How to Play Lotto

Here we will tell you that, how to play lotto lottery in a better way so that, there may good chance to win the lottery.There is a full guide from choosing your numbers to paying for your tickets, let’s discuss the process of playing lotto lottery in a detail.

1-Pick six numbers from 1-59

First of all you have to select the six numbers out of 1 to 59. You can pick your own numbers or play a Lucky Dip if you would prefer to be given a random set of numbers – there are the equal chance to win the lottery in both of the options.

A Bonus Ball is also drawn in Lotto but you do not select a Bonus Ball when you play, as the aim is to match it with one of the six numbers you do pick.

2- Select your draw day

The second step is to select the day of draw, because there are tow days of draws in a week. The one on Saturday at 7.45pm and one on Wednesday at 8.00pm. Choose whether to enter just one draw or both by marking your preferred option on the playslip or telling the retailer.


You can also choose the preferred day by yourself if you are playing the lottery online. If you take out a subscription you’ll play the draws you specified every week until your subscription ends.

3- Choose how many weeks

Third step is the selection of weeks, that how many weeks you want to play. The maximum limit of weeks is four. It is therefore possible to enter up to eight consecutive draws if you play on both Wednesday and Saturday.

When playing online, you can also set up a Direct Debit to play on a continual basis. You can change your numbers and draw days at any time while the Direct Debit is active.

4- Purchase your tickets

The fourth and final step to play lotto lottery is to purchase the lottery tickets which costs £2 per entry to play Lotto. If you play in a store, you will be given a paper ticket that you will need to keep safe, as it is your only proof of entry.

Your numbers are saved in your account when you play online so you don’t need to worry about keeping your ticket safe. You can view your numbers by logging in to your account.

How to Win Lotto

It is not easy to win the lotto lottery. But To win Lotto prizes, the numbers on your ticket must match those drawn in the winning line. It is compulsory to match two of the main numbers to win a free Lucky Dip; the prizes increase in value as you match more numbers. Head over to the Prizes and Odds page to find out about all the payouts on offer.

How Free Lucky Dips Work

It is very important to to match two numbers, then it is easy to claim your free Lucky Dip. If you have bought your ticket from a store, simply take your entry to any National Lottery retailer within 180 days of the winning draw. You will then be given the choice over whether to receive your Lucky Dip for the next Wednesday or Saturday draw.

When you win a Lucky Dip online, you will be notified by email and the Lucky Dip will be automatically entered into the next Lotto draw. You will then be given the chance to decide whether you would like any future Lucky Dips to be entered into the next draw, the next Wednesday draw or the next Saturday draw. Go to the Lucky Dips page for more information, and check out the How to Claim section to learn more about claiming prizes.

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