The definition of a lotto is a game of chance where you or a machine select numbers and you win a prize if the numbers are picked in a random drawing.
The PowerBall is an example of a lotto.
a game, esp. a lottery, resembling bingo
Origin of lottoItalian ; from French lot ; from MDu: see lot
- A game of chance similar to bingo.
- A lottery, typically with an accumulating jackpot, in which participants play numbers of their choice in a random drawing.
Origin of lottoItalian and French loto, both from French lot, lot, from Old French, from Frankish *lot.