Gosloto 7/49 is one of the most popular Russian lotteries. It is another unusual in terms of its form lottery, which provides players with a chance to win quite big amounts of money.
The lottery started in September 2005. Its activity is supervised by Orglot in cooperation with the Russian government. It was the first game in this famous series. It was only later that Gosloto 6/45 and Gosloto 5/36 appeared. Although this network has developed significantly in recent years, it is this first version of the lottery that produces the largest jackpots in Russia.
A few words about o Gosloto 7/49
Gosloto 7/49 is governed by national law, and Orglot’s operations are constantly controlled by the Russian government to ensure players security. In addition, distribution of the tickets takes place via Stoloto, i.e. the largest distributor of state lotteries on the territory of the Russian Federation. The company has been operating since 2012 and is responsible for distribution of the tickets for games such as Gosloto 7/49, Gosloto 5/36, Gosloto 6/34, Rapido, Keno-Sportlotto, Sportlotto 6/49 and many others.
How to play Gosloto 7/49
To win, players must choose seven lucky numbers from the pool of 49, and then determine in which of the everyday draws they are to take part in. The cost of a single ticket is not high and it is 50 rubles, or about 0.87 USD. What definitely distinguishes Gosloto 7/49 is the frequency of the draws. They take place every day at 12:30, 15:30, 17:30, 19:30, 21:30 and 23:30 Moscow time. The lottery has its guaranteed jackpot, which amounts to 10 million rubles. Always when there is no winner of the main prize, jackpot increases and goes to the next draw.
What are my chances to win Gosloto 7/49?
This lottery is adored throughout the country. Why? Mainly because the draws are so frequent and the jackpot can grow dynamically. Unfortunately, the statistics speak for themselves – the chance to win the main prize is very small. Players have 1 in 85 900 584 chance to become millionaires. Apart from jackpot, Gosloto 7/49 has four other levels of prizes. If a player matches 6, 5 or 4 numbers, he/she wins a certain amount. The chance to win the second prize is 1 in 292 179 and the third 1 in 4 751. In turn, four correctly chosen numbers allow players to share 25% of the prize pool, and chances for such a situation are 1 in 214.
What if I win?
Russia is one of the countries where income tax on winnings applies. Tax amount is 13% of the total amount that a player wins. The prizes are issued in a form of a lump sum. A winner has 180 days to apply for the prize. Whether it will be credited to your online account or be withdrawn at an authorized retail outlet depends on its amount.
Gosloto 7/49 online
Just like with other lotteries from the Gosloto series, playing online is possible. Unfortunately, it is only possible if a player is from Russia. Popular Gosloto 7/49 was not on the list of Orglot games, available via international online lottery platforms. The only chance to try this iconic lottery is to go to Russia.
Summing up, Gosloto 7/49 is the largest Russian lottery, which can be played six times a day, seven days a week. It is safe and supervised by the Russian government. Despite the fact that the prizes are relatively low, there are four additional levels of prizes with quite high chances to win. Unfortunately, international players cannot participate in this iconic lottery online. In addition, Russia imposes income tax on the prizes in the lottery before they are paid out.