What is UK Lotto lottery?
UK Lotto is the oldest and biggest lottery played in United Kingdom. All Lotto prizes are paid as a lump sum and are tax-free. Of every pound (£) spent on Lottery games, 50 pence (p) goes to the prize fund, 28p to good causes as set out by Parliament, 12p to the British Government as duty and 5p to retailers as commission, while Camelot receives 4.5p to cover operating costs and 0.5p profit. Players must be at least 16 years of age to participate in the lottery.
How to play UK Lotto?
Six main Lotto numbers are drawn, along with one additional number - the bonus number. Match a minimum of three numbers to the main Lotto numbers drawn to win a prize. The bonus number is only relevant when you match five main numbers and the bonus number. You can always play UK Lotto online here.
What are the odds to win UK Lotto jackpot?
You can win by matching any of the combination of main numbers and the bonus ball below. Match minimum of 3 main numbers for a lowest prize or match all 6 main numbers for the jackpot!
|Match 6 numbers||1 in 45,057,474|
|Match 5 numbers + bonus||1 in 7,509,579|
|Match 5 numbers||1 in 144,415|
|Match 4 numbers||1 in 2,180|
|Match 3 numbers||1 in 97|
|Match 2 numbers||1 in 10.3|
How can I increase my chances of winning the UK Lotto jackpot?
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What are the most common numbers in UK Lotto?
Please refer to our UK Lotto statistics page where we provide all the statistics you need including most often drawn single numbers, number pairs, triplets, lucky stars pairs and more.
Where do I get the latest UK Lotto results?
UK Lotto prize breakdown
There are 5 prize tiers in Lotto with the odds to win the smallest prize are 1 in 10. The prizes for each tier (except the jackpot) are now fixed and the lowest prize is £30 when you match 3 main numbers.
|Winning selections||MAX prize||AVG prize||MIN prize|
|Match 6 numbers||£52,964,700||£4,702,305||£122,510|
|Match 5 numbers + bonus||£26,410,896||£186,714||£3,848|
|Match 5 numbers||£14,620||£1,691||£2|
|Match 4 numbers||£791||£79||£12|
|Match 3 numbers||£153||£14||£10|
History since 19 October 1994.
Where can I buy UK Lotto tickets?
The easiest way to buy your ticket is to do it online. You can do it either via the official lottery provider - National Lottery or you can purchase them via 3rd party resellers .