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Jumbo Bucks Lotto – Georgia Lottery

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The state of Georgia’s biggest jackpot game, Jumbo Bucks Lotto features a rolling jackpot that starts at $1 million. Drawings are held twice a week, and the game has very easy mechanics and decent odds of winning.

Jumbo Bucks Lotto Drawing Schedule

Featuring bi-weekly draws, Jumbo Bucks Lotto drawings are held every Monday and Thursday, at 11:00 PM ET.

Jumbo Bucks Lotto Payout and Mechanics

Jumbo Bucks Lotto features a very simple rule set – no bonus balls or gimmicks here. Just pick 6 numbers from 1 to 47 and if you match them all, you take home the jackpot.

Jackpots start at $1 million and continue to roll every drawing until someone wins it. There are 4 prize tiers in total.

Jumbo Bucks Lotto costs $1 per play.

Cash Match

For an additional $1 wager, you can activate the Cash Match feature on Jumbo Bucks Lotto. This lets you take home instant cash prizes if you successfully match any of your picks with the Cash Match numbers.

Cash Match numbers each have corresponding prizes, and go up to $500. Also, Cash Match tickets will automatically be assigned a multiplier number that can increase any Cash Match winnings by up to 10 times.

Georgia Jumbo Bucks Lotto Payouts and Odds

Numbers Matched Prize Odds
6 of 6 Jackpot 1 in 10,737,573
5 of 6 $500 1 in 43,649
4 of 6 $50 1 in 873
3 of 6 $5 1 in 50

Jumbo Bucks Lotto Prize Claiming

Any winning Jumbo Bucks Lotto ticket-holders have up to 180 days to claim their prize. Jackpot prizes can be be claimed as a single lump sum payment, or in 30 payments over 29 years. Also take note that the jackpot prize pool will be divided equally if there are multiple winners.

To claim a jackpot prize, winners are advised to visit any of Georgia Lottery’s district offices.

Secondary prizes, including any winnings from the Cash Match game mode, can be claimed directly from any authorized Georgia Lottery retailer.

For winning tickets purchased online (via the website or mobile app), prizes up to $600 will be deposited directly to the player’s account. Prizes exceeding this amount will have to be claimed from any Georgia Lottery district office.

The Biggest Jumbo Bucks Lotto Winners

Below are some of the biggest jackpots Georgia’s Jumbo Bucks Lotto has awarded to players:

  • $9.6 million in the February 8, 2017 drawing. The winning ticket was sold in Covington, Atlanta.
  • $12.5 million in the August 30, 2018 drawing. The winning ticket was sold in Cohutta, in Whitfield County.
  • $3.8 million, won by Earnest Hines Jr. in the July 20, 2o17 drawing.

Get latest and past results, winning numbers and jackpot amounts for Georgia’s Jumbo Bucks Lotto. Also, learn about its rules, payouts, odds, and more.