Canada Lotto 649
Canada’s Lotto 649 is the favourite national lottery because of its simplicity and record jackpots. It also boasts some of the best odds in the world with a chance of winning a prize 1 in 8 and the odds of winning the jackpot 1 in 14 million. This is much better than the odds of winning Powerball at 1 in 76 million and Oz Lotto 1 in 45 million.
How to Play
Playing couldn’t be simpler, just select six numbers out of 49, with no powerballs or megaballs to confuse matters. There’s a guaranteed CAD$1 million (approx. $1.006 million) for each weekly draw. Due to jackpot rollovers it holds the record for the biggest Canadian jackpot ever with $64 million (approx. $64.4 million) won in 2015.
Six main numbers are drawn from a machine containing 49 balls numbered from 1 to 49. Another bonus ‘supplementary’ number helping players win divisions two to seven is also drawn. In order to win the jackpot, a player must match all of the six main numbers, regardless of the bonus number.
Prizes are paid tax-free.
Odds of Winning
Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 8, and the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816.
You can play Lotto 649 at www.thelotter.com