How to Play Lotto

New York Lotto, one of the biggest lottery games of the New York Lottery, Yes, one of the biggest, with a jackpot that everyone wishes to win! The game is the state’s only lottery that has a rolling jackpot. The New York Lotto jackpot starts at $2 million which keeps on rolling by $300,000 on each draw until there’s a winner. The game offers pretty good odds of winning i.e. 1 in 22,528,737.00. Much favorable right!! The New York Lotto holds its draws on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11:21 p.m. Grab your winning tickets today!

Playing New York Lotto is all fun and rewarding! You need to pick 6 numbers from a field of 1 to 59. Each New York Lotto playslip comprises of 10 panels, you need to fill them with your desired 6 numbers to play. Or you also have the option of getting your numbers randomly generated by opting for the Quick Pik (QP) feature, which lets you have randomly generated numbers by the terminal. The New York Lotto ticket costs $1 for every 2 game panels. You are eligible to play up to $5 for 10 games on a single playslip.

The New York Lotto draws a Bonus Number which is the seventh number and it determines the second-tier prizes. To mark your win on the second-tier prizes, you need to match five of the six numbers drawn in addition to the Bonus Number.

The game also provides you with a special feature, wherein you can play your numbers again. Play It Again feature by the New York Lotto lets you purchase an identical ticket for the next drawing by just submitting the original ticket within 30 days to the retailer.

The New York Lottery also offers an online subscription to the game, so that you never miss a New York Lotto draw. You need to present your playslip, to the lottery retailer to receive your lottery ticket. Remember your lottery ticket and not the playslip is the bearer instrument.

Ensure to check the accuracy of the numbers and sign at the back of your ticket for authentication. You are completely responsible for the accuracy of your ticket.

New York Lotto Playing Options

  • Playing New York Lotto is quite easy as all you have to do is fill up the playslip with the desired numbers.
  • Or you can ask the retailer for Quick Pick for having randomly generated numbers by the computer.

Drawing Date and Time for New York Lotto

New York Lotto is a drawing game exclusively available in New York. The New York Lotto drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday!

  • New York Lotto holds the draws every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:21 p.m.

Official Results Of New York Lotto

  • After drawing, you can check the numbers and prizes over the official website or visit authorized New York Lottery retailers, or on selected TV news channels or newspapers.

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No, New York Lotto does not offer any prize on matching 2 numbers. The least numbers that can be matched and get rewarded are three.

You cannot remain anonymous after winning the New York Lotto jackpot. All the winning details are subject to public records in the New York Lottery.

Your New York Lotto prizes can be claimed within a period of 365 days from the date of the drawing. If not redeemed within the stipulated time, the winnings are fortified.

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Rules Governing Lotto

  • You must be 18 years or more to purchase New York Lottery games.
  • You must be 21 years or more to purchase Quick Draw where alcoholic beverages are sold.
  • New Your Lotto tickets are not eligible for any corrections or cancellations after they get printed.
  • The New York Lottery imposes 24% Federal taxes and 8.82% State Taxes for prizes over $5,000.
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Claiming a Prize from the Lotto Lottery

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  • As per the rules of the New York Lottery, your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses the ticket is the winner.
  • It is mandatory to double-check your numbers and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 6/59
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in New York only
  • Game draw days and time: Wednesday and Saturday at 11:21 P.M.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $2,000,000
  • Minimum cash prize: Based on percentage of the total revenue generated.
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 22,528,737
  • Game add-on option: Bonus Number, Play It Again
  • Ticket cost: $1
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum and Annuity
  • Lottery operator: New York Lottery

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