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What is Lotto 6 of 45?
In Lotto 6 of 45 you pick six num
bers… any numbers from
numbers 1 to 45 inclusive. On each
draw date there will be a
Lotto draw consisting of a random
drawing of 6 main numbers
from 1 to 45. The seventh number
drawn is the Bonus Number.
If, on any one line, you match the
first six numbers drawn you
win or share the Jackpot.
If, on any one line, you match any
five numbers from the first
six numbers drawn in any order
and if you also match the Bonus
Number you win a Match 5+ Bonu
s Number prize of €25,000.
If, on any one line, you match any
five numbers from the first six
numbers drawn in any order you
win a Match 5 prize.
If, on any one line, you match any
four numbers from the first
six numbers drawn in any order
and if you also match the Bonus
Number you win a Match 4+ Bonu
s Number prize.
If, on any one line, you match any
four numbers from the first
six numbers drawn in any order
you win a Match 4 prize.
If, on any one line, you match any
three numbers from the first
six numbers drawn in any order
and if you also match the
Bonus Number you win a Match
3+ Bonus Number prize.
If, on any one line, you match any
three numbers from the first
six numbers drawn in any order
you win a Match 3 prize of €5.
How Much Can I Win?
There’s no ceiling to the amount
that can be won in Lotto
because the Lotto Jackpot grows
bigger and bigger every day.
The bigger the number of entries
the bigger the Jackpot. And
if in any Lotto draw the Jackpot isn’t
won, it rolls over to the
following Lotto draw.
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The numbers will be
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panel played. You are now in the
game! If you have played
Lotto Plus on your ticket (50c extr
will be entered into the two Lott
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PLUS YES” will be printed under
the logo.
Before leaving the National Lott
ery Lotto Agent’s
premises check the numbers on
they are the ones you have cho
sen. Your ticket is the only
valid receipt for claiming a prize
and will show the date(s)
of the draw(s) for which your ticke
t is valid. You can play the
same set of numbers every draw
if you wish by simply using
the same playslip which the Age
time you play. A game ticket is valid
for one Lotto draw (and
the two Lotto Plus draws for that
date where applicable)
except in the case of Advance Play
, whether or not the
Jackpot for that particular draw
is won or carried over. Tickets
bought up to approximately 10 min
utes before the draw time
will be included in that draw.
Advance Play is a facility which allow
s you to play up to 8
draws in advance. Simply tick the
ance Play ticket will clearly
show the number of draws you are
in and it will also show the
inclusive set of dates that apply
to your ticket. The number of
draws will always include the next
Lotto draw (and Lotto Plus
draws where applicable). If you win
any prize in any one draw
you can claim it in the usual way
. On doing so you will be
issued with an exchange ticket to
cover the remaining draws
Play is an easy way to play
Lotto and Lotto Plus and it ensures
in the game if you are away or cann
ot play in any particular
draw or draws.
Lotto Prizes
Taking one draw with another, 52%
of Lotto sales are allocated as priz
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Each entry (each panel played) can
win only one prize in any one draw
and the highest prize will be paid
in each case.
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Saturdays and are transmitted
television.
How do I Claim My Prize?
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The Jackpot
A player who matches all of the first
6 numbers drawn on any one line
– in
any order – wins/shares the Jack
pot. If there is only one Jackpot winn
er,
that player wins the full amount
for that draw. If there’s more than
one
Jackpot winner the Jackpot is shar
ed equally.
The Jackpot pool is guaranteed to
be at least €2 million for every draw
.
If it is not won in any draw, that
Jackpot is carried forward and inclu
ded in
the following draw’s Jackpot priz
e. This continues until the Jackpot
is won.
Match 5+ Bonus Number Ma
tch 5
Players who match any 5 of the first
6 numbers drawn and the Bonus
Number on any one line will win
a
prize of €25,000 (up to a maximu
m
of 100 winners; more than 100
winners share €2.5 million equa
lly).
Players who match any 5 of the
first 6 numbers drawn on any one
line will share in a prize pool that
will be 5.38% of the total prize
pool.
Approxi
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Match 6
(Jackpot)
Match 5
Match 5
+ Bonus
Match 4
Match 4
Match 3
Match 3
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Number
Number
1 in 8,14
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1 in 1,35
7,510
1 in 35,7
24
1 in 14,2
1 in 772
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1 in 579
1 in 48
Match 4+ Bonus Number Ma
tch 4
Players who match any 4 of the first
6 numbers drawn and the Bonus
Number on any one line will shar
e in
a prize pool that will be 1.35% of
the
total prize pool.
Players who match any 4 of the
first 6 numbers drawn on any one
line will share in a prize pool that
will be 8.30% of the total prize
pool.
Match 3+ Bonus Number Ma
tch 3
Players who match any 3 of the first
6 numbers drawn and the Bonus
Number on any one line will shar
e in
a prize pool that will be 5.53% of
the
total prize pool.
Players who match any 3 of the
first 6 numbers drawn on any one
line will win a prize of €5.
Remember the Bonus Number
is valid only for the Match 5+ Bon
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Number, Match 4+ Bonus Num
ber and Match 3+ Bonus Number
prize categories.
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