How to Play Florida Lotto (2024)

Ever wonder about how to play the FLORIDA LOTTO? Hold on to your oranges, because we're about to dive into the exciting world of FLORIDA LOTTO! In this guide, we'll show you how to play Florida’s very own homegrown game.

Florida LOTTO Basics

Meet FLORIDA LOTTO, the lottery game that could make Wednesday and Saturday your new favorite nights of the week. FLORIDA LOTTO is the original Florida Lottery game. Top prizes start at $1 million and roll until there is a winner. Drawings are held twice a week.

Cost: $2.00

Top Prize: Starting at $1,000,000.

Drawings: 2 nights a week at 11:15 PM EST

Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 7.61

How to Play FLORIDA LOTTO

Learning how to play FLORIDA LOTTO couldn’t be easier. Choose six numbers from 1–53 or there's always the handy dandy Quick Pick. Match all six numbers to win the grand prize.

FLORIDA LOTTO's Multiplier

Similar to theMegaplier with Mega Millions, every ticket ordered includes a randomly generated "multiplier" number that automatically increases non-jackpot cash prizes by two, three, four, five or ten times. With FLORIDA LOTTO, this multiplier comes automatically on your ticket with no extra cost.

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Double Play Add-on

For a chance to win cash prizes in an additional drawing held immediately after the FLORIDA LOTTO drawing, using the same numbers played on your FLORIDA LOTTO ticket, select the Double Play box. Double Play costs $1 more per play. Match the Double Play number for a chance to win up to $250,000.

How do you play EZmatch in FLORIDA LOTTO?

Create some instant fun and play EZmatch. EZmatch is an add-on feature (for an additional $1) that gives you a chance to win more FLORIDA LOTTO prizes instantly. Here’s how it works:

  1. Add the EZmatch to your lottery ticket.
  2. Your ticket will come with six additional random numbers.
  3. If any of the numbers under the EZmatch area of your ticket matches any of the 6 FLORIDA LOTTO numbers you chose (whether you played your lucky numbers or got a Quick Pick), you instantly win the prize shown next to the EZmatch number.

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Florida Lotto Prizes

There are five ways to win a Florida Lotto prize. For example, match 6 out of 6 numbers to win the jackpot. Matching 5 out of 6 numbers earns you $3,000. The bottom line: the odds of winning any Florida Lotto prize are 1 in 7.61.

FLORIDA LOTTO prizes and odds. SOURCE: Florida Lottery.
MatchOddsWin2X3X4X5X10X
6 numbers1 in 22,957,480Top Prize*-----
5 numbers1 in 81,409.50$3,000$6,000$9,000$12,000$15,000$30,000
4 numbers1 in 1,415.82$50$100$150$200$250$500
3 numbers1 in 70.79$5$10$15$20$25$50
2 numbers1 in 8.58FREE TicketFREE TicketFREE TicketFREE TicketFREE TicketFREE Ticket

*The jackpot prize will be split if there are multiple winners.

Double Play Prizes

The overall odds of winning a Double Play prize for FLORIDA LOTTO are 1 in 7.61

Double Play prizes and odds. SOURCE: Florida Lottery.
MatchOddsWin2X3X4X5X10X
6 numbers1 in 22,957,480$250,000*$250,000$250,000$250,000$250,000$250,000
5 numbers1 in 81,409.50$3,500$7,000$10,5500$14,000$17,500$35,000
4 numbers1 in 1,415.82$60$120$180$240$300$600
3 numbers1 in 70.79$7$14$21$28$35$70
2 numbers1 in 8.58FREE TicketFREE TicketFREE TicketFREE TicketFREE TicketFREE Ticket

*The Double Play top prize will be split if there are multiple winners.

EZmatch Prizes

The overall odds of winning a EZmatch prize for FLORIDA LOTTO are1∶4.71

EZmatch prizes and odds. SOURCE: Florida Lottery.
WinOdds
$5001∶84,000.00
$2501∶84,000.00
$1001∶11,052.63
$501∶3,387.10
$201∶1,400.00
$151∶893.62
$101∶100.00
$51∶300.00
$41∶60.00
$31∶13.64
$21∶9.38

What happens if you win FLORIDA LOTTO?

Winning numbers are drawn Wednesday and Saturday night at approximately 11:15 PM EST. If you bought your FLORIDA LOTTO ticket in person from a retailer, check the Florida Lottery website for more information on how to claim your prize. Smaller prizes can be claimed from any lottery retailer. Prizes of $600 or more will mean a trip to a Florida Lottery Office.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How are EZmatch numbers generated?

EZmatch numbers are more similar to a scratch-off ticket than a draw game. When you add EZmatch to your ticket, the Florida Lottery system determines a set number of winners at each prize level within a designated group of tickets.

When you add-on the EZmatch feature to your FLORIDA LOTTO ticket, the system randomly selects tickets to be a EZmatch winner or non-winner. When a winning ticket is generated, the system will print a set of EZmatch numbers to match one of the 6 FLORIDA LOTTO numbers played for the drawing, along with a predetermined prize amount.

What is the cost of a FLORIDA LOTTO ticket?

The base cost of a FLORIDA LOTTO ticket is $2. There are two available ticket add-ons:

  • EZmatch is an additional $1 per play

  • Double Play is an additional $1 per play.

When is the drawing for FLORIDA LOTTO?

The FLORIDA LOTTO drawing takes place every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:15 PM ET.

How many numbers do I need to match to win?

With FLORIDA LOTTO, you can win a prize by matching just two numbers! The more numbers you match, the larger the prize. There are 5 ways to win a FLORIDA LOTTO prize that range from a Free Quick Pick Ticket ($2) all the way up to the jackpot.

Try your luck

Now that you’ve got the hang of the game, join the next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing.

How to Play Florida Lotto (2024)

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