UK Lotto

The UK Lotto is a traditional lottery game where players select numbers in the hope of matching them to the numbers drawn. It has captivated lottery enthusiasts with its simple yet thrilling format and the potential for substantial winnings. Drawings are held twice a week, providing ample opportunities for participants to try their luck.

Draw format

To play the UK Lotto, you need to pick six numbers from a pool of 1 to 59. You can choose your numbers manually or opt for a Lucky Dip, where the numbers are randomly generated for you. The draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday at 7:45 PM GMT.</p> During each draw, six main numbers and one bonus number are drawn. The bonus number is used to determine certain secondary prizes but does not impact the jackpot. The more numbers you match, the bigger your prize. To win the jackpot, you must match all six main numbers.

What can I win?

The UK Lotto offers a variety of prizes depending on how many numbers you match. Here's a breakdown of the prize structure:

  • Jackpot: Match all 6 main numbers.
  • Second Prize: Match 5 main numbers plus the bonus number.
  • Third Prize: Match 5 main numbers.
  • Fourth Prize: Match 4 main numbers.
  • Fifth Prize: Match 3 main numbers.
  • Sixth Prize: Match 2 main numbers.

The jackpot starts at £2 million on Wednesdays and £3.8 million on Saturdays and rolls over if there are no winners, often reaching tens of millions of pounds. The other prize tiers offer fixed amounts, providing plenty of chances to win substantial sums even if you don’t hit the jackpot.

Can I play Can I Play UK Lotto Outside of the UK?

Yes! Thanks to a lottery messanger service like SmartWinners, you can play any lottery in the world without leaving your home. SmartWinners's local agents across the world buy lottery tickets on your behalf. The tickets are then scanned and placed in your personal account. This allows you to play lotteries from any country in the world.