Monday Lotto FAQs

You can use this page to answer all your burning questions about Australia Monday Lotto!

Question: When are Monday Lotto draws held?

Answer: Monday Lotto draws take place on Mondays at 20.30 AEST (21.30 AEDT).

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Question: What’s the cut-off time for purchasing Monday Lotto tickets?

Answer: Ticket sales for Monday Lotto close at 19.30 AEST (20.30 AEDT) on the night of the draw. If you’re buying your tickets via an online concierge service, you may need to make sure that your order is placed up to several hours before any hard cut-off time that is set in Australia. This gives the concierge agent enough time to process the order.

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Question: I’d like to play Monday Lotto, but I don’t live in Australia. What can I do?

Answer: Living outside Australia doesn’t mean that you can’t play Monday Lotto. Thanks to dedicated concierge services you can buy lottery tickets for games around the world. All you need to do is pick your numbers, place an order and wait for an agent based in Australia to purchase a ticket for you. They will then send a scanned copy of that ticket to your secure online account and you will be notified by email if you win a prize.

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Question: How old do I have to be to play Monday Lotto?

Answer: You must be at least 18 years old to take part in Monday Lotto draws.

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Question: How can I win a Monday Lotto prize?

Answer: Cash prizes are awarded for matching as few as one or two main numbers plus both supplementary numbers. To win the top prize, you’ll need to match all six main numbers drawn.

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Question: What are the odds of winning the Monday Lotto First Division prize?

Answer: The odds of winning the First Division prize of AU$1 million are 1 in 8,145,060.

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Question: Is there a deadline for claiming Monday Lotto prizes?

Answer: Different states in Australia have different deadlines for claiming Monday Lotto prizes. If your ticket was purchased in Western Australia, for example, you would have 12 months from the date of the draw to redeem your winnings. In New South Wales, you have six years from the date of the draw to claim a prize. It’s always a good idea to check with your local lottery operator if you’re unsure. If you played online via a concierge, you’ll receive an email shortly after the draw if you’re a winner, which means that you can start the process of claiming your newfound windfall right away!

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Question: Will I have to pay taxes on any Monday Lotto prizes I win?

Answer: While lottery prizes are awarded as tax-free lump sums in Australia, players residing outside of Australia will need to get in touch with a financial expert to assess whether or not they owe taxes on any Monday Lotto prize they might win.

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Question: Does Monday Lotto have a jackpot cap or rollover limit?

Answer: Monday Lotto has a top prize of AU$1 million which doesn’t roll over into the next draw if it isn’t won. Up to four ticket holders can match all six main numbers drawn to win AU$1 million each, while more than four winning tickets in this prize tier will each receive a share of a AU$4 million prize.

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Question: When will the next Australia Monday Lotto draw take place?

Answer: Monday 23rd January 2017.

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Question: What's the current value of the Australia Monday Lotto First Division prize?

Answer: AU$1,000,000.

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Question: How much does it cost to buy a Monday Lotto ticket?

Answer: A single, 4 game ticket costs AU$2.40.

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