Latest Draw: Wed Jan 19
Next Drawing: Sat Jan 22
What is NY Lotto?
NY Lotto is a twice weekly draw game where you try to pick six numbers between 1 and 59 that match the winning numbers drawn to win a cash prize. You can also select Quick Pick and the random number generator will choose the numbers for you.
Tickets cost $1 for two sets of numbers. The top prize starts at $2,000,000 and increases each drawing until someone wins the jackpot.
To win the top prize, players must match all six numbers drawn. The New York Lottery will draw a seventh Bonus Ball that players can use to win a prize for matching five numbers and the bonus ball. All New York Lottery results are available immediately after each drawing.
What are the New York Lotto Draw Times?
Sales cut-off time is 8:00 pm ET the day of the drawing. Approximately 15 minutes prior to draw time.
8:15 pm ET
8:15 pm ET
How do I Play NY Lotto?
PICK YOUR NUMBERS: Ask for a Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal select the numbers for you, or choose six numbers between 1 and 59.
BUY YOUR TICKET: NY Lotto tickets cost $1 for two sets of numbers.
PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS: You can play your numbers for up to 26 consecutive drawing dates on the same ticket. Just tell the cashier at the time of your purchase or mark the Multi Play box on your selection slip.
How Can I Win the New York Lotto?
Prizes ($1 Wager)
1 in 45,057,474
5 Balls + BB
7.25% of Prize Pool
1 in 7,509,579
5.5% of Prize Pool
1 in 144,415
6.25% of Prize Pool
1 in 2,180
6.0% of Prize Pool
1 in 96
Overall odds of winning are 1 in 92.05.
NY Lotto FAQs
Q: What is the NY Lotto Drawing?
A: NY Lotto is a twice weekly draw game where players select six numbers from 1 through 59. Jackpots start at $2,000,000 increase for each drawing until someone wins.
Q: How much do New York Lotto tickets cost?
A: Tickets cost $1 for two plays.
Q: Where and when can I play NY Lotto?
A: You can play the NY Lotto at all New York Lottery retailers. Draws take place Wednesday and Saturday at approximately 8:15 p.m. Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 15 minutes prior to the next drawing.
Q: Do NY Lotto tickets expire?
A: Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on which the prize was won.