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7 Lottery Words You Should Know

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!


Lottery jackpotJackpot

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!


lottery Rollover

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!


lottery rolloverOdds

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!


lottery comboLottery Combo

Lottery combos combine your favourite lotteries together, for convenient, quick play and are exclusive to LottoExpress!

Best Deal: Australian Outback Special. For the price of 1 Australian Powerball ticket, you can play 3 lucrative Australian lotteries!


lotteryPrize Tiers

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!


lotteryQuick Pick

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!


About LottoExpress

If you’re tired of playing your local lottery, LottoExpress is for you! With safe, secure and fast access to the world’s richest lotteries, LottoExpress provides an online service carefully designed with lottery enthusiasts in mind. Fully licensed under the Gambling Supervision Commission (eCOGRA and IGC) and operated by professionals with over 25 years of gaming experience, we are committed to providing our players with the best overall gaming experience. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter – we would love to hear from you!



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Mega Millions vs Powerball : Which American Lottery is Best?

Which American Lottery to Play? 

Say “American lottery” to any avid lottery player and chances are they’ll think you are talking about US Mega Millions or US Powerball.

After all, these multi-state American lotteries are the largest of their kind and quite well-known around the world.

LottoExpress offers both these amazing lotteries, so we know how difficult it can be to choose between the two! If you can’t decide which American lottery is the one for you, here are some quick facts to help you out.



They used to call this American lottery ‘The Big Game’ back in 1996, and with good reason! Played across 44 US states, this American lottery is truly mega-sized!

  • Current jackpot at US$111 MILLION
  • Previous record jackpot of US$656 million
  • Overall odds better than 1 in 15
  • 9 prize tiers
  • Guaranteed second place prizes of at least US$1 million
  • Number range: 5 winning numbers drawn from 1-75 and one bonus number from 1-15
  • Draws every Tuesday and Friday at 11.00 pm ET.


American Lottery
Are you team Mega Millions or Powerball?



This American lottery made headlines all over the world a while back for its record jackpot of US$1.586 BILLION. With its massive jackpots and payouts, it has made its fair share of millionaires!

  • Current jackpot at US$205 MILLION
  • Previous record jackpot of approximately US$1.586 Billion
  • Overall odds better than 1 in 25
  • 9 prize tiers
  • Guaranteed jackpot rollovers of at least US$10 million
  • Number range: 5 winning numbers are drawn from 1-69 and 1 bonus number from 1-26
  • Draws every Wednesday and Saturday at 22:59 EST


So now that you know what each of these monster lottos has to offer, what’s the verdict? Are you Team Mega Millions or Powerball?

Luckily, at LottoExpress, you can have the best of both worlds! Check out our American Dream Combo, where you can play both these American lotteries, worth about US$316 million in total! 

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The LottoExpress Team


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