The Chances of Winning Lotto
The Chances of Winning Lotto
Everyone dreams of winning big. When you gift a lottery ticket or instant scratchie you do in the hope that they’ll take home the major prize. Sure, money is money but taking home $2,931.45 on Monday Nov 19, 2018 for a Gold Lotto Division 2 win instead of $1,000,000 for Division 1 is quite a difference.
On that note, let’s run through Australian lotteries and the probability of winning each.
The Probability of Winning the Lottery
Monday Gold Lotto
The chance of winning a Division 1 prize in Monday Lotto is 1 in 8,145,060. This week, one lucky winner took home $1,000,000
When playing Oz Lotto, players must match all seven main numbers drawn in order to win. The draw starts off at AU$2 million if won the week prior.
The chance of winning a Division 1 prize in Oz Lotto is 1 in 45,379,620.
Wednesday Gold Lotto
Matching all six main numbers drawn for Wednesday Lotto could see you win a share of millions of dollars. For the first four winners in the highest prize tier there is a guaranteed top prize of AU$1 million. On 24 Oct 2018, 5 winners took home $800,000 each.
The chance of winning a Division 1 prize in Wednesday Lotto is 1 in 8,145,060.
The Division 1 prize for Powerball starts at AU$3 million. It usually increases quickly due to the regular jackpots.
On 13 April 2018, Powerball introduced a number of changes. The chance of winning a Division 1 prize in Powerball is 1 in 134,490,400. The chance of winning any division prize with a single game in Powerball is 1 in 66.
Saturday Gold Lotto
The chance of winning a Division 1 prize in Saturday Lotto is 1 in 8,145,060.
|Oz Lotto||Powerball||Set For Life|
|Division 1||8,145,060 : 1||45,379,620 : 1||134,490,400 : 1||38,608,020 : 1|
|Division 2||678,755 : 1||3,241,401 : 1||7,078,443 : 1||2,413,001 : 1|
|Division 3||36,689 : 1||180,078 : 1||686,176 : 1||178,741 : 1|
|Division 4||733 : 1||29,602 : 1||36,115 : 1||25,070 : 1|
|Division 5||297 : 1||3,340 : 1||16,943 : 1||3,982 : 1|
|Division 6||144 : 1||154 : 1||1,173 : 1||946 : 1|
|Division 7||-||87 : 1||892 : 1||236 : 1|
|Division 8||-||-||188 : 1||89 : 1|
|Division 9||-||-||66 : 1||-|
Improve your Chances of Becoming a Millionaire
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yourtown Prize Home
400,000 tickets are sold at each yourtown draw.
The latest yourtown Lottery is:
Endeavour Foundation Prize Homes
The number of tickets available will range from 500,000 (single-ticket purchases) to 660,000 (if bundle purchases occur).
The latest Endeavour Prize Home is:
The Deaf Lottery Prize Homes
The total number of tickets available for sale in a Draw varies from Lottery to Lottery. To view the available tickets in the current Lottery visit our Terms & Conditions page. On average, the quantity of available tickets varies from 1.3 million to 1.5 million tickets.
The latest Deaf Lottery Prize Home is:
RSL Art Union
In draw 361, RSL Art Union was licensed for 2,700,000 tickets ... this may include a maximum of 567,000 bonus tickets. Read the Terms and conditions for the current draw.
The latest RSL Art Union Prize Home is:
Probably of winning information was sourced from The Lott: