Texas Lotto FAQs

Lotto Texas is a great game with the potential to offer huge prizes. If you have any queries about how to play it or if you need any other information on Lotto Texas then have a look through these Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: When is Lotto Texas drawn?

Answer: Draws for Lotto Texas take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:12pm CT. Results will appear on the Texas Lotto Numbers page, along with a breakdown of the prizes, soon after the draw takes place.

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Question: What time do Lotto Texas ticket sales close?

Answer: If you are buying your ticket in Texas then you have until 10pm CT to purchase your Lotto Texas tickets. If you are playing through an online lottery concierge service then it is possible that sales will close approximately three hours before the Lotto Texas draw.

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Question: How do I win a Lotto Texas prize?

Answer: Prizes are awarded for matching three or more main balls on a standard Lotto Texas game. If you pick the Extra! option then you can win $2 for matching just two balls.

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Question: Can I play the Lotto Texas from outside of the state?

Answer: By playing Lotto Texas through an online lottery concierge service you can take part in the excitement of the game from wherever you are in the world.

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Question: What is the cut-off time for claiming a Lotto Texas prize?

Answer: All prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the winning draw.

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Question: Is there a Lotto Texas age limit?

Answer: Anyone aged 18 and older may play Lotto Texas.

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Question: Will I pay tax on my Lotto Texas winnings?

Answer: If you are a US citizen you will pay taxes on prizes over $5,000. If you are not then you will have 30 percent on your winnings of over $600 withheld.

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Question: What odds are there of hitting the jackpot on Lotto Texas?

Answer: Players have a 1 in 25,827,165 chance of landing the main jackpot prize.

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Question: What odds are there on winning any Lotto Texas prize?

Answer: The chances of matching three main numbers to win $3 is 1 in 17. You can increase your chances of winning by paying an extra $1 and enabling the Extra! feature which increases non-jackpot prizes and allows you to win $2 by matching just two main numbers. For more details, click on the Texas Lotto Prizes page.

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Question: What is the minimum Lotto Texas jackpot?

Answer: The base jackpot for Lotto Texas stands at $4million, with the potential to roll over to higher sums.

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Question: Is there a rollover limit or jackpot cap on Lotto Texas?

Answer: There is nothing to stop the jackpot for Lotto Texas rolling - it will keep going until it is won, meaning that there can often be massive prizes to play for.

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

Answer: A single ticket costs $1 but the Extra! bonus can then be added for an additional $1.

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