Sweden - Lotto
Twice each week many citizens of Sweden participate in the Sweden Lotto 7/35, the main game in the Swedish lottery system. If a player matches all seven numbers correctly they become the country’s big lotto jackpot winner! To drastically increase prize payouts players have the option of adding the Dromvisten numbers to their game. If the two additional numbers match up as well the grand prize amount goes through the roof!
Lottery Odds And Statistics
Sweden’s Lotto operates on a 7/35 matrix. It is a traditional style with a main goal of matching up all seven numbers from 1 to 35. Players can participate in the joker option by choosing two additional numbers to match up. Match all nine total numbers and the jackpot is huge! The odds of winning the main jackpot are 1 in 6.72 million. Odds of winning a second tier prize are 1 in 240,000 and the odds of winning any prize in the Swedish lotto are only 1 in 59!
Lottery Security And Results
Svenska Spel operates all lottery games in Sweden. They are governed by Ltd. Tipstjanst to ensure fair gaming practices take place at all times. Recently in one 12-month period Svenska Spel issued SED 11.90 Billion in prizes through the lottery system! The largest jackpot ever awarded occurred in 2005 when a local football fan won the equivalent of $20 million. He offered the entire prize to his local team in hopes of getting them to sign the best player in the country. It was unsuccessful but the attempt drew international attention.
Swedish lottery games were designed in 1896 and one year later the first game launched. Penninglotteriet is the company that initially was in charge of all lottery operations. This changed in 1934 when Ltd. Tipstjanst was created. It is owned by the government. The Swedish lottery boasts that every year they make over one hundred new millionaires as a result of playing their lotto games.
Sweden’s Lotto 1 and Lotto 2 are played Wednesdays and Saturdays, respectively. The grand prize kicks off at an impressive SEK 75 Million and can rollover every week until it is won! Proceeds from the Swedish lottery go toward many national social programs countrywide.