Lotto Terms & Conditions


  • Bet9ja Lotto is a game based on the lottery. Players can place bets and watch a live video stream of the random draw, where 5 balls out of 90 are chosen.
  • All malfunctions will void all payments.
  • The minimum age required to play is 18.
  • Once the terminal has printed the betting ticket, the bet cannot be altered nor cancelled at the player’s request, regardless of any declarations by the player.
  • If tickets are being presented by individuals who don’t meet the aforementioned requirements, the manager has the duty NOT to pay winning tickets.
  • 2nd Chance (Machine Number) ODDS are paid ONLY on 1st Number Drawn, NAP and PERM bet types.
  • 90 balls are placed in the lottery drum.
  • The balls are numbered from 1 to 90.
  • 10 playing balls are drawn per event, 5 for the main draw, and 5 for the 2nd Chance draw.
  • The duration of the event is fixed.
  • The drawing is carried out automatically using a lottery machine.
  • Each draw is broadcast live.
  • Each draw is recorded.
  • The game sequence comprises the following parts: Place your bet, Draw & Results.
  • Place your bet – the time and date of the next event with a unique identifier are displayed. The players can make their selections and place their bets.
  • Available bet types will appear based on your selections.
  • For each selection, enter the total amount of the Stake you want to place. Based on the total number of individual combinations a market produces for your selected numbers, the total stake is divided evenly between all of them.
  •  The following betting limits apply:
  • Min stake/combination – 5NGN.
  • Min total stake/ticket – 50NGN.
  • Max total stake/ticket – 50,000NGN.
  • Max win/ticket – 10,000,000NGN.
  • For each selection, a short description and the corresponding potential prize are visible.
  • Press the Confirm, or Place Bet (for Online) button to register the bet. A message is displayed to confirm that the bet has been registered.
  • The winnings are calculated by multiplying each individual stake by the odds.
  • Draw: The drawing takes place, and it is displayed in live streaming. The winning numbers are selected.
  • Bet9ja Lotto has two draws: the Main Draw and the 2nd Chance (Machine Odds draw).
  • As such, the Odds payout is different for each draw.
  • 2nd Chance Odds are ONLY applicable for NAP, PERM, and 1st Drawn Bets, NOT Colours.
  • Each draw has a unique number, and outcomes can be found on the Results tab.
  • Bet9ja Lotto has two draws: the Main Draw and the 2nd Chance (Machine Odds draw).
  • Results: The results are displayed, and the bets are settled.
  • The result of the wagers is displayed in the section Bet History.
  • Select the tab “Results” of the game dedicated menu.
  • The draw results are displayed as a list where the following information is provided:
    • Game
    • Date and time
    • Draw identifier
    • Name
    • Result or status

  • PERM BETS: The PERM (number) decides the number of combination bets (permutations).
  • For NAP BETS, ALL selected numbers must be drawn. If someone chooses 5 numbers and selects NAP5, this means that ALL the 5 selected numbers must be drawn to win the bet.
  • FIRST Number Drawn – Your chosen number must be the FIRST winning number drawn to win the bet.


Draw: random selection of numbers to decide the winning result. Each draw is assigned a unique identifier.

Machine: A mechanical device used to hold, mix and randomly select the winning balls of the draw.

Balls: A set of numbered (and coloured) balls used for the game.

Drum: The part of the machine where all the balls are placed, shuffled and where the winning balls are randomly selected.

Tube: The part of the machine where all balls are placed after the presentation. Later the balls are mixed, and the winning balls are drawn.

Odds: Numerical expression determined by the operator, which is multiplied by the amount of the player’s stake to calculate the winnings.

Video recording: A recording of a draw’s visual and audible components.


  • Bet9ja can cancel the draws due to:
  • Technical failures: Internet connection problems.
  • Technical problems in the studio.
  • The balls are not prepared before the start of the draw.
  • A ball or balls cannot be seen on screen due to the presenter’s actions.
  • In these cases, the related bets are marked as void, and the tickets are refunded.

Special cases

  • If the sound during the broadcast is lost or the presenter announces the wrong winning ball numbers, the correct draw outcomes and winning numbers are determined by the video recording available in the Result section.
  • If a player cannot see the live broadcast due to technical reasons at his end (no internet connection, no electricity etc.), but the draw result has been registered and can be found on the gaming system, the draw is deemed to have taken place.