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Lotto Texas is the original jackpot game offered by the Texas Lottery. It was the first in-house drawing game, with sales beginning on November 7, 1992. The drawings for the game are held thrice every week, with the add-on option of increasing the potential non-jackpot winnings up to $10,000. Adding to your ways to win, Lotto Texas also comes up with the option of Multi-Draw that lets you play your same numbers for up to 10 consecutive draws, thereby providing you with every little chance to mark a grand lottery win!

Playing Lotto Texas is super simple, exciting, and of course highly rewarding. All you have to do is grab a playslip worth $1, select 6 numbers from a field of 1 to 54, and mark them appropriately. Or you can also opt for Quick Pick if you wish to play the numbers randomly generated by the terminal. Matching the selected 6 numbers with the ones drawn will make you win the jackpot.

Wished you had the option of playing your numbers for more than one draw and grab that lucky chance to mark a win? Well, Texas Lottery grants it all! You get to play the same set of numbers for up to 10 consecutive draws by just marking the appropriate number of draws under the “Multi-Draw” section of your playslip. Grab that lucky chance of cracking the jackpot!

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get your Texas Lottery ticket for selected numbers, and the add-on options. Your lottery ticket is your only 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: 6/54
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 6 Ball Lotto

Add On Games


Adding to your ways to win, the Texas Lottery provides you with the option of Extra for an additional $1. Investing an extra $1, you get a chance to increase your non-jackpot winnings by up to $10,000. You just need to mark a YES under the appropriate section of your playslip and enjoy the thrills of increased non-jackpot winnings.

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

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

Drawing Schedule Of Texas Lotto Lottery

  • Monday 10:12 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
  • Wednesday 10:12 PM CT (GMT-12:00)
  • Saturday 10:12 PM CT (GMT-12:00)


Texas Lotto offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 10 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

Lottery Results

After the drawing, you can check the winning lottery numbers and prizes at:

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Grab a playslip worth $1 and mark your playslip with 6 numbers from a field of 1 to 54. Or opt for Quick Pick, if you prefer playing numbers randomly generated by the terminal. If your selected numbers match the ones drawn, you bag the winning lottery prizes. You are also provided with the option of Multi-Draw and Extra to grab the lottery winnings.

Each Lotto Texas lottery ticket costs $1 per play. The game also gives you the option of playing the same set of numbers for up to 10 consecutive draws by just marking the Multi-Draw option on your playslip. Not limiting your option to win, you even get a chance to increase your non-jackpot winnings for an additional $1, by just marking Extra on your playslip.

The Lotto Texas draws are held twice every week, i.e., every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:12 p.m. CT. You also get to play the same set of numbers for 10 consecutive draws by just marking the Multi-Draw option.

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Rules Governing Lotto

  • The legal age of playing Texas Lotto is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Lotto tickets in Texas is 10:02 pm on the evening 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: Lotto
  • Game Format: 6/54
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Texas only
  • Game draw days and time: Every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday at 10:12 p.m. CT
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $5,000,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $3
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 25,827,165
  • Game add-on option: Extra, Multi-Draw
  • Ticket cost: $1 per play
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum Or Annuity
  • Lottery operator: Texas Lottery

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