German Lotto 6-of-49 game information:

The German Lotto 6-of-49
Drawings are held twice a week on Wednesday and Saturday nights.

You can play the German Lotto through our web site until 10:00am Eastern Time on Wednesday and until 2:00pm Eastern Time on Friday.This gives us sufficient time to purchase your German Lotto 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 German Lotto retailer on your behalf.

For each German Lotto ticket simply pick six numbers between 1 and 49. Players can win in nine different prize categories. The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 1 in 140 million. Players win the German Lotto jackpot by matching all six numbers plus the "SuperNumber". Your "SuperNumber" is randomly selected and printed on your ticket at the time of purchase. It ranges from 0 to 9.

The drawing of winning numbers:From a drum containing balls numbered from 1 to 49 six balls (numbers) are randomly selected. The "SuperNumber" is selected from a seperate drum containing ten balls numbered from 0 to 9. This creates nine prize categories shown below.

The minimum jackpot starts at about $2 million. The advertised jackpot reflects a cash payout. See prize structure for more details and odds.

Winning German Lotto tickets are valid 90 days. Please see the "Game Help" on how to claim winning tickets.

German Lotto prizes and odds
Match Prize Odds
6 of 6 plus "SuperNumber" Jackpot/Pari-mutuel 1:139,838,160
6 of 6 Pari-mutuel 1:15,537,573
5 of 6 plus "SuperNumber" Pari-mutuel 1:542,008
5 of 6 Pari-mutuel 1:60,223
4 of 6 plus "SuperNumber" Pari-mutuel 1:10,324
4 of 6 Pari-mutuel 1:1,147
3 of 6 plus "SuperNumber" Pari-mutuel 1:567
3 of 6 Pari-mutuel 1:63
2 of 6 plus "SuperNumber" approx $5.00 (€5.00) 1:76
Overall odds   1:31

All prizes category 1 through 8 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. Prize in 9th tier is set at €5.00 ≈ US $5.00