General information about Lotto Sweden
This is Sweden based lottery game that was launched in November, 1988, or 30 years, 2 months and 27 days ago. In fact, this is one of the oldest lotteries in the world, as the original Swedish Lotto was created in 1896! Svenska Spel Lotto is currently available only in Sweden. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Svenska Spel Lotto. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by ‘Svenska Spel’ Company. In case you want to know more about ‘Svenska Spel’ Company, here is their official website: https://www.svenskaspel.se/#resultat. Swedish Lotto results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, ‘Svenska Spel’ Company can be reached via the following contact details:
- Phone: 0770-11 11 11
- E-mail: [email protected]
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Swedish Lotto results
Swedish Lotto results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of ‘Svenska Spel’ Company in Stockholm. At the moment, draws are held twice a week. To be more precise, they are held on Wednesday and Saturday, at 6:20 p.m. on Wed and 8:00 p.m. on Sat. The numbers are drawn using the drawing machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on November 26, 1988, or 30 years, 2 months and 27 days ago.
How it works: picking up Swedish Lotto numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 7 + 4 / 35. As you can see, players are to choose seven main Swedish Lotto numbers from the range between 1 and 35 Swedish Lotto numbers. Also, according to Lotto Sweden rules, four bonus numbers are to be additionally picked up from the range of 1 - 28.
Lotto Sweden winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers five prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Svenska Spel Lotto top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for SEK 3 million. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Svenska Spel Lotto jackpot ever has reached SEK 237.67 million (US $27.9 million). It was set on October 8, 2005, or 13 years, 4 months and 15 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 16, 18, 22, 24, 26, 28, 35 + 4, 9, 11, and 12. One more interesting fact: there was only one prize winner and this was a soccer fanatic. He has offered a considerable amount to his local football team in order to sign a contract with his favorite Swedish football player so that he would start playing for his local club! As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 6,724,520. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the seven main Swedish Lotto numbers. The Swedes, by the way, call their jackpot the Drömvinsten, or “Dream Win.” For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 6,724,520
6 + 1
1 : 240,161
1 : 40,027
1 : 847
1 : 59
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 55.
Lotto Sweden prices
The minimum cost of playing is 3 SEK. An important thing to mention is that players have an opportunity to increase their winning odds using the lottery’s multiplier feature, namely Joker. No add-on games are provided, however.
Hot and cold Swedish Lotto numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 26, 21, 27, 18, and 20. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 38, 37, 39, 36, and 11.
Payouts of Lotto Sweden prizes
Keep in mind that Svenska Spel Lotto jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. Pay attention that in case there are two or more winners, the top prize is to be equally shared. This applies to prizes of other categories, too. The second prize tier, if you are wondering, is about 50,000 Swedish krona. A great thing is that Svenska Spel Lotto winnings are tax free. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 6 months from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Swedish Lotto results.