The very first people to play Japan Lotto 6 did so on October 5th in the year 2000. Should you elect to play Japan Lotto 6 then the days for your notebook are Monday and Thursday as those are the days the draw takes place. As the name implies players must pick 6 numbers, although not from the ubiquitous 49 but in this case 1 to 43. How players pick their numbers can vary, some do it at random whilst others opt for significant dates. Regardless of how you pick your numbers, if you decide to play Japan Lotto 6 then your target will be the jackpot. And what a jackpot it can be to! A top prize of 50 million US dollars can be reached in this game and the basic jackpot starts at the equivalent of 1.5 million US dollars. Many who play Japan Lotto 6 do so because in this draw the rollovers never stop, it was the first Japanese lottery style game to introduce this format. Unsurprisingly players will need to correctly guess all 6 numbers drawn to win the sensational top prize on offer. If you do elect to play Japan Lotto 6 then it’s not all about the jackpot, a 7th ball (the bonus ball) is also drawn and should you land 5 correct numbers and the bonus ball then a highly substantial prize will be yours.