VikingLotto 6/48 is a multinational European lottery that’s played in 10 countries (offline at local street agencies) and all over the world online. The lottery is similar to the EuroMillions and the EuroJackpot.
It’s actually one of the oldest (and still running) multinational lotteries. It was the first European multinational lottery, launched in 1991. Players from Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Slovenia and Sweden can bet on it.
The lotteries are held in the above mentioned countries by:
- Danske Spil
- Eesti Loto
- Íslensk Getspá/Getraunir
- Latvijas Loto
- Loterija Slovenije
- Nationale Loterij
- Norsk Tipping
- Svenska Spel
The tickets for this lottery can only be purchased at local agencies in the countries that participate in the draw. The jackpot starts at $3 million and goes up to $35 million. The draws happen once a week, on Wednesdays, at 20:00 CET in Norway.
To play the game you must pick six out of 48 numbers and an extra number. To win the jackpot you must get 6 numbers right and the Viking number. The odds of getting the jackpot are of 1 in 14024585. Even so, you can get smaller prizes, starting from just three numbers and 1 Viking number. The chances of getting the three numbers and the Viking number correct are 1 in 427.
Only the jackpot and the second-tier prizes are the same in all participating countries, the others are decided nationally.
Placing Bets on EuroViking 6/48
You will have to choose six numbers between 1 and 48 and a Viking number between 1 and 8. You can pick your own numbers or even go for a Quick Pick, where a random number generator will pick your numbers automatically for you.
You can try whatever systems you want and bet on as many numbers as you want, on however many tickets you want. The only thing you need to keep in mind is the general odds you can expect on the EuroViking 6/48 lottery:
- 6 + Viking – 1 in 98,172,096
- 6 – 1 in 14,024,585
- 5 + Viking – 1 in 389,572
- 5 – 1 in 55,653
- 4 + Viking – 1 in 7,061
- 4 – 1 in 1,086
- 3 + Viking – 1 in 428
- 3 – 1 in 61
- Viking – 1 in 19
Where Can I Bet on the Multinational Lottery Vikinglotto 6/48?
You can go for local street agencies in the countries that organise the multinational lottery or you can choose to play online. Online, you can pick any online casino site or bookmaker that offers this lottery and that is legal in your country.
Frequently Drawn Numbers on VikingLotto
No matter if you want to go for the hot number or for the cold ones, no matter what strategy you have come up with, it’s important to know the most frequently drawn numbers. For the VikingLotto, these numbers are 2, 27, 41, 32, 3, 42, 37, 23, 21 and 9.
Cold Numbers on Euro Viking 6/48
If you want to know what numbers have come up the least to know what numbers to avoid or which ones to go for if you believe in the “overdue” strategy, then the numbers that were least picked since 1993 when the lottery was started are: 12, 29, 10, 33, 35, 19, 48, 38, 18 and 6.
VikingLotto 6/48 Lottery Draw and Results
VikingLotto lottery draws are held each Wednesday at 20:00 CET in Norway. You can watch the live draw on TV if you’re from the organising countries, watch it live in real-time online at bookmakers and live casino sites.
If you don’t want to see the live draw and just want the VikingLotto results, then you can find them at any online site that gives you the chance to bet on the lottery. They will be listed just a couple of minutes after the draw is over.