Indiana Hoosier Lotto
Latest Draw Predictions Statistics: Sat 12 Aug 2017
- Advanced Prediction
5 / 6of correctly predicted numbers$51.00view prediction
- Best User Prediction
5 / 6of correctly predicted numbers$3.00view prediction
- Wisdom of Crowd
8 / 6of correctly predicted numbers$12.00view prediction
- Best Algorithm Prediction
5 / 6of correctly predicted numbers$45.00view prediction
|1st Prize||6 of 6||$7,500,000|
|2nd Prize||5 of 6||$882|
|3rd Prize||4 of 6||$45|
|4th Prize||3 of 6||$3|
Run by the State of Indiana, the Hoosier lottery tickets were first sold on 13 October 1989 in the form of scratch-off tickets. It was a great success as there were 8.19 million tickets sold. The unique style of the Indiana Lottery sales is that in every $1.00 of the price, 51 cents will be given back to the buyer.
Along with other kinds of lottery games offered by Indiana Hoosier Lottery, The Hoosier Lotto is a traditionally-drawn jackpot game which has become one of the most popular lottery games in the state. The first Hoosier Lotto game was first drawn on 5 may 1990 namely Lotto Cash. It was turned into the now Hoosier Lotto in September 1994 and has become the one with the prize category given for 2 mathed numbers out of 6 total numbers. It gives the chance of winning a total of 5 different prize categories with jackpot commences from the amount of $1 million. This amount of jackpot will stay the same for the following 2 draws but then will get half a million dollars increase each roll-over. The Hoosier Lotto takes the draw every Wednesday and Saturday at 22.40 local time.
The matrix used in the game is the one of 6/48 so a player must choose 6 numbers from 48 numbers. The odds to win the jackpot are 1 in 12.27 million which are very good compared to other kinds of Lottery games. The players can also have the computer terminal choose the lottery numbers instead of choosing themselves. With the price of $1.00 every entry, a player will have more chances to win any prize, even with only 2 matched numbers with the odds of 1 in ONLY 7. Once, a record was broken by 13 Ohio machine shop workers to win the biggest amount of $295.7 million in July 1998.
The winning claim must be within 180 days of the drawing time. However, the form of the prize should be decided within 60 days. A winner can choose between cash and annuity prize. For the annuity prize, it will be given in annually payment for 30 years. For the cash form, the winner usually gets 50 % of the annuity form of payment.
The claim can be done at the Hoosier Lottery retailer when it’s below $599. For more than $600, a winner needs to claim it at the regional offices or to the State Lottery Headquarters. Only people over 18 can buy the tickets of the Indiana Hoosier lotto. The tickets can be purchased from the retailers in Indiana or via online from online lottery ticket sales agents.;