Wales Lottery FAQs

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the Wales Lottery.

  1. How much does a ticket cost?
  2. Where can I buy Wales Lottery tickets?
  3. How old do I need to be to play?
  4. When do draws take place?
  5. Can I watch draws?
  6. When did the first Wales Lottery draw take place?
  7. Can I enter loto+ without playing loto?
  8. What prizes can I win?
  9. Is there a jackpot cap or rollover limit?
  10. How much of my ticket money goes to good causes?

Jackpot.com

Answers


1. How much does a ticket cost?

Tickets cost £1.

To Top

2. Where can I buy Wales Lottery tickets?

Wales Lottery tickets are available online ahead of each draw.

To Top

3. How old do I need to be to play?

The minimum age to buy tickets is 16.

To Top

4. When do draws take place?

loto draws take place every Friday at 8pm, with loto+ draws taking place on the last Friday of every month.

To Top

5. Can I watch draws?

You can watch draws live on S4C every week.

To Top

6. When did the first Wales Lottery draw take place?

Sales opened for the Wales Lottery on Monday 10th April 2017, with the first draw being held on Friday 28th April.

To Top

7. Can I enter loto+ without playing loto?

loto+ is a raffle that takes place on the last Friday of the month and you can only enter by playing loto at some point during the month leading up to that draw.

To Top

8. What prizes can I win?

There are four loto prize tiers in every draw, with prizes ranging from a free ticket to a jackpot of £25,000, which is available each week. You could also win one of ten guaranteed prizes of £1,000 in the monthly loto+ raffle. See the How to Play page for more information.

To Top

9. Is there a jackpot cap or rollover limit?

The Wales Lottery jackpot is a set £25,000 in every draw. This is the maximum allowed under the rules that govern society lotteries. Find out more at the Good Causes page.

To Top

10. How much of my ticket money goes to good causes?

A minimum of 20 percent of the money taken in ticket sales is distributed to charitable organisations in Wales.

To Top