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5 Online Lottery Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Just like anything in our world, online lottery has its own set of challenges. Here at The Lottery Office we make it easy to play, however, you may come across a few challenges along the way.


You don’t have a computer.

Unfortunately, the only way to play international lottery with The Lottery Office is online. Although, we’ve made it very easy to play, you will still need Internet access.


You don’t need a computer. Thankfully, most mobile phones can connect to the Internet and our website are mobile-friendly. If you don’t have Wi-Fi at home, grab a coffee and connect at your local café and start playing today!


You don’t have time to play.

We understand. We all lead very busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to find time to have a cup of coffee, never mind playing online lottery.

Here at The Lottery Office we’ve thought of everything. We know your time is precious and that’s why we’ve come up with several ways to save you time.

Save your payment details

You can save your payment details (securely encrypted) so you don’t have to enter them in every time you play lottery with The Lottery Office.

Quick Plays

If you don’t have time to select your own numbers you can choose a ‘Quick Play’. The numbers will be selected for you at random.

My Favourites

Would you like to play the same numbers every week? Save time and go to my account and select ‘My Favourites’ and your numbers will be saved and added to your shopping cart.


Why play in one draw when you can save time and purchase multiple draws in one transaction? That’s right, you can simply ‘set and forget’ by purchasing 2, 3, 5, 10 or 20 draws in one transaction. This way you don’t have to worry about purchasing a ticket again until the Multi-Draw ends. Multi-Draws are only available if you choose your numbers. Once you select your numbers and payment has been processed these numbers will be played for the allocated amount of draws you


If you win, the money will be kept in your account and it will be used automatically when you purchase your next ticket. Too easy!


You don’t feel comfortable giving out personal details online.

It’s common for people to be wary of giving their personal details out online. You’re worried about privacy and don’t want any unsolicited marketing or charges being made to your credit or debit card.


At The Lottery Office, we take your privacy very seriously and protecting your personal data is important to us. Throughout our systems, we have very strict security processes and take all measures possible to protect your information from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure or accidental loss. When you connect with The Lottery Office website we use 256-bit encryption technology so you can be sure it’s safe. We also have a strict privacy policy we abide by.


I don’t want to bet, but still want to play online lottery.

There are many lottery betting companies that operate under a Sports Betting Licence. These companies are often based overseas and rely on insurance policies to pay out any wins.


You can be sure that when you play international lottery with The Lottery Office you’re not betting on the outcome. Lottery betting is banned in Australia. Playing lottery with The Lottery Office is safe. We are Australian owned and operated and licensed by the Northern Territory Government and audited on a regular basis. When you purchase a ticket in our lotteries, we purchase a matching ticket in the corresponding overseas lottery. You’ll receive a real ticket via email and in your account as proof of purchase.


You’re worried you’ll overspend.

People all over the world play online lottery, hoping to snag a big win. Obviously, the more you play the more chances you have to win, so there is a risk of overspending.


We support responsible gambling practices. We believe playing online lottery should be fun, so if you’re worried you’ll overspend there are a few things you can do to help yourself. Via your account, you can set up weekly spending limits, take a break from the site at any time or cease playing international lottery altogether. If you’re worried you may have a problem we recommend seeking help visiting the Gambling Help Online website.

Hopefully, we’ve given you a few solutions to the challenges you were facing with playing online lottery. If you’re ready, PLAY NOW for your chance to win big!


How to play online lotto

If you’re over 18 years of age, and either an Australian or New Zealand resident, you’re eligible to play. Firstly you need a smartphone, tablet or computer. Then you can visit the below link to open a free account with The Lottery Office. Once you’ve created an account, you can purchase tickets in our government licensed lotteries. You can use debit or credit card, BPay, PayID or Paysafe Card to pay. You can see the details of all your upcoming and past draws in your account, including which tickets won. If you have any winnings you can transfer them to your bank account from your Lottery Office account.

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How to claim lotto winnings online

When you play with The Lottery Office, you do not need to do anything to claim your lotto winnings. If you win less than $10,000 we automatically pay the money into your Lottery Office account as soon as we’ve determined who has won a prize after the draw. Once winnings have been paid to your Lottery Office account, you can easily transfer them to your bank account. If you win $10,000 or more, we will contact you shortly after the draw to discuss how you’d like to be paid.

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