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Lotto is the oldest National Lottery game, attracting thousands of UK players every week since 1994. Millions have been awarded in prizes and raised for good causes across the country.

Draws are held on Wednesday and Saturday evenings, offering six different ways to win. All Lotto tickets also include entry into the Millionaire Raffle which gives away 21 guaranteed prizes in every draw. Choose any topic below to learn more about this exciting game.

Lotto Changes

From November 2018, changes will be made to Lotto to ensure more regular jackpot wins and bigger prizes in all tiers! Find out more about the exciting updates coming soon.

Latest Results

Lotto results are available here after every draw on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Check your numbers and raffle codes to see if you are a winner.

Lotto Millionaire Raffle

Entry into the Lotto Raffle is included in your ticket price. It is a great additional game which guarantees one 1 million prize and 20x 20,000 prizes are awarded in every draw.

Bonus Ball

If you match five numbers in a Lotto draw, the bonus ball could boost your winnings! Find out how it works, and why a bonus number isn't printed on tickets.

How to Play Lotto

To play Lotto you must pick six numbers from 1 to 59. Find out more about the options available and get your chance to win big.

What Are the Odds of Winning?

Discover how many numbers you need to match to win Lotto, plus your chances of winning the jackpot or any other prize tier.

Lotto HotPicks

HotPicks tickets are still only 1! Decide how many numbers you want to match for a chance to win up to 350,000. Find out more here.

Lotto Colours

Millionaire Raffle codes start with one of 12 colours and Lotto balls come in six different colours. Get stats on which colours win the most often!

How to Claim

Whether you've won 5 or 10 million, played online or in a shop, our handy guide can help you to claim your prize as quickly and as easily as possible.

Jackpot Cap

When the top prize reaches 22 million, Lotto can only roll over once more. Learn what happens when the jackpot cap is reached and how often it happens.

Good Causes

Money from ticket sales for Lotto, and other National Lottery games, are donated to the Good Causes Fund. Find out how projects across the UK benefit.


Discover how the game has evolved over more than 20 years, includes details of record breaking wins, restructuring of how to play and more.