Oz Lotto, the Australian Lottery
Oz lotto is a first National lottery game of Australia introduced in February 1994 and has still maintained its popularity. When introduced the game play required only 6 numbers to be selected out of pool of 45 balls but since Oct ’2005 one more ball began to be drawn making it a 7/65 lotto game. To emphasize the addition of 7th ball there were many changes made in the branding, in some Australian states it was renamed as Super 7’s Oz Lotto or Oz 7 Lotto. But in year 2012 it was reverted back to Oz lotto. This Oz lottery has a total of 7 prize tiers (known as ‘divisions’). The minimum prize for division 1 is $2 million. Oz lotto is drawn on every Tuesday at 20.30 Australian Eastern Standard Time, in Melbourne, administered by “The Lotto” a lottery brand owned by Tatts Group. The drawn gets broadcasted live on TV Channel 7.
Players require to match 7 correct number in order to claim the Division 1 prize. After rolling over for 25 time, if the Division 1 prize still not won, it will split between the next highest tier winners.
Oz lotto is holding the record for largest Australian Lotto Jackpot prize claimed till date. The division 1 prize was $100m and was won by four winners who shared the total sum of $111,972,151.04 by winning the draw help on 6th Nov’2012.
How to play Oz Lottery?
Each play or we can say the lottery ticket would normally cost $1.30 in addition to the agent’s commission. If you register through our website, you are ready to play within few minutes and can avoid the hassle of going to the lottery store or waiting in a queue.
The players will have to make selection of 7 unique numbers of their choice out of the pool of 45 balls or players can just select the option of Easy Pick or Quick Pick. (This will automatically choose random numbers for the play.) If the player has managed to match all the seven winning number drawn, he/she would win the Jackpot. In order to win the lowest tier or Division 7 prize, player require to match at least 3 winning numbers + 1 supplementary number. On our website players can select the direct debit option to play continuously for many draws in advance.
There will be 7 main numbers drawn in the draw following another 2 numbers drawn known as supplementary numbers. These 2 extra numbers are used to award prizes in division 2, 4 and 7.
Who can play?
Player is not required to be an Australian National or Resident to play Oz Lotto. Person living anywhere in the world can play through online lottery concierge service. Registering through these services, will allow you to buy ticket in your name and, are 100% safe and secure. Players will receive an email if they have won a prize.