How Our Service Works: Playing It Global with Lottery Pilot

Lottery Pilot is an online lottery ticket purchasing service. You select the lotteries you want to play, we buy the tickets on your behalf, and you receive all the winnings, commission-free. It’s as simple as that!

Play Lotto Draws Online in 4 Easy Steps!

  1. Choose from 50+ official lotteries, no matter where you live! 

  2. We buy an official lottery ticket on your behalf in one of our 20+ local offices

  3. See a scan of your ticket before the draw in your 100% secure, online account

  4. Receive automatic email & SMS winning notifications, and take home commission-FREE prizes!

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Buying Lottery Tickets Online

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What is Lottery Pilot?

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Lottery Pilot was launched in 2002 as the world’s first lottery site, facilitating online lottery ticket purchases for customers around the world. The company has grown tremendously over the years and currently has over 25 global offices in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Australia, South Africa, Romania, Poland, and more. Since Lottery Pilot’s inception, it has paid out millions in lottery prizes, both big and small, to millions of players across the globe, and this number is rising by the day.

Lottery Pilot offers secure online ticket purchases for over 50 lotteries worldwide, allowing customers to play the world’s top lotteries no matter where they live. Lottery Pilot’s local offices purchase the tickets from official lottery retailers on the customer’s behalf, scan the tickets and upload them into the customer’s online account.

Lottery Pilot also offers a wide array of online lottery services, including the provision of comprehensive online lottery information and lottery results for over 80 lotteries, made available in 13 languages. Lottery Pilot also provides lottery-related news and stories on its website. Customers can subscribe to email or SMS alerts for high jackpots, lottery results, or win notifications.

Lottery Pilot provides 24/7 professional lottery support. The customer support team is available via email, live chat or telephonically through any of our toll free numbers.

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Which company operates Lottery Pilot?

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Lottery Pilot is operated by Lotto Direct Limited, a company registered in Malta (registration number: C77583) having its registered office at The Bunker, Triq Il Furnar, QRM 3506, Qormi, Malta. Lotto Direct Limited is licensed and regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority (License: MGA/B2C/402/2017 issued on 01/08/2018).

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Can I play from my country?

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Yes, you can play any one of our online lotteries from anywhere in the world. Lottery Pilot provides a global lottery service in that we operate as couriers on your behalf. We purchase your lottery tickets for you and handle everything from start to finish. This service enables you to play lotteries from other countries.

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Where can I see the lottery tickets purchased for me?

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Use our See Your Ticket Service to view a scanned copy of the ticket purchased on your behalf. In some lotteries, however, we provide a reasonable facsimile of the tickets for operational reasons. The copy of the ticket guarantees your exclusive ownership of the ticket and ensures that nobody but you will be able to claim the prize. To see the copy of your ticket, visit My Account and click on the relevant row to view the ticket on the right side of the screen.

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How will I find out when I win a lottery prize?

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When you win, Lottery Pilot will notify you of your prize via automated email. Your account will be credited with your winnings automatically. You can also view your win and the corresponding draw details at any time in the Wins section of your online account. You can even subscribe to Lottery Pilot’s free SMS win alerts and receive win notifications directly to your cellphone. In the case of a big win, our dedicated 24/7 customer support team will contact you immediately.

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How can I be sure I’ll receive my winnings?

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Lottery Pilot is obligated to provide you with the service you pay for, which means that you have a claim to any lottery prizes that you win. Lottery Pilot provides you with a proof-of-purchase in the form of a scanned copy of your ticket, which you will be able to view in your online account. In some lotteries, however, we provide a reasonable facsimile of the tickets for operational reasons. As another proof of ticket ownership, you will also receive a confirmation email at the time of ticket purchase, detailing your transaction. Lottery Pilot’s obligation to pay out all winnings in full is detailed in writing in Lottery Pilot’s Terms of Use.

These three items – the copy of the ticket, the confirmation email and the Terms of Use establish you as the rightful owner of the ticket, and guarantee your claim to the ticket and any prize it may win. Aside from operating as a courier on your behalf, Lottery Pilot holds no legal claim to your tickets or your wins.

As a respected and reputable ticket messenger service, Lottery Pilot has a proven track record of paying out lottery prizes big and small to millions of winners from all over the world. With any concerns please see detailed information explaining why Lottery Pilot is safe.

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How do I receive my money if I win?

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All prizes won through Lottery Pilot are commission-free, which means that you will receive 100% of your win.

Secondary prizes will be transferred to your account after receipt of the prize from the official lottery operator. Some lotteries have different prize collection procedures. In these cases, Customer Service will guide you through the collection process until you receive your winnings. You may use your winnings for future participation in lottery draws or withdraw all, or part of the winnings with your designated payment method.

Jackpot winners will be required to collect the prize locally. Lottery Pilot may choose to fly you to collect your prize in person. Our local office representative will hand you your winning ticket and provide you with a detailed explanation how to collect your win from the official lottery’s office.

For further information refer to our Terms of Use.

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How does Lottery Pilot make money?

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Lottery Pilot derives revenue by charging a once-off service fee for each purchase. There is no commission charged by Lottery Pilot on any winnings. The total net amount of what you win through our site is all yours. When you make your purchase, you will be able to see the total price that is charged for that specific transaction. The ticket price is clearly displayed on the ticket purchase screen, alongside the play button.

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How does Lottery Pilot protect my personal and payment information?

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Player security and confidentiality are paramount at Lottery Pilot. We use GeoTrust 128 SSL bit security and HTTPS to encrypt all of the pages on the site, ensuring that your financial data and private information are protected at all times. The same high level of security is employed on Lottery Pilot's iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile applications.

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Can I get my money back if I am not satisfied with my purchase?

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We believe in the quality of our service, which is why we offer all new users a full money-back guarantee on their first purchase if they are not satisfied for any reason whatsoever.

This money-back guarantee applies only to the first purchase made on our site, as specified in Lottery Pilot’s Terms of Use.

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How will I be taxed when I win?

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Tax requirements depend on the law of the country and state where your lottery ticket is purchased. The taxation requirements of each lottery can be found on Lottery Pilot's Lottery Taxes page. In addition, you may be subject to local taxation based on your country of residence. Always check with a tax professional if you come into a large sum of money.

Begin playing it global today and choose from 50+ official world lottery draws!