NetLotto in Australia

Let's get acquainted with NetLotto, one of the most well-known lotteries and the biggest private lotto operator in Australia. It became so popular because of its extreme convenience, wide diapason of games and draws quantity in a ticket, low cost of a single game, and reliable payments. NetLotto is positioned as a totally digital and the most player-friendly lottery operator with convenient mechanics for playing and paying.

The NetLotto is also a private Australian lottery with the biggest jackpot ever hit. It contained 15M AUD, was won in 1996 and it is not yet outperformed. The biggest NetLotto jackpot for a single player was 6M AUD. 

History of NetLotto

NetLotto was developed since its founding in 1979, in 1990 the lottery got a second supplementary number, and in 2004 it received its current 6-of-45 structure. In 2006 NetLotto widened its geography from New South Wales to almost the whole territory of Australia and changed its name from NSW Lotto to just Lotto by NetLotto operator.

How Are Lottery NetLotto Played?

In NetLotto Australia sees a game of the classic lottery model 6-of-45. A player has to predict 6 of 45 random winning balls and 2 supplementary ones that will be drawn next time. More right numbers mean bigger winnings. The diapasons for most prizes are the following:

  • 6 numbers - from 1,000,000 AUD;
  • 5 numbers + 1 sup. number - up to 1,000,000 AUD;
  • 5 numbers - 500-1,500 AUD;
  • 4 numbers - 20-30 AUD;
  • 3 numbers + 1 sup. number - 10-20 AUD;
  • 1-2 numbers + 1 sup. number - about 10 AUD.

The player who has 6 of 6 matched numbers, hits a jackpot. It's stable and contains 1,000,000 AUD for each winner.

NetLotto draws are held 2 days per week on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30 p. m.

NetLotto Odds

The NetLotto winning odds are determined by a chance of drawing several certain balls in one combination. A player has to guess 6 numbers of 45 with 2 supplementary numbers. The bigger combination lowers your odds but increases the winning amount. The average data are following:

  • 6 balls - 1:8,145,060;
  • 5 balls + 1 sup. ball - 1:678,755;
  • 5 balls - 1:36,690;
  • 4 balls - 1:733;
  • 3 balls + 1 supplementary ball - 1:298;
  • 1 ball + 2 supplementary balls - 1:52.

On average, the odd for any winning is 1:42. 

Players may select numbers by themselves or place random ones with an automode. Statistically, the random number generating does not influence the winning odds and saves your time only.

For NetLotto, the operator offers the system tickets with up to 1:2.5 chances for minimum winning. The special smart system tickets increase the odds even more by excluding the combinations with low probability. 

Purchasing NetLotto system tickets as a part of syndicate play, you increase your minimum prize odds to almost guarantee. But it does not mean profit because system tickets are hundreds and thousands of times more expensive than standard ones.

How Much Does NetLotto Tickets Cost?

The price of the NetLotto standard ticket depends on just 2 main factors:

  • 1-10 draws;
  • 10-100 games.

A minimum ticket of 10 games and 1 draw costs 9.70 AUD. A maximum price of a standard ticket is 970 AUD, such a ticket covers 100 games and 10 draws.

System tickets assume a minimum of 1 ball set and 1 draw. Such a ticket for System 7 can be bought for 6.80 AUD. The cost of System 20 ticket for 10 draws reaches 376 thousand AUD.

The operator offers syndicate play for the most expensive system tickets. Each syndicate share depends on the ticket pool at the syndicate. The average share is 20-80 AUD.

In NetLotto Australia may purchase its tickets as a part of the Lotto All Week syndicate share with an average cost of 30-60 AUD.

Who Can Play NetLotto?

NetLotto can be played by all Australians of age 18 years or older. The only exception is the citizens of Queensland. NetLotto is accessible for all nations except 35 countries from a special list.

Players may create tickets without signing up but need a NetLotto login to register and buy them. After registration, players have to provide personal data and prove that they are adults and do not live in prohibited jurisdictions by passing KYC.

