New York - Sweet Million Lotto
The New York Sweet Million Lotto is a state specific lottery based on six matching numbers. This game allows players to pick any number between 1 and 40, with 10 picks available on each card. Unlike some number match games, the Sweet Million Lotto awards a flat rate of one million dollars to anyone matching six numbers.
Lottery Odds And Statistics
Prizes start being awarded at a three of six match in the Sweet Million lottery, with a three dollar prize provided. The prize amount increases all the way up to the million dollar amount. Players do not have to split the jackpot money if five or less people win on the same drawing. If more than five win, five million dollars are split between the winning lottery ticket holders. Overall, the odds to win at the Sweet Million lottery is 46.8%.The odds of winning the top prize is 1 in 3,838,380.
Lottery Security And Results
The Sweet Million lottery has twice weekly drawings, one on Monday and Thursday. The numbers are selected for the winning combination. A third party audit team is on hand to ensure that all results are random and no illegal activity is taking place during the drawing process. These drawings are televised on local television stations in each New York state county.
New York Lottery has the distinction of being the third established lottery in the United States. It was established in 1967 and primarily raises money for the New York education system. New York also has the most lottery sales throughout the country.
Sweet Million is a basic match six lottery game based in New York. Grand prize winners receive a lump sum payment of one million dollars, or smaller amounts such as $500 for a five match. Tickets cost $1 and drawings occur twice a week, televised on local stations.