California State Lottery Predictions and Smart Picks - CA Lottery (2024)

California State Lottery Predictions and Smart Picks

  • California Daily 3 Midday Predictions
  • California Daily 3 Evening Predictions
  • California Daily 4 Predictions
  • California Fantasy 5 Predictions
  • California SuperLotto Plus Predictions

SuperLotto Plus - 11/06/2023

Cold Numbers


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45 1 times 14 1 times 20 5 times
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Take a look at the latest hot and cold numbers for SuperLotto Plus for the 11/06/2023.

Hot numbers: 16 17 20 21 09

Cold Numbers: 47 14 45 44 40

Our prediction for the SuperLotto Plus based on these hot and cold numbers is: 45 14 20

Daily 3 Midday - 11/06/2023

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9 2 times 3 times 5 8 times
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Take a look at the latest hot and cold numbers for Daily 3 Midday for the 11/06/2023.

Hot numbers: 6 7 5

Cold Numbers: 9 0 2

Our prediction for the Daily 3 Midday based on these hot and cold numbers is: 9 0 5

Daily 3 Evening - 11/06/2023

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1 2 times 4 4 times 7 9 times
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Take a look at the latest hot and cold numbers for Daily 3 Evening for the 11/06/2023.

Hot numbers: 6 2 7

Cold Numbers: 1 4 5

Our prediction for the Daily 3 Evening based on these hot and cold numbers is: 1 4 7

Fantasy 5 - 11/06/2023

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02 1 times 01 1 times 23 6 times
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Take a look at the latest hot and cold numbers for Fantasy 5 for the 11/06/2023.

Hot numbers: 39 23 33 34 25

Cold Numbers: 01 12 27 22 02

Our prediction for the Fantasy 5 based on these hot and cold numbers is: 02 01 23

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The California State Lottery is the state lottery of the state of California in the US. The lottery was launched 36 years ago in 1984 after the California residents had voted for the creation of a lottery in California. This lottery serves two main purpose. Firstly punters are given an opportunity to win life-changing prizes by winning any of the games offered by the California lottery and secondly, a fraction of the ticket sales is used for the benefit of the California education sector as it is used to help students from public schools, colleges and universities. Just to show how much impact this lottery has had in the education sector, more than $32 billion has been raised since 1985 to help in California education. The California lottery is not just a single game but there is quite a number of games which you can bet on and win amazing prizes, the games which form the California Lottery are:
Mega Millions
Superlotto Plus
Fantasy 5
Daily 3
Daily 4
Daily Derby
Hot Spot

How do you play the California Lottery?

