If you judge on number of weekly draws alone – Australians sure do love their lotto, and really, who doesn’t? With over 10 different lotteries to play and tax free prizes, Australia is indeed a lottery empire. We’ve summed up all the information you need to know on the Australian lotto draws available for both local and global fans to enjoy throughout the week.
Monday | Monday Lotto | The Odds are in Your Favor
Monday Lotto draws comprise one third of Australia’s classic lotto trio and are famous for one some of the best winning odds in the market, so no wonder it’s a true fan favourite. A fixed and guaranteed jackpot of AU$1 million also takes might also have something to do with that!. Players choose their six lucky numbers from a guess range of 1-45, and two bonus balls are also drawn from the same pool to not only increase the chances of winning a secondary prize, but also make secondary prizes an extremely appealing part of what makes Monday great—in the lottery world at least!.
Fun fact: Up until August 1990, Monday Lotto had only one bonus ball.
Tuesday | Oz Lotto | The Big League
Oz Lotto is a front runner when it comes to Australian Lotto jackpots, and has set the record for largest jackpot with AU$ 112 million on November 2012. With seven prize categories to win from and exceptional winning odds, lottery lovers around the world take part in Tuesday Oz Lotto draws. To win the Jackpot, players need to match seven numbers correctly from a guess range of 1-45, then two more bonus numbers are drawn to allow more prize categories.
Fun fact: On November 26, 2013, a New Zealand based player on theLotter matched 6 six out of the seven main numbers on Oz Lotto, and won a 3rd division prize
Wednesday | Wednesday Lotto | Mid-Week Fun for Everyone
If you liked Monday Lotto, there is no reason for you not to embrace another the mid-week brother of the family: Wednesday Lotto. The rules are similar – a player must guess six main numbers correctly to win the 1st prize with a guaranteed jackpot of AU$1 million. The draw starts at 20:45 and has no roll over limit, meaning the prize can only grow from week to week, and so can the fun and excitement. Wednesday Lotto draws also entails two bonus numbers, which increases the chances to win a secondary Prize.
Fun fact: Wednesday Lotto joined the Australian lottery family 5 five years after its older brother – Monday Lotto was born, in 1984.
Thursday | Australia Powerball | More Power to You
What’s that you say? Powerball jackpots and excitement combined with favorable odds only Aussie lotteries are known for? That’s right. Australian Powerball
Draws take place every Thursday on 20:45 and fill everyone’s heart with some local pride. AU Powerball players need to choose their numbers from a smaller guess range than the one of US Powerball, thus increasing their winning odds. Six numbers are chosen from a pool of 1-40, plus an additional Powerball from a pool of 1-20 which drives all prize categories wins even higher prize.
Fun fact: Australian Powerball rollover policy can add up to AU$10 million per rollover!
Saturday | Saturday Lotto | End Your Week with a Smile
The last (but in no way least) brother of classics Aussie Lotto trio is Saturday Lotto and takes place on 19:30 to add some cash into your Sunday splurging fund. If your week started lucky, why shouldn’t it end the same? If you’ve read up until now, you probably know the drill. Players choose six numbers from a guess range of 1-45 and two bonus numbers are also drawn from the same pool and for the sole purpose of creating more prize categories for players to win from. Saturday Lotto is also known for its no jackpot cap policy.
Join The Party | Play Australia Lotto Today
If you hadn’t yet experienced the thrill of playing one of Australia’s renowned lotteries, now that you have all the required information, now is the time! Pick the lottery you find most appealing and start enjoying what the land down under has to offer to lotto fans now all over the world on a daily basis!.