In the draw, six numbered balls are drawn without replacement from a set of 59 balls numbered from 1 to 59 (formerly 1 to 49 until October 2015). A further Bonus Ball is also drawn, which affects only players who match five numbers.
How many numbers are on a UK lottery ticket?
To play Lotto, choose six numbers between 1 and 59. You can buy a ticket at any licensed retailer in the UK or you can play online, and you can choose your own numbers or opt for a Lucky Dip to receive six randomly selected numbers.
How many lottery ball numbers are there?
Draw Notes: In October 2015 the ball pool was expanded from 49 numbers to 59, which had the effect of creating more frequent, cumulative rollovers.
How does the lottery work UK?
To win a prize in the UK Lotto, you must match the numbers on your ticket with those drawn in the lottery. You pick six numbers from a choice of 59 and must match at least two of them to win a prize. Anyone who matches all six will win the jackpot.
How many numbers do you have to get to win on the lottery?
In a Lotto Must Be Won draw where no one wins the jackpot by matching 6 main numbers, there’s a Rolldown. This means the jackpot is shared by players matching 2 or more main numbers, so thousands can expect to win a boosted cash prize!
What are the odds of winning the postcode lottery?
In 2020, 82% of players won prizes with People’s Postcode Lottery. These included £10 wins, £1,000 Daily Prizes, £30,000 Street Prizes and shares of the monthly Postcode Millions prize.
Which UK lottery has the best odds?
So, the game with the best odds, in terms of winning the top prize, is the Thunderball.
According to the National Lottery website, the odds of winning the jackpots are:
- Lotto jackpot: 1 in 45,057,474.
- EuroMillions jackpot: 1 in 139,838,160.
- Set For Life top prize: 1 in 15,339,390.
- Thunderball top prize: 1 in 8,060,598.
What are the 5 most common lottery numbers?
If you like to be superstitious when you choose your lottery numbers, then you might want to use the strategy of choosing some of the most common primary numbers. The most common primary Powerball numbers are 10, 42, 39, 28, 22, 23, 32, 16, 41, and 26.
What are the 6 most popular lottery numbers?
The number 23 tops the current list, with 57 draws since October 7, 2015. Also with more than 45 calls since then are the numbers 32, 61, 53, 69, 64, 3, 21, 27, 62 in descending order of popularity. On this site, you can also see how many days it’s been since these most common Powerball numbers were drawn.
What does 2 numbers on the lottery mean?
Two numbers means you win a Lucky Dip for a future draw.
Do postcode lottery contact you if you win?
Winners are notified by email, SMS message, letter or phonecall depending on the prize you won. If you win a Street Prize or get lucky in our Postcode Millions, we’ll ring or write to you.
Do you get anything on the lottery for 2 numbers?
2 numbers plus the Powerball – $7
If your ticket matches two numbers and the Powerball you’ll get $7 but the odds to get there begin to skyrocket to 1 in 701.