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What is the UK lottery game?
The UK (National) lottery is now called "UK Lotto" and very popular lottery game whose first draw was in November 1994. Its fantastic jack pot prize can change your life completely. The draw happens twice a week on: every Wednesday and Saturday at 21:00 (BST), which is broadcast live on BBC One.
It is easy to play, you just have to choose six numbers out of 59 given numbers on each play ticket. You can select your own lucky six numbers and a bonus number by yourself but also you could use Lotto247 Quick Pick function. So you can play multiple tickets at once without hassle.
How to buy and play UK Lottery online at Lotto247?
1) Go to Lotto247 site and register to open your account
Just access to "Lotto247" (www.lotto274.com) HP and scroll down to find "UK Lottery" banner. Click on "Play now" button, which will navigate you to register to give necessary information such as your name, address, phone number, mail address and so on. Once you created your account at "Lotto247", you can play this UK Lottery as well as many other lottery games which Lotto247 offers. Also Lotto247 sometimes makes some special offers, so check it out as well. You have to be over 18 years old to play those lottery games.
2) Find UK Lottery game banner
On Lotto247 Homepage, there is "play Lottery Online", click on this icon "View All Lotteries". Then scroll down to find "UK Lottery" and click on Play now. You will find an explanation of how to play this game there as well, but you can read this article to grasp the rules.
3) How to play UK Lottery?
Just select your numbers: 6 main numbers and one bonus ball number out of 59 numbers given on each ticket. That's all you have to do, it is simple. Matching 6 numbers to win the jack pot prize. The bonus number is used for the second prize, matching 5 numbers and this bonus number, you can win £1 million per winner. There are six possible combinations of winning some prizes (see the table below).
You can select your own 6 numbers and one bonus ball number but also you can use the Lotto247 Quick Pick function, which generates random numbers for you. So there is no stress for you to think about what numbers! Then just click on Play Now. Select how many draws you want to play and confirm the purchase.
You can buy one single ticket or, 5, 10 or 20 tickets at once with one click.
|Prize Category||Match||Winning Chances|
|Jackpot||Six (6) numbers||1 in 45,057,474|
|2nd Prize||Five (5) numbers + Bonus Ball||1 in 7,509,579|
|3rd Prize||Five (5) numbers||1 in 144,415|
|4th Prize||Four (4) numbers||1 in 2,180|
|5th Prize||Three (3) numbers||1 in 97|
|6th Prize||Two (2) numbers||1 in 10.3|
Payment methods: you can pay by your Visa or Mater card, or AstroPay. You can find more methods of payment on the site. One game only costs $3.95. For other payment methods, see below.
4) That's all you have to do, and cross your fingers and wait for the draw!
You can play this game twice a week on: every Wednesday and Saturday at 21:00 (BST).
The minimum jackpots prize on Wednesdays is estimated £2 million (approximately US $2.3 million, the exchange rate on 5th Nov. 2022). But it rolls over up to 4 draws. For example, the Jackpot for the draw on Wednesday, 2nd Nov. 2022 was estimated £12.8 million, which should be far more than enough money to make your dreams come true!
The table below shows you about how much you could win if you matches 2 to 6 numbers.
|Six (6) numbers||£2 million for the Wednesday draw.
£3.8 million for the Saturday draw.
|Five (5) numbers + Bonus Ball||£1 million per winner|
|Five (5) numbers||£1,750 per winner|
|Four (4) numbers||£140 per winner|
|Three (3) numbers||£30 per winner|
|Two (2) numbers||Free lotto ticket|
Comparing Powerball and UK Lottery
UK Lottery (UK lotto) is the biggest British lottery game and takes place every every Wednesday and Saturday at 21:00 (BST). Just selecting six numbers from 1 to 59, which is the same as playing Powerball, you could win the dream prize. One ticket costs $3.95 (about ₹326). The chance to win the top prize is more than 6 times better than that of Powerball, and the lowest prize winning chance is 1 in 10. So the UK lotto winning chances are higher but the rollover is up to 4 times as this lotto money is used in more sharing purpose in the society.
Powerball takes place three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evening in the US.
Three days a week to play, which is the same as UK Lottery.
You select 5 numbers from 1 to 69 and a PowerBall from 1 to 26. So you have a smaller chance to will the Jackpot than UK Lottery. One draw ticket costs $4.50 (₹369), which is a little more expensive than the price of the UK Lottery ticket. However, Powerball rolls over until a jackpot winner comes out, for example, estimated jackpot for the draw on 7th Nov. 2022 was $1900million. If you select PowerPlay option, your winning chance will become 10 times better! So which lottery do you prefer?
Both games offer massive jackpot draws and fantastic dreams to you!
|Game rules||Choose 6 numbers from 1 to 59,
and one Bonus number.
|Choose 5 numbers from 1 to 69,
and 1 "Power Ball" from 1 to 26.
|Price per line||From $3.95 (₹326)||From $4.50 (₹369)|
|Jackpot||£2 million for the Wednesday draw.
£3.8 million for the Saturday draw.
|$1 million (around ₹8.2 Crores)
(for Mon. 7 Nov. 2022 was $1900 million)
[* with the exchange rate on 07 Nov.. 2022]
|Overall winning chance||1 in 10||1 in 25|
|Jack pot winning chance||1 in about 45 million||1 in about 292.2 million|
|No. of winning combinations||6 combinations||9 combinations|
|Draw||Wednesday and Saturday at 21:00 BST||Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 22:59 ET|
UK Lottery is a British (UK) lottery and has a long history, which offers you a big Jackpot of the minimum £2~4 million, and this can roll over up to 4 draws. You can play this game three twice a week if you prefer, on Wednesday or Saturday, which day ever you feel lucky.
It is simple, easy and safe to play online from India or anywhere in the world! Just access to Lotto247 official website using your PC, tablet or smartphone. You can enjoy excitement to win a big prize and maybe your dream can actually come true! One play of UK lottery game only costs $3.95 (₹326) and just pick six numbers, which is very simple. Winning a lucrative jackpot with a higher probability than that of Powerball and you have 1 in 10 chances to win some prize.
So nothing can stop you to play this exciting lottery game. Your winning ticket is automatically checked for you, and the prize will be credited to your account. Lotto247! also offers online chat help if you have any question. It is secure to play without worrying things like loosing your tickets or forgetting to check the winning numbers. This maybe the lottery completely changing your life. Do you feel lucky today? Then let's play the UK lotto game!