Hot Lotto Lottery Information
Multi State Lottery Game: Hot Lotto
THE HOT LOTTO GAME ENDED ON OCTOBER 28, 2017
Hot Lotto was played in: Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia and District of Columbia.
Multi State Hot Lotto
Hot Lotto was a multi-state jackpot game with eight (8) state lotteries participating and a guaranteed one million dollar ($1 million) starting jackpot. The lotteries participating included Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia and District of Columbia.
Playing Hot Lotto was easy. Hot Lotto tickets did cost one dollar ($1) only and players may play up to ten (10) consecutive drawings in advance.
Lottery Drawing Results
Drawings were held Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:00 p.m.
Hot Lotto Lottery players would choose a total of six (6) numbers. First, players pick five (5) numbers between one and thirty-nine (1-39). Next they would pick one (1) Hot Ball, a number between one and nineteen (1-19).
There were nine (9) ways of winning cash prizes.
Lotto players who matched all five (5) numbers and the Hot Ball won the jackpot. That was at least one million dollars ($1 million). The odds of winning the Hot Lotto jackpot were 1:10,939,383.
Players who matched the first five (5) numbers only would win ten thousand dollars ($10,000). The odds of matching five numbers were 1:607,744. Matching four (4) numbers and the Hot Ball would have won you five hundred bucks ($500). The odds of this were 1:64,349. Minus the Hot Ball and you still won fifty dollars ($50). The odds of this win were 1:3,575. Three (3) numbers plus the Hot Ball wons fifty dollars ($50) also. The odds of matching three (3) numbers plus the Hot Ball were 1:1,950. Three (3) numbers only or two (2) numbers plus the Hot Ball won four dollars ($4). The odds of these respectively were 1:108 and 1:183. One (1) number plus the Hot Ball will won three dollars ($3) and the Hot Ball only won two dollars ($2). These odds respectively were 1:47 and 1:39.
The overall odds of winning Hot Lotto were 1:16.
Hot Lotto players had to claim their cash prizes within three hundred and sixty-five (365) days of the date of the drawing. Winners had to choose the lump sum cash payment as opposed to the annualized payments within sixty (60) days of the date of the drawing.
For more information involving Hot Lotto such as estimated jackpot amounts, be sure to visit the Hot Lotto website.
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