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Hot Lotto

How many states participate in Hot Lotto®?

Hot Lotto is played in 15 states and D.C.  To learn more about the participating jurisdictions, go to: www.powerball.com

What is the cost of a Hot Lotto® ticket?

The cost for a single play ticket is $1.

WHAT IS TRIPLE SIZZLER®?

For an extra $1 per play, add Triple Sizzler to multiply your non-jackpot prizes. To add Triple Sizzler, simply mark the Sizzler option on your play slip or ask your retailer to add it to your Hot Lotto play.

When are the drawings held?

Drawings are held each Wednesday and Saturday night at approximately 9:30 p.m. CST. To be eligible on the nights of the drawing, you must purchase your Hot Lotto tickets before 8:58 p.m. CST.

What are the odds of winning a prize?

The odds of winning any prize on a $1 play are 1 in 17.22. More detailed information on odds and prizes is available at: Hot Lotto Information

How many ways can a player win?

There are nine different ways to win (including the jackpot)! Hot Lotto Information

Can a player purchase one ticket that is good for more than one draw?

Yes. A Player may buy a Hot Lotto ticket for up to nine consecutive draws (current draw plus the next eight draws). This is a "multiple draw ticket". A player may also choose to purchase a subscription for Hot Lotto. A subscription is good for 26 draws (3 months), 52 draws (6 months), or 104 draws (1 year).

How is the Hot Lotto® advertised grand prize paid?

A Gross Grand Prize winner, paid on a pari-mutuel basis, will receive a Withholding Taxes Paid Prize in a cash lump sum payment.  A Withholding Taxes Paid Prize is a prize paid as a net prize amount after deducting and remitting all applicable withholding taxes, which may be higher or lower than the Advertised Grand Prize amount.  The Advertised Grand Prize amount will be publicly announced as the Grand Prize for the drawing.  For complete rules see the Hot Lotto official game rules.

 

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