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Lotto Costa Rica results

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 Lotto Costa Rica, 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 Lotto Costa Rica results are concerned. Enjoy your reading!

Country Costa Rica
Numbers to Guess 5 from 35
Additional Numbers No Add. Numbers
Jackpot Winning Chances 1 in 324632
Next Jackpot 0
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General information about Costa Rica Lotto

This is Costa Rica based lottery game that was launched in May, 2013, or 8 years, 8 months and 25 days ago. Lotto JPS Costa Rica is currently available only in Costa Rica. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Lotto JPS Costa Rica. The game-play format wasn’t changing since Costa Rica Lotto was launched. The lottery is operated by Junta de Protección Social (JPS). In case you want to know more about Junta de Protección Social (JPS), here is their official website: http://www.jps.go.cr/. Lotto Costa Rica results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Junta de Protección Social (JPS) provides the following contact details: a phone number - 2522-2000 and an email - [email protected] The operator’s main office is situated in San José. Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.

Check Lotto Costa Rica results

Lotto Costa Rica results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Junta de Protección Social (JPS) in San José. At the moment, draws are held two times a week. To be more precise, they are held on Wednesday, Saturday, at 18:55 local time. Lotto Costa Rica numbers are drawn using the mechanical lottery ball machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on May 1, 2013, or 8 years, 8 months and 25 days ago.

How it works: picking up Lotto Costa Rica numbers

The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 1-35. As you can see, players are to choose 5 main Lotto Costa Rica numbers from the range of 1-35 Lotto Costa Rica numbers. Pay attention that in Costa Rica Lotto there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.

Costa Rica Lotto winning odds & prize categories

The lottery currently offers 4 prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Lotto JPS Costa Rica top prize rolls over to the next draw. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 : 324,632. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the 5 main Lotto Costa Rica numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:

Prize category

Matched numbers


Winning odds

Odds, %




1 : 324,632





1 : 2,164





1 : 75





1 : 8


The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 : 8 (12.50%).

Costa Rica Lotto prices

The minimum cost of playing is ₡600 (0.935231). Lotto JPS Costa Rica does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided.

Hot and cold Lotto Costa Rica numbers

The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 5, 12, 19, 25, 31. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 2, 9, 11, 21, 34.

Payouts of Costa Rica Lotto prizes

Keep in mind that Lotto JPS Costa Rica 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 San José. As for Costa Rica Lotto prizes of other categories, they can be received at regional lottery offices. As for tax policy, detailed information can be found at the website of Junta de Protección Social (JPS). 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 Lotto Costa Rica results.