Emirates Loto draws are held every Saturday.


Emirates Loto: How to join and everything you need to know


DUBAI – Since Emirates Loto was launched on March 28, some 20,244 people have won cash and complimentary prizes in the weekly draws. Here’s all you need to know

What is Emirates Loto?

Emirates Loto is the UAE’s GCC’s first digital collectables scheme and mega draw.

Is it a lottery?

No, says Emirates Loto CEO Paul Sebestyen. More accurately, it is a collectibles scheme that allows people to buy collectible cards that enters them into the weekly mega draw.

Is it Shariah-compliant?

Yes. Emirates Loto’s CEO explains it is “just like a supermarket raffle”. “The only difference is we have a weekly live draw and we are totally digital,” he said.

How much is the entry cost?

The cost of a collectible card that allows you to play Emirates Loto is Dh35.

Can anyone play in Emirates Loto?

Emirates Loto is open to participants over 18 years of age in the UAE and from around the world.

What is the jackpot prize?

The Emirates Loto jackpot is fixed at a minimum of Dh35 million for each draw. If there is no winner, then the jackpot will increase by Dh5 million each week until there is a winner or the jackpot reaches Dh50 million.

How do I win the jackpot?

To win the jackpot, entrants need to match all six drawn numbers. In case of two or more winners, the jackpot will be divided among the winners.

What are the consolation prizes?

A second prize of Dh1 million will also be given for matching five out of six winning numbers. In case of two or more winners, the jackpot and second prize will be divided among the winners.

Consolation prizes also include Dh300 for each entrant who matches four out of six winning numbers, and an entry to the next draw for anyone who matches three out of six numbers.

How do I play Emirates Loto?

1. Log on to or download the Emirates Loto app:

App Store:

Google Play:

2. Create your account.

3. Buy one or more Emirates Loto Collectibles (designer cards) for Dh35 either online or in Emirates Loto outlets across the UAE.

4. The card entitles you to a complimentary entry to the draw.

5. Select six numbers from 1 to 49 and submit your entry.

6. Choose whether to have the collectible delivered to you or donated to charity.

How do I play using a card bought from the store?

1. Scratch the silver box on the back of your card to reveal the scratch code.

2. Log on to or download the app

3. Click on PLAY LOTO, choose Register Your Card and enter the 16-digit code to get a free entry to the draw.

4. Select six numbers from 1 to 49.

5. Submit your entry

Each entry expires in 90 days.

What do I do with the collectible card bought from the Emirates Loto outlet?

If you want to collect it, you can choose to have it delivered to your address. If you just need it to enter the draw, you can donate the cost of its price to charity.

How do I claim my prize?

1. Log in to your account on or the mobile app

2. Click on My Account and select Submissions and Claims

3. Complete the online claim form and submit

4. If you matched 6 or 5 of the drawn numbers, Emirates Loto will get in touch with you.

If you matched 4 out of 6 numbers, your cash prize will be transferred to you.

If you matched 3 out of 6 numbers, you have the option to claim a free entry.

You need to claim your prize within 275 days from the winning draw date.

When is the draw?

Live draws are held every Saturday.

Where can I watch the live draws?

You can go to Emirates Loto’s YouTube page. Click here 

Where can I buy the cards?

You can buy the Emirates Loto collectible cards from Choithram outlets across the UAE.


Choithrams, Silicon Oassis

Choithrams, Al Shorooq

Choithrams, Al Garhoud

Choithrams, Dubai Tower, Al Maktoum Road

Choithrams, Al Rais

Choithrams, Karama

Choithrams, DIFC, Building No. 4

Choithrams, Bay Square, BB 12 G01

Choithrams, Executive Towers, Business Bay

Choithrams, Al Wasl Road

Choithrams, Umm Suqeim

Choithrams, Layan, Dubai Bypass Road

Choithrams, Azure Residences, Palm Jumeirah

Choithrams, The Greens

Choithrams, Manhattan Towers, Jumeriah

Choithrams, The Lakes

Choithrams, Trident Grand Mall, Dubai Marina

Choithrams, Jumeirah Islands Community Shop

Choithrams, Jumeirah Beach Road

Marketplace, Jumeirah Golf Estates

Choithrams, Green Community Village


Choithrams, Marine House, King Faisal Street


Choithram, Sheih Rashid Bin Humaid Street

Abu Dhabi

Choithrams, Corniche Road

Choithrams, Al Khalidiya

Choithrams, Al Falah Village V2A

Choithrams, Al Falah Village V2B

Choithrams, Al Falah Village V3

Choithrams, Al Falah Village V4

Choithrams, Al Falah Village V1

Ras Al Khaimah

Choithrams, Mina Al Arab

Choithrams, Julphar Tower


Choithrams, Hamad Bin Abdullah Street

Al Ain

Choithrams, Al Suroor

Choithrams, Muwaji, Zayed Bin Sultan Street

Choithrams, Al Madha

Choithrams, Megamart

Choithrams, Shabhat Plaza

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