# Break the jackpot: how to participate in the most famous lotteries in the world

## What are the chances of winning

The mathematical probability for each lottery is significantly different,
the higher the jackpot, the harder it is to break it. To receive the main prize you need
guess the specified number of numbers from the playing field. In some lotteries the odds
win math scanty, in others - quite decent.

so, where the mathematical probability of the final victory is higher?
For Gosloto "5 out of 36" you need to guess six numbers from 45. Probability
win the jackpot this lottery is the most attractive - the odds are one to 376 992. For
it is the Gosloto lottery "6 out of 45", in which the odds are one in 8 million
combinations.

Next, you can select a group of lotteries, where is the mathematical
the probability of a big win is much lower. for example, in Sportloto "6 out of 49"
the probability of hitting the jackpot is one to 13 983 816. Chances of Winning
super prize in Gosloto "4 out of 20" - one to 23 474 025. In Gosloto "7 out of 49" odds
on the jackpot one to 85 900 584.

In the standard Russian Lotto draw, the mathematical odds for
victory - one on 295 million. Such an event is considered unlikely from the point
statistics view, however, the popular American
PowerBall and Mega Millios lotteries. Despite the very low probability,
the jackpot in these lotteries is drawn fairly regularly.

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