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16 June 2016

Find The Right Bets For You

Best Online Lotto

With Lottoland your choice of lottos is no longer restricted to those available in your country, instead you enter a whole range of draws from across the globe by betting on the outcome. Of course, with all these options you're going to be asking which is the best? Check out our comparison of the world's leading lotto bets and decide which one is right for you. 

Best Online Lotto

National Lotteries

When it comes to the best online lotto, there are a few factors you will want to take into consideration. For many players the jackpot is all important, after all, it's why more people take part when there is a rollover.

However, some lotteries have much higher odds on the jackpot, meaning your chances of winning are significantly lower.

Another important factor is the price of a single line, as certain lottos have a higher entry price than others, despite offering lower jackpots.


Jackpot Odds

Starting Jackpot

Biggest Jackpot

Single Line Price

Swedish Lotto

1 in 6,724,520

£6 million

£17 million


Austrian Lotto

1 in 8,145,060

£1.4 million

£8 million


Irish Lotto

1 in 10,737,573

£1.4 million

£15 million


Polish Lotto

1 in 13,983,816

£1 million

£9 million


French Lotto

1 in 19,068,840

£2 million

£24 million


UK Lotto

1 in 45,057,474

£3 million

£66 million


Oz Lotto

1 in 45,379,620

£5 million

£58 million



1 in 50,063,860

£1.8 million

£67 million



1 in 258,890,850

£11 million

£480 million



1 in 292,201,338

£28 million

£1.1 billion



1 in 622,614,630

£7.5 million

£125 million



Note: Starting jackpots vary depending on ticket sales in the main draw, so they will fluctuate. However, these figures are a good estimate of what the base jackpot might be.

As our comparison table shows, the Swedish Lotto (a Lottoland favourite) offers great jackpots at considerably better odds than the rest. In fact, you are six times more likely to win the Swedish Lotto than you are the UK Lotto, despite the fact the price for a single line bet is exactly the same.

Austria and Ireland are also popular lottos, due to their high jackpots and relatively low jackpot odds.

The two big American lottos, MegaMillions and PowerBall, are much harder to win, however the potential jackpots dwarf all but one of our other lottos (Italy's SuperEnalotto). After all, Americans do like to supersize things….

For players who prefer a cheaper option the Polish Lotto is a great alternative, with 60p per bet it's the best low-cost chances to become a millionaire. 

So how does the UK Lotto compare to the rest? When it comes to jackpot odds it's much higher than many of the lesser known draws available online. While it boasts high jackpots they are not significantly better than the likes of French Lotto, and the line price is a fairly standard £2 per bet.

All in all, Lottoland players are better off exploring some of the other draws available to get more bang for their buck.

International Lotteries


Jackpot Odds

Starting Jackpot

Biggest Jackpot

Single Line Price


1 in 95,344,200

£8 million

£61 million



1 in 116,531,800

£12 million

£161 million



When it comes to comparing Europe's two multinational lottos it's easy to see why EuroMillions is the continent's favourite. Despite higher odds on the jackpot, its eye catching jackpots and identical betting line prices make it a firm favourite amongst players.

Final Verdict

Ultimately when it comes to the best online lotto to bet on, the decision is up to you. If chasing the biggest jackpots is why you do the lottery, then the American draws will be perfect for you.

If the mathematician in you is focused on getting the best statistical chance of banking a lotto jackpot, then our Swedish Lotto is the one to go for.

What we can say for sure is, while the UK Lotto might have the familiarity, there are better options elsewhere!

Fancy trying something new? Take a look at our full roster of lotto draws and start betting today! 


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