Your lucky guide to New York lottery games
All you need is a dollar and a dream. Well, these days, a lot of the games cost $ 2, $ 5, and even $ 10, but the New York Lottery jackpot and instant win games still hold great odds for New Yorkers with big wins.
New York Lottery Fun Facts All lottery proceeds go to support education in New York State. Lotto and Mega Million jackpots are estimated based on projected sales. Projected sales estimates take into account recent historical trends, weather, competitive jackpots, and the number of potential players who are distracted by current events. Each instant game is different, offering different odds and prize levels. Most of Instant Games' overall odds of winning any prize is approximately 1 in 5. All cash prize winning tickets must be redeemed within one year from the date of the drawing.
New York Lottery Instant Scratch-Off Games If you need instant gratification, the New York Lotteryoffers a wide selection of instant scratch games. They feature approximately two new games each month at prices of $ 1, $ 2, $ 5, and $ 10. The most popular instant games include King Kong, with a record high prize of $ 8 million, and Set For Life , which pays the winner of the grand prize $ 5,000 per week for life.
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How to play Lotto : Choose six numbers between 1 and 59 (or let the QuickPick machine select the numbers for you). Minimum game is $ 1 for two game panels. Or you can play up to $ 5 on the 10 game card. Then watch the live TV giveaways on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11:21 pm on WABC Channel 7. Lotto Jackpot: For each LOTTO drawing, 40% of the draw's sales (minus 2% drawn for a reserve fund) is assigned as a cash prize. Odds of Winning Lotto: First Prize - 1 in 45,057,474
How to Play Mega Millions : Choose five numbers between 1 and 56 in the upper pink section of the game panel and select a MEGA BALL number between 1 and 46 in the lower white section of your game panel (or let the QuickPick machine select the numbers for you). Mega Millions costs $ 1 per play. Then watch the live TV giveaways on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 p.m. WABC Channel 7. Mega Millions Jackpot : For each Mega Millions drawing, 50% of the ticket sale is assigned as a cash prize. 63% of this amount is assigned to the first prize. Mega Millions' biggest jackpot was $ 315 million in November 2005. Odds of Winning Mega Millions : First Prize - 1 in 175,711,536
How to Play Powerball : Choose 5 numbers from a set of 59 white balls plus one Powerball number from a set of 39 red balls. Each game costs $ 1 and each game card has five game panels. You can try your luck seven days a week, 4 am until the terminals close at 3:30 am or 9:00 pm on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Odds of Winning Powerball : Odds of winning the grand prize are 1 in 195 million. Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 35
How to Play Sweet Million : Order a quick pick or pick 6 numbers from a set of 5930. Each game costs $ 1 and each game card has ten game panels. You can try your luck every day from 4:00 a.m. M. Until the terminals close at 3:30 a.m. M. Or at 9:00 p. M. Monday and Thursday nights. Sweet Million Odds : Sweet Million boasts that it offers your best shot at winning a million dollars. Odds of winning the grand prize are 1 in 3.8 million.