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$850,323,280 returned to Idaho since 1989! VIP Club
  • $100,000

    Top Prize
  • $5

  • 1:23

    overall odds
  • 59 %


The long range forecast for this summer is in and it calls for hot tickets with hot winnings! It’s Hot Ticket Sweepstakes, the new $5 game with a guaranteed top prize of $100,000! Grab the swimsuits, pump up the donut floats, break open the beach umbrella, and lather up with sunscreen because this game is H-O-T, HOT - the hottest ticket of the summer.

Hot Ticket Sweepstakes kicks-off at 4:00 am MT on Monday, May 21, 2018. There are only 100,000 of the $5 tickets available in the game and when they’re gone, they’re gone! This game features other prizes besides the top prize of $100,000 including twenty-five $1,000 prizes and one thousand $50 prizes. In all, there are more than 4,426 prizes in the entire game. That’s so hot, it’s practically on fire!

FINAL WINNING NUMBER ANNOUNCEMENT: The Idaho Lottery will draw for the winning numbers and the guaranteed top prize of $100,000 just three business days after the game sells out.

Be the first to play, play regularly, and then enjoy winning. Hot Ticket Sweepstakes, it’s your HOT ticket to a COOL $100,000!

Prize Amount Number of Prizes Odds
$100,000 1 1:100,000
$1,000 25 1:4,000
$50 1,000 1:100
$25 3,400 1:29

2018 Hot Ticket Sweepstakes Rules

Hot Ticket Sweepstakes Start and End Date:
Sales of Hot Ticket Sweepstakes tickets begin at 4:00 a.m. MT, Monday, May 21st and end upon the sale of the last available ticket, at the Idaho Lottery’s discretion.

Total quantity available for sale: 100,000

Winner Announcement: Within three (3) BUSINESS days after the last ticket (100000) is sold. Winner need not be present to win.

Tickets made payable: Tickets will be made payable immediately after the Winner Announcement.

Eligibility: You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase or redeem a Hot Ticket Sweepstakes ticket.


  • There will be a total of 100,000 Hot Ticket Sweepstakes tickets available for sale that can be purchased anywhere Idaho Lottery draw games are sold.
  • Hot Ticket Sweepstakes tickets will have a unique number from 000001 to 100000 printed from the Lottery terminal and will be issued in sequential order throughout the state. As a result, if a player buys more than one ticket at a time, the tickets may not be in consecutive sequential order.
  • Players cannot pick their own numbers.
  • No additional tickets will be available for purchase when all 100,000 tickets are sold.
  • Hot Ticket Sweepstakes tickets cannot be canceled or voided.
  • Any Hot Ticket Sweepstakes tickets created in error at the retailer location is the responsibility of the retailer.
  • Any tickets that are verified by Lottery Security as not sellable due to system or technical error shall be removed from the drawing for winner selection.
  • A record of all ticket numbers removed from the draw will be kept by Lottery Security.
  • All Hot Ticket Sweepstakes tickets will be sold by authorized Idaho Lottery retailers only.
  • Each unique Hot Ticket Sweepstakes tickets will only win one prize in the drawing.
  • To win, you must match your number in exact order to the winning number drawn.
  • All federal, state and local Laws, Rules and Regulations apply.

You must present your original Hot Ticket Sweepstakes ticket at Idaho Lottery headquarters to claim the $100,000 and $1,000 prizes. Hot Ticket Sweepstakes ticket numbers must match identically, in exact order, to the number drawn by the Idaho Lottery. All winning tickets for the $50 and $25 prizes can be validated and claimed at any Idaho Lottery retailer or at the Idaho Lottery headquarters. Sign your Hot Ticket Sweepstakes ticket immediately upon purchase and keep it safe until the drawing.

Prizes and Odds of winning: All prizes will be a single lump sum payment representing the prize amount and are subject to federal and state taxes and any offset required by Idaho Law.

Are you a winner?:

  • Visit any participating Idaho Lottery retailer and either look for the posted winning numbers or have the retailer scan your signed ticket.
  • Visit our website at http://www.idaholottery.com
  • Call our Winning Numbers Hotline at 1-208-334-4656.

Claim your prize:

  • $100,000 and $1,000 prize winners –. Winners must claim their prize at Idaho Lottery headquarters.
  • $50 and $25 prize winners – visit any Idaho Lottery retailer after the draw or visit Idaho Lottery headquarters.
  • Prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the drawing date.
  • Top prize(s) winners will be required to complete a Winner Claim Form, Claim Form Addendum, present a valid government-issued photo identification (i.e., valid driver’s license, passport, ID card), and any other documentation requested by the Idaho Lottery.