Playing The Lottery Online For Beginners

For those of you that are new to, and you too would like to take part in the world’s biggest and best international lotto games, this article is for you.

Play the lottery online for beginners


If you are not even sure where to begin, don't worry, below you will find all the information you need to know about and how to use the platform properly.

PlayUKLottery is a lottery concierge ticketing site that allows you to play the world’s best lotteries online. Established in 1998, this amazing lottery site offers lottery enthusiasts from all over the world the opportunity to play the world’s biggest international lotteries all under one convenient website, and more importantly in the comfort of your own home. PlayUKLottery gives you the benefit of enjoying a hassle-free lottery gaming experience. Simply register a new account with this exceptional lottery website today and begin experiencing the excitement of playing international online lotteries. With a few clicks you will be able to participate in the very same games that have made ordinary people millionaires!

Taking home overnight multi-millions has never been easier by simply signing up and playing lottery right here.

With the chance to win record-breaking lottery jackpots which can reach up to R1,6 billion as we witnessed on the US Powerball – you too can be part of the action.

How to play the lottery online on

  • The first thing you need to do is register online with us. It’s fast, it’s free and in no time at all you will already have your first online lottery ticket. Simply click on the Register button at the top of the home page. Once you have submitting your details, you will automatically be logged in. As simple as that!
  • Now comes the fun bit! Choose the lottery you wish to play, and click on the PLAY NOW button. If you would like to know more about the game, like the odds, draw days or literally anything you can imagine, scroll down the page and you will be able to find out everything about the game. This goes for all the lotteries on offer.
  • Step 1: It’s play time! Follow the prompts and choose your lucky lotto numbers, by simply clicking on the number. If you change your mind or you clicked on the incorrect number, simply click on it again and it will deselect that particular number. If you just want to get on with it and you don’t mind which numbers you play, then click on the easy-peasy Quickpick option. One you are happy with your selection, select the draw you would like to those numbers entered into. Remember, the next available draw date is the one you will see. If you prefer playing the numbers for a future draw then simply click on the down arrow and select the draw you prefer playing. This functionality comes in handy when you know there’s a EuroMillions Superdraw taking place in the future.
  • Step 2. Before paying for your entry/s you will be given the opportunity to double check your entry/s. You will also be able to view your entries in this section. Once you are happy, you can either Add More or Checkout.
  • Checkout: You have the choice of paying in full, in part, or use a voucher. When you are ready, click the confirm purchase button to make the payment.
  • Now that you’ve confirmed your order, you can pay using one of the provided payment methods on offer. Once payment is processed, you will receive an email confirming your transaction, with your chosen lottery numbers and the dates of the draws.
  • Immediately after the draw has taken place, you will receive a results mailer informing you of the latest winning lottery numbers, prize amounts and reflect any matches and winnings you may have had. You will also be given and super easy option to claim your winnings. All the hard work has been taken care of, and all you need to do is have the most relaxed player experience we can possibly offer.

Lottery games on offer

Here is a list of the games you can play on PlayUKLottery:


  • US Powerball
  • Mega Millions
  • EuroMillions
  • EuroJackpot
  • Mega Millions
  • Oz Powerball
  • Oz Lotto
  • SuperEnaLotto
  • SuperEnaMax
  • La Primitiva
  • El Gordo
  • Lotto6aus49
  • MegaSena
  • France Loto
  • UK Lottery

For those of you that can’t wait to scoop the big one, why not try our Instant Win games, Keno games and Scratchcards!

Why you should play lotto online

  1. Forget the queues! By playing the lottery online you can skip the queue and play the lottery online in the comfort of your own home.
  2. You can choose which lottery to play. Whether it’s the one with the biggest jackpot on offer, or the one with the best possible odds of winning. The choice is yours.
  3. Claiming your winnings couldn’t get any easier. With so many millions going unclaimed every year, you will be pleased to know that your winnings are paid out automatically. Enjoy the various options with regards to your smaller wins. You can either cash out, add to play credit and use the funds to purchase more lottery tickets at a discounted rate, or you can donate all or part thereof to a charity.  Doing any of this, is as simple as hitting the correct icon. It couldn’t get any easier.
  4. If you are worried that you might forget to play, miss a really good opportunity to play a record-breaking jackpot or Superdraw, we have you covered online. By using our clever IntelliPlay option, you will be able to set certain parameters and get the system to automatically play an entry on your behalf!  By opting in to receive our newsletters you will also be the first to know about the biggest jackpots, Superdraws and amazing special offers.
  5. By playing the lottery online, you will be able to track how much you are spending on lottery tickets. As we know, the bigger the jackpot, the bigger the dream - so play responsibly online. By clicking on your transaction history you will have a complete overview of past purchases and wins and full control of your account.

PlayUKLottery is an online lottery industry leader when it comes to playing the lottery online. We have been in this dynamic industry since 1998, providing lottery enthusiasts the best possible player experience.  From the US to Australia, from Europe to Africa, our staff work hard so you don’t have to!

If you’re considering playing lotteries online, then sign up today and give yourself the chance to become an overnight millionaire.

Join the fun, excitement and pure adrenalin that comes with playing the world’s best international lotteries, right at your fingertips.

Play the biggest jackpot online today - You’re on the road to winning millions!



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