Wednesday Lotto Help and FAQs

Betting on the Wednesday 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 Wednesday Lotto

Placing a bet on the Wednesday Lotto draw is simple, just select 6 numbers between 1-45.

Where and when do the Wednesday draws take place?

The draw takes place on Wednesdays in Australia at 20:30 AEST (11:30 BST/GMT). Whilst players pick 6 numbers, during the draw an extra 2 bonus balls are selected which help determine some of the prizes. See the latest results here.

How do I win?

There are 6 prize tiers with awards paid for matching anything from 1 or 2 main numbers and 2 bonus numbers. 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. Every week there is a guaranteed jackpot of AU$1 million (approx. €700,000). If no player matches all 6 numbers, the jackpot will be awarded to the player(s) who matched 5 numbers and 1 or 2 bonus balls.

Match Odds of Winning Percentage of the Prize Fund*
6 1:8,145,060 0.0%
5 + 1 or 2 bonus numbers 1:678,755 4.5%
5 1:36,689 7.0%
4 1:733 19.5%
3 + 1 or 2 bonus numbers 1:297 27.0%
1 or 2 + 2 bonus numbers 1:144 42.0%

* The amounts shown above have been taken from the official Wednesday 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 Wednesday 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 Wednesday Lotto draw!

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