Odds of Winning Lotto Lottery

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These are odds of winning any of the winning combinations in UK Lotto

Winning NumbersOdds
Match 61 in 45,057,474
Match 5 plus Bonus Ball1 in 7,509,579
Match 51 in 144,415
Match 41 in 2180
Match 31 in 96.2
Match 21 in 10.3

The cash value of some of the prizes will depend on the Jackpot amount – whether it has been rolled over from the previous draw, and the number of winners for the same prize.

That is the main reason experts advise AGAINST playing popular birthday numbers because more people are likely to play them, meaning if you do win, you are more likely to share the prize with a larger number of people.