As earlier stated, the California State lottery consists of a number of lotteries, all of which have different rules and playstyles. This article will look at each game individually, clearly explaining what the game entails and how to play it.
The Powerball is a multi-state jackpot game which is very popular in the Carlifonia state. The lottery has two weekly drawings every Wednesday and Saturday and the draws are held at 9:59 p.m. CT after ticket sales have ended at 8:59 p.m. Powerball is a two set lottery and in order for you to play the Powerball, you must select 5 numbers from 1 to 69 and one number from 1 to 26 for the Powerball, the selection can be done manually or using the Quick Pick option which randomly makes your selections. Powerball is not a cheap lottery, each time you play the Powerball, you must part ways with $2 which is the cost of play and the Power Play option adds $1 per play. In California, Powerball prize amounts are pari-mutuel, which means that in the event that there are many winners, the prize will be equally shared amongst the winners.
Mega Millions
Mega Millions is a very popular lottery which is played in a total of 45 states in the U.S. as well as the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The lottery was launched in 1996 and has evolved through the years because when it was initially launched, it was referred to as the Big Game, it was relaunched in 2002 as The Big Game Mega Millions temporarily, before being renamed Mega Millions. The lottery is a 5/70 lottery and when you are playing Mega Millions, you must select five numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25 for the Mega Ball, the selection can be done manually or using the Quick Pick option which randomly makes your selections. This lottery is one of the most lucrative lotteries in the world with its record jackpot a staggering $1.537 billion which was won in 2018. The ticket cost is $2 per ticket and you can add $1 for the Megaplier. In California, Mega Millions prize amounts are pari-mutuel, which means that in the event that there are many winners, the prize will be equally shared amongst the winners.
California Superlotto Plus
The California Superlotto Plus lottery is a California based lottery which is very popular in the state. The draws for this lottery are conducted twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:57 p.m. This lottery is a 5/47 which means that for you to hit the jackpot, you are required to match five winning numbers from 1-47 as well as the ‘Mega Number’. The ‘Mega Number’ is chosen from a separate drum of numbers 1-27. The good thing about this lottery is that it has nine prize divisions so there is quite a lot to be won. The SuperLotto Plus jackpot starts at seven million dollars, ($7 million) and continues to grow with each Wednesday and Saturday draw until someone wins. The overall odds of winning any prize in the main draw is 1 in 23 but for the jackpot, the odds are 1 in 41,416,353.
California Fantasy 5
California’s Fantasy 5 is a daily draw game from the state of California which is very popular in that state. This is one of the simplest lotteries you will ever come across where you simply have to choose five numbers from 1 to 39 and if you manage to match your selections with the drawn numbers, you will win the jackpot. Besides the jackpot, there are prizes for getting 2-4 numbers correct as well. As we have already established, the California’s Fantasy 5 draws are conducted daily at 6:30pm which means that you have more chances to win week in week out. The starting jackpot prize for California’s Fantasy 5 is $50,000 and it will rollover until it reaches $500,000. What is also impressive about this lottery are the odds of winning the jackpot which are 1 in 575,575 and this means that this is an easy lotto to win.
California Daily 3
The California Daily 3 is a very popular game where you can play your favorite three numbers. In order to play this lotto, you must personally choose three lucky numbers from 0 to 9, you can also make use of the Quick Pick option and have the computer system to randomly generate the numbers on your behalf. You have three playstyles to choose from namely Straight, Box, or Straight/Box. The California 3 has two daily drawings for the California Daily 3 Midday and the California Daily 3 Evening, the draws for the California Daily 3 takes place on a daily basis at 1:00pm and 6:30pm. When playing the California Daily 3, you need to realise that each number is independent, so, if the winning numbers are 4-2-5, you must have a 4, a 2, and a 5. You will only win if all your selected numbers match all of the numbers drawn.
California Daily 4
The Daily 4 game is a product of the California Lottery which offers you a great opportunity of winning. In order to play the Daily 4, you must try to match all your 4 selected numbers with the winning numbers from 0-9. You must remember that each number is independent of the other which means that you can have a selection with the same numbers like 1-2-2-4. There are 3 play styles you can use on this game namely Straight, Box and Straight/Box, you need to also remember that you can make the selections yourself or use the Quick Pick. The California Daily 4 has two daily draws namely California Daily 4 Midday and the California Daily 4 Evening, with the draws for the Daily 4 are conducted on a daily basis at 1:00pm and 6:30 p.m using an Automated Draw Machine.
Daily Derby
The Daily Derby is a popular mock racing game which is part of the California offering. The Daily Derby features two chances to win with each play and a daily draw. Firstly, you need to choose three horses you feel will finish first, second and third from the 12 horses in participation. After that, you then need to Race Time, that is, the amount of time it will take your fastest horse to win. This Race Time must be between 1:40:00 and 1:49:99 (that is, one minute and forty seconds to one minute and forty-nine point nine, nine seconds). You pick the last three numbers – for example, if you select 1:45:99, then mark only the last three digits, 5:99, on your payslip. Please note that the selections can be done manually or using the Quick Pick option which randomly makes your selections. The game costs $2 per play and the game is drawn daily at 6:35pm.
Hot Spot
Hot Spot is a quick-draw California game which offers punters with an opportunity to win after every 4 minutes. In order for you to play Hot Spots, you must pick from 1 to 10 Spots you want to play per draw, after deciding the spots you want to play, you must then select your numbers from 1 – 80 and you can either do the selection yourself or you can make use of the Quick Pick to play randomly generated numbers. The Advance Play option enables you to play up to 1-5, 10, 20, 50, or 100 consecutive draws on one playslip. You can increase your chances of winning an even bigger prize by using the Bulls-eye option. You must play Hot Spot and wager at least $2 to play Bulls-eye. In order to win, your Hot Spot wager must equal your Bulls-eye wager and you don’t need to choose a separate number for Bulls-eye. You can play from $1 to $5 or $10 and $20, plus any consecutive draws you choose and Hot Spot draws are conducted daily every four minutes from 6:00 AM to 2:00 AM PT.
When are the draws conducted?
Drawing times for the California games are different as they are separate games altogether. Below are the draw dates and times for all the draws;
Game Draw Days Draw Times*
Powerball Wednesday & Saturday 7:59 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 8:00 PM
SuperLotto Plus Wednesday & Saturday 7:57 PM
Fantasy 5 Daily 6:30 PM
Daily 4 Daily 6:30 PM
Daily 3 Daily 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM
Daily Derby Daily 6:30 PM
Hot Spot Daily 6:00 AM to 2:00 AM
Who can bet on the California Lottery?
Please note that for you to bet on the California Lottery, you can only purchase the California Lottery tickets through authorized retailers and the tickets are not sold over the phone, by mail, or on the Internet.
How to claim your prize if you win?
You can collect your prize by following any of the two processes below:
Option 1: Visit a Lottery retailer
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot.
Option 2: Mail your winning ticket and claim form
Download the Claim Form (PDF) or pick one up at any Lottery retail location or District Office. Fill out and sign the claim form, and don’t forget to sign your winning ticket, too! Mail the original ticket and the signed claim form (along with the Claim Authorization Receipt from a retailer, if you have it) to:
California State Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811

