Game Rules & Odds

odds of winning Monday & Wednesday Lotto

For draws conducted on and after 27 February 2012

Division What you need in one game to win Odds based
on 1 Game*
Odds based
on 12 Games
Division 1 6 winning numbers 8,145,060:1 678,755:1
Division 2 5 winning numbers + 1 or 2
supplementary numbers
678,755:1 56,563:1
Division 3 5 winning numbers 36,689:1 3058:1
Division 4 4 winning numbers 733:1 61:1
Division 5 3 winning numbers + 1 or 2
supplementary numbers
297:1 25:1
Division 6 1 or 2 winning numbers + 2
supplementary numbers
144:1 12:1

* Minimum play for Monday & Wednesday Lotto: 4 standard games

game rules

View the Game Rules for Monday & Wednesday Lotto.

Monday & Wednesday Lotto probability formula

For draws conducted on and after 27 February 2012

Monday & Wednesday Lotto uses the formula: 45c6 = (45 x 44 x 43 x 42 x 41 x 40)/(1 x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5 x 6)*

Prize Division What you need in one game to win Formula
*Used to calculate Division One odds of winning. A minimum of 4 games is required to play.
Division 1 6 winning numbers 45c6
Division 2 5 winning numbers + 1 or 2
supplementary numbers
(45c6 / (6c5 x (39c1 - 37c1)))
Division 3 5 winning numbers (45c6 / (6c5 x 37c1))
Division 4 4 winning numbers (45c6 / (6c4 x 39c2))
Division 5 3 winning numbers + 1 or 2
supplementary numbers
(45c6 / (6c3 x (39c3 - 37c3)))
Division 6 1 or 2 winning numbers + 2
supplementary numbers
45c6 / ((6c1 x 37c3) + (6c2 x 37c2))

Monday & Wednesday Lotto prize fund

In accordance with Rules 11.7 and 11.8 of the Rules of Authorised Lotteries, the Prize Fund in each draw of Monday & Wednesday Lotto shall be distributed amongst the Prize Divisions as follows:

(A) For draws conducted on and after 27 February 2012:

Division Percentage
 Division 1* 0.0%
Division 2 4.5%
Division 3 7.0%
Division 4 19.5%
Division 5 27.0%
Division 6 42.0%

* Division 1 is a guaranteed $1 Million for up to 2 winners every draw.