You can buy Lotto tickets from authorised retailers across the UK for £2 each, but remember your ticket is your only proof of purchase so if it gets lost, damaged or stolen you may have difficulties claiming any winnings. For added ease and security, many Lotto fans are now turning to online betting, syndicate and ticket services instead.
Here are some of the main reasons people choose to take part online rather than buying tickets in shops:
Convenience You aren't limited to retailers opening hours and ticket sales are open longer on draw days too! Lotto ticket sales close at 7.30pm, but you can enter online up until 7.45pm.
Security Once you've created an online account all of your entries are safely stored there giving you a permanent record how many lines you have bought and what numbers you have selected.
Automatic Notifications You don't have to worry about checking the results straight after each draw, if you win a prize then you will receive an email letting you know to check your account.