Oz Lotto $5m jackpot tonight as huge adjustments to lottery make it more durable to win jackpot

Only a day earlier than the $5 million prize was placed on supply, officers revealed the lottery was getting a significant shake-up.

The identical day that Oz Lotto is providing up a $5 million prize, it has additionally switched up the principles.

Now, it is going to be simpler to win cash in lottery attracts – however it is going to be more durable to nab a division one prize.

A consultant from The Lott, Matt Hart, lately revealed that the lottery firm had been fascinated by shaking issues up for a while and that that they had lastly taken the leap.

Now, they’ve modified the variety of balls within the draw which can enhance the probability of profitable however cut back a punter’s possibilities of scoring greater prizes.

It comes because the Tuesday night time lottery has $5 million on the road.

“Prospects have instructed us they’re in search of greater prizes and extra winners,” Mr Hart instructed A Present Affair on Monday night time.

“There‘s going to be two extra balls within the barrel.

“So at present, there are 45 and that can transfer to 47. The opposite key change is that there’s going to be an extra supplementary quantity drawn.”

Lottery punters have a one-in-45,379,620 likelihood of scoring the division one prize, which begins at a minimal of $2 million.

However with the brand new balls within the barrel, these possibilities will go right down to one-in-62,891,499.

Nonetheless, possibilities of profitable the smaller prizes will go up, prompting Oz Lotto to extend the worth of a ticket by 10c to recoup their losses and fund the additional prizes.

The adjustments come into impact from Might 17.

Up to now this yr, 4 entries have scored a division one prize in Oz Lotto, collectively pocketing greater than $71 million. Two of those wins have been from Queensland, one was from Western Australia and one was from New South Wales

In 2021, there have been 18 Oz Lotto division one profitable entries that took house greater than $279 million in prize cash.

The final time any person snapped up the division one prize in the course of the Tuesday night time draw was two weeks in the past, on March 8.

The nation NSW girl, from Nabiac, received a whopping $11,065,048.79 a fortnight in the past.

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