If you want to place a gamble on absolutely anything, then in Australia you will find a venue that will cater for that gambling requirement!
There are of course lotteries held in Australia each week and whilst the odds of you picking up a prize in any lottery are always going to be huge, this does not stop millions of people buying at least one ticket in the hope that they win big!
Much like in every other major country in the world you will find a different range of lotteries being held in Australia and in this section four website we are going to be introducing you to the most popular lotteries held on various days of the week in Australia.
Be aware that every single lottery will of course come with its own unique playing rules, however the basic aim of any lottery is that you will have to pick out a certain set of numbers in the hope you get as many of those matching the numbers that are drawn out of the lottery machine.
The more numbers that you match the higher the cash prize you will then win! Unlike most other formed of gambling, the top prize offered on lotteries that are held in Australia are not set in stone and it will be the case that the more people taking part in any lottery will have an overall effect on just how much cash is on offer via the prize pool.
Lotteries in Australia
There are several different companies who operate the lotteries which you are able to play in Australia and below you will find an overview of each of them.
Tatts Group Limited – The Tatts Group Limit offer a range of lotteries which are played in Victoria, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory, and also in the Northern Territory. They also oversee and mage the Queensland’s Golden Casket Lottery Corporation and also the lotteries that are held and operated by the South Australian Lotteries in South Australia.
Intralot Australia – You will find that Intralot Australia is tasked with managing and operating the Intralot Lottery that is held and is available in Tasmania.
Jumbo Interactive – Jumbo Interactive are a publically traded company who operate and run a range of lotteries that are all under the OzLotteries brand.
Netlotto – Another operator involved in online lottery tickets sales is Netlotto.
OzLotteries Daily Lottery Draws
One of the most popular lottery operators in Australia is OzLotteries and they have a range of daily lotteries and draws running on many different days of the week. If you are interested in taking part and entering one of those lottery draws, then below you will find an overview of each of them.
Monday Lotto – This lottery is of course drawn on a Monday and when you take part in this lottery you have to pick 6 numbers, there are 45 numbers in the machine and in total 6 main balls are drawn out of the machine along with two supplementary balls.
Wednesday Lotto – The Wednesday Lotto is a lottery on which there are 45 balls loaded into the machine and there will be seven main numbers drawn out of the machine along with 2 additional splintery balls. If you wish to play this lottery you have to pick out seven numbers of each ticket you buy and a range of cash prizes are on offer.
Saturday Lotto – The Saturday Lotto is of course drawn on a Monday and when you take part in this lottery you have to pick 6 numbers, there are 45 numbers in the machine and in total 6 main balls are drawn out of the machine along with two supplementary balls.
Oz Lotto – The Oz Lotto is a lottery on which there are 45 balls loaded into the machine and there will be seven main numbers drawn out of the machine along with 2 additional splintery balls. If you wish to play this lottery you have to pick out seven numbers of each ticket you buy and a range of cash prizes are on offer.
Powerball – The Powerball Lottery is one which uses two different lottery machines, when you play this lottery a set of 6 numbers are drawn out of the first machine and the one Powerball number is drawn out of the second machine.
The Pools – The pools is a very unusual lottery for instead of a set of balls being used to determine the outcome a set of 38 football matches are used instead, It is the matches that have the highest number of goals scored in their respective matches that are going o be the ones used to determine who wins this lottery.
Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot – The Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot game is more like a raffle that a lottery. However, when you wish to take part in this lottery you will be allocated a ticket on which a number has already been printed, and as such you do not have to pick out your own lucky numbers as each ticket has its own number.
As soon as all of the tickets for this lottery have been sold then the draw will take place and once done the jackpot prize pool on offer will be awarded to the player holding the winning ticket.
Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot – The Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot game is almost identical to the one named above, however there are a different number of tickets in this draw and it is probably more like a raffle that a lottery.
If you wish to take part in this draw then you can ask to be given a random ticket number of you can buy several tickets that have sequential numbers printed upon them. As soon as all of the tickets for the draw have been sold then the draw will take place.
Should you be interested in playing the lottery in Australia each of the above ones do of course have their own websites where you will find more information on how they run and operate and a breakdown of the prizes on offer.