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Lotto

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. The jackpot can only roll over five times before it must be won. Choose any topic below to learn more about this exciting game.



Lotto Changes

From November 2018, changes have been made to Lotto to ensure more regular jackpot wins and bigger prizes in all tiers! Find out more about the latest exciting updates.

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 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.

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 Millionaire Raffle

The Lotto Raffle was an additional game which finished in November 2018. The deadline for claiming prizes for the final game is 16th May 2019.

Lotto Colours

Lotto balls come in six different colours - white, blue, pink, green, yellow and purple. 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

The jackpot can only roll five times before it must be won. Learn how the maximum jackpot has evolved over the years and how it works now.

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.

History

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