faq - Gold Lotto

What is Gold Lotto?

Gold Lotto is the original Lotto game in Queensland. Saturday Gold Lotto is Queensland's most popular game and has been making dreams come true since 1981. Wednesday Gold Lotto was introduced in May 1996 and gives players a mid-week chance to win Gold Lotto. From October 21, 2013 Monday Gold Lotto has also been introduced.

What are the draw close times for Gold Lotto?

Saturday Gold Lotto draws close each Saturday at 7.30pm.

Monday and Wednesday Gold Lotto draws close each Wednesday at 7.30pm.

Do I need to watch the Gold Lotto draw to win?

No, you do not need to watch the draw to win.

Does Gold Lotto jackpot?

Monday and Wednesday Gold Lotto does not jackpot. Saturday Gold Lotto has the potential to jackpot if there are no First Division prize winners for the draw. However, there are usually First Division winners each week so the game rarely jackpots.

How do I play a system entry in Gold Lotto?

Information on playing a system entry can be found in the Gold Lotto How to Play page within this website.

How do I play a "Pick" entry on Gold Lotto?

Information on playing a "Pick" entry can be found in the Gold Lotto How to Play page within this website.

What are Gold Lotto Superdraws and Megadraws?

On a number of special occasions throughout the year, Gold Lotto offers an extraordinarily large First Division prize. These special events are called Superdraws and Megadraws. In the past, First Division prizes for Superdraws have ranged from $18 million to $32 million.

Do I need to pay tax on my winnings?

No. As with all Golden Casket products, prizes are tax-free.

I live interstate & have won a prize. How can I claim my prize?

In order to claim your prize, you will need to write a brief letter which includes your return postal address and contact phone number. Attach your winning ticket (ensuring you have kept a copy) to this letter and mail by either security post or certified mail to:

Golden Casket Lottery Corporation Limited
Locked Bag 7
COORPAROO DC QLD 4151
Once this information has been processed, we will forward you the prize amount in the form of a cheque.

 

Monday & Wednesday Gold Lotto

Does the Monday and Wednesday Gold Lotto game guarantee a First Division prize?

Monday and Wednesday Gold Lotto guarantees $1 million each for up to four First Division winners each week. If there are one, two, three or four First Division winners, they will each receive $1 million. If there are more than four winners, they will then share in a prize pool of $4 million.

Can I watch the Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw on TV?

The full draws will not be aired on TV however the Lotto draw numbers will come across the screen on Monday & Wednesday nights.