With draws held every Monday and Thursday night, New Jersey’s Pick 6XTRA has been a favourite for over 35 years. It’s made countless multi-millionaires over this time and its record jackpot won in 2001 was a massive $48.9 million (approx. $65 million). Pick 6XTRA has some of the best odds in the world and is also one of the simplest lotteries. Players just need to select six numbers and there are no additional numbers like a powerball or megaball to confuse things. If you’re after a no nonsense lottery with great odds, then this lottery is for you.
How to Play
For Pick 6Xtra, six numbers are drawn from a machine containing 49 balls numbered from 1 to 49. In order to win the jackpot, a player must match all of the six numbers, it’s that easy. To win division 2 a player needs to match 5 numbers and so on down to division five where players only have to match 2 numbers.
Prizes up to $599.50 are tax-free and prizes above $600 are subject to a 30% tax for non-residents.
Odds of Winning
Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 8, and the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816.
You can play Pick 6XTRA at www.thelotter.com