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Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Lotto China, covering everything from playing the game to claiming prizes. If you still have a query after checking the information on this page, contact us for further help.
To play Lotto China, pick six numbers from 1 to 50 and one Fú Ball from 1 to 5. Go for a Quick Pick if you want a random selection of numbers. All that’s left to do then is choose how many draws to enter and pay for your entries. Go to the How to Play page for more information.
You have to be at least 18 years old to play Lotto China. You also have to be the minimum legal age to gamble in your jurisdiction if that is higher than 18.
The game is available in China and various other countries around the world. However, you cannot play in certain locations due to rules and restrictions in those places.
Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday at 16:30 CET.
You must play before 16:20 CET on draw days for your tickets to be entered into that draw.
Yes, you can subscribe to draws in advance. Select the ‘Subscribe’ button and choose the length of your subscription. The options are to pay every month or every three months. You never miss a draw if you subscribe, and the subscription will renew automatically at the end of your chosen time period unless you cancel it.
It costs €0.50 (¥4.11) per entry to play Lotto China.
You can choose from any of the following payment methods when you play Lotto China:
Abaqoos, Atsro, Pboleto, DineroMail, EPS, Epay.bg, Euteller, Halcash, Lobanet, Mastercard, Multibanco, Moneta, Neosurf, NETeller, Poli, Polinz, Przelewy, Skrill, Sofort, Sporopay, Teleingreso, TicketSurf, Todito Cash, Trustpay, Usemybank, Visa, WebMoney, Yandexmoney, eKonto
Yes, Lotto China can only be played online. You cannot buy tickets from retailers.
When you are prompted to sign in, select the option that says you have forgotten your password. An email will be sent to the address linked to your account so that you can reset your password.
The draws are carried out using an insured Random Number Generator (iRNG). The iRNG is compliant with regulatory standards and is tested to ensure that the winning numbers it produces are random.
You win prizes by matching the numbers you select to the winning numbers. To win the jackpot of €500,000 (¥4.11 Million) you must match all six main numbers plus the Fú Ball. You can also win prizes for matching just the Fú Ball or two main numbers.
The prize for matching between two and six numbers without the Fú Ball is €0.50 (¥4.11). However, you can win this cash prize plus a Free Bet Bonus by matching between two and five numbers, plus the Fú Ball. The prize structure allows Lotto China to offer a big jackpot in every draw while keeping the cost of entry very low. Go to the Lotto China Prizes page for more information.
The Fú Ball (the Chinese word for "Blessing") is the seventh number in every draw. It is selected from a separate set of balls to the main numbers. It is therefore possible for the same number to appear twice in the same draw. If you match the Fú Ball, you receive a Free Bet Bonus.
The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 3. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 79,453,500.
The jackpot is split between players if there are multiple winners.
No. The jackpot is worth €500,000 (¥4.11 Million) in every draw, unless it has been increased for a Lucky Draw.
Lucky Draws are special events which take place from time to time, in which the jackpot is increased to a guaranteed amount, such as €5,000,000 (¥41.1 Million). Go to the Lucky Draws page for more information.
If you win the jackpot you will be contacted by a representative, who will guide you through the claims process. Other prizes will be paid into your online lottery account for you to use for future draws or withdraw to your bank account. Visit the page on Claiming Prizes for more information.
If you match the Fú Ball to win a Free Bet Bonus, it will show up in your lottery account. You just need to log in to activate it for the next Lotto China draw.
If you win the Lotto China jackpot, you will be asked to take part in marketing activities to promote the news. However, no details relating to your identity will be disclosed without your consent.
If you win a prize on Lotto China, you will be notified automatically. You will be contacted by telephone if you have won the jackpot and provided your number. You can also check the results to make sure you have won. If you have not played Lotto China, it is not possible to win a prize and it must be a scam. Take a look at the Lottery Scams page for more information.