General information about Lotto Turkey
This is Turkey based lottery game that was launched in November, 1996, or 23 years, 6 months and 20 days ago. As you can see, it is sometimes referred to as Sayısal Lotto, which means "Numerical". Sayısal Lotto is currently available only in Turkey. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Sayısal Lotto. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Milli Piyango Company. In case you want to know more about Milli Piyango Company, here is their official website: http://www.millipiyango.gov.tr/sonuclar/_cs_sayisal.php. Turkey Lotto 6/49 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Milli Piyango Company can be reached via the following contact details:
- Address: 1 Ziya Bey Caddesi 22, Sokak, Balgat, Ankara, Turkey
- Phone: 90-3122869308
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Turkey Lotto 6/49 results
Turkey Lotto 6/49 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Milli Piyango Company in Ankara. At the moment, draws are held once a week. To be more precise, they are held on Saturday, at 18:30 GMT. The numbers are drawn using the random number generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on November 16, 1996, or 23 years, 6 months and 20 days ago.
How it works: picking up Turkey Lotto 6/49 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 6 / 49. As you can see, players are to choose six main Turkey Lotto 6/49 numbers from the range between 1 and 49 Turkey Lotto 6/49 numbers. Pay attention that there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers.
Lotto Turkey winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Sayısal Lotto top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for TRY 1.2 million. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Sayısal Lotto jackpot ever has reached TRY 6.5 million ($3.6 million). Yes, this is not that much, but the jackpot rolls over only three times. It was set on March, 2009, or 11 years, 3 months and 5 days ago. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 13,983,816. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the six main Turkey Lotto 6/49 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 13,983,816
1 : 54,201
1 : 1,032
1 : 57
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 63.
Lotto Turkey prices
The minimum cost of playing is about TRY 5. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, too.
Hot and cold Turkey Lotto 6/49 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 22, 18, and 33. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 15, 43, and 30.
Payouts of Lotto Turkey prizes
Keep in mind that Sayısal Lotto jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. It is payable, by the way, only at the Turkish National Lottery Administration Center. As for prizes of other categories, they can be claimed at any licensed retailer throughout the country. A great thing is that Sayısal Lotto winnings are tax free. 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 Turkey Lotto 6/49 results.