49's FAQs

How does the 49's draw work?
Six numbers and an additional bonus ball (The Booster) are drawn from a pot of balls numbered from 1-49.

When is the 49's Lotto drawn?
The 49’s Lotto is drawn twice a day at lunchtime 12.49 (UK Time) and teatime 17:49 (UK Time).

What time must I have my bets placed by?
Although it varies with companies, typically you'll need to place your bets at least 15 minutes before the draw.

How many balls do I have to bet on in 49's Lotto?
The choice is yours. You can bet on between 1 and 5 balls being drawn from the main 6 balls (or 7 if you want to include the booster ball and get slightly less winnings but make it easier). This flexibility is one of the reason betting on the lotteries is so popular

If I bet on a number being drawn in the 49's and it is drawn as the booster ball - do I win?
You can choose whether you want the booster ball to be included or not. In our odds comparison table - choose With or Without the Bonus Ball to see the different 49's Lotto odds. The odds/Payout is lower when you choose With the Bonus Ball as it is easier!

Is it safe and secure to register, deposit and bet on the 49's Lotto?
It is extremely safe as all our featured companies are large, reputable companies with secure data and payment technologies. They are also all regulated in the U.K. as well as international jurisdictions.

Are the 49's Lotto betting companies regulated?
All of the betting companies listed on our site are fully regulated by the UK Gambling Commission http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

Is it legal to bet on the 49's Lotto?
It is entirely legal to bet on the 49’s lotto from any country where lotto betting is permitted. You can see a full list of eligible countries on all the company’s websites.

Can I bet on the 49's Lotto if I don't live in the UK?
As above - there is no requirement to live in the UK for betting on the lotto. You can bet on the 49’s Lotto from any country where lotto betting is permitted.

How old do I have to be to bet on the 49s Lotto?
All of the bookmakers features require and verify that you are over 18.

What is the maximum bet payout on the 49's Lotto?
This varies with different companies. With Betfred it is listed as £150,000 (therefore this is all they are technically obliged to pay out, however we know they have actually paid out more than this).

Who are the presenters of the 49’s Lotto and what are their lucky numbers?
Emma: Ball 14, Gina: Ball 17, Kirstie: Ball 22, Sophie: Ball 9, Tony: Ball 3

What are the 49’s lotto odds and how do they compare between companies?
The displayed odds are intended as a guide only and whilst we work hard to ensure they're up to date, they are subject to change from the operators.

What payment methods are accepted for betting on the 49s Lotto?
This varies between companies but most accept: Debit/Credit Cards, Neteller, PayPal, Moneybookers, Ukash, Bank Transfer

Do I have to pay taxes on my winnings from betting on the 49s Lotto?
The short and sweet answer is there is no tax at all to pay on either gambling winnings or stakes on the 49’s Lotto in the UK (if you are not based in the UK please check your local jurisdiction).

What is the 49's Prize Structure?
The prize structure varies depending on which bookmaker you choose to bet with. See our simple 49's odds comparison table

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