How to play Wednesday Lotto
Wednesday Lotto numbers are drawn from a machine containing 45 balls, numbered from 1 to 45 inclusive. For a standard game, you choose 6 numbers from this range.
In total, 8 balls are drawn of which the first 6 are the winning numbers. The last 2 balls are the supplementary numbers. These supplementary balls are used to determine prizes in Divisions 2, 5 & 6.
The chance of winning a Division One prize in Wednesday Lotto is 1 in 8,145,060
Wednesday Lotto Results
Wednesday Lotto is rightfully one of the most popular Australian online lottery and over-the-counter lotto games played throughout the country. As the name suggest, this lottery's draws are carried out once a week on Wednesday evening. Offering favorable win rates and the two extra balls helping players to win, this lottery is often reported to pay out jackpots and sizable secondary prizes. This national Aussie lottery product is active to contribute to various important and authoritative charity programs in those states where it is sold. Take a chance to become another lucky Australian online lottery millionaire, play and keep up with the latest Wednesday Lotto results no to miss your life-changing opportunity.
Wednesday Lotto Numbers
How can you check Wednesday Lotto results? As most major Australian lotto operators entered the on-line marketplace, players now can opt to check Australian lotto results, buy lottery tickets and search other related information online. Latest Wednesday Lotto results are generally available after the draws taking place each Wednesday (at 10:45 GMT) after the balls are randomly withdrawn by the drum machine. The draws are also broadcasted live on Australian TV (Channel 7TWO) while the latest Wednesday Lotto results can be reviewed on Channel 7 from 8.30pm AEST/8.00pm ACST. Naturally enough, you may go to the closest retail outlet to find out latest Wednesday Lotto results, but what should you do if you have no time or played from abroad, for example? It goes without saying that web services offer the easiest and fastest way to check Wednesday Lotto results.
Find below a few historical developments in this Australian lottery. Originating as the NSW lottery, Australian Wednesday Lotto was restarted back in 1996 as a part of initiative to generate additional funds for the Australian community programs. Australian Wednesday Lotto was started in November 1984, in 1989-1996 the draw was shifted to Thursday night, then following Powerball lottery introduction in Australia in May 1996, the lotto shifted back to its original slot on Wednesday evening. Apart from the over-the-counter sales Australian Wednesday Lotto has also moved to the web market becoming increasingly popular Australian online lottery. Its largest record-breaking jackpot amounting to AUD6 mln was reported in January 2009.
Playing and Winning Australian Wednesday Lotto
Australian Wednesday Lotto offers a selection range of 1-45: 6 main/winning Wednesday Lotto numbers and 2 supplementary numbers pulled out from the same barrel. The 2 additional Wednesday Lotto numbers are also referred to as the bonus balls required for the secondary prizes exclusively.
To become the lottery winner, you have to check off the same winning and bonus Wednesday Lotto numbers in your entry as in the corresponding draw. The lottery has 6 prize divisions and each weekly draw provides a set $1 mln main prize (the 1st division) for up to 4 lottery winners. When there are more than 4 winning tickets the $4 mln cash prize is equally divided between them. There several different ways and options to play this lottery including QuickPick, Favorites, System and Pick Entries. Players can check off their Wednesday Lotto numbers manually or use the above-mentioned options available both online and at the retail outlets.
Mind, the chances to win jackpot and the secondary prizes will to a certain extent be predetermined by the total count of games you are to play each draw. Therefore, you will have 1 chance in 8,145,060 and 1 chance in 678,755 playing 1 and 12 games respectively, 1 in 581,790 for 14 games and so. The difference is obvious, isn’t it? Still, the more games are played the higher is the ticket price.
Hot/Cold Wednesday Lotto Numbers Statistics
Hot and cold statistics represents the selection of the most frequently and infrequently drawn numbers. It is based on Wednesday Lotto results history. Many players find it rather useful for their entries. The hot Wednesday Lotto numbers for this Australian online lottery are 15, 33, 11, 22 and 13 while the cold Wednesday Lotto numbers list 37, 16, 3, 44 and 20.
A “Life-Jacket” Wednesday Lotto Jack-pot
In 2011, an Aussies couple affected by the Christchurch earthquake won the lottery's main prize. That couldn’t have come at a better time as the disaster aftermath was really devastating for that family. Their home was destroyed and both subsequently lost jobs. The Wednesday Lotto AUD1 mln cash prize was really a life-jacket saving that lucky family.
The highest jack-pot in the Australian “Lotto” group of Australian online lottery games (including Saturday Lotto, Wednesday Lotto and Monday Lotto) was reported in November 1996 when the 3 lucky winners split Monday Lotto top prize of AUD15 mln.
The biggest Wednesday Lotto win for one ticket was cashed in January 2009 by a lucky player from Nelson Bay. Then the lottery jack-potted to AUD6 mln. Take a chance to become another lottery millionaire, play and check Wednesday Lotto results online.
NSW Lotteries, is a corporation owned by the Government of New South Wales in Australia. However, since 2010, it has been operated by Tatts Group Limited under a 40-year exclusive licence. It runs games of chance through a network of agents, most of which are newsagencies. It falls under the government portfolio of Gaming and Racing and is governed by the Public Lotteries Act 1996.
NSW Lotteries runs some of its lotteries itself and syndicates a number of others run by interstate lottery organisations. The lotteries offered are:
NSW Lotteries has been has been operating in New South Wales providing entertaining games of chance since the late 1930’s. Licensed to conduct the games of Lotto and Lotto Strike, OZ Lotto, Powerball, Instant Scratch-Its, Lucky Lotteries, and The Pools online and through a network of 1600 small businesses throughout NSW and the ACT.
Every week millions of players in New South Wales dream about what they'd do if their numbers came up or if they scratched their way to instant wealth.
Behind these brands is Tatts Lotteries, a strategic business unit of Tatts Group, a publicly listed company.
NSW Lotteries also sells various scratchcard games, under the brand 'Instant Scratch-its'.
NSW Lotteries introduced "thelott" in 2016.
NSW Lotteries will continue to bring you your favourite lottery games, whether you like to go in-store, online or to the App. From June 2016 you’ll begin to see the Lott brand name appear in-store and online.
The Lott is the mark of trust that unites Tatts Group’s Australian lottery brands including Tatts, NSW Lotteries, Golden Casket and SA Lotteries under one banner.
Originally called Tattersall’s, Tatts Group has been in the Australian lottery business for more than 134 years. Tatts Group operates the official, government-regulated lotteries in Victoria, Tasmania, the Northern Territory, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland and South Australia.
AUSTRALIA OZ LOTTO RESULTS
Channel Seven Perth and GWN broadcast results at the following times each week. These times may change without notice at the discretion of the television station.
Official results for every draw are published by Lotterywest in The West Australian newspaper.
Here at www.oz-lotto.com, the Current and past results are available in the Results section.
- Premium Results Telephone Line
Call 1900 919 958. Calls cost 44 cents per minute including GST plus a 15 cent connection fee. Mobiles and pay phones cost extra.
If you miss the draw results or want to check your numbers, use the ticket checker at any Lotterywest retailer. Or you can ask your retailer to check your tickets through the terminal.
Or visit any retailer or affilate for Tatts Group Limited, Intralot Australia, Jumbo Interactive, Netlotto,Lotterywest, or Tattersall the Lott