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How To Stake Lotto On Your Mobile Phone Using Mobile Money


The National Lottery Authority (NLA) said, its Official Short Code *890# remains the safest and legal Platform to play the 5/90 and VAG Lotto Games via MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo during this period of Coronavirus pandemic.

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It called on the citizenry to support Government and the NLA by playing responsibly through the short code *890# which is the only Platform with multiple Games of NLA 5/90 and VAG Lotto.

A Statement signed by Mr Razak Kojo Opoku, Head of Public Relations Unit of the NLA said, just within a few days of the implementation of the NLA short code *890#, the access rate was phenomenal, saying, a lot of players  won with instant prizes through their respective Mobile Money Accounts.

It said the robustness and transparency of the *890# official short code was matchless.

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How Do You Pay To Stake Your Lotto?

After dialing the NLA shortcode to stake for your predicting number, NLA will charge for the lotto and this money will be deducted from your mobile money wallet.

From your mobile phone, you can stake lotto with either MTN mobile money, Vodafone Cash, AirtelTigo Cash.
Take a look at how to stake lotto using your mobile phone below as I take you through some simple steps.

Lotto Names According to Days in Ghana

  • Lotto on Sundays are called Sunday Special
  • Lotto on Mondays are called Monday Special
  • Lotto On Tuesdays are called Lucky Tuesday
  • Lotto on Wednesdays are called Mid-Week
  • Lotto on Thursdays are called Fortune Thursday
  • Lotto on Fridays are called Friday Bonanza
  • Lotto on Saturdays are called National

How To Stake Lotto Using Your Mobile Phone.

  1. Dial *959# on your mobile phone
  2. Select option 1 (current game)
  3. Select the type of lotto you want to stake: Either Direct, 2 Sure, 3 Direct, 4 Direct, 5 Direct, Perm 2, Perm 3, and Banker.
  4. Enter the number (s) you are predicting and make sure to separate them with space.
  5. Enter the amount you want to stake. (eg. GHS 1.00 – GHS 100.00)
  6. Enter 1 to confirm your lotto
  7. You are done, as you will receive a mobile money prompt to confirm and approve the payment.

How To Get Paid By NLA After Winning

In terms of how to get paid after staking on your mobile phone, NLA has programmed its system in such that, winners will be paid directly into their mobile money wallets the moment you have won.

Other NLA shortcode USSD in Ghana

Despite the short code *959# for staking lotto in Ghana, there’s another NLA short code for lotto lovers. This code is *890#.

Another NLA shortcode to mention here is the *987#.

Uses Of The NLA Mobile Short Code

The USSD code from NLA for staking lotto has so many purposes it can be used for. These are;

  •  To stake lotto on your mobile phone
  • To check for NLA lotto results. How to check NLA lotto results in Ghana.
  • To stake the Friday Bonanza, National Weekly Lotto, Sunday Special, Monday Special, Lucky Tuesday, Mid-Week and Fortune Thursday.
  • To read the terms and condition of the code

I believe you are looking for the simple method on how to play lotto in Ghana using the NLA shortcode, then here I come with the right post for you to play or stake lotto with your mobile phone and pay with Mobile money.

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NLA Contact in Ghana

Also, you can visit the NLA Ghana page here in case there are some queries you would like to put out to them.

If you have any problem, you can contact 590Mobile on these numbers.

  • +233 27 650 2070
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