Lotto America

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Lotto America is played in 13 states across the US and offers a starting jackpot of $2 million. Draws take place on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 11pm ET and are held at the headquarters of the Florida Lottery in Tallahassee.

The Lotto America draw features two machines, one housing 52 main numbers and the other containing ten Star Balls. Players must match five main numbers and one Star Ball with those drawn to win the jackpot, although there are nine winning prize tiers in total in which to win.

This Lotto America data includes all draws up to and including Wednesday December 13th, 2017.

Prize Draw Information:

Last Jackpot

The last jackpot drawn on Wednesday December 13th, 2017 for Lotto America was $16,360,000

The next estimated Lotto America jackpot is $16,530,000
which will be drawn on Saturday December 16th, 2017.

Lotto America Numbers (Last 10 Draws):

Draw Date: Winning Numbers: Draw Detail:
Wednesday December 13th, 2017
9
18
23
46
50
3
3
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Saturday December 9th, 2017
2
5
7
22
25
2
2
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Wednesday December 6th, 2017
18
29
37
39
42
4
5
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Saturday December 2nd, 2017
22
28
45
47
51
6
3
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Wednesday November 29th, 2017
1
4
5
16
38
9
2
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Saturday November 25th, 2017
1
7
16
25
26
8
2
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Wednesday November 22nd, 2017
6
8
22
29
34
8
4
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Saturday November 18th, 2017
4
25
26
41
47
6
2
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Wednesday November 15th, 2017
2
9
18
31
39
9
4
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Lotto America Draw Details:

The Lotto America lottery is drawn on the following days
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
No No Yes No No Yes No

Lotto America Odds & Prize Draw Breakdown

Lottery Odds

Players must pick 5 balls from a pool of 52 and 1 Star Ball from a separate pool of 10.

Numbers Matched Odds (Rounded)
5 Main Numbers + Star Ball (Jackpot) 1 in 25,989,600
5 Main Numbers 1 in 2,887,733
4 Main Numbers + Star Ball 1 in 110,594
4 Main Numbers 1 in 12,288
3 Main Numbers + Star Ball 1 in 2,404
3 Main Numbers 1 in 267
2 Main Numbers + Star Ball 1 in 160
1 Main Numbers + Star Ball 1 in 29
Star Ball Only 1 in 17

Approx. Overall Odds: 1 in 10

How to Play Lotto America

You must mark off five main numbers from a pool of 52 and a single Star Ball from ten to play Lotto America. Each line costs $1, although you can add the All Star Bonus option for a further $1, which multiplies non-jackpot prizes.

You can also indicate whether you would like to enter the Wednesday draw, Saturday draw or both, and, if your state allows advance play, the number of weeks you wish for your ticket to remain active.

There is a $2 prize for matching the Star Ball alone, with payouts increasing as you match more numbers. Match all six balls selected to win the jackpot, which grows by at least $50,000 every time a draw goes by without a winner.

Ticket cut-off times vary between states, as does the period in which you must collect any Lotto America prizes won.

Participating Lotto America States

The 13 participating Lotto America states all used to take part in Hot Lotto before it ended in October 2017. The only Hot Lotto state not to join Lotto America at the launch in November 2017 was New Hampshire, which will begin selling tickets for the multi-state lottery in February 2018.

All-Star Bonus

All Star Bonus is a multiplier that boosts the value of all Lotto America prizes except the jackpot by two, three, four or five times. You must opt in to the additional game when you buy your ticket; you cannot add it on afterwards.

The value of the multiplier in a draw is determined at random before the main draw takes place and all players who added All Star Bonus to their ticket receive the same multiplier for prizes they may win.

This table shows each possible prize value, depending on which multiplier is drawn.

All-Star Bonus Odds of Winning
5x 1 in 10.67
4x 1 in 8
3x 1 in 3.2
2x 1 in 2.3

Lotto America History

The original Lotto America ran from 1988 until 1992, when it was replaced by Powerball. The Multi-State Lottery Association retained the rights to the name and, when it was decided that Hot Lotto would come to an end, Lotto America was relaunched. The first draw after the revamp took place on Wednesday 15th November 2017.


Page Last Updated: 15th December 2017 9:47 AM

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