Vikinglotto is a transnational lottery game played by nine participating
countries. In addition to Estonia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland,
Latvia, Lithuania, and Slovenia also participate in Vikinglotto.
In Estonia, Vikinglotto tickets cost €1 and are on sale
until 19:00 local time on the day of the draw. Ticket sales
resume immediately after the draw has taken place.
Vikinglotto draws take place once a week on Wednesday evenings at
21:00 local time.
To enter Vikinglotto, choose six numbers between 1 and 48,
plus an additional number known locally as the Viking number between 1
and 8. Players can also choose randomly generated Quick Pick
Players can also use the System feature for the selection of additional
numbers entered into the draw as multiple combinations.
The minimum Vikinglotto jackpot is €3 million.
While Vikinglotto has no rollover cap, there is a jackpot cap of €35
If no-one matches all six numbers and the Viking number when the jackpot
reaches €35 million, the jackpot rolls down to the next prize tier.
The highest Vikinglotto jackpots:
The odds of winning the Vikinglotto jackpot are 1 in 98,172,096.
These are long odds for a lottery jackpot but are still better than those
offered by Euromillions or the US Powerball lotteries.
Players have plenty of opportunities to win at Vikinglotto, with eight prize
tiers in total.
Vikinglotto winnings are paid out as lump sums only.
Taxes are not levied on lottery winnings; however, players who
enter Vikinglotto from abroad should check local tax laws to find out if
winnings need to be declared at home.
Players must be at least 16 years of age to play
Vikinglotto tickets are on sale from authorized retailers, with
the additional option of playing online via the official website.
Players outside of participating Vikinglotto countries can also play online
via selected lottery agent websites.
Some participating countries have an additional "Joker" game, which takes
place before the Vikinglotto draw. Participation in the Vikinglotto Joker game
is also available for some online players.
Vikinglotto launched in 1993 in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and
Iceland. Estonia joined Vikinglotto in March 2002, followed by Latvia and
Lithuania in February 2011, then Slovenia in November 2017.
The minimum guaranteed jackpot, including the jackpot cap, was established