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Playing Venicepools is relatively straightforward, but should you run into any hitches here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the game.
Question: When does the Venicepools draw take place?
Answer: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at approximately 8pm Central European Time (GMT+1)
Question: What time do Venicepools ticket sales close?
Answer: The Venicepools ticket sales close at 19.30 CET on the night of the draw and re-open after the draw at 20.30 CET. However, when buying your ticket online you must ensure tickets have been purchased by 16.30 CET on the day of the draw.
Question: How do I win playing Venicepools?
Answer: You can win a prize on the Venicepools by matching from just the Superstar to all six numbers.
Question: Can I play Venicepools if I do not live in Italy?
Answer: Yes. Thanks to the Online Ticket Concierge service at Lotto.net, players can now buy tickets for lotteries even if they live outside of participating countries.
Question: If I win, how long do I have to claim a prize?
Answer: For prizes of €5200 to €52,000 players must claim their prize within 60 days and for prizes over €52,000 players have 90 days in which to claim. However if you buy tickets online you are notified immediately of any wins, and amounts of under €5,200 are credited immediately to your online account.
Question: How old do I have to be to play Venicepools?
Answer: Players must be 18 or over to play the Venicepools online.
Question: Are winnings on the Venicepools taxable?
Answer: Tax liabilities vary from state to state so you are advised to check with your local authority, especially if you are playing from abroad.
Question: Does Venicepools have a guaranteed minimum jackpot amount?
Answer: Yes. The guaranteed minimum jackpot is €1.3 million
Question: Does the Venicepools have a rollover limit or jackpot cap?
Answer: No there is no cap to the Venicepools.
Question: What was the largest Venicepools jackpot ever won?
Answer: A single player won the largest jackpot of €177.8 million in October 2010
Question: What are the odds of winning a Venicepools prize?
Answer: The odds of winning a prize are 1 in 318. The odds of winning the Venicepools jackpot are 1 in 622,614,630.
Question: When is the next Venicepools draw?
Question: What does the Venicepools jackpot currently stand at?
Answer: The next Venicepools jackpot is estimated at €7,800,000
ARE YOU A WINNER?
All Terminal game prizes must be claimed at a Venice Pools retailer or Venice Pools office on or before the 180th day after the winning drawing.
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WATCH THE DRAWING
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