California State Lottery Predictions and Smart Picks - CA Lottery (2024)


Which lottery has the best odds of winning in California? ›

The odds of winning the Fantasy 5 jackpot are 1 in just under 600,000. However, if you are going for the big money in California, your best bet is the California Super Lotto Plus. With the California lottery results, the odds of winning with a ticket from the California Super Lotto Plus lottery is 1 in 42 million.

What are the top 6 hot numbers for Mega Millions? ›

But some players will look at the statistics and try to choose the numbers that come up most often. According to, the most drawn Mega Millions numbers are 31, 17, 39, 48, 4 and 10. The most drawn Mega Ball number is 3.

What are the most winning numbers in California Lottery? ›

First Five Numbers:
  • 15 – drawn 278 times.
  • 6 – drawn 276 times.
  • 25 – drawn 271 times.
  • 34 – drawn 271 times.
  • 13 – drawn 270 times.
Sep 25, 2022

How to win Super Lotto California? ›

SuperLotto Plus players will choose a total of six (6) numbers; five (5) from one to forty-seven (1-47) and one (1) MEGA number from one to twenty-seven (1-27). When you match all five (5) of the winning numbers along with the MEGA number, you win the jackpot.

Which scratch ticket wins the most? ›

The most amount of wins came from the $1 scratch-off tickets, but that is because $1 tickets were the most common type of lottery ticket by a wide margin.

Are most California lottery winners quick picks? ›

If you are going strictly by the numbers, more Quick Pickers than self-pickers win lottery jackpots. About 70% of lottery winners used Quick Pick to choose their numbers. But then again, about the same percentage of all lottery players — about 70% - 80% — use Quick Pick to select their numbers.

What lottery numbers pop up the most? ›

11 - Drawn 28 times. 18 - Drawn 27 times. 9 - Drawn 27 times. 13 - Drawn 27 times.

What are the 5 most common winning lottery numbers? ›

The numbers that have appeared in winning Powerball combinations most frequently and can serve as a guide to increase the odds were published by Yotta, an application linked to a savings account that works like a lottery. The most frequently appearing Powerball numbers are: 1, 26, 18, 10, 10, 2, 12, 11, 9, 6 and 20.

What wins more quick pick or chosen numbers? ›

"There is a common misconception that the odds of winning differ depending on whether you choose your own numbers or go for a Quick Pick," reports. "That is not true; your chances of winning are exactly the same in both cases."

Which lottery has best odds? ›

Swedish Lotto1:139,838,160
German Lotto1:139,838,160
Powerball (US)1:292,201,338
MegaMillions (US)1:302,573,350
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How to win Mega Millions in California? ›

Mega Millions® tickets cost $2.00 per play. Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers - five different numbers from 1 to 70 (the white balls) and one number from 1 to 25 (the gold Mega Ball) - or select Easy Pick/Quick Pick. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.

Did anyone win the CA lottery last night? ›

There was no jackpot winner in California for this draw. But there are 93,532 winning tickets! Get your ticket for the next draw.

What are good numbers to play for Mega Millions? ›

The most common Mega Ball number is 22. Meanwhile, stay clear of 21, 45, 50, 55, and 51 when choosing your first five numbers. (But keep in mind that the unlucky and lucky lottery numbers and their exact number of calls are always changing!)

What happens if you get 5 numbers in Mega Millions? ›

The Mega Millions jackpot is won by matching five white balls, in any order, plus the one yellow Mega Ball number. The second-level prize of $1 million is won by matching all five white balls, known as a Match 5.

