New York Lottery Lotto General Information and Links
New York's Lotto is a simple multi-number game where the player selects 6 numbers 1 through 59. After the six winning numbers
are drawn, an additional Bonus ball will be drawn from the remaining 53 numbers for the sole purpose of determining the second
prize. The Bonus ball does not affect neither the jackpot prize nor other prizes. The jackpot amount is 30% the sales and grows
at every draw where there are no winners. New York Lotto costs $1 for two games.
New York Lotto drawing schedule: Lotto drawings are held at approximately 11:21 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday.
New York Lotto drawing method: Drawings for Lotto are televised live on various TV stations listed
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Odds and Prizes of New York Lotto
How much does the New York lottery Lotto pay for matching 6 or less numbers? The following is a summary of winner prize
payouts and the odds of winning.
|6-of-6||30% of sales, Rollover, Pari-mutuel||1 in 22,528,737|
|5-of-6 + Bonus||2.9% of sales, Rollover, Pari-mutuel||1 in 3,754,790|
|5-of-6||2.2% of sales, Pari-mutuel||1 in 72,207|
|4-of-6||2.5% of sales, Pari-mutuel||1 in 1,090|
|3-of-6||2.4% of sales, Pari-mutuel||1 in 48|
If the jackpot is not won in any drawing, the First Prize Pool Money is carried forward and is added to the next Lotto Jackpot.
If there are no second prize winners, the second prize pool money will be carried forward and added to the second prize pool for
the next draw.
Note that the odds listed above are half of the odds for a 6/59 game since you are getting two plays for each dollar.
For New York Lottery general rules and how to claim prizes, please see New York Lottery general info page.
Links to some Lotto pages of the New York Lottery Official Web Site
Although we have tried to cover all the pertinent information of the New York Lotto, we recommend that you also look at the
following pages at the New York Lottery official web site.
New York Lotto at US-Lotteries.com
The main purpose of this web site (US-Lotteries.com) is to present a well formatted latest and past results; analysis and statistics
of past winning numbers, digits, pairs, triads; search to see if your favorite numbers have ever won or have come close to winning
the jackpot; mathematical tools such as combinations generators and wheels. The complete list of all New York Lotto pages of this
web site are listed below.
We do not currently have data and analysis for the New York Lotto game at US-Lotteries.com