General information about RI Lottery Wild Money
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in January, 2002, or 18 years, 11 months and 28 days ago. Wild Money Rhode Island is currently available only in this state. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Wild Money Rhode Island. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Rhode Island Lottery. In case you want to know more about Rhode Island Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.rilot.com. Wild Money RI results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Rhode Island Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Customer support: 401 463 6500
- HQ: 1425 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Wild Money RI results
Wild Money RI results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Rhode Island Lottery in Cranston. At the moment, draws are held three times a week. To be more precise, they are held on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, at 7:29 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on January 22, 2002, or 18 years, 11 months and 28 days ago.
How it works: picking up Wild Money RI numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 35. As you can see, players are to choose five main Wild Money RI numbers from the range between 1 and 35 Wild Money RI numbers. Also, according to RI Lottery Wild Money rules, one bonus number is to be additionally picked up from the range of the remaining numbers. As you might know, the bonus number is called Extra. Pay attention that it is neither selected by you, nor it appears on your ticket. This is just an additional number drawn and it is only used to determine secondary prizes.
RI Lottery Wild Money winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers six prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Wild Money Rhode Island top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $20,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Wild Money Rhode Island jackpot ever has reached $854,545. It was set on November 10, 2007, or 13 years, 2 months and 9 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 08, 11, 16, 19, 22, and 02. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 325,000. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Wild Money RI numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 325,000
4 + 1
1 : 65,000
1 : 2,200
3 + 1
1 : 1,100
1 : 80
2 + 1
1 : 80
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 38.
RI Lottery Wild Money prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Wild Money RI numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 26, 09, 12, 11, and 08. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 29, 24, 31, 20, and 30.
Payouts of RI Lottery Wild Money prizes
Keep in mind that Wild Money Rhode Island jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. Like other prizes greater than $599, it must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters. Amounts of $599 or less can be claimed at any lottery retailer. Unfortunately, Wild Money Rhode Island winnings are subject to taxation: for the US citizens, these are 25% for federal taxes and 5.99% for state taxes from prizes over $5,000. 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 Wild Money RI results.