Another powerhouse US state lottery featuring some impressive past jackpots, Florida Lotto draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday night. There is a guaranteed minimum jackpot prize of $2 million (approx. $2.6 million) but an uncapped jackpot often results in huge prizes ranging from $30 million right upto its huge record of $106 million won in 1990. Like some other lotteries around the world, Florida Lotto was created to help fund educational programs for the state, and since its inception has contributed over $8 billion to educational organisations.
How to Play
For Florida Lotto, six main numbers are drawn from a machine containing 53 balls numbered from 1 to 53. In order to win the jackpot, a player must match all of the six main numbers. Simple! You can also select an optional XTRA feature that multiplies your wins for divisions two and three by 3-5 times and also guarantees a $25 prize for players matching three of the six numbers.
US residents are taxed 25% on any prizes over $5,000. Non US residents are taxed 30% on any prizes.
Odds of Winning
Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 71, and the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 22,957,480.
You can play Florida Lotto at www.thelotter.com