New York Sweet Million Lotto
Great odds for the New York Sweet Million Lotto!
Where to Buy Lottery Tickets
The New York Sweet Million Lotto is a popular New York state lottery where players can win $1 million by spending $1. The overall odds of winning a prize in this New York lottery are 1 in 29.92. Prizes are awarded when players match at least 3 numbers out of a possible 6 numbers. The combination of numbers, payouts and winning chances are illustrated below:
3 winning numbers results in a $3 cash prize with odds of 1 in 32.07
4 winning numbers results in a $40 cash prize with odds of 1 in 456.14
5 winning numbers results in a $500 cash prize with odds of 1 in 18,815.59
6 winning numbers result in a $1 million cash prize with odds of 1 in 3.838 million
The drawings for the New York Sweet Million Lottery Game are held on Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 PM Eastern standard Time. All the winning numbers are randomly selected from a number pool comprising 40 numbers. The lottery draw is independently monitored by an auditing firm.
Determining Prize Values in the New York Sweet Million
Prize values are predetermined for each of the possible winning combinations featured in this lottery game. Should there be more than 5 first place winners; those winners will share the $5 million prize pool in equal proportions with the total number of winners. For winners matching 5, 4 and 3 winning numbers, a pari-mutual basis also comes into play. An estimated 40% of all revenues collected for the New York Sweet Million Lottery goes towards the winners prizes.
How to Play the New York Sweet Million
To play the Sweet Million Lottery, players simply need to select 6 numbers, or request a quick pick selection. A number pool ranging from 1 - 40 is available for every Sweet Million playcard. Players can also play up to 10 games or alternatively 8 advance drawings on a single playcard. This means that players will have the opportunity to play 10 games at a time. Since the New York Sweet Million Lottery takes place daily, play is available until 9 PM. The drawings take place on Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 PM EST.