German Lotto Help and FAQs

Betting on the German Lotto is much the same as participating in the lottery itself, however rather than buying a physical ticket, you are betting on the outcome of the draw. Below is a list of FAQs related to the draw - if you have any further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.

How to bet on German Lotto

Placing a bet on the German Lotto draw is straight forward. Choose 6 numbers between 1-49 and one bonus ‘Superzahl’ number from 1-9.

Where and when do the German Lotto draws take place?

The German Lotto draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays in Saarbrücken, Germany at 19:25 CET (18:25 BST/GMT). See the latest results here.

How do I win?

There are 9 prize tiers with awards paid for matching anything from two main numbers and the Superzahl. The value of each prize including the jackpot is dependent on ticket sales and the number of winners per prize tier. If there are multiple winners for any given prize tier the amount is split between the players. The jackpot starts at €1 million and continues to roll over until it is claimed. There is no jackpot cap!
Match Odds of Winning Estimated Percentage of Prize Fund *
6 + SZ 1:139,838,160 12.8%
6 1:15,537,573 10%
5 + SZ 1:542,008 5%
5 1:60,223 15%
4 + SZ 1:10,324 5%
4 1:1,147 10%
3 + SZ 1:567 10%
3 1:63 45%
2 + SZ 1:76 Fixed €5
* The amounts shown above have been taken from the official German Lotto prize breakdown. prize amounts are calculated in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

What happens if I win?

We will notify you via email and the prize money will be transferred to your account as soon as possible.

Can I subscribe to German Lotto?

Yes! Once you have selected your lucky numbers, you can select the ‘Subscribe’ option and we’ll enter your bet automatically. Never miss a German Lotto draw!

What’s the biggest jackpot in German Lotto history?

In December 2007, the German Lotto jackpot reached €45.5 million and was won by three players.
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