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The purpose of our team is to help our readers always stay aware of the latest news and trends in the world of lotteries. In particular, we are glad to offer a review of Mini Loto, a lottery that we do believe is worth your attention. When preparing the review, we were trying to cover all the game-play aspects that might be important to an average player, especially as far as Mini Loto results are concerned. Enjoy your reading!

Country Japan
Numbers to Guess 5 from 31
Additional Numbers 1 from 26
remaining numbers
not accountable for jackpot
Jackpot Winning Chances 1 in 170000
Next Jackpot 87530
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General information about Japan Mini Lotto

This is Japan based lottery game that was launched in Apr, 1999, or 22 years, 9 months and 3 days ago. Mini Lotto is currently available only in Japan. The lottery is operated by Takarakuji. In case you want to know more about Takarakuji, here is their official website: https://www.takarakujinet.co.jp/miniloto. Mini Loto results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Takarakuji provides the following contact details: a phone number - +81 3 3261 8540 and an email - [email protected] The operator’s main office is situated in Tokyo. Keep in mind that players must be 20 or over to play.

Check Mini Loto results

Mini Loto results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Takarakuji in Tokyo. At the moment, draws are held once a week. To be more precise, they are held on Tuesday, at 18:45 local time. Mini Loto numbers are drawn using the mechanical lottery ball machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on Apr 13, 1999, or 22 years, 9 months and 3 days ago.

How it works: picking up Mini Loto numbers

The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 31. As you can see, players are to choose 5 main Mini Loto numbers from the range of 31 Mini Loto numbers. Also, according to Japan Mini Lotto rules, one number is to be additionally picked up from the range of 26 numbers.

Japan Mini Lotto winning odds & prize categories

The lottery currently offers 4 prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Mini Lotto is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for ¥10,000,000 (86747.949495). As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1:170,000. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the 5 main Mini Loto numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:

Prize category

Matched numbers


Winning odds

Odds, %




1 : 170,000





1 : 1,300





1 : 52





1 : 6


The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 : 5.7 (17.5%).

Japan Mini Lotto prices

The minimum cost of playing is ¥ 200 (1.734959). Mini Lotto does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided.

Hot and cold Mini Loto numbers

The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 2, 31, 23, 13, 21, 16, 28. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 6, 30, 29, 17, 4, 8.

Payouts of Japan Mini Lotto prizes

Keep in mind that Mini Lotto top prize can only be paid out as a lump sum. In order to receive it, you will have to personally visit the operator's main office in Tokyo. As for tax policy, detailed information can be found at the website of Takarakuji. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within one year from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Mini Loto results.