Lottery Odds Calculator
This function calculates the standard odds of standard lotto and pick-type
lottery games. This assumes that the lottery is choosing truly random
How to Invoke
Use the menu item "Utilities > Calculators > Lotto Odds Calculator" .
- Select the parameters of the lottery with the dropdown menus
- Click the "Calculate" button
"Pool Size" dropdown
Select the size of the lottery. For example, for a lottery that draws from 1
to 49, choose '49'.
"Numbers Drawn" dropdown
Select how many numbers are drawn. For example, if the lottery draws six
numbers from 1 to 49, choose '6'.
"Numbers Match" dropdown
Select how many numbers that match for the odds you want to see. For
example, if the lottery draws six numbers, but you want to see what the odds
are of winning four (of the six) numbers, choose '4'. You can even see the
odds that you will not match any drawn numbers at all, by choosing zero
Click to display the calculations.