Numbers for Lotto 6/49 and Results for Canadian Lottery
Interprovincial Lottery Corporation in Toronto carries out drawing for Lotto 649 Canada two times a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays at around 9.10pm ET. Numerous ways exist for you to check whether you have been lucky enough to win. Lotto 649 results are also present in all Canadian Lottery retailers and are published in various weekly and daily newspapers throughout Canada.
In addition, they are announced on radio and shown on TV station CP24 in Ontario. Video recordings of Lotto 649 can be viewed also on official websites of every ILC member Canadian Lotto firms. Also, you can go to Global Lottery review any time to check the latest results for Lotto 649.
Winning odds of Lotto 6/49
Winning odds of Lotto 6/49 are extremely competitive in regard to other national Canada Lotteries and US Lotteries such as Powerball, Mega Millions and Lotto Max. The prospects of you being a winner of Lotto 6/49 jackpot are 1 in 13.98 million when 6 of the key winning numbers are matched. These odds mean you might be among the lucky jackpot winners of Lotto 6/49.
For a prize of 2nd level, the odds are 1 in 2.33 million when 5 of the key winning numbers as well as the bonus number are matched. The prospects of you becoming a winner of a 3rd tier prize is 1 in 55,492 when 5 of the key winning numbers are matched. For a 4th tier prize, lottery odds are decreased to only 1 in 1,033 for choosing 4 of the key winning lotto numbers.
For a 5th tier prize, the odds re 1 in only 57 for selecting 3 of the key winning numbers while a 6th tier prize has winning odds of 1 in 81 for matching 2 of the key numbers as well as the Bonus Number. Your odds of you becoming a winner of the final prize (7th prize level) are 1 in 8 for just matching 2 on the key winning lottery numbers. Your overall odds of being a winner of any prize in a draw for Lotto 6/49 are 1 in 6.6, which is very fair.
Todate, the hugest jackpot for Lotto 6/49 has been a huge CAN$ 64 million. This was won by one winning ticket bought in Mississauga, Ontario for the drawing on 17th October, 2015. This huge amount is also now on record as the hugest win in Canadian Lottery games history.
The win mentioned above surpassed the massive CAN$63.4 million which was divided among 4 extremely lucky ticket holders. 3 were from Province of British Columbia and 1 from Province on Alberta on 13 April 2013. Currently, it ranks second among the hugest jackpot to be won on Lotto 6/49.
The third hugest jackpot won on Lotto 6/49 so far has been CAN$ 54.3 million. This win occurred on 26 October 2005. It was won by 17 workmates from an oil and gas plant in Camrose, Alberta. The hugest Lotto 649 jackpot draw won todate happened on 21 February 2009; the top prize was CAN $ 50.3 million, which was divided among 4 winners; 3 from Ontario and the other one from Quebec.
Lotto 6/49 – How Prizes are Paid
All prizes including the Lotto 6 49 jackpot are paid out by the individual ILC member Provinces in the form of tax free cash.
You will have 1 year from the date of the draw to make your winning prize claim before your ticket will become invalid.
As the 6 49 Lottery is available across all the Provinces throughout Canada – the rules vary slightly regarding the claiming of prizes depending upon which Province you have purchased your lotto ticket in.
In Ontario you can claim prizes of up to CAN$ 1,000 at any Ontario Lottery retailer. Prizes of up to CAN$ 9,999 may be claimed by mail, prizes of up to CAN$ 250,000 can be claimed from certain OLG Slots & Casinos and more than CAN$ 250,000 in prizes must be claimed at the Toronto Prize Center.
In Quebec you can claim prizes of up to CAN$ 600 from any LotoQuebec retailer whilst prizes of more than CAN$ 600 must be claimed at the Winners Payout Section of the Loto Quebec offices in Montreal or Quebec City.
In British Columbia prizes of up to CAN$ 200 can be claimed at most retailers as can prizes of up to CAN$ 999.99 if the funds are available. Prizes of up to CAN$ 9,999.99 can be claimed from Regional Prize Payout locations whilst CAN$ 10,000 or more in prizes must be claimed at the BC Lottery Corporation Offices in Vancouver or Kamloops.
In the Atlantic Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador plus Prince Edward Island – prizes of up to CAN$ 250 can be claimed from most Atlantic Lotto retailers, prizes from CAN$ 250 to CAN$ 9,999.99 can be claimed at any branch of the Novia Scotia Bank whilst CAN$ 10,000 or more in prizes must be claimed at an Atlantic Lottery Office in Moncton, Dartmouth or St. John’s.
In the Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut – Western Canada Lottery Corporation prizes of up to CAN$ 200 can be claimed at any Western Canada Lotto retailer, prizes of up to CAN$ 1,000 may be claimed at a Lottery Ticket Centre providing sufficient finds are available, prizes of between CAN$ 1,000 and CAN$ 9,999.99 may be claimed at the Prize Payout Offices in Calgary, St.Albert, Regina, Saskatoon or Winnipeg – whilst an appointment will be necessary for prizes of more than CAN$ 10,000.
Of course, if you play lottery online whatever the size of your win may be, lottery ticket sales companies such as TheLotter will take care of all these details for you – including providing you with your chosen Canadian Lottery results – so you needn’t be concerned.
Lotto 6/49 – Where the Money Goes
Proceeds from the sales of Interprovincial Lottery Corporation lotto tickets – including the Lotto 6 49 Canada – are retained by the Province in which those sales were made.
Revenues generated by these Lotto Canada games generally go to the government where they are subsequently used to benefit many different areas of life within that Province including education, social and health care.