As you can see, there are new types of lottery games that keep popping up! But did you know about the basic Lotto? No? So let’s check it out, shall we?
Lotto, in this most popular lottery game, six numbers are drawn from a range of numbers (such as 42, 46, 47, 49, 51, and 54). Michigan, for instance, has a 6-out-of-47 game (6/47), meaning that six numbers are drawn from a possible 47. Florida’s Lotto is 6/53, meaning that six numbers are drawn from a possible 53.
You got the idea? Okay, let play Lotto! You see, by marking the numbered squares on a play slip, you point out your six chosen numbers. Take it to a lottery retailer or agent. Then agent will give you game ticket. Yup, it’s your official receipt and must be presented and validated in the event of a win.
How about the numbers? This lottery game use special ball-drawing machines, with the numbered balls. By randomly shoots out six selected balls, you can see what the winning numbers for that evening’s lottery drawing.
Want to win the jackpot? See your Lotto ticket, if your 6 numbers exactly match, then you win! And hear this! In Lotto, your numbers don’t have to be listed in any particular order! That’s right, as long as they match those drawn, then you hit a jackpot!
And if by coincidentally there are two people win the exact 6 numbers then the winning money has to split between the winners. Check this out! If no one wins, the prize money rolls over and the jackpot becomes increasingly larger!
How much does that cost us to play Lotto? It’s very cheap! For one shoot at Lotto is still $1 in many states. So for one chance, or play, at Lotto, you would pay $1. For five plays, five sets of numbers, it’s going to cost you $5. But in Illinois state, they offer a bargain: two plays for $1.
It’s so extremely cheap right? Compared with the million dollars of winning money! Interested to try out? You see, typically, Lotto drawings are held twice a week, usually on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Better don’t miss out those days!