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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 $986 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 $288 million in retailer commissions and provided more than $136 million state and federal tax revenue.

Follow the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Visit 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, Interim Director and Chief Legal Counsel
Angela Springer, Director of Security & Compliance
Donna Bragg, Advertising and Marketing Director
Jerry Fetzer, Chief Fiscal Officer
Timothy Parrish, Treasurer
Mike Smith, Gaming Director