Every Colossus jackpot is a betting pool and every bet you place into the pool increases the amount available to be distributed in prizes (like a lottery!). Colossus guarantees significant minimum prizes so you don’t have to worry about the pool ‘not filling up’.
To win a jackpot, you must pick the correct outcomes for the series of events (the ‘legs’ of the pool) listed on the relevant coupon. You can read more about the sports and pool types available on Colossus, as well as how to play, in the Sports and Racing sections.
The great thing about Colossus jackpots is that you don’t have to get everything right to get a payout. If you get close enough to a perfect ticket but not quite all the way, we offer substantial consolation prizes for most of our pools to recognise a good effort.
You will also be offered the option to Cash Out your ticket after each leg of the pool*. Colossus pioneered this feature (not that we like to brag). Read more about Cash Out here.
Both jackpot and consolation prizes are shared among winners. Read more about prizes here.
* Also at half-times for football pools.