Classic Lotto has been rolling since December 10, 2011. The jackpot started at $1 million after Eugene Malovec of Youngstown won a $2.7 million jackpot on December 7, 2011.
Tonight’s jackpot is $63.1 million because Classic Lotto has rolled 347 times. Jackpots start at $1 million and grow based on sales. There is, however, a guaranteed increase of at least $100,000. The odds of winning are 1:13.9 million. Drawings are Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, and pools close at 7 p.m. Classic Lotto began selling January 22, 2007.
So far there have been 11 jackpot winners. Players pick six numbers from a pool of 1-49. The highest jackpot, $50.4 million, was won on October 4, 2011. That prize was claimed in trust. Agents selling a top prize-winning Classic Lotto ticket receive a $1,000 agent sales bonus. Tonight’s $62.9 million Classic Lotto jackpot will be the largest Classic Lotto jackpot since the game began in 2007!