found at lottery retailers as well as the lottery’s area office.

For example, in Pennsylvania, you must fill out a claim form to redeem winnings of over $600. You can mail your completed form, along with the signed ticket, to the address found on the form.

Winnings exceeding $600 may be subject to taxation depending on the state.

Probabilities for draw games

Probabilities vary between draw games. As an example, here is a probability breakdown for multi-state draw games like Mega Millions:

MatchPrizeProbability (one in)
5 + 1Jackpot302,575,350
5$1 million12,607,306
4 + 1$10,000931,001
3 + 1$20014,547
2 + 1$10693

How much can you win playing draw games?

Multi-state draw games offer significant jackpots. In 2016, the largest jackpot in history was played in the US Powerball – $1.586 billion.

In-state draw game jackpots are generally smaller and rarely exceed a few hundred thousand dollars.

The vast majority of players can expect to win between $10-$20 from any given ticket.

What happens if you die before claiming the wins?

If a winner passes away before receiving all of the prize payments, the remainder of the prize money will be issued to the winner’s estate.

How long can you wait to get the wins?

Idaho Lottery players have 180 days from the draw date for all Draw Games and 180 days from the official end of the game for Scratch games.