Think Mondays should be called Mourn-Day’s? Well, think again, as the Oz Monday Game will redefine the perspective of what Mondays should be like. As the name implies, the Oz Monday Game is usually played on Monday and from the name Oz, it shows that it has its origins in Australia.
How to Play
For those who have not played the Oz Monday Game, it is really quick and easy to learn. What players need to do is to choose six numbers from 1 to 45 lucky numbers and also pick two supplementary numbers. When all the 8 numbers are matched correctly, the player will then become a winner. For example, from 1 to 45, if a player picks 5, 8, 32, 22, 6 and 45 and these are the winning numbers and picked in this order, then such player will be smiling to the bank depending on the jackpot for that day.
When can one bet?
The betting time for the Oz Monday Game is based on the different time zones. For players in Australia, the cut-off time to play the Oz Monday Game is 19h00 AEST which is done every Monday. For players in South Africa, this is around 11h00.
When do draws take place?
The draws for the Oz Monday Game is done every Monday in Victoria, Australia and happens at 20h30 AEST and in South Africa, viewers of the live draw can tune in from 12h30.
Where can one play?
To play the OZ Monday Game, players can do this by logging onto the websites where it is available. Playing has also been simplified for first time players who are not familiar with how it works. On the website, there are various tools which make the playing experience easy and enjoyable. They are:
The Win-o-Meter has been created to help players when playing the Oz Monday Game. This tool enables players to calculate their chances of winning any of the prizes. Also, with this tool, players can choose multiple combination of the numbers available to improve chances of winning a prize.
The meter allows you to see the calculated chance you have of winning one of the tiered prizes. Additional bets and numbers as well as weeks and weekday draw selections will all increase your chance of winning a prize.
As the name implies, the QuickPick All tool has been created to help players to randomly generate figures for an entire row when placing their bets. What can be done is that players can also easily generate new numbers when the QuickPick All button on the website is clicked multiple times. It is important for player’s to realise that what this tool can’t do is adding bonus balls to players bets.
The Max All option helps players in their selection process. With this tool, players can select an entire row of their bets and can boost it. Also, it has all the available draw dates and there are bonus balls for each bets players place. Furthermore, players can choose their numbers all over again by clicking the Max All button multiple times on the website. Also, the Max All option generates a full set of tickets, including SuperStars and maximum Boost!
Playing lotto, especially the Oz Monday Game is all about winning the Jackpot after players have placed their bets to successfully await the outcome. The Jackpot Amount can be seen by players when the panel is looked at. What this panel does is show players the Jackpot amount that could potentially be won. The Boost and Superstar options allow you to increase your personal jackpot size.
What types of Odds are available?
There are several kinds of odds available when placing bets. However, for the Oz Monday Game, the kind of odd is the Fixed Odds.
Fixed Odds is the most common form of betting and this type of betting means that players will place bets on the number of correctly selected numbers and then the winnings will be collected on those odds.
Sample Odds of the Oz Monday Game
|Lotto results||Prize per winning bet||Odds in 1|
|Match 6 and 2 Bonus Balls||R 1,103,000,000.00||6,035,489,460|
|Match 6 and 1 Bonus Ball||R5,000,000.00||81,560,668|
|Match 5 and 2 Bonus Balls||R 1,500,000.00||25,792,690|
|Match 6||R 500,000.00||9,062,296|
|Match 4 and 2 Bonus Balls||R 30,000.00||543,004|
|Match 5 and 1 Bonus Ball||R 20,000.00||348,550|
|Match 5||R 3,500.00||38,728|
|Match 3 and 2 Bonus Balls||R 3,000.00||33,021|
|Match 4 and 1 Bonus Ball||R 1,500.00||7,338|
The chart above shows that for players to win big when playing the Oz Monday Game, it is important that the balls matched are accurate; as the more accurate the balls are matched, the higher the chances of winning – especially when done with the bonus balls.
The lowest win rate shows that the least amount of balls were matched correctly as the reverse is the case when players can’t match the balls accurately or have the least number of balls matched.
The OZ Monday Game – How did it all start?
The OZ Monday Game or Oz Monday started in New South Wales, Australia and the first draw was done in 1979. At the time it started, it was the only lottery in Australia until a nationwide lotto was launched in Australia several years later.
Over the years, the Oz Monday Game has changed numerous times such as the name and also times when the draws were made. Draws were made on Wednesday and then changed to a later day in the week being Thursday, before being reverted to Wednesday after the introduction of another lotto game.
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