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Illinois Lotto

Date Result Jackpot
Jackpot Draw
  • 14
  • 15
  • 19
  • 32
  • 43
  • 44
  • ES: 8
Lotto Million 1
  • 6
  • 26
  • 30
  • 31
  • 33
  • 47
Lotto Million 2
  • 7
  • 9
  • 20
  • 23
  • 43
  • 48
Est. Jackpot
$6.35 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 11
  • 16
  • 28
  • 29
  • 43
  • 49
  • ES: 8
Lotto Million 1
  • 7
  • 14
  • 18
  • 19
  • 41
  • 46
Lotto Million 2
  • 8
  • 9
  • 18
  • 19
  • 39
  • 49
Est. Jackpot
$6.2 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 9
  • 12
  • 16
  • 17
  • 20
  • 30
  • ES: 13
Lotto Million 1
  • 10
  • 13
  • 18
  • 28
  • 41
  • 44
Lotto Million 2
  • 4
  • 29
  • 30
  • 34
  • 36
  • 37
Est. Jackpot
$6.05 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 7
  • 19
  • 21
  • 23
  • 29
  • 44
  • ES: 10
Lotto Million 1
  • 2
  • 6
  • 16
  • 24
  • 45
  • 48
Lotto Million 2
  • 17
  • 29
  • 30
  • 36
  • 47
  • 50
Est. Jackpot
$5.9 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 3
  • 21
  • 26
  • 38
  • 45
  • 50
  • ES: 7
Lotto Million 1
  • 2
  • 14
  • 19
  • 20
  • 34
  • 38
Lotto Million 2
  • 13
  • 18
  • 29
  • 38
  • 39
  • 47
Est. Jackpot
$5.75 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 4
  • 10
  • 20
  • 36
  • 44
  • 46
  • ES: 5
Lotto Million 1
  • 1
  • 33
  • 36
  • 41
  • 43
  • 49
Lotto Million 2
  • 13
  • 26
  • 45
  • 46
  • 47
  • 49
Est. Jackpot
$5.6 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 5
  • 21
  • 25
  • 32
  • 33
  • 34
  • ES: 2
Lotto Million 1
  • 14
  • 22
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 46
Lotto Million 2
  • 5
  • 24
  • 36
  • 42
  • 47
  • 50
Est. Jackpot
$5.45 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 16
  • 31
  • 32
  • 34
  • 36
  • 43
  • ES: 21
Lotto Million 1
  • 7
  • 17
  • 20
  • 27
  • 36
  • 44
Lotto Million 2
  • 4
  • 15
  • 16
  • 20
  • 27
  • 50
Est. Jackpot
$5.3 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 12
  • 20
  • 24
  • 33
  • 34
  • 39
  • ES: 22
Lotto Million 1
  • 2
  • 9
  • 18
  • 35
  • 45
  • 49
Lotto Million 2
  • 14
  • 32
  • 33
  • 37
  • 46
  • 50
Est. Jackpot
$5.15 Million
Jackpot Draw
  • 5
  • 32
  • 34
  • 40
  • 48
  • 50
  • ES: 13
Lotto Million 1
  • 3
  • 38
  • 40
  • 43
  • 44
  • 46
Lotto Million 2
  • 9
  • 17
  • 30
  • 32
  • 35
  • 48
Est. Jackpot
$5 Million

Lotto Year

Prizes and Odds

Match Prize Odds
6 Jackpot* 1 in 15,890,700
5 + Extra Shot Match 5 x 25* 1 in 1,504,801
5 Match 5* 1 in 60,192
4 + Extra Shot Match 4 x 25* 1 in 27,996
4 Match 4* 1 in 1,120
3 + Extra Shot $125 1 in 1,500
3 $5 1 in 60
2 + Extra Shot $25 1 in 195
2 $1 1 in 7.8
1 + Extra Shot $10 1 in 61
0 + Extra Shot $5 1 in 56.3

Overall odds for winning a prize in Lotto are 1 in 6.9, and for winning a prize with Extra Shot they are 1 in 5.38.

*Prizes are pari-mutuel, so the amount can vary.

Lotto Million 1 Prize and Odds

Match Prize Odds
6 $1 Million** 1 in 15,890,700

**Lotto Million 1 is a separate draw from the main Lotto jackpot draw and the Lotto Million 2 draw.

Lotto Million 2 Prize and Odds

Match Prize Odds
6 $1 Million** 1 in 15,890,700

**Lotto Million 2 is a separate draw from the main Lotto jackpot draw and Lotto Million 1 draw.

Schedule

  Monday Thursday Saturday
Draw Time 9:22 p.m. 9:22 p.m. 9:22 p.m.
Sales Stop 9:15 p.m. 9:15 p.m. 9:15 p.m.

All times are in Illinois local time.

Things to Know

  • The jackpot starts at $2 million.
  • Each Lotto ticket is automatically entered in the Lotto Million 1 and Lotto Million 2 draws.
  • The following prize categories are pari-mutuel: match 5 + Extra Shot, match 5, match 4 + Extra Shot, and match 4. This means a percentage of ticket sales is allocated to each prize category, so the prizes can vary every draw.
  • These prize categories are fixed: match 3 + Extra Shot, match 3, match 2 + Extra Shot, match 2, match 1 + Extra Shot, and match just the Extra Shot.
  • You can play in up to 15 drawings by marking your choice on the ticket, or up to 25 drawings by speaking with your retailer.
  • The Extra Shot is a number from 1 to 25, randomly selected.
  • Extra Shot gives you an extra number for a chance at additional prizes.
  • You can also purchase a subscription online to play your numbers in future draws for up to 12 months.

How to Play

  • Pick six numbers from 1 to 50, or select Quick Pick for random numbers.
  • Add the Extra Shot option for an additional random number to play with.
  • To enter multiple draws, speak with your retailer.
  • After the draw, check if you’ve won.

Ticket Cost

  • $2 per play.
  • $1 to add Extra Shot.

FAQs

How do you play the Illinois Lotto?

Pick six numbers between 1 and 50, or choose Quick Pick. You can also add the Extra Shot option.


When are the winning numbers drawn?

Draws are held Monday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9:22 p.m.


How does the Extra Shot option work?

If you add Extra Shot, you get an additional random number between 1 and 25, increasing your shot at non-jackpot prizes of the main Lotto draw. The Extra Shot number is drawn after the main six.


What are Lotto Million 1 and Lotto Million 2?

Million 1 and Million 2 are two additional draws that occur right after the main one. Your Lotto numbers are automatically entered in these draws for two more chances to win $1 million.


What are the overall odds of winning the Illinois Lotto?

The overall odds of winning a prize in the Lotto game without the Extra Shot option are 1 in 6.9. If the Extra Shot option is added to the ticket the odds of winning a prize are 1 in 5.38.


How many matching numbers are needed to win a prize?

In the regular draw, you need at least two matching numbers. With Extra Shot, you can win $5 if you only match the Extra Shot number.


What is the minimum jackpot?

The jackpot starts at $2 million and increases until someone wins.


What are my payout options?

Jackpot winners can choose the cash option to receive their prize all at once, or go with the annuity option for annual payments over 30 years.


How many prize categories does the Illinois Lotto have?

The main draw has five prize categories and Extra Shot adds six more.


Do you have more Illinois Lotto questions? Contact us, and we’d love to help you out.