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Information About the Florida Lotto

Guess Range 6/53
Multiplier Prizes Add the XTRA to multiply Match 4 and Match 5 secondary prizes by 3 to 5 times and the Match 3 category by 5 times every draw!
Hosted in Florida, USA
(Local draw time)
Jackpot Type CASH
Tax Requirement Lottery prizes are subject to taxation at source. There are two tax bands. Tax Band 1: Tax-free up to $599.99. Tax Band 2: Any prize above $600 is subject to a tax rate of 30% for non-residents. Check the tax laws in your country of residence for any further local taxation you may be subject to.

Chances to win Florida - Lotto

Divisions Match Winning Odds
1 Prize 6 1:22,957,480
2 Prize 5 1:81,410
3 Prize 4 1:1,416
4 Prize 3 1:71

Florida - Lotto Information

The Rules of Florida Lotto

As per the official rules, to play the Florida Lotto, all you have to do is pick 6 numbers ranging from 1 to 53. Your goal in the Florida Lotto is to match the 6 winning numbers and win the grand jackpot. You can play with your lucky numbers or you can get in the game with a random combination of numbers.

What Is the XTRA?

The Florida Lottery offers a multiplier called XTRA. The value of the XTRA number is drawn from 3 to 5 during the official lottery draws. Players who add XTRA to their Florida Lotto ticket can multiply the Match 4 and Match 5 secondary prizes by 3 to 5 times.

When choosing the XTRA feature, the Match 3 prize category winners are guaranteed a minimum win of $25, regardless of the drawn multiplier. While the Florida Lotto standard game features 4 prize tiers, when playing with XTRA, even guessing any 2 of the 6 numbers will get you a free ticket in the upcoming draw.

When is the Florida Lotto Draw?

The Florida Lotto draw takes place every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:15 PM – Florida time. You have two chances per week to win this amazing American lottery. Remember to purchase your tickets before the draw closes. After the Florida Lotto draw takes place, you can check your numbers on our results page to see if you are a winner.

The Florida Lotto Jackpot

To win the jackpot, you have to guess all the 6 Florida Lotto numbers. The minimum amount for the first prize is $2 million and then, with each rollover, the jackpot increases exponentially. There is no cap for the first prize in the Florida Lotto, which means that it will keep on growing until somebody matches the 6 winning numbers. Here you can read about theLotter's biggest winner, Aura D. from Panama, who won $30 million in the Florida Lotto after playing on our platform. 

The Florida Lotto Secondary Prizes

Even if you don’t match all the 6 numbers, there are some other prizes that you can win.There are three secondary prize categories in the Florida Lotto. Guessing 5 of the 6 Florida Lotto will get you the 2nd prize worth a minimum of $5,000. The final amount of the prize is calculated according to ticket sales. Keep in mind that if you play with XTRA, you can win from $10,000 to $25,000.

The 3rd prize category goes to players who match any 4 of the winning numbers and it is worth a minimum of $70.00. Playing Florida Lotto with XTRA can get you between $140.00 and $350.00, so don’t forget about the multiplier! Guessing 3 winning numbers will get you the 4th prize worth a symbolic $5.00, which is boosted to $25.00 with any XTRA number.

The Odds of Winning the Florida Lotto

This amazing US lottery offers players achievable odds for fantastic prizes. For every ticket you play in the Florida Lotto, you have a 1 in 22,957,480 chance of winning the first prize. Compared to the odds of winning the Powerball, the Mega Millions, or other American lotteries, Florida Lotto proposes much better chances. You also have a 1 in 70 chance of scooping the 4th prize, a 1 in 1,415 chance of winning the 3rd prize, and a 1 in 81,409 chance of winning the $5,000 2nd prize.

Florida Lotto Record Jackpot

Florida Lotto’s record jackpot was won in the draw of September 14th, 1990, when the amount of $106 million was split between 6 lucky lottery winners. At that time, there was no cash option for jackpot winners, so their only choice was cashing their share of the prize in annual installments. But the draw of September 14th, 1990 did not set only a jackpot record. Florida Lottery marked another record, generating sales of $30 million from Florida Lotto game alone.