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Arkansas Scholarship Lottery

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery creates winning people, winning futures and winning moments. Since 2009, the lottery has raised more than $993 million which has helped provide more than 542,000 college scholarships. The lottery has also awarded more than $3.3 billion in prizes to players, paid about $291 million in retailer commissions and provided more than $138 million in state and federal tax revenue.

Follow the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Visit MyArkansasLottery.com for more information on scholarships, winners, games, odds, promotions – and to join The Club for free. To hear winning numbers, call the Winning Numbers Hotline at 501-682-IWON (4966). To get help with problem gambling, contact the National Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700. 

The purpose of the Department of Finance and Administration Office of the Arkansas Lottery is to oversee the operation of a lottery whose net proceeds will provide scholarships and grants to Arkansas citizens for in-state colleges and universities. Scholarships are to be available for non-profit, public and private, two- and four-year colleges and universities. Arkansas Code Annotated § 23-115-102.

Under A.C.A. § 23-115-102, the lotteries are to be operated and managed in a manner that:

  • Provides continuing entertainment to the public
  • Maximizes the revenue generated
  • Preserves the integrity and dignity of the process
  • Is accountable to the public and the General Assembly through reports and audits

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Staff

J. Eric Hagler, Director

J. Michael Helms, Chief Legal Counsel

Angela Springer, Director of Security & Compliance

Donna Bragg, Advertising and Marketing Director

Jerry Fetzer, Chief Fiscal Officer

Mike Smith, Gaming Director