What are the least common Mega Millions numbers? ›

What are the least drawn Mega Millions numbers? When it comes to the least common numbers, those include 51, 49, 35, 55 and 5.

Has anyone won set for life in California? ›

The California Lottery said on Wednesday that Mary Higelin bought a Set for Life Millionaire Edition Scratchers ticket from CN Liquor in Norco, California.

How can I increase my chances of winning the lottery? ›

Buy More Tickets

Buying more tickets might have the most significant impact on your lottery odds. It's elementary math. If each ticket has a 1 in 100,000,000 chance of hitting the lottery, then playing 100 tickets improves the odds to 1 in 1,000,000.

Where are the most winning lottery tickets sold in California? ›

Here are the places where the biggest-winning lottery tickets have been sold, according to the California Lottery. Morro Bay: An Albertsons supermarket sold a Powerball ticket for $699 million, one of the biggest prizes in the history of this lottery in the United States. Address: 730 Quintana Road.

Has anyone ever won the lottery with a quick pick? ›

$522 Million (California) A San Diego woman claimed this half-billion dollar prize on June 7, 2019. Once again, this winning ticket was a result of a Quick Pick. The lucky winner chose to take the cash option of $340 million before taxes and said she planned to pay off debt and buy a new home with her newfound fortune.

What is the best time to buy a lottery ticket? ›

When the jackpot gets large, it is a better time to buy the lottery. But it will never become a rational investment (with positive expected return) due to the lotto mania created by these large jackpots! Moreover, the more tickets sold, the more likely the winner will have to split the prize with others.

Is there a trick to winning the lottery? ›

Lottery experts agree that the number one way to boost your chance of getting a winning ticket is to just get more tickets. Even though the probability of winning the lottery is low in general, the greater the amount of tickets you have, the more likely it is that one of these tickets will be the winner.

What are the 7 luckiest numbers? ›

The top 10 are: 11, 7, 17, 27,19, 23, 12,13, 9 and 18. So how do you pick lucky numbers? For those who use birthdays, five of the most commonly drawn numbers are more than 31, meaning they are not likely to have picked them. Another approach that is commonly used is to look for numbers that have not come up in a while.

What are the 6 least common winning lottery numbers? ›

The least common Powerball numbers are 23, 12, 15, 7, 16 and 20.

Do most lottery winners pick their numbers or random? ›

Chances of winning the lotto between playing quick picks or selecting your own numbers are both equal. “Around 70 to 80 percent of Powerball players use Quick Pick tickets, and the same percentage of winning entries are Quick Picks,” one report said.

What pick 3 numbers hit the most? ›

Pick 3 plus FIREBALL Number Frequency
Ball NumberNumber of Times Drawn
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Has there ever been the same winning lottery numbers? ›

In dozens of the games across the United States, identical winning numbers have been generated within weeks or months of each other — sometimes in consecutive drawings, a Des Moines Register investigation shows.

What are the 6 most common Powerball numbers? ›

Most common main numbers
  • 61: Drawn 78 times.
  • 32: Drawn 77 times.
  • 63: Drawn 73 times.
  • 21: Drawn 73 times.
  • 69: Drawn 72 times.
  • 36: Drawn 70 times.
  • 23: Drawn 70 times.
  • 39: Drawn 69 times.
Nov 5, 2022

Is it better to play the same lottery numbers? ›

The probability of winning does not depend on the specific numbers selected and the numbers drawn for each lottery drawing have no dependence on previous drawings, so there is no benefit to playing the same numbers every time.

What state lotteries have the best odds? ›

Listing of the Payout Percentages by State
  • Idaho: 78.53%
  • North Dakota:74.95%
  • Massachusetts: 73.72%
  • Arkansas: 72.51%
  • Arizona: 70.82%
  • South Carolina: 70.68%
  • Vermont: 70.34%
  • Pennsylvania: 70.12%
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Are odds better at a casino or lottery? ›

Most casino games have a house edge of less than 5%. This is over 10 times less than the average lottery. Here's a list of popular casino games with a range of edge percentages for your comparison. Blackjack has an edge of less than 1% to 3%.

Does buying more tickets increase odds? ›

Does buying more tickets increase your odds? Yes. If you buy five tickets with different numbers, you are five times more likely to win than buying just one. But, keep in mind, this is like saying you need to flip heads 28 straight times.

