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How to play LOTTO MAX
is the nationwide Canadian lottery game that starts with a $10 million jackpot.
When a jackpot reaches $50 million, LOTTO MAX goes into MAXMILLIONS mode.
When in MAXMILLIONS mode, each $1 million over the $50 million will be
drawn as an individual $1 million prize, called MAXMILLIONS.
For a $5
play you receive three selections of seven numbers ranging from 1 to 49. You
can choose your first selection of seven numbers, with Quick Pick providing the
other two selections of numbers, or you can choose to have all three selections
by Quick Pick. Each selection is good for the Main Jackpot, each prize category
and any MAXMILLIONS for that draw.
Say "YES" to add Extra for a
chance to win $500,000. $1 per Extra selection, up to ten. Make things more
interesting by learning more about the many ways to play!
LOTTO MAX is a weekly draw that takes place every Friday.
Sales end at 6 p.m. PST.
Seven numbers plus a Bonus number are drawn from 1
to 49 for the Main Jackpot followed by seven numbers for each MAXMILLIONS
draw, if in MAXMILLIONS mode.
In order to win any jackpot, you must
match 7/7 numbers (from 1 to 49).
Bonus number is the eighth number drawn. There are two prize categories for the
In one selection of seven numbers, matching six of the Main
Jackpot numbers drawn plus the Bonus number wins the 6/7+ category, or matching
three numbers of the Main Jackpot numbers drawn plus the Bonus number wins the
The Bonus number does not apply to any other prize
An additional seven
numbers are drawn for each MAXMILLIONS jackpot.
Matching seven of the
seven numbers drawn for the corresponding $1 million MAXMILLION jackpot
wins that jackpot. Each MAXMILLION has its own draw of seven numbers.
| Winning Selection
|| Odds per $5 Play
|| Main Jackpot*
|| MAXMILLIONS *
|| 4% of the Pools Fund*
|| 4% of the Pools Fund*
|| 5% of the Pools Fund*
|| Free play (3 selections)
| Any Prize
LOTTO MAX Launches - New
Canadian lottery game now available for play
(September 18, 2009) Canada's new national lottery LOTTO MAX
officially launches tomorrow, Saturday, September 19 2009, with the
first day of ticket sales from coast to coast. In B.C., LOTTO MAX can be played
at BCLC retail locations across the province. The first LOTTO MAX draw will be
held on Friday, September 25 with a $10 million jackpot.
As announced on
behalf of Canada's five regional lottery corporations by the Interprovincial
Lottery Corporation (ILC), LOTTO MAX will offer big jackpots more frequently
than any game before. And for the first time ever with a Canadian lottery, this
newest introduction to the national lottery line-up will offer special
additional prizes of $1 million each once the jackpot reaches $50 million.
When a LOTTO MAX jackpot reaches the $50 million mark, it will kick into
MAXMILLIONS mode: the jackpot will remain at $50 million with top-prize money
then being allocated to a series of additional MAXMILLIONS prizes each worth $1
million, and each with its own individual draw and set of winning numbers.
- Draws will be held on Friday nights, starting
- Players will receive three chances to win (seven
numbers each) per $5 play
- In order to win the jackpot, players must match 7/7
numbers (from one to 49)
- Odds of winning a jackpot are one in 28.6 million
- Odds of winning any prize are one in 6.6 per
- Jackpots start at $10 million
- If a jackpot is not won it will "roll" to the next
draw date, with MAXMILLIONS prizes created after the $50 million mark is
For more information please visit
bclc.com or contact: Trevor Miller
Communications Officer, BCLC O: 604-247-3013 / C: 604-341-0752 / E:
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