|Your Ticket Numbers||
|Lotto Draw Numbers|
|Stop||Match||Prize||Odds||Winning Tickets||Win Frequency|
|1 in 57||0||0|
|1 in 1,033||0||0|
|1 in 55,492||0||0|
|1 in 2,330,636||0||0|
|1 in 13,983,816||0||0|
|Money Spent||Money Won||Profit / Loss||Return on £|
About National Lottery Simulator.
Accurately emulates the UK National Lottery game. Simulates up to 6,000 games per minute. Runs inside your browser.
How to Play.
Click the Start button to simulate playing twice a week until play is stopped. See below for more options.
|S||Start and Stop play.|
|Esc||Reset all results to zero. The simulator must not be running.|
|Lucky Dip||D||Emulates the purchase of a Lucky Dip ticket for each game where six random numbers are selected for the player. Uncheck this box and click each ticket number in turn to enter your own numbers.|
|Show Matches||M||When this option is selected, each matching ball and winning ticket will be highlighted. This option is disabled when running at Max speed.|
|Fast||F||Run the simulator at 600 games per minute.|
|Slow||L||Run the simulator at 120 games per minute.|
|Stop||If any of these check boxes are selected, the simulator will stop when that prize is won.|
|Sound Alert on Stop*||A||If you wish, you can receive an audible alert when the simulator stops automatically; such as when you have ticked a Stop check box, or set the simulator to run for a fixed number of years.|
|Remember Settings and Results*||R||Saves the simulator state between visits and page refreshes. To clear the saved data, uncheck this box and reload or close the page.|
|Use future ticket prices and prizes||T||From autumn 2013 the price of a ticket will double from £1 to £2. The prize structure will also change. Switch between future play and today's play at any time to see the difference in results. See here for details of the price increase.|
|N||The simulator can be used to pick ticket numbers. Press N when stopped to generate six random numbers.|
|Match||Odds||Prize||Average Win Frequency|
|1 in 57||£10||0|
|1 in 1,033||£60||0|
|1 in 55,492||£1,500||0|
|1 in 2,330,636||£100,000||0|
|1 in 13,983,816||£3,000,000||0|
Jackpot Numbers Quick Find.
It could take the full simulator 2 days or more to match six numbers. This Hi-Speed simulator has been created at the request
of several visitors. It works the same as the full simulator but with a minimal user interface - resulting in a much faster outcome.
Click the Start button to simulate buying one Lucky Dip ticket per game until you hit the jackpot.
Match six numbers - Odds: 1 in 13,983,816
The chances of winning a lottery jackpot during your lifetime are almost zero. This simulator lets you put this to the test without spending a single penny.
No. It only demonstrates the extreme unlikeliness of ever winning a big prize.
The numbers are generated using a PRNG (pseudorandom number generator) which is the same method used when you buy a Lucky Dip ticket.
Yes. Tick any Stop check box and the simulator will stop when that prize is won. The winning numbers will be highlighted.
Yes. Un-check Lucky Dip and enter your numbers directly by clicking each ball in turn.
If you leave the simulator running 24/7 at max speed, you should hit the jackpot about once every 38 hours. Playing the real lottery at 2 tickets per week, you should win the jackpot once every 134,459 years on average.
If you want to run the simulator at top speed use Chrome on a desktop or laptop pc.
This simulator is provided free of charge, free of advertising, and may even save you money! You are welcome to make a small donation toward hosting and development costs if you wish to say thanks. Donations are processed via PayPal.