How the lottery is played

Free lotteries

Where can you buy?

It is bought in the following ways:

  1. On the official website in the "Russian Lotto" tab.

On the https site:// lotto there is a choice of tickets. To go to the required category, you will need to select the Russian Lotto icon in the right panel or scroll down the page to the large button “Tickets by 100 P "in the required draw.

The coupon is paid in a convenient way for the participant. It is worth knowing, that when choosing a lotto ticket on the site, the coupon will become available to other people later 5 minutes, если не произойдёт его покупка. During the specified time, the participant should move it to the "Basket" or pay using available methods.

  1. Using Android or iOS apps.

To do this, you need to download the application to your mobile phone from the official website or from the Google Play or Play Store. Through the site you will need to scroll down the page, until the categories run out. After the draws there is navigation. In the category "For mobile phones", to go to the download page, you need to click on the "Mobile application".

  1. Through the mobile version of the site for Android or iOS devices.

Для приобретения билета лото без установки приложения потребуется перейти на страницу официального сайта и прокрутить колёсико до самого низа. There will be a small block after the categories in small print, where there is a button "Mobile version".

Then coupons are selected for any draw in the Russian Lotto category..

  1. By sending a message from a mobile phone.

To purchase a lotto ticket in this way, you need to send a message, where the letters "RL" are written into his body. Then the number is entered 9999 and goes. A reply message with a code will be sent to the mobile phone. This is required to confirm payment. The code is sent to the same number, received in a reply message from the Russian Lotto. In this case, payment is made using the mobile phone balance. For money to be debited from the wallet of the official website, before the code with a space, "c". Besides, payment can be made using Qiwi wallet. To do this, enter the letter "k" separated by a space before the confirmation code. This takes into account the linked wallet address to the message sending number.

  1. In retail outlets and chains.

The lotto coupon can be purchased at the following locations:

  • in Megafone salons, Tele 2, Beeline and MTS;
  • at the post office;
  • at the bookmaker in "Baltbet";
  • in the lottery network "Balt-Lotto";
  • in Rostelecom offices;
  • in Pyaterochka stores.
  1. In special lottery kiosks.
  2. In special self-service machines.

Special devices are located in Moscow and several regions. Bank cards are accepted here, cash and coins.

  1. At the main lottery center.

Is it realistic to win?

There are chances to win a cash prize in the "Gosloto" 4 out of 20 "lottery, which are much higher than any other games. Thanks to different raffle categories, almost everyone can win some amount. It is quite difficult to win large sums, but chances are always small.

Guessed numbers in the field 1 Guessed numbers in the field 2 Probability
4 4 1: 23’474’025
3 4 1: 366’766
4 3 1: 366’766
2 4 1: 32’808
4 2 1: 32’808
4 1: 12’888
4 1: 12’888
1 4 1: 10’465
4 1 1: 10’465
3 3 1: 5’730
2 3 1: 23’474’035
3 2 1: 23’474’036
3 1: 23’474’037
3 1: 23’474’038
1 3 1: 23’474’039
3 1: 23’474’040
2 2 1: 23’474’041
2 1: 23’474’042
2 1: 23’474’043
1 2 1: 23’474’044
2 1 1: 23’474’045

How to collect a prize

If you win a prize less 10 thousand rubles, you can claim your prize at an official point of sale, if you played online, the winnings will be transferred to your personal account. For prizes from above 10 thousand rubles you need to visit the central office of the lottery operator in Moscow at:

Moscow, 109316, Russia, Moscow, Volgograd Prospect, d. 43, corp. 3

You must claim your winnings no later than 6 months from the date of the draw, to get a prize. You also need to pay tax on your winnings. If you won over 15 thousand rubles, tax will be withheld automatically upon the issue. All amount below 15 thousand rubles you must declare in the relevant tax authorities yourself. The tax on winnings for residents of Russia is 13%, while for foreign citizens it is 30%.

