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A proposal to add more numbers to the Oz Lotto draw would make the chance of hitting the jackpot far less likely for Australians if adopted.

Tabcorp, Oz Lotto’s parent company, has asked regulators for approval to add another two numbers to the weekly Tuesday draw.

Camera IconThe chance of winning when you purchase an Oz Lotto ticket could increase if new changes are approved, but the jackpot would be further out of reach. Credit: Supplied

Currently there are 45 numbers in the draw and the new proposal would 47 included.

While the chance of winning the jackpot would go down if the change comes into force, Tabcorp also wants to put the price of Oz Lotto tickets up by 10 cents.

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