General information about LA Lotto
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in February, 1992, or 27 years, 5 months and 20 days ago. Lotto Louisiana is currently available only in Louisiana. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Lotto Louisiana. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Louisiana Lottery Cooperation. In case you want to know more about Louisiana Lottery Cooperation, here is their official website: https://louisianalottery.com/lotto. USA Louisiana Lotto results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Louisiana Lottery Cooperation can be reached via the following contact details:
- Winning Numbers Hotline: (800) 735-5825
- Headquarters phone number: (225) 297-2000
- Headquarters address: 555 Laurel St., Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Keep in mind that players must be 21 or over to play.
Check USA Louisiana Lotto results
USA Louisiana Lotto results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Louisiana Lottery Cooperation in downtown Baton Rouge. At the moment, draws are held twice a week. To be more precise, they are held on Wednesday and Saturday (except for Christmas Day), at about 8 p.m. local time. The numbers are drawn using a secure automated drawing machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on February 1, 1992, or 27 years, 5 months and 20 days ago.
How it works: picking up USA Louisiana Lotto numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 6 / 40. As you can see, players are to choose six main USA Louisiana Lotto numbers from the range between 1 and 40 USA Louisiana Lotto numbers. Pay attention there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers.
LA Lotto winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Lotto Louisiana top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $250,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Lotto Louisiana jackpot ever has reached $21.2 million. It was set on September 26, 1992, or 26 years, 9 months and 25 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 15, 19, 20, 27, 35, and 44. It was won by the Robert H. LeBas Family Partnership of Church Point. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 3,838,380. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the six main USA Louisiana Lotto numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 3,838,380
1 : 18,816
1 : 456
1 : 32
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 30.
LA Lotto prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, too.
Hot and cold USA Louisiana Lotto numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 6, 12, 35, 24, 38, and 19. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 2, 3, 36, 22, 17, and 31.
Payouts of LA Lotto prizes
Keep in mind that Lotto Louisiana jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. In case there is more than one winner, the top prize is to be shared. As for prizes of other categories, they may be claimed at lottery retailers, headquarters or by mail, depending on the winning amount. Unfortunately, Lotto Louisiana winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, this is 25% federal and 5% state tax. 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 USA Louisiana Lotto results.