General information about AR Natural State Jackpot
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in August, 2012, or 7 years, 9 months and 10 days ago. NSJ is currently available only in Arkansas. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as NSJ. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. In case you want to know more about Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.myarkansaslottery.com. Arkansas Natural State Jackpot results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Arkansas Scholarship Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Arkansas Scholarship Lottery: Box 3238 Little Rock, AR 72203-3239
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: (501) 683-2000
- Winner Services Hotline: 1-800-201-0108
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Arkansas Natural State Jackpot results
Arkansas Natural State Jackpot results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Arkansas Scholarship Lottery in Little Rock, AR. At the moment, draws are held six times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week except Sunday, at 8:00 p.m. Central Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on August 27, 2012, or 7 years, 9 months and 10 days ago.
How it works: picking up Arkansas Natural State Jackpot numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 39. As you can see, players are to choose five main Arkansas Natural State Jackpot numbers from the range between 1 and 39 Arkansas Natural State Jackpot numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
AR Natural State Jackpot winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the NSJ top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $50,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest NSJ jackpot ever has reached $410,000. It was set on April 10, 2014, or 6 years, 1 month and 26 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 6, 9, 27, 32, and 34. Now, the jackpot starts at $50,000 and increases by $5,000 every draw until it hits $150,000. After that, it increases by $10,000 every draw until the winner is found. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 575,757. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five main Arkansas Natural State Jackpot numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 575,757
1 : 3,387
1 : 103
1 : 10
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 9.
AR Natural State Jackpot prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Arkansas Natural State Jackpot numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 32, 01, 38, 04, 05, and 21. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 19, 08, 07, 03, 20, and 39.
Payouts of AR Natural State Jackpot prizes
Keep in mind that NSJ jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. In case there are two or more winners, the prize will be equally shared. Depending on the amount, prizes can be redeemed at lottery retailers ($500 or less), by mail (any amount) and at the claim center (any amount). Unfortunately, NSJ winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, this is 25% federal tax and 5% state tax. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 180 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Arkansas Natural State Jackpot results.