Lotto America

Lotto America is the newest multi-state lottery in the USA currently played in 13 states, and with plans to add more as it expands. It has a minimum jackpot of $2 million and has nine prize tiers altogether, making it one of the most exciting games in the world. Find out more about playing Lotto America here.

Lotto America Information

How to Play Lotto America

Playing Lotto America is an easy alternative to purchasing a ticket, giving you a way to take part even if you don’t live in the USA. Follow the steps below to play Lotto America:

  • Pick five numbers from 1 to 52 and a Star Ball number from a separate set of 1 to 10. If you don’t wish to choose your own numbers, you can select a Quick Pick and a random selection will be generated for you.
  • Choose how many draws to enter. You can enter a single draw or subscribe for either one month or three months to enter every draw in that time frame.
  • Once you are happy with your selections, add your entries to the cart and pay.
  • To confirm the purchase, you will need to sign in to your account or register if you are a new user.
  • Wait for the next draw to take place. The Lotto America Results are available shortly after draws are held at 11:00pm ET on Wednesday and Saturday.

Lotto America Prizes and Odds

There are nine ways to win Lotto America prizes. To win the jackpot, all of your numbers - the five main balls and the Star Ball - must match the winning numbers that are drawn. The jackpot starts at $2 million and keeps rising until it is won, meaning there is no jackpot cap.

The other prizes are all fixed amounts and range from $2 for matching just the Star Ball to $20,000 for matching all five main numbers. The table below shows all the different prize tiers and how much you win in each.

Lotto America Prizes and Odds
Match Prize* Odds
5 + Star Ball Jackpot (minimum $2 million) 1 in 25,989,600
5 $20,000 1 in 2,887,733
4 + Star Ball $1,000 1 in 110,594
4 $100 1 in 12,288
3 + Star Ball $20 1 in 2,404
3 $5 1 in 267
2 + Star Ball $5 1 in 160
1 + Star Ball $2 1 in 29
0 + Star Ball $2 1 in 17

Overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 9.6

Lotto America FAQs

Learn more about how Lotto America works by taking a look at these frequently asked questions about the game.

What is the biggest jackpot ever won?

With no jackpot cap or rollover limit on Lotto America, the top prize can keep growing until it is won. The largest jackpot in history was the $22.8 million won by Debbie Kujava and her brother Dennis from Minnesota in March 2018.

What is the Star Ball?

The Star Ball is the sixth number to be selected in a Lotto America draw. It is drawn from a separate set of numbers between 1 and 10, so it is possible for the same number to appear as both a main ball and the Star Ball in the same draw. You are guaranteed to win a prize if you match the Star Ball.

Can you play Lotto America from outside the US?

Yes- you can play Lotto America online from anywhere in the world and win the same prizes as if you were in the USA.

How do you find out if you have won a prize?

You will receive an email notifying you of any wins if you bet on Prizes will be paid straight in to your lottery account or, for larger prizes such as the Lotto America jackpot, you will be contacted with instructions on how to proceed. You can also find out if you are a winner by looking at the Lotto America Results after every draw.