How to Buy NetLotto Ticket?

NetLotto tickets can be bought by players at their accounts on the NetLotto site only. The operator stresses its total digitalization and refuses physical tickets.

To buy a NetLotto ticket at the operator's site:

  • click the Join button at the top menu at the site;
  • enter all necessary private data, contacts and register your account;
  • finish the registration by verifying your email and login to the site;
  • deposit money to your bankroll with a credit card or PayPal;
  • go to the Play Lotto section;
  • select Monday or Wednesday Lotto;
  • choose a type of ticket, solo (standard), system, smart system, autoplay (random), or syndicate;
  • select numbers and draws quantity;
  • put the ticket into the lotto basket and pay for it;
  • after the draw, check your ticket on your player profile.

How to Receive NetLotto Prize?

After a draw, all NetLotto prizes are automatically credited to the players' bankrolls. All payments are immediate, but withdrawals to the bank accounts may take up to 48 hours depending on the prize or jackpot size and the player's bank's specifics. The withdrawals can be made to both bank accounts and PayPal wallets, but the NetLotto administration strongly recommends accounts of big state and international banks for safe transactions of winnings of several million.

NetLotto for Mobile

The NetLotto site is compatible with all devices, browsers, and main operating systems including Windows, Android, and iOS, though the site is definitely desktop-oriented. NetLotto does not have Android and iOS apps, and its mobile page has a bit outdated design, but playing Net Lotto on mobile devices stays convenient, the interface works fast and reliably, and all updates and information are sent in time.


What sets the physical lottery apart from the online lottery?

Physical lotteries are authorized retailers authorized to sell tickets by public or private lotteries. To collect your lottery prizes, you must go to them – typically small local businesses – fill out the paperwork, and handle the paper tickets with extreme caution. Online lotto draws are ones that let you participate from home and submit claims using tickets purchased online through websites offered by licensed lottery agents, distributors, or lottery betting sites.

What are SA X lotteries? Can I participate in them through Lottery Near Me?

You have the chance to win a piece of a Division 1 prize pool of an estimated $5 Million every Saturday by playing the Saturday X Lotto! Also, there are superdraws, boosted lottery SA games with a Division 1 prize pool of $20 Million or more. Unfortunately, Lotto Near Me doesn’t offer tickets for the Saturday X game lotto. Instead, you can participate in such play-from-home lotteries SA as Tatts online or Gold Lotto.

How will I get my prize money?

If you win a smaller reward, we will credit it to your account. If you win a larger prize, we will arrange for you to pick up your gift in person. Your whole gains are given to you commission-free!

Is it secure to participate in lotteries online?

As our many happy clients can attest, your online gaming is 100% safe with us. We guarantee your privacy and safeguard your personal data as well as account transactions.

Is there a global online lottery available?

Yes! You may play the lotto online with ease and enter the largest as well as most thrilling daily and weekly draws and even home lotto games whenever you choose.

What’s the biggest lotto prize a player has ever received?

The current world record is the 2.04 billion jackpot won in Powerball in November 2022.

How likely is it to win a lottery?

According to the game and the chosen numbers, different lottery odds apply. In a typical 6/49 lottery, there is a 1 in 13,983,816 chance that you will choose all six winning numbers. The odds for 5/70 games with an additional ball (1/25) are around 1 in 300,000,000.

How should I proceed if I won the lottery?

Online lotto Australia winnings for modest amounts are automatically deposited to your Lotto Near Me account. If you win more money, the operator will make arrangements for you to pick up your award in person. You must verify by dialing the lottery number or login into your account.

How do I choose my lottery numbers?

Choose random numbers for the lottery that are not consecutive or from the same group. Also, make an effort to avoid selecting the vast majority of digits between 1 and 31.

Which digits have the best chance of winning the lott?

There is an equal chance that any given number will be picked. For instance, the most popular Powerball numbers are 10, 39, 42, 28, 22, and 16. For other games, the set will differ.