Other than the desire to contribute towards the noble causes of charity that the organizations behind house lotteries in Australia continue doing, most of the lottery participants would also like to have the best shot at winning the mouth-watering grand prizes that are usually put up for grabs in the lottery draws. Nobody will say "NO" to the irresistible prizes that are usually put on offer; hence each participant will always be interested to know their chances of winning a prize in any lottery draw. The following are the odds of winning a prize in some of the most famous house lotteries in Australia.
Mater House Lottery
The Mater Prize Home lottery is run by the Mater Foundation. Started in 1954 as the first real estate Art union in Australia, they have been in the forefront in providing affordable healthcare to hundreds of thousands of patients. Besides offering many participants a chance to win expensive homes plus gold, the organization raises funds, from the sale of their draw tickets, in order to keep supporting their numerous health services as well as research programs for more than 60 years now.
The Mater Little Miracles, Which ensures that sick and premature babies are given special medical attention, which grants them the opportunity for a better quality life, is just but one of their numerous healthcare services, besides research and education of medical staff.
The ongoing lottery at the moment is the Mater Prize House Lottery Draw 258, which offers the person who will win the first prize a chance of becoming the proud owner of the Prize Home worth $1,901,192. The odds of winning in this draw will definitely depend on how many tickets one purchases. The grand prize also comes with several other extra prizes. The chances of winning the bonus prizes in this draw are:
|Spend||Prize||Chance of winning|
|$10||Myer Voucher worth $10,000||1:1,416,666.66667|
|$15||Travel & accommodation or gold worth $20,000||1:850,000|
|$20||Gold or home entertainment package worth $25,000||1:566,666.666667|
|$25||Gold or car of your choice valued at $30,000||1:425,000|
|$30||Gold Bullion worth $35,000||1:340,000|
|$50||Gold or caravan of your choice worth $40,000||1:188,888.888889|
|$100||Gold or car of your choice valued at $50,000||1:85,000|
Boys Town Prize Home
Boys Town Art Union runs 15 raffles annually - 10 of them being Prize Home draws. Buying a Boys Town Art Union tickets automatically offers you the chance to win a million dollar luxurious home, but most important, it offers hope for a promising future to numerous disadvantaged young Australians together with their families.
The ongoing Boys Town draw, Prize Home Draw 445 offers a first prize valued at $1,413,772bs is up for grabs, with a second prize valued at $10,000 and a third prize worth $5,000, as well.
If for instance all tickets are sold in a draw with a total of, 300,000 tickets, with only three prizes up for grabs, the chances for you to win a prize will be 1:100,000. But, the chances of winning the first prize will be 1:300,000.
RSL Art Union
The RSL Art Union was began as a means of offering the much needed support to the Australian Defense forces veterans, especially those returning home from missions abroad as well as within the country. These people obviously need a soft landing as they are likely to return to empty homes where they have no idea how to pick up their lives from where they left them. Most of them will still be haunted by horrifying scenes from the battlefield and need both physical and psychological help. Hence the essence to create an organization that could take care of their needs was inevitable. This eventually led to the initiation of the RSL Art Union.
The RSL Art Union conducts regular lottery draws in order to raise the necessary funds that are used to run their charitable activities in this noble cause of helping war veterans get a footing in their lives. Their current lottery draw is RSL Art Draw 324 which is now open but closes on Tuesday 7th April 2015. It will be drawn on 15th April 2015. In this draw, you stand a chance of winning the grand prize of an expensive beachfront prize home worth a whopping $2,104,973.00, with every single ticket that you purchase. The organization is only allowed sell 1,775,000 tickets in draw 324 therefore; the odds of winning the first prize are as follows:
|Amount Spent||Number Of Tickets||Odds of Winning First Prize|
However, if one purchases multiple tickets, they stand to win bonus prizes besides winning the ultimate prize. The chance of winning a bonus prize will also depend on the number of tickets one purchases. The chances of winning bonus prizes in this draw are as shown below:
|$200||50 Chances to Win (40 + 10 Bonus)||$135,000 worth of Gold Bullion|
|$100||25 Chances to Win (20 + 5 Bonus)||$135,000 worth of Gold Bullion|
|$75||19 Chances to Win (15 + 4 Bonus)||$105,000 worth of Gold Bullion|
|$50||13 Chances to Win (10 + 3 Bonus)||$85,000 worth of Gold Bullion|
|$30||8 Chances to Win (6 + 2 Bonus)||$55,000 worth of Gold Bullion|
|$20||5 Chances to Win (4 + 1 Bonus)||$40,000 worth of Gold Bullion|
|$10||2 Chances to Win||$30,000 worth of Gold Bullion|
RMH Prize Home
The RMH is known to be one of the oldest hospitals within Victoria. Besides offering excellent opportunities to win expensive Prize Homes, the Lottery draws that the hospital organizes allow the participants to contribute towards a noble cause, which is, offering affordable but excellent medical care to those who need it most.
The RMH Foundation is involved in organizing regular lottery draws so as to raise funds that are used to provide enhanced community health through supporting:
- Quality healthcare services
- Training of healthcare professionals within and without the hospital
- Innovative research
Their current draw is the RMH Prize home Draw 2015 This particular draw's tickets were made available as from 10th February and it will be drawn on 27th April. Since the foundation is only allowed to sell a maximum of 90,000 tickets, the chances of winning the grand prize of a mouth-watering home in Hampton worth $2.1 million will be:
The chances of winning a holiday trip together with other prizes will be:
|$100||1 Ticket||1 chance|
|$250||5 Tickets||5 chances|
|$375||15 Tickets||15 chances|