Monday & Wednesday Lotto Game Rules

Monday & Wednesday Lotto

Become a Monday & Wednesday Lotto expert!

The Australian Monday & Wednesday Lotto was first established way back in 1979, and was originally operated by NSW Lotteries. However, starting October 13th, 2008, Australia’s Tattersall began offering the Monday and Wednesday Lotto games. Throughout its long history, the Australia Monday & Wednesday Lotto has had several changes to its mechanics made—such as bumping the number of balls from 40 to 45 and adding a sixth prize tier. The current mechanics have been in place since February 26th, 2012.

Why is Monday & Wednesday Lotto so popular?

When compared to larger lotteries, Australia Monday & Wednesday Lotto offers more attractive chances. At Australia Monday and Wednesday Lotto, all winners are paid out in one lump sum. The prizes are both tax-free at the source, in addition to being paid out in lump sum. Although the jackpot is set at A$1m. For more, there are Superdraws with up to A$5m (≈ £2,7m) to win.

Monday & Wednesday Lotto in figures

A$1 million (≈ £543K): the fixed amount of all the jackpots. No chance of rollovers.

100%: tax-free prizes

About Monday & Wednesday Lotto

How to play Monday and Wednesday Lotto?

The rules are simple: you choose six numbers from 1 to 45.

How to win Monday and Wednesday lotto’s jackpot? Your six numbers have to match the six drawn ones.

Two “supplementary” numbers are then drawn from the same pool as well to increase your chances to win on different tiers.

Undecided about your numbers? Increase the suspense with our “Secret Numbers” option, which will randomly select your numbers and hide them until your ticket is validated!

Available from five tickets, the Quick Pick tool will also help you choose your numbers, which can be modified at your convenience.

When to play Monday & Wednesday Lotto?

Whenever you want to! With our bundle and multi-draw offers, you don’t need to follow every result. Your tickets are validated in advance for the next few draws and our team will let you know whenever you win!

What time is Monday & Wednesday Lotto drawn?

As the name suggests, there are two draws per week on Monday and Wednesday at 9:30 am UK time (8:30 pm AET local time).

Odds and Payout

How much does a Monday & Wednesday Lotto ticket cost?

At Sirlotto.com, you play Monday & Wednesday Lotto at the fairest price of £2.99.

What about my wins?

Monday & Wednesday Lotto’s latest results are displayed at Sirlotto.com once the draw is over. If your numbers are matching, you’ll be informed by e-mail. If you win the jackpot, our team dedicated to big winners will contact you in person to organize the next step.

How much to win?

You have 1:8,145,060 probability of winning the jackpot. When you equate it to the odds of winning the US Powerball jackpot—which is 1:292,201,338, you can see the difference right away.

To win the jackpot, you need your six numbers matching the drawn numbers.

Take a look at the table below to see what we mean:

1st Division: Match 6 numbers

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2nd Division: Match 5 numbers + 1 Supplementary number

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3rd Division: Match 5 numbers

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4th Division: Match 4 numbers

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5th Division: Match 3 numbers + 1 supplementary number

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6th Division: Match 1 or 2 numbers + 2 supplementary numbers

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