Common Lottery Terms to Add To Your Arsenal
New to the lottery world?
While playing the lottery – especially online – is extremely simple to pick up, there are a couple of words you might hear frequently.
LottoExpress has rounded up the top 7 lottery words every player (new or returning) should be aware of!
This is the top prize in any lottery game! Most jackpot amounts range into the millions and are paid either in one lump sum or annuity payments.
Must-Try Jackpot: Spanish Lotto 6/49 is one of the few lottos in the world that offers not one – but TWO – jackpot prizes!
When the jackpot amount isn’t won, it is added to the next draw’s jackpot. This means jackpots increase in value, until they are won – or hit the jackpot cap.
Rollover King: US Powerball is undisputed rollover champion after it rolled over to a record-breaking 1.56 BILLION this January!
Odds calculate your chance of winning. The lower the odds, the better your winning chances.
Odds Master: Australian Lotto 6/45 has the best jackpot odds around at 1 in 8,145,060 – meaning this is one of the easier jackpots to win, compared to the others!
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Prize tiers define the different cash prizes you can win, depending on the number of winning numbers you matched.
Most Prize Tiers: With 13 ways to win, EuroMillions has more prize categories than the other lottos!
QuickPick is an option that lets you generate random numbers for your tickets instead of choosing numbers yourself.
Quick Fact: According US Powerball website, between 70-80% of tickets sold are QuickPicks – and so are majority of the jackpot winners! Learn more about QuickPicks here.
A draw is when the winning numbers are selected by the official lottery operators. All lotteries have fixed draw dates, and many are drawn twice a week.
Did you know: At LottoExpress, you can select the number of draws you wish to play for in advance. This means you’ll always have a chance at the jackpot!
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