Austrian Lotto Help & FAQs

Check out the list of FAQs below for information about Austria’s favourite lottery! Draws take place on Wednesdays at 18:45 CET and on Sundays at 19:15 CET in Austria.

What is Austrian Lotto?

Austrian Lotto started out in 1986 and it is the most popular lottery in Austria. It is also known as Lotto 6 aus 45 since players choose 6 numbers out of 45.

Can I still participate in Austrian Lotto if I do not reside in Austria?

Most definitely! At, you can place your bets on Austrian Lotto regardless of your location. You have the opportunity to bet on the outcome of the lottery rather than purchase a ticket, with the chance of winning the same prizes!

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How do I bet on Austrian Lotto?

You can place your bets on this Austrian lottery by following these steps:
1. Visit our Austrian Lotto page
2. Choose 6 numbers from 1-45 or select the Quick Pick option to have your numbers selected randomly
3. Finalise your transaction

A special number, called the ‘Zusatzzahl’, is drawn during Austrian Lotto to help determine prizes in tiers 2, 4, 6, and 8. You can also subscribe to this lottery before you finalise your transaction so that you do not miss an Austrian Lotto draw!

I want to check if I won a prize in Austrian Lotto - what can I do?

If you win an Austrian Lotto prize, we will inform you by sending you an email. However, you can still check if the numbers you submitted are the winning numbers. All you have to do is visit our Austrian Lotto results page. You can find your numbers in your account.

What are the odds of winning an Austrian Lotto prize?

The odds of winning the Austrian Lotto prizes are defined in the table below. Austrian Lotto gives out 8 different prizes and you can win even just by matching the ‘Zusatzzahl’. The value of each prize, including the jackpot, depends on the number of tickets sold and the number of winners per prize tier. The jackpot starts at £1 million and continues to rollover until somebody wins it - there is no maximum jackpot!

TierMatchOdds of Winning
Tier 16 Numbers1:8,145,060
Tier 25 + Bonus Number1:1,357,510
Tier 35 Numbers1:35,724
Tier 44 + Bonus Number1:14,290
Tier 54 Numbers1:772
Tier 63 + Bonus Number1:579
Tier 73 Numbers1:48
Tier 8Bonus Number1:16

What happens if there is more than one winner for any given prize tier?

If more than one person wins any Austrian Lotto prize, the amount is split equally among the winners.

What was the biggest Austrian Lotto ever given out?

The biggest Austrian lotto jackpot was £14.9 million, which was won by a single player from Lower Austria on 21st November 2018.