What are the Odds of Winning a Lotto Game?

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What's the best lottery to play? You can find out how easy (or difficult) it is to win the lotto game you play, right here! The odds of winning lotto is the probability that a number combination will be the winning ticket in a lotto drawing. The chart below lists the odds of winning lotto games based on their pick-size and number field.

As you can see, just adding one more number to a game's number field can raise the odds considerably. This is why lotto game selection is one of Gail Howard's methods to win at lotto. It is important to choose a lotto game with better odds, not just one with a high jackpot. You want to improve your chances of winning as much as possible, starting with picking the best lotto game to play.

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Don't forget, if you have Advantage Plus, you can find the odds of any game by using Chart Y. The Lotto Odds Calculator. This chart will tell you the lottery odds probability of hitting the jackpot based on your lotto game's number format and pick-size.

Pick-4 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning
4/241 in 10,626
4/331 in 40,920
4/351 in 52,360
4/441 in 135,751
4/451 in 148,995
4/491 in 211,876
4/501 in 230,300
4/601 in 487,635
4/771 in 1,353,275

Pick-5 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning
5/191 in 11,628
5/201 in 15,504
5/251 in 53,130
5/261 in 65,780
5/281 in 98,280
5/301 in 142,506
5/311 in 169,911
5/321 in 201,376
5/331 in 237,336
5/341 in 278,256
5/351 in 324,632
5/361 in 376,992
5/371 in 435,897
5/381 in 501,942
5/391 in 575,757
5/401 in 658,008
5/411 in 749,398
5/421 in 850,668
5/431 in 962,598
5/441 in 1,086,008
5/451 in 1,221,759
5/471 in 1,533,939
5/491 in 1,906,884
5/501 in 2,118,760
5/521 in 2,598,960
5/531 in 2,869,685
5/541 in 3,162,510
5/551 in 3,478,761
5/561 in 3,819,816
5/591 in 5,006,386
5/801 in 24,040,016
5/901 in 43,949,268

Pick-6 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning
6/251 in 177,100
6/301 in 593,775
6/321 in 906,192
6/331 in 1,107,568
6/341 in 1,344,904
6/351 in 1,623,160
6/361 in 1,947,792
6/371 in 2,324,784
6/381 in 2,760,681
6/391 in 3,262,623
6/401 in 3,838,380
6/411 in 4,496,388
6/421 in 5,245,786
6/431 in 6,096,454
6/441 in 7,059,052
6/451 in 8,145,060
6/461 in 9,366,819
6/471 in 10,737,573
6/481 in 12,271,512
6/491 in 13,983,816
6/501 in 15,890,700
6/511 in 18,009,460
6/521 in 20,358,520
6/531 in 22,957,480
6/541 in 25,827,165
6/551 in 28,989,675
6/561 in 32,468,436
6/581 in 40,475,358
6/591 in 45,057,474
6/601 in 50,063,860
6/691 in 119,877,472
6/901 in 622,614,630

Pick-7 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning
7/271 in 888,030
7/341 in 5,379,616
7/351 in 6,724,520
7/391 in 15,380,937
7/451 in 45,379,620
7/471 in 62,891,499
7/771 in 2,404,808,340

Powerball Type Pick-5 + Pick-1 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning Game
5/32+1/161 in 1,898,688Wild Card 2
5/32+1/251 in 2,517,200Kansas Super Cash
5/34+1/141 in 3,895,584Turkey Sans Topu
5/35+1/51 in 1,623,160Tennessee Cash
5/35+1/101 in 3,246,320Trinidad and Tobago Lotto Plus,
Caribbean Super Lotto
5/39+1/141 in 8,060,598UK Thunderball
5/39+1/191 in 10,939,383
5/40+1/211 in 13,818,168
5/41+1/61 in 4,496,388Tri-State Megabucks Plus
5/42+1/151 in 12,760,020India Thunderball
5/43+1/431 in 41,391,714Lucky for Life
5/45+1/201 in 24,435,180Greece Tzoker, RSA Powerball
5/45+1/451 in 54,979,155
5/47+1/191 in 29,144,841Hot Lotto
5/47+1/271 in 41,416,353California Super Lotto Plus
5/49+1/131 in 24,789,492Portugal Totoloto
5/52+1/281 in 72,770,880Monopoly Millionaires' Club
5/54+1/91 in 28,462,590Spain El Gordo
5/56+1/461 in 175,711,536
5/59+1/351 in 175,223,510Powerball
5/75+1/151 in 258,890,850Mega Millions

Powerball Type Pick-5 + Pick-2 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning Game
5/50+2/81 in 59,325,280EuroJackpot (previous format)
5/50+2/101 in 95,344,200EuroJackpot
5/50+2/111 in 116,531,800Euro Millions

Powerball Type Pick-4 + Pick-1 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning Game
4/33+1/311 in 1,268,520Kentucky Cash Ball
4/35+1/351 in 1,832,600Texas Two Step
4/44+1/221 in 2,986,522
4/47+1/171 in 3,032,20Florida Lucky Money

Powerball Type Pick-6 + Pick-1 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning Game
6/33+1/161 in 85,900,584China Lotto
6/37+1/71 in 18,598,272Israel New Lotto
6/40 + 1/201 in 76,767,600Australia Powerball
6/42+1/61 in 31,474,716Swiss Lotto
6/49+1/101 in 139,838,160Germany Lotto

Pick-10 to Pick-12 Lottery Games

Number Field Odds of Winning Game
10/201 in 184,756Arizona All or Nothing
10/20/801 in 2,147,181Many Keno Games
12/241 in 2,704,156Georgia All or Nothing, Texas All or Nothing, Multi-State All or Nothing

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