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All you need to know about Lotto HotPicks

FEELING ON THE BALL?

This is Lotto with a twist. As part of the nation’s favourite game, Lotto HotPicks could be right up your street. As anyone who’s played will tell you, it’s the chance to be a bit savvy and pick up bigger prizes by matching fewer Lotto numbers. It really could be the smart play.

So how do you play?

Decide how many numbers you want to play with, choose from 1–5.

Pick numbers between 1 and 59 or go with a Lucky Dip ® for randomly selected numbers.

Choose the draw days and number of weeks you’d like to play.

You’re good to go!

You can play Lotto HotPicks online every day from 6am until 11pm. But remember, to play on a draw day, you’ll need to buy your ticket before 7.30pm.

Good to know.

Draw Days

Play for £1 every Wednesday and Saturday.

£350,000 Δ Top Prize

Bigger prizes for fewer numbers. Pick and match 3 balls – win £800.

Save Time

You can play up to 4 weeks in advance.

SEE WHAT YOU CAN WIN Δ

Different ways to check results

Check on the go

Use our App on your mobile to see if you’ve won. You can also scan paper tickets for instant results. Get it on Google Play or the App Store.

Here on the web

All results are published here on the website every Wednesday and Saturday from around 9.30pm.

Watch the draw live

Watch all Lotto draws first on our website or YouTube channel at 7.45pm every Wednesday and Saturday.

Dream Big
Play Small

Set limits. Get reminders. Take time out. Using our tools can help you stay in control.

Important
information

  • Online Game Procedures
  • Rules for Draw-Based Games Played Online

Playing in
store

  • Players’ Guide
  • Lotto HotPicks Retail Game Procedures
  • Rules For Draw-Based Games Played at Retailers

Results and
Draws

  • Latest results
  • Watch the latest draw
  • How to claim a prize

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National Lottery games should always be fun, playing in a way that is right for you. Using our handy toolkit you can set limits, take time out or set up reminders.

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Players must be 16 or over and physically located in the UK or Isle of Man.

  • * Lotto and EuroMillions jackpots are estimated.
  • ∑ The European Millionaire Maker Prize is €1,000,000 which, for UK winners, will be converted to Sterling and topped up by Camelot so that the total prize awarded is £1,000,000.
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