Mini Lotto is a hugely popular daily lottery game played in Poland.
Draws take place every evening in the capital city of
Warsaw at 21:40 local time, with ticket sales closing 10
minutes before the draw.
Entry into Mini Lotto costs PLN 1.25.
To play, choose five numbers between 1 and 42, or go for a
Quick Pick for randomly generated numbers.
Mini Lotto has a System Entry feature for the selection of up to 12 numbers
that are then entered into the draw in every possible combination. Choosing all
12 numbers gives players up to 924 chances of winning during each daily
Advance Play for up to 10 simultaneous draws is also available.
Mini Lotto does not have any secondary draw games or other opportunities to
win cash prizes beyond the main lottery.
Mini Lotto does not have a guaranteed minimum jackpot, which is determined
by the volume of tickets sold for each daily draw instead.There are no
rollovers, and if the jackpot fails to be won, it rolls down to the secondary
Despite being a daily draw, Mini Lotto jackpots can reach impressive
The biggest ever Mini Lotto jackpots are:
The odds of winning the Mini Lotto jackpot are 1 in 850,668. These are good
odds for a daily lottery game even with its modest jackpot.
Players can win cash prizes at three different tiers.
Players have up to 60 days to claim prizes, which are paid out as lump sums
Lottery prizes below PLN 2,280 are tax free, while higher prizes are subject
to 10% income tax.
Mini Lotto players from overseas should check local tax laws to find out if
winnings must be declared at home.
Players must be at least 18 years of age.
Mini Lotto tickets are on sale from authorized lottery retailers across
Poland and via the official website.
While players from abroad cannot enter through the official website, they
are allowed to play on selected Lottery Agent websites.
Mini Lotto, originally called Express Lotek and operated by Totalizator
Sportowy, was launched in March 1976. The game temporarily halted in 1998, but
returned due to popular demand in August 2000.
Mini Lotto was originally a once-monthly draw, which gradually increased in
frequency until December 2015 when it became a daily draw.