General information about Georgia Lottery Jumbo Bucks
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 2014, or 5 years, 4 months and 20 days ago. Jumbo Bucks Lotto GA is currently available only in Georgia. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Jumbo Bucks Lotto GA. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Georgia Lottery (GALottery). In case you want to know more about Georgia Lottery (GALottery), here is their official website: https://www.galottery.com/en-us/home.html. Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Georgia Lottery (GALottery) can be reached via the following contact details:
- Georgia Lottery Corporation: 250 Williams Street, Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30303
- Main Office: 404-215-5000
- Hotline: 1-800-GA-LUCKY
- Email: [email protected]
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto results
Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Georgia Lottery (GALottery) in Atlanta. At the moment, draws are held twice a week. To be more precise, they are held on Monday and Thursday, at 11:00 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on February 23, 2014, or 5 years, 4 months and 20 days ago.
How it works: picking up Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 6 / 47. As you can see, players are to choose six main Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto numbers from the range between 1 and 47 Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
Georgia Lottery Jumbo Bucks winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Jumbo Bucks Lotto GA top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $1 million. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Jumbo Bucks Lotto GA jackpot ever has reached $9.6 million. It was set on February 6, 2017, or 2 years, 5 months and 9 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 08, 10, 17, 18, 41, and 47. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 10,737,573. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the six Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 10,737,573
1 : 43,649
1 : 873
1 : 50
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 47,56.
Georgia Lottery Jumbo Bucks prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. An important thing to mention is that players have an opportunity to increase their winning odds using the lottery’s multiplier feature, namely Cash Match. For an additional cost of $1 per play, players can instantly win if one or more of their main numbers match to any of the Cash Match numbers. No add-on games are provided, however.
Hot and cold Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 36, 29, 41, 10, 16, and 19. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 33, 43, 37, 09, 39, and 21.
Payouts of Georgia Lottery Jumbo Bucks prizes
In case you happen to win Jumbo Bucks Lotto GA jackpot, be ready to decide between the lump sum and annual payments. According to the rules of the GLC's Board of Directors, Jumbo Bucks Lotto have jackpots paid out in 30 payments over 29 years. However, if the Cash Option had been selected, the jackpot is paid in one lump sum. Prizes of $601 - $249,999 can be claimed at the operator's headquarters or district offices and are generally paid the same day. Prizes up to $25,000 are also payable at GLC Kiosks. As usual, prizes of $600 or less can be claimed at any lottery retailers. And finally, it is possible to claim prizes by mail. Unfortunately, Jumbo Bucks Lotto GA winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are the state income tax of 6% and federal income tax of 25% (for prizes over $5,000). One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 180 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto results.