What is new Lotto?
Exciting changes to Lotto are here.
There are now more ways to win more money.
Lotto now costs £2, and will create bigger jackpots. There's a brand new raffle with at least 50 guaranteed winners of £20,000 in every draw. Plus, matching just 3 numbers now wins you £25!
A brand new raffle
Now, every line you play also gets you automatic entry into the new Lotto raffle. Your raffle numbers are printed on your ticket and every draw at least 50 winners of £20,000 are guaranteed. So now there are two things to check on your ticket.
How to play new Lotto
To find out how to play new Lotto – including the raffle where at least 50 people will win £20,000 in every draw – watch this video guide.
There's twice as much in the prize pot
The table below shows the exciting changes we've made to Lotto's prizes, including bigger jackpots and £25 for matching 3 numbers.
|Ways to win||Lotto before
|Match 6 (jackpot)†||Sat £3.9m||Sat £5m|
|Wed £2.1m||Wed £2.5m|
|Match 5 plus Bonus Ball†||£100,000||£50,000|
|Raffle (50 winners)||N/A||£20,000|
† Estimated. The prizes stated for Match 4, Match 5, Match 5+Bonus and Match 6 are an average of what we anticipate prizes will be. These will vary depending on sales, but also the number of winners in a draw for any given prize tier.
More exciting Rollovers
New Lotto is making Rollovers more exciting than ever before. Now when the jackpot rolls, the number of raffle winners of £20,000 grows, creating even more guaranteed winners.
The table below shows how the number of raffle winners grows with each Lotto roll.
|Number of raffle winners|
On Rollover draws, the additional raffle prizes are funded from the rolled-over jackpot or a combination of the rolled-over jackpot and the Lotto Reserve Fund.