Started in the early 1990s, Texas Lottery offers a number of games that include Pick 3, Daily 4, Cash 5 and Lotto. Texas Lotto is a pick-6-of-54 game, drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:12 p.m. Central Time. $145,000,000 Texas Lotto jackpot was was hit in June 19, 2004, turning to be the largest in the history of the state lottery game.
How To Play Texas Lottery?
It is quite simple & straightfoward to play Texas Lotto. First you need to buy a lottery ticket from a retailer. Then select six different numbers from 1 to 54.
How Much Do I Win?
Jackpot is won by matching all the 6 numbers while additional prizes can be also acquired by matching three, four or five numbers. Matching three numbers will earn you $3; smaller prizes are set depending on the sales proceeds. Texas lottery jackpot starts at $4 million and increases by at least $1 million, if the jackpot is not taken. It must be mentioned, however, that a player has to opt for the "cash value option" or annual payments already when buying a lottery ticket. Most players go for cash.
Facts About the Texas Lottery
Famous actor Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson won $28 million in the Texas State lottery in 2000.
Minimum age to play Texas State Lottery is similar to the other lottery games and makes 18 years.
Official website of Texas Lottery