How much would it cost to buy every Mega Millions combination? ›

There are 12,103,014 possible combinations of the first five numbers ranging from 1 to 70. Multiply that by the 25 options for the final ball and you get 302,575,350 possible Mega Millions tickets. At $2 for each ticket, then, it would be possible to buy every possible ticket for $605,150,700.

What if you get the Mega Ball only? ›

What happens if you match the Mega Ball only? If you match just the Mega Ball (and don't match any of the 5 regular numbers), you win a $2 prize and break even on the $2 cost of your Mega Millions ticket.

How long does it take to receive lottery winnings in California? ›

To collect your prize, just follow the claim process for the type of prize you won. The current processing time for error-free claims is 8 to 10 weeks. Check out the various options for claiming your prize and Common Claim Errors that could delay processing, listed below.

Which lottery is California only? ›

The SuperLotto is an exclusive game for California and it's the first to have a drawing in the state. The first SuperLotto drawing was in 1986, two years after voters approved the Lottery Act in 1984 in the November ballot of that year.

Did anybody win the Super Lotto in California? ›

There was no jackpot winner for this draw. But there are 147,348 winning tickets and the jackpot just got bigger! Get your ticket for the next draw.

What percentage of California lottery winners are quick picks? ›

“With the data available, roughly 80% of Powerball jackpot-winning tickets are quick picks.

What has better odds than winning the lottery? ›

You have an 11 million-to-1 chance of dying in a plane crash and a 9 million-to-1 shot of being struck by lightning twice, for example. You're also more likely to win an Olympic medal (662,000-1), hit a hole in one in golf (12,500-1) or find a four-leaf clover (10,000-1) than you are to win the Powerball.

What state has the best chance of winning the lottery? ›

1. California, Florida, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. If you're lucky enough to have bought your winning ticket in one of these states, you won't pay any taxes at the state level.

Are quick picks better than picking numbers? ›

Remember, every number holds an equal chance of winning. Say No to Quick-Pick: Don't leave your fate to chance. Opting for quick-pick numbers selected by machines may diminish your winning prospects. Take control and make deliberate choices.

Do quick picks win more often than hand picked numbers? ›

Chances of winning the lotto between playing quick picks or selecting your own numbers are both equal.

What is the most successful way to play the lottery? ›

Our complete guide brings you our experts' best secrets, tips, and tricks to help you improve your odds.
  1. Play the Right Game. ...
  2. Look for Less Popular Lottery Games. ...
  3. Wait for the Jackpot to Stack Up. ...
  4. Don't Ignore Second Chance Lottery. ...
  5. Avoid Consecutive Numbers. ...
  6. Go Beyond 31 & Pick 'Rare' Numbers.

Is there a way to increase chances of winning lottery? ›

Buy More Tickets

The obvious answer is often the best; this is a great example. Buying more tickets might have the most significant impact on your lottery odds. It's elementary math. If each ticket has a 1 in 100,000,000 chance of hitting the lottery, then playing 100 tickets improves the odds to 1 in 1,000,000.

Are you more likely to win the lottery with the same numbers or random? ›

Picking your own numbers doesn't change the odds of winning. But, picking random numbers does increase the odds that if you win, no one else wins.

What is the biggest California Super Lotto jackpot? ›

June 25, 2001 -- Somebody in California woke up $141 million richer today. One lucky ticket had all six winning numbers in California's Super Lotto Plus drawing on Saturday. It was the largest state lottery jackpot ever.

Does California have second chance lottery? ›

2nd Chance draws take place every week after the entry deadline at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday. Entries submitted after 11:59 p.m. will be entered into the following week's draw. Submit up to 500 codes each month. Each code is a draw entry that's automatically placed into all applicable draws at least once.

How much is the Powerball 700 million after taxes? ›

The winner also faces a federal marginal income tax rate of up to 37%, meaning that without a reduction in taxable income through tax deductions such as charitable contributions, they would need to set aside another $48.9 million, cutting the prize to nearly $236.7 million.

What state has never won the lottery? ›

Four states plus the U.S. Virgin Islands have not yet had a grand prize winner as of May 2023. The states that have not yet had a winner are Maine, Mississippi, North Dakota, and Wyoming.

Where are most winning lotto tickets sold? ›

More jackpot-winning Mega Millions tickets have been sold in New York than in any other state, with 39 since 2002. Two of those — a $106 million jackpot in 2015 and a $14 million jackpot in 2012 — were won by residents of New York and New Jersey.


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