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Starting jackpots for Louisiana Lotto to rise in August

1 month 2 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, May 21 2020 May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020 12:34 PM May 21, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana is upgrading its flagship state lottery game. KATC-TV reports the Louisiana Lottery will begin offering starting jackpots of $500,000 for the Louisiana Lotto game with the Aug. 5 drawing. The change doubles the starting jackpot and marks only the fourth time Lotto has changed in its 28-year history. To create the larger starting jackpots, the redesigned game will require players to select six numbers out of 42. That bumps the overall odds of winning to 1 in 34.4 The previous matrix was six numbers out of 40 with overall odds of 1 in 30.

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