General information about WA Lotto
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in July, 1984, or 34 years, 8 months and 30 days ago. Lotto WA is currently available only in Washington. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Lotto WA. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Washington's Lottery. In case you want to know more about Washington's Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.walottery.com/Home. USA Washington Lotto results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Washington's Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Phone: (360) 810-2888
- Email: [email protected]
- Main Office: 814 4th Avenue East, Olympia, WA 98506
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check USA Washington Lotto results
USA Washington Lotto results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Washington's Lottery in Olympia, WA. At the moment, draws are held three a week. To be more precise, they are held on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, at 8 p.m. Pacific Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on July 21, 1984, or 34 years, 8 months and 30 days ago.
How it works: picking up USA Washington Lotto numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 6 / 49. As you can see, players are to choose six main USA Washington Lotto numbers from the range between 1 and 49 USA Washington Lotto numbers. Pay attention that there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers.
WA 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 WA top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $1,000,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Lotto WA jackpot ever has reached $32 million. It was set on October 25, 2000, or 18 years, 5 months and 26 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 20, 26, 30, 33, 35, and 41. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 6.99 million. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the six main USA Washington Lotto numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 6,990,000
1 : 27,000
1 : 516
1 : 28.3
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 27,1.
WA Lotto prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1 (for two plays). The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, too.
Hot and cold USA Washington Lotto numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 1, 19, 33, 38, and 26. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 37, 21, 23, 27, and 29.
Payouts of WA Lotto prizes
In case you happen to win Lotto WA jackpot, be ready to decide between the lump sum and annual payments. In particular, you will have 60 days to take this decision. As for prizes of other categories, amounts under $600 can be claimed at any lottery retailer. For amounts between $600 and $10,000, you will have to visit one of Lottery offices. In case you've won more, call a Lottery office and follow further instructions. Unfortunately, Lotto WA winnings are subject to taxation: 25% federal tax for the US citizens. 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 Washington Lotto results.