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Louisiana Lotto is one of the state’s longest-running pick 6 lotto games, established in January 1922. For just $1, you can play Louisiana’s flagship game to win a jackpot of $250,000, which keeps on rolling until there’s a winner. The lottery is known to have produced more than 1000 jackpot winners. Who knows you’re the next! Along with great odds of winning i.e. 1 in 5,245,786 the game also offers multiple add-on options like Multi-Draw and Replay to boost your winnings. Why would anyone miss such a game!!

Playing Louisiana Lotto is quite plain sailing and highly rewarding! By spending just $1, you can bag a guaranteed lottery jackpot worth $500,000, which keeps on rolling based on sales until there’s a winner. You need to select six numbers from a pool of 1 to 46 and mark them on your playslip or mark the Quick Pick option on your panel and let the terminal randomly generate the numbers for you. If your selected lottery numbers match the winning numbers according to the selected bet type you bag the winning prizes.

If you wish to bet your numbers for multiple drawings, select the Multi-Draw option, and play your numbers for up to 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, or 20 consecutive drawings. Marking the Multi-Draw box will let you have access to multiple drawings so that you do not miss that lucky chance of winning. When you claim the lottery prize, you will get an Exchange ticket for the balance of the remaining draws.

Not stagnating your chances to win, the Louisiana Lottery also offers an option of “Replay”, wherein you can play the same numbers, game options, and the number of drawings, you opted for in the previously played ticket.

Your lottery ticket is your receipt. Ensure to check the accuracy of the numbers and sign at the back of your ticket for authentication.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Lotto: 6/42
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 6 Ball Lotto

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning Louisiana Lotto lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of Louisiana Lotto Lottery

  • Wednesday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
  • Saturday 9:59 PM CT (GMT-12:00)


Louisiana Lotto offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 20 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

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Playing Louisiana Lotto is really simple and the payouts offered are extremely rewarding. All you have to do is pick 6 numbers from a field of 1 to 42 and mark it on your playslip or you also have the option of selecting Quick Pick that lets you play randomly generated numbers by the terminal. You also have the option of betting on numbers for up to 20 consecutive draws by just marking the Multi-Draw box on your playslip. Louisiana Lottery also offers you the option of Replay that lets you play your same lottery ticket all over again. If your selected numbers match the drawn numbers, you bag the winning lotto prizes.

The Louisiana Lotto draws are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. You are eligible to purchase the lottery tickets by 9:30 pm.

The Louisiana Lotto drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 pm. You can watch the drawings on the official site of the lottery or check local lottery retailers, newspapers, or even local news channels for the latest results.

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Rules Governing Lotto

  • The legal age of playing Louisiana Lotto is 21 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Lotto tickets in Louisiana is 9:30 p.m. on the day of the drawing on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Lotto ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 180 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Lotto Lottery

  • Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.
  • Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: 5 Ball Lotto
  • Game Format: 5/42
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Louisiana only
  • Game draw days and time: Every day at 09:59 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $500,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $3
  • Minimum age to play: 21
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 5,245,786
  • Game add-on option: Multi-Draw, Replay
  • Ticket cost: $1 per play
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: Louisiana Lottery Corporation

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