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Hot Lotto is rightfully one of the most popular American lotteries. Its name fits its format perfectly as it offers one of the most engaging lottery formats in the world. There are totally 47 numbered balls loaded in the lottery drum during each draw which makes the winning chances unprecedentedly high. Of course, Hot Lotto results are available at our website.

Latest Hot Lotto results, October 28 2017 (1544 days ago):

Country USA
Numbers to Guess 5 from 47
Additional Numbers 1 from 19
Jackpot Winning Chances 1 in 29144841
Next Jackpot 12160000
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Find out more about Hot Lotto

What can be better than scooping a lottery jackpot? The minimal Hot Lotto jackpot accounts for $1 mln. If there is no winner, then it will be rolled over to the next draw and increased by at least $50,000. Usually, the jackpot reaches the multi-million point. Hot Lotto providers carry out the draws 2 times a week on Wednesday and Saturday at 9.40 p.m. The lottery totally offers 9 prize divisions each draw. Your ticket should not necessarily match most of Hot Lotto winning numbers for you to get some prize - you can win matching a single bonus number, the so-called Hot Ball.

The lottery is held in 15 states including Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia. Currently, it is also available for the players around the globe via the online services.

How does Hot Lotto work?

You have to choose 5 main Hot Lotto numbers from the guess range of 1 to 47 as well as one bonus number from 1 to 19. You can either choose Hot Lotto numbers yourself or use a Quick Option which will generate a random combination automatically. The balls are drawn 2 times bi-weekly on Wednesday and Saturday to define the jackpot and other prize winners.

The players have to guess all 6 winning Hot Lotto numbers to scoop the jackpot. Still, there is also a chance to win one of the secondary prizes matching fewer numbers with or without the bonus ball. A single bonus ball is a minimally required match to win something.

According to the rules, the starting jackpot is set at $1 mln and increases every time there is no player lucky to match the Hot Lotto winning numbers. In case there are several jackpot winners, the prize is split equally between them. Still, the payout may vary for the players living beyond the USA due to the local tax regulations. The prizes are paid out in the state where the winning ticket was purchased. However, you will not have to go there to get the prize (except for the jackpot) as the lottery agent will take that trouble, claim the winning on your behalf and send the prize to you.

If you played in several draws at once and were lucky to guess Hot Lotto numbers in any, you will not have to wait for the rest of the raffles. Just claim the prize. Your coupon will be scanned, the prize paid out and the coupon with the rest of the combinations provided.

You can also triple your winnings (except for the jackpot) using the Hot Lotto Sizzler option which is charged an additional fee of $1. The detailed prizes breakdown is provided below:



Winning numbers

Standard prize

Hot Lotto Sizzler prize


5 + 1








4 + 1








3 + 1








2 + 1




1 + 1




0 + 1




Playing US Hot Lotto

The lottery is available for anyone of over 18 years old. You do not have to be a citizen of the USA or to be there to try your luck in this lottery. Even though the tickets are sold over the counter only in the hosting states listed above, they can also be purchased via online agents’ services. The final prize will depend on Hot Lotto winning numbers you guess, as well as the numbers of fields and draws you would like to take part in. If you are playing online, the price will be a little bit higher as the agent’s service fees will also be included. In such a case it is advised to buy the tickets at least 4 hours before the draw to give the agent enough time to get the original ticket, scan and send it to you.

Checking the latest Hot Lotto results

The latest Hot Lotto results are available after the draws held twice a week on Wednesday and Saturday at 9.40 p.m. (Iowa time). Unfortunately these draws are not broadcast on the TV but still the fresh Hot Lotto results are published in the newspapers and the local retail outlets.

Playing online you will save your time and trouble of checking the latest Hot Lotto results as you will be notified about Hot Lotto winning numbers via an e-mail. Moreover, the lottery agent will send you the confirmation of acquisition as well as the scanned copy of the original ticket, safekeeping the original paper ticket.

US Hot Lotto winning odds

Hot Lotto jackpot winning odds are estimated as 1 to 29 million. The overall chances to win anything in this game are 1 to 17, which is a rather competitive rate. There are 9 different way to win in this lottery. The detailed breakdown of chances is provided below.



Winning numbers

Odds of winning, %

Chances of winning


5 + 1


1 : 29,144,841




1 : 1,619,158


4 + 1


1 : 138,785




1 : 7,710


3 + 1


1 : 3,385




1 : 188


2 + 1


1 : 254


1 + 1


1 : 52


0 + 1


1 : 34


Hot Lotto record jackpots

The starting Hot Lotto jackpot accounts for $1 mln. Still, after a number of roll-overs, it can grow astonishingly high. Thus, in 2007 a lucky American player scooped the game’s record jackpot of $19,970,000.

The latest huge jackpot in this lottery was reported in July 2015 in Kansas and amounted to $9,850,000.

Claiming Hot Lotto prizes

The prize claiming deadline in this game accounts for a year after the draw date. Be sure to submit a prize claim within the mentioned period. Otherwise, the prize will be declared canceled and used for the good causes. Still, you will not have to worry about that playing online. You will always be notified about the winning, and the original ticket (a prerequisite condition to get the prize) will be kept safe. The winning of up to $600 will be automatically credited to your account at the online lottery agent account. If you are lucky to guess enough Hot Lotto winning numbers to win more, you will be contacted by the agent to agree on the suitable money transfer options.

There are two options to claim Hot Lotto jackpot. It can be received as a lump sum or in 25 equal payments. The winner has to make up his or her mind about this within 60 days.