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Israel - Double Lotto Lottery Information

Guess Range 6/37 + PB 1/7
Hosted in Israel
Schedule Tue 22:55, Sat 22:55
Jackpot Type CASH
Tax Requirement About 25.00 %

Chances to win Israel - Double Lotto

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Divisions Match Winning Odds
1 Prize 6+PB 1:18,598,272
2 Prize 6 1:2,656,896
3 Prize 5+PB 1:99,991
4 Prize 5 1:14,284
5 Prize 4+PB 1:2,666
6 Prize 4 1:381
7 Prize 3+PB 1:207
8 Prize 3 1:30

Israel - Double Lotto Information

Israel's Double Lotto has created thousands of big winners and offers odds that promise one in every 18 tickets will receive a prize.

Israel Double Lotto History

Israel Double Lotto is the newest addition to the Israel National Lottery (Mifal Hapayis) system. While Mifal Hapayis was created in 1950, Double Lotto only held its first draw in 2008. The lottery was created to offer lottery fans the country’s biggest lottery prizes. Proceeds from the Double Lotto benefit hospital services and education in Israel. In December 2009, one couple won the largest Double Lotto jackpot to date, NIS 74 million ($19.7 million).

Double Lotto Rules

To play the Double Lotto, select 6/37 main numbers and 1 additional number, called the chazak number, between 1 and 7. The additional number is drawn from a separate drum and must be correctly matched in order to claim the jackpot as well as 3 of the 7 secondary prize categories. 

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Fans of the Double Lotto can also get info from the official website here.

Winning the Double Lotto

Players must match 6 out of 37 main numbers and the additional number to win the jackpot prize. Players who match smaller combinations of the winning main numbers and additional number can win one of the lottery’s seven secondary prize categories.

Jackpots are paid in a cash, lump sum payment and are subject to a 25% tax. Double Lotto offers exceptional winning odds with 1 in 18.8 tickets winning a prize.

Historical wins include NIS 74 million ($19.7), in December 2009; NIS 42 million ($11.2 million) jackpot from November 2010; and a NIS 36 million ($9.6 million) jackpot from June 2011.

Double Lotto Anecdote

Lightning Strikes Twice - On October 16, 2010, Double Lotto officials randomly selected the main numbers 36, 33, 32, 26, 14, 13 and additional number 2 in the draw. Less than a month earlier, on September 21, these same main numbers had been drawn, in reverse order. The additional number, however, had been different. What did this mean? Anyone who had played the same set of lucky numbers in both draws won at least the second prize twice. After careful inspection by lottery officials and statisticians, the lottery ruled that the results were valid and that the lottery had beaten 4 trillion to 1 odds of drawing the same number combination twice.

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Double Lottery Israel offers great winning odds, thanks to its impressively small guess range of only 37 numbers! The Israel Double Lottery Results not only deliver an impressive quantity of prizes in each draw, but also offer a jackpot prize worth twice the amount of the traditional Israel Lottery top prize.