Australia Saturday Lotto Information

Guess Range 6/45
Hosted in Australia, Australia
(Local draw time)
Jackpot Type CASH
Tax Requirement Lottery prizes are paid out tax-free. Check the tax laws in your country of residence for any further local taxation you may be subject to.

Chances to win Australia - Saturday Lotto

Divisions Match Winning Odds
1 Prize 6 1:8,145,060
2 Prize 5+1 1:678,755
3 Prize 5 1:36,689
4 Prize 4 1:733
5 Prize 3+1 1:297
6 Prize 3 1:53

Australia - Saturday Lotto Information

The Australia Saturday Lotto was the first ‘full OZ lottery’ offering players the chance to win a prize by selecting numbers from a guess range as opposed to raffles or sweepstakes. With an extremely cost-beneficial ratio and occasional superdraws with boosted jackpot prizes, the Saturday Lotto is a perennial favourite of lottery enthusiasts. 

Australia Saturday Lotto History

The Australia Saturday Lotto was created by the state of Victoria government in 1972 and later administered by the Tattersalls Company. The Saturday Lotto was founded with the goal of helping to raise funds for the national health system.

Eventually, the Ozzie lotto would be sold in all the territories and known by different names depending on the region: the Tattslotto in Victoria, Tasmania, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory; the Gold Lotto in Queensland; the X Lotto in South Australia, and the Lotto or Saturday Lotto in New South Wales and Western Australia. 

The Saturday Lotto was the first lottery in Australia to offer players of the chance to win prizes by picking their own numbers.  While the original format had players choosing six numbers from a guess range of 1-40 with a bonus number drawn from the regular guess set, in 1985 Lottery Officials expanded the guess range to 1-45 and added a second bonus number creating new prize categories and ways to win.

Australia Saturday Lotto Rules

To play the Australian Saturday Lotto, players must select 6/45 numbers. During the draw, 6 numbers are chosen in addition to two bonus numbers. Bonus numbers are selected from the same drum as the regular guess set and used for secondary prizes only. Click here for lottery results and rules from around the world.

Winning the Australia Saturday Lotto

To win the Saturday Lotto Australia, players need to successfully match six numbers from a guess range of 1-45, regardless of the bonus numbers. The jackpots start at AU$5 million, and there are no taxes and no cap on jackpots or rollovers.

The well-known and impressive odds of winning a prize in the Australian Saturday Lotto are one of the reasons many players love this Aussie lottery which makes 1:42 players a winner. Players interested in winning odds are encouraged to view the chart located at the top of the page which displays the Australian Saturday Lotto's impressive jackpot winning odds.

Those who enjoy playing the Australian Saturday Lotto may be interested in Australia’s other lottery offerings including the Oz Lotto, the Australian Wednesday Lotto, and the Australian Powerball.

Learn About Saturday Lotto Australia Draws

Saturday is the best day of the week with Saturday Lotto Australia. Saturday Lotto has spectacular winning odds and playing it gives you a great cost-benefit ratio. It’s no wonder that the lottery is extremely popular! Its seasonal super draws skyrocket the jackpot as high as AU$47.9 million! This weekly draw makes 1 in every 42 players a winner, so check the Australia Saturday Lotto results here.Want more Australian lotteries? Check out the Australia Powerball Lottery for a chance to win even more jackpots!