How to get prizes

The choice of the option you want depends on, what kind of prize went to the winner. If you need to pick up a cash prize in the amount of up to two thousand rubles, it is enough to contact any point, where cash tickets are distributed. It is also allowed to receive winnings up to 100 thousand rubles. Moreover, such prizes can be received on the personal wallet "Stoloto". If the winning amount is much higher, but not more than one million rubles, you will have to send a copy of your passport and your bank details to the organizers at one of the offices.

Personal presence is required in that case, when the winner has to pick up more than one million rubles. Moreover, such issuance is carried out exclusively in the central offices of "Stoloto". Also, the presence of the winner is required when transferring the rights to the won property - an apartment or a house. In such a situation, you will have to personally visit the company's central office in Moscow. In this case, you can refuse real estate and receive an equivalent amount of money to your bank account or when visiting representatives of "Stoloto".

Features of the drawing

Any, who at least once took part in this event, knows perfectly well, how to play the housing lottery. The rules prescribe to buy tickets one day before the date of the broadcast of the next draw. In this case, the drawing takes place live on any TV channel. At different times, the days of the week and the time of such broadcasts were subject to changes. There is nothing wrong with, that the person missed the live broadcast. You can find out the winning numbers on the official website or from other sources on the Internet.. Also worth noting, that repetitions of TV programs are practiced.

A special draw commission gives a welcome to the drawing, which pre-calculates the revenue from ticket sales. The amount received may affect the amount of cash prizes for all winning participants. Before removing the kegs from the bag or balls from the lottery drum, those are mechanically mixed for 15 seconds. The presenter calls from 86 to 88 values, depending on the type of specific circulation. However, then, how to play the housing lottery, does not change in any way, that is, there are well-established rules for all draws. After determining all the winners, the drawing committee approves the fact, that during the event there were no violations. Then the protocol is signed, and the winning participants can apply for their prizes.

What is Stoloto

Stoloto positions itself as a lottery trading house, where anyone can come and try their luck. The company is engaged in the sale of a dozen different state lotteries, including such well-known as "Russian Lotto" and "Gosloto 5 of 36 ".

Stoloto is not just a distributor, and the whole system, which is engaged in servicing state gambling.

The services include:

  • retail ticketing;
  • online sale;
  • holding draws;
  • payouts to winners;
  • Information Support.

Potential risks

Let's add a fly in the ointment right away, talking about risks. The organizer always wins - this is the golden rule of any gambling. Moreover, of all fair gambling, the lottery is the most profitable for the company.

Another risk factor is a high probability of cheating.. This fact is not documented anywhere., however, there are many skeptics, who do not believe in the fairness of the drawing.

The main argument of all skeptics is that the draws are broadcast on tape, and the required results adjust, not showing it to the public. Sounds, as a conspiracy theory, however on the records 2259 and 2260 there are exactly the same position of balls at different time stamps, which is unlikely from any point of view.

What it is, we do not undertake to judge, but before playing, you must soberly weigh all the risks.

Chances of Winning

Any participant can win the lottery, who bought a ticket. The winnings range from several tens to millions of rubles.

Getting the jackpot depends on the number of combinations, that fall out during the game. The smaller the prize amount, the higher the chances of winning. The likelihood of predicting numbers in the lottery 5 numbers from 36 equals 1 to 376992, but 2 numbers - 1 to 8.

The payoff for the players is different and depends on the cost of tickets and the number of participants. If additional balls are added to the game, then the chances of winning are significantly reduced. According to mathematical statistics, all numbers in one coupon will not necessarily match. The winnings depend on the randomness and luck of the player. Thanks to mathematical calculations, the following conclusions were made:

  • no strategy of the game gives a guaranteed result;
  • learn numbers, which will fall out - impossible;
  • before the lottery, the players have the same chances;
  • in lotteries, in which the player crosses out the numbers himself, chances of winning in 6 times more.

Known proven lotteries win more often, than in new.

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