This is a new game with a familiar name- it is a multi-state lottery with numerous states participating. Available to play in 13 jurisdictions with a current jackpot of $2.65 million.
There are 9 different ways to win with the grand prize been won by matching the first 5 balls in any order and the Lotto America Star ball. The money is paid out as an annuity or a lump sum.
Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after 11pm ET at the Florida Lottery Studio.
How to play:
Costs $1 per play.
Players select 5 numbers from 1 to 52 for the red balls and 1 number from 1-10 for the Lotto America Star ball.
Choose your numbers on a play slip or use quick pick whereby the computer randomly generates numbers for you.
Ask for the All Star Bonus with your Lotto America purchase; for an extra $1 per play you can multiply your winnings by 2, 3, 4 or 5 times.
The multiplier number is randomly selected before each draw and doesn’t apply to the jackpot prize.
Overall odds of winning are 1 in 9.63.
How to win:
Players win the jackpot prize or 1 of 8 set cash prizes by matching one of the 9 ways to win.
Match 5 balls + Star ball- Grand prize
Match 5 balls- $20,000
Match 4 balls + Star ball- $1,000
Match 4 balls- $100
Match 3 balls + Star ball- $20
Match 3 balls- $5
Match 2 balls + Star ball- $5
Match 1 ball + Star ball- $2
Match Star ball- $2
Deloware North Dakota
Iowa South Dakota
Maine West Virginia
Montana New Mexico
How to claim:
Prizes must be claimed in the jurisdiction where the winning ticket was bought.
Up to $600 can generally be claimed at any participating retailer.
Over $600 can be claimed at some lottery offices (depending on amount) as well as at lottery headquarters).
Jackpot winners may choose to receive payments as an annuity- paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years or as a lump sum payment.