TattsLotto

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TattsLotto is a weekly lottery game played on Saturday nights in Australia, known as Saturday Lotto in New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia, and Gold Lotto in Queensland. The game is a product of Tatts Group and since 1 June, 2016, has been promoted under the master brand The Lott.[1]

Six winning numbers and two supplementary numbers are drawn from the one barrel of 45 numbers. To play one game the player chooses six numbers between 1 and 45.[2] Players can choose to play games in lots of 12 games, 18 games, 24 games, 36 games etc. Players can choose their own numbers for each game, or allow the computer to randomly generate numbers, known as a Quick Pick entry. Winnings are calculated in 6 divisions with division 1 (six correct numbers) paying between 1 and 20 million dollars, however, some New Years Megadraws can win up to 30 million dollars, if not more.

The first TattsLotto draw was televised by Melbourne television station HSV7 on 22 June 1972, and was hosted by David Johnston and Lucy Kiraly.

It is drawn every Saturday night and draws were telecast on Channel Seven in Melbourne, Prime in Southern NSW & Victoria, and the Seven Network & Network Ten affiliated Southern Cross Television in Tasmania until the mid 2000's. Draw are now broadcast every Saturday night at approximately 7:30pm (AEST) on 7TWO and affiliated regional stations.

Odds: 1 Game - 6/45 balls[edit]

Division Category Odds based on 1 game[3]
1st Division 6 winning Numbers 8,145,060:1
2nd Division 5 winning Numbers + 1 or 2 supplementary numbers 678,755:1
3rd Division 5 winning Numbers 36,689:1
4th Division 4 winning Numbers 733:1
5th Division 3 winning Numbers + 1 or 2 supplementary numbers 297:1
6th Division 1 or 2 winning Numbers + 2 supplementary numbers 144:1

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Introducing the Lott - the destination for Australia's Official Lotteries by Tatts". thelott.com. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Tattslotto - How to Play". thelott.com. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-10. 
  3. ^ "Tattslotto - How to Win". thelott.com. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-10.