Lottery

A lottery is a form of gambling where players bet on their numbers being drawn from a pool of numbers to win a prize. Due to the amount of people playing in certain lotteries like the National Lottery, 49s and EuroMillions, the jackpots can be in the millions and be a life changing experience.

Find out how to play different lotteries and get all the latest results to see if you are a winner.

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What is the lottery?

The lottery is a game of chance where you select numbers and hope your numbers will be selected from a larger group of numbers. Players pay a fee to enter which forms part of the winning prize pool.

Playing or betting on lottery games is a popular way for people to win an amount of money that can be life changing. There main types of lotteries are The National Lottery, 49s, EuroMillions, Bookmaker Lotto and Irish National Lottery.

What is The National Lottery?

The National Lottery is a state-franchised national lottery in the United Kingdom. Tickets are sold a Wednesday or Saturday for the chance to win a huge amount of money.

All prizes are paid as a lump sum and are tax-free with lottery tickets and scratch cards only sold to people at least 16 years old. Lotteries include Thunderball, Set For Life, EuroMillions, EuroMillions HotPicks and UK Millionaire Maker.

The aim in the main draw is to pick six correct numbers between 1 and 59. The National Lottery draw is conducted on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 20:30. The only exception draws on Christmas Day are moved to Christmas Eve. 

Prizes are paid out in six prize tiers to players who match at least two of the six drawn numbers. If there is no winner the jackpot is added to the next Lotto draw, known as a rollover.

The National Lottery also exists in Ireland and has games such as Lotto, Lotto Plus, Lotto 5-4-3-2-1, EuroMillions, Plus and Daily Million.

What is 49s?

49s is a twice daily lotto draw run by bookmakers that takes place at lunchtime and teatime every day.

Six balls plus a bonus ball known as the "Booster" are drawn from balls numbered 1-49. You can play the 6 or 7 number draw which includes the Booster ball to increase your chances of winning a prize.

In 49’s you can bet on 1 to 6 numbers from 49 in each draw. Some bookmaker bet types may vary so please check with your local bookmaker.

What is EuroMillions?

EuroMillions is a European lottery that requires seven correct numbers to win the jackpot. EuroMillions draws are held every Tuesday and Friday night.

EuroMillions was launched in February 2004 between the UK, France and Spain with the Austrian, Belgian, Irish, Luxembourgish, Portuguese and Swiss lotteries joining in October 2004.

EuroMillions draws are held every Tuesday and Friday night at 20:45 CET in Paris. A standard EuroMillions ticket costs €2.50, £2.50 or CHF3.50 and depends on the local currency.

How do I Play bet365 Lotto?

Bet365 customers can place fixed odds bets on a number of popular Lotto games from all over the world including 49s, Irish Lottery, Spanish Lottery, New York Lottery, German Lottery, Canadian Lottery and Australian Lottery.

Betting on lotto with bookmakers like bet365 can be advantageous because they provide customers with all the previous lotto results. This allows players to make better informed decisions on which numbers could be overdue or which numbers to avoid.

Lotto results are published instantly on bookmaker sites such as bet365 so you will never be left guessing if you have hit the jackpot!

What is the Irish National Lottery?

The Irish National Lottery is the state lottery of Republic of Ireland that was created to raise funds for good causes such as sport and recreation, health and welfare, national heritage and the arts, the Irish language, and the natural environment.

The Irish National Lottery Lotto, EuroMillions, and Daily Million. By the end of 2013 the Irish National Lottery had paid out €6.7 billion in prizes and raised €4.4 billion for good causes.