Super Lotto Plus - California

Super Lotto Plus - California

The Super Lotto Plus jackpot starts at $7 million, and has reached a record $193 million because the jackpot grows each time there is no winner.

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General History

Super Lotto Plus is the primary lottery game offered by the California Lottery which is run by the California State Lottery. The Lottery began in 1984 and Super Lotto began in 2000.  It attracts more players than any other state lottery in the United States.

The Super Lotto Plus jackpot starts at $7 million, and has reached a record $193 million because the jackpot grows each time there is no winner. To win, all you have to do is pick five numbers from 1 to 47 and one Mega number from 1 to 27 and match them to the numbers drawn by the Lottery. There are nine ways to win a prize and to win the Jackpot, you must match all five numbers plus the MEGA number. 

Super Lotto Plus numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday and costs just $1 per play per draw. The odds of hitting the jackpot are 1 in 41,416,353 and the overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 23.

Lottery Schedule

Drawings for this lotto are held on Wednesday, Saturday

How to Play

Pick five numbers from 1 to 47 and a Mega number from 1 to 27 on the playslip or choose a Quick Pick and let the computer select your numbers for you. Super Lotto Plus costs $1 per play per draw.

Lottery age Limit

You have to be over the age of 18 to participate.

Participating Countries

The following countries participate in Super Lotto Plus - California: USA.

Prize Structure

There are nine prize divisions which are as follows:

  1. all five numbers plus the Mega wins the jackpot
  2. all five numbers 
  3. any four numbers plus the Mega
  4. any four numbers 
  5. any three numbers plus the Mega
  6. any three numbers 
  7. any two numbers plus the Mega
  8. any one number plus the Mega
  9. none of the numbers but only the Mega

The exact value of the prizes for each division are pari-mutuel and thus depend on the number of tickets sold and the number of people who match the same numbers.

If there are multiple winners of the Jackpot on any given draw, the prize money will be divided equally among all the winners.

Grand Prize

$101,174 US Dollar.


The Super Lotto jackpot starts at $7 million and rolls over it has been won by someone.

Notable Wins

The Super LOTTO Plus jackpot record is $193 million which was shared by three winning tickets on 16th February 2002 after the jackpot had rolled over 11 times already! 

Distribution of Revenue

Approximately 50 per cent of ticket sales are returned to the public in the form prize money. 

At least 34 per cent of the Lottery revenues must go be directed to public education. This supplemental funding provides schools with additional resources.

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