Drawn every Wednesday and Saturday night, California’s SuperLotto Plus is a powerhouse lottery that has awarded over USD$27 billion in prizes since it began in 1984. It has a guaranteed minimum jackpot of $7 million (approx. $9.3 million) which rolls over if not won and has paid out some massive jackpot wins including $72 million (approx. $95 million) in 2007 and its all time record jackpot of $193 million (approx. $255 million).
How to Play
For SuperLotto Plus, numbers are drawn from 2 machines – the first contains 47 balls numbered from 1 to 47 of which five balls are drawn, and the second machine contains 27 ‘Mega’ balls numbered from 1 to 27 of which one ball is drawn. In a standard game, players choose five numbers from the first range of 1 to 47 and one Mega ball number from the second range of 1 to 27. To win the jackpot, a player must correctly guess all five main numbers as well as the Mega ball.
In California, there are 3 tax brackets on lottery wins. Tier 1. Tax-free on winnings up to $600. Tier 2: Between $600.01-$5,000 is subject to a tax rate of 28%. Tier 3: Winnings over $5,000 are subject to a tax rate of 25% or for non residents 30%.
Odds of Winning
Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 49, and the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 41,416,353.
You can play Super Lotto Plus at www.thelotter.com