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Canada Lotto 6/49 is a Canadian lottery game that offers players the chance to win millions of dollars. The game was first introduced in September 1986, with its first draw taking place on October 19th of that year. Since then, it has become one of Canada’s most popular lotteries and continues to grow in popularity each year.

The game is played using a random number generator (RNG) to select six numbers from 1 through 49 and one Gold Ball number from 1 through 14 for each draw. Players must match all seven numbers correctly in order to win any prize money at all–and this includes matching just one set!

Tips for Playing Canada Lotto 6/49

When you play the Canada Lotto 6/49 online, it’s important to choose your numbers wisely. You should also consider playing different games and buying multiple tickets.

Choose Your Numbers Wisely: You can choose your own numbers or let the computer pick them for you. If you choose your own, make sure that they’re not too obvious or repetitive (for example, all of them ending with “0”).

Play Different Games: In addition to playing the main game called “6/49”, there are other options available such as Lotto Max and Extra! These two games offer bigger jackpots than 6/49 but have fewer winners because they require more balls drawn from a pool of 12 instead of six like in 6/49.

Buy Multiple Tickets: To increase your chances at winning big prizes like first-place ($50 million), second-place ($1 million), third place ($500K), etc., purchase multiple tickets at once instead of just one!

History of Canada Lotto 6/49

Canada Lotto 6/49 started in September 1987. The game is played by picking six numbers from 1 to 49 and a bonus number from 1 to 49. The jackpot prize is awarded when all six main numbers match those drawn on the evening’s live broadcast.

The current jackpot prize as of this writing (May 2019) is CA$11 million dollars!

The odds of winning the Canada Lotto 6/49

The table below displays the odds of winning various prize tiers in the Canada Lotto 6/49:

Prize Tier Match Odds of Winning
1 (Jackpot) 6/6 numbers 1 in 13,983,816
2 5/6 + Bonus 1 in 2,330,636
3 5/6 numbers 1 in 55,492
4 4/6 numbers 1 in 1,033
5 3/6 + Bonus 1 in 56.7
6 2/6 + Bonus 1 in 81.2
7 2/6 numbers 1 in 8.3

These odds offer a comprehensive view of the probabilities associated with winning each prize tier in the Canada Lotto 6/49.

Past Results and Winning Numbers