Italy SuperStar Lotto Review


SuperStar is a variation of SuperEnalotto which is one of the biggest lotto names in Italy and the entire Europe. It creates bigger jackpots and grows SuperEnalotto prizes by between 25 and 100 times for simply matching the SuperStar number. SuperStar gives the lottery players 3 chances of winning every week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Since the SuperStar lotto gives the players a chance to play an extra number and win additional prizes, they also charge a small incremental cost over the basic ticket price of SuperEnalotto. The good thing with SuperStar lotto is you don’t have to match up all the 5 numbers to win a prize. By simply matching the SuperStar number, you automatically become entitled to win a prize. The ease of play and the extra-large jackpots make this lottery one of the most preferred all over the world.

SuperStar Lottery History


The SuperStar lottery is regulated by SISAL, a company founded in 1945. However, it was not until 1997 when the SuperEnalotto was formed. Compared to the other lotteries in Italy, SuperEnalotto is the largest lottery game whose buzz is felt across the country. To minimize on individual costs and enhance their chances of winning, many people in Italy pool together their resources and play as a group. The proceeds from this lottery as well as all other Italian lottery games go into financing a number of social and cultural programs. The monitoring aspect of SISAL is to ensure the game is fair to every player.

Odds and Statistics


In order to play SuperEnalotto, the lottery player must choose 6 numbers from a pool of balls with numbers ranging from 1 to 90. The extra number the lottery player can choose is called a Jolly and is similar to the bonus number played in traditional lottery games. When you match any combination, you can win a cash prize. So as to win the SuperEnalotto Grand Prize, you should match all the six numbers. According to statistical calculations, the odds of winning the jackpot are in the ratio of 1 to 622 million. However, the odds of winning at least a prize in the game are 1 to 327.

The first major prize for the SuperStar lotto was won by a small village that has pooled its resources to play the lotto in 1998. The amount they took home was 32 million Euros. In 2003, the lucky winner walked home with 65 million Euros. The largest jackpot for the SuperStar lotto won so far is 100 million Euros. This was in 2008.

How to Play SuperStar Lottery


You can play SuperEnalotto lottery online by selecting 6 main numbers from a range of 1 to 90 numbered balls. The single SuperStar number is also picked from the same guess range. When you buy your lottery ticket online, you need to check for a scanned copy of the same in your account before the draw is held. The draws for SuperEnalotto lottery are done at 1900 GMT on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday nights. When picking your numbers, you can either do so manually, use a quick pick or leverage on your saved lucky numbers.

The SuperStar number adds eight prize divisions to SuperEnalotto’s prize categories which were originally five. The first prize is a top up of 2 million Euros to the regular SuperEnalotto jackpot a player gets when they match 6 numbers. The third prize is a top up of 1 million Euros to the SuperEnalotto’s second place prize. When you match the SuperStar on a SuperEnalotto winning ticket, you can grow other secondary prizes up to 100 times. With SuperStar additional prize categories, the SuperEnalotto has 13 prize divisions.

Claiming SuperEnalotto SuperStar Lottery Prizes


When you win any of the 13 prize categories, you receive a notification either via sms or email or both to let you know that you are a winner. Where the prize won is $2,500 and below, it will be sent to your account directly following the publication of the lotto results. The maximum tax liability on SuperStar lotto prizes is 6%. This means a huge chunk of your prize is left after the taxation.

Any person aged 18 and beyond can participate as a lottery player in the SuperEnalotto SuperStar Italian lottery.

The Odds of Winning France Lotto


The odds of hitting the jackpot in Italian's SuperStar lotto game are 1 in 2,147,483,647. Chances for winning a second prize are 1 in 622,614,630. The probability of winning a third prize comes down to 1 in 403,769,105.

Divisions Match Winning Odds
1 Prize 6+PB 1:56,035,316,700
2 Prize 6 1:622,614,630
3 Prize 5+PB 1:9,339,219,450
4 Prize 5+1 1:103,769,105
5 Prize 5+PB 1:111,181,184
6 Prize 5 1:1,249,227
7 Prize 4+PB 1:1,071,626
8 Prize 4 1:12,041
9 Prize 3+PB 1:29,404
10 Prize 3 1:330
11 Prize 2+PB 1:1,936
12 Prize 1+PB 1:303
13 Prize 0+PB 1:138

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