California SuperLotto game information:

 California SuperLotto drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:57 PM Eastern Time.

You can play SuperLotto through our web site until 2:00PM Eastern Time on Wednesday and Friday. This gives us sufficient time to purchase your CA SuperLotto tickets prior to the drawing and confirm the purchase of your tickets. You are the sole owner of each ticket we have purchased at a state licensed California Lotto retailer on your behalf.

For each California SuperLotto ticket you pick five numbers between 1 and 47 plus the "Mega" number between 1 and 27. This creates overall odds of 1 in 23 for winning a prize. That's right, one in 23 tickets wins a prize. Players win a prize for matching just one number (Mega number). The odds of winning the California SuperLotto jackpot are approximately 1 in 41.4 million.

The minimum SuperLotto jackpot starts at $7 million and has surpassed the $190 million mark. See prize structure for more details and odds. The advertised jackpot amount reflects the "annuity option". Here prize is paid in 26 annual installments. If the jackpot winner chooses to receive one lump sum payment "cash option". The prize will be approximately half the advertised jackpot. You are no longer required to choose between "Cash option" and "annuity option" when you purchase your ticket You will now be able to make your choice after you win! Winning SuperLotto tickets are valid for 180 days. Please see the "Game Help" on how to claim winning tickets.

You win the California Lotto jackpot by matching all 5 numbers from 1 to 47 plus the "Mega number" number from 1 to 27. There are nine different ways to win a cash prize. Just match the "Mega number" and you win cash.

Match Prize Odds
5/47 + "Mega number" Jackpot Pari-mutuel 1:41,416,353
5/47 Pari-mutuel 1:1,592,937
4/47 + + "Mega number" Pari-mutuel 1:197,221
4/47 Pari-mutuel 1:7,585
3/47 + "Mega number" Pari-mutuel 1:4,810
3/47 Pari-mutuel 1:185
2/47 + "Mega number" Pari-mutuel 1:361
1/47 + "Mega number" Pari-mutuel 1:74
"Mega number" Pari-mutuel 1:49
Overall - - 1:23

All prizes are pari-mutuel this means the actual amount will vary and depends on the actual sales and the number of winners in each prize category.