Weekday Windfall FAQs

Find out the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Weekday Windfall. The queries below cover a range of topics related to the game.

Question: When are Weekday Windfall Lotto draws held?

Answer: Weekday Windfall is drawn on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at approximately 20:30 AEST.

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Question: When is the cut-off time for ticket sales?

Answer: Sales of Wednesday Lotto tickets stop at 19.30 AEST on the night of the draw.

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Question: How old do I need to be to play Weekday Windfall?

Answer: You must be at least 18 years old to play.

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Question: How do I win a prize on Weekday Windfall?

Answer: Prizes are awarded for matching as few as one or two main numbers and both supplementary numbers. If you match all six main numbers drawn, you’ll pick up the First Division prize!

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

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

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Question: How long do I have to claim any prize I might win?

Answer: Each lottery operator in Australia has different deadlines for claiming prizes, so you’ll need to check with local lottery officials if you think you’re in possession of a winning ticket.

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Question: Will I have to pay any taxes on what I might win?

Answer: Australian lottery prizes are paid out as tax-free lump sums. If you live outside the country and you win a Wednesday Lotto prize, you’ll need to get in touch with a financial adviser to see if you are liable for any taxes in your own country.

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Question: Does the jackpot roll over if nobody wins?

Answer: No. The First Division prize in Weekday Windfall is always AU1 million per winner.

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Question: Is there a limit to how many players can win in Division 1?

Answer: There is a maximum prize fund of AU$6 million for the First Division, so up to six players can receive AU$1 million. If more than six players match all the numbers, they split AU$6 million.

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Question: When will the next Weekday Windfall draw take place?

Answer: Friday 21st June 2024.

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Question: How much does it cost to buy a Weekday Windfall ticket?

Answer: A single, four-game ticket costs AU$2.50

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Question: Is Weekday Windfall the same as Monday and Wednesday Lotto?

Answer: Weekday Windfall replaced Monday and Wednesday Lotto in May 2024. The game is played in the same way, but it was rebranded as Weekday Windfall and a Friday draw was introduced.

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