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$94 Million in lottery prizes up for grabs

06/05/2015

Excitement continues to build for lottery players as a whopping $94 million in prizes is on the table to be won.

The Lotto 6/49 jackpot is currently at an estimated $28 million plus one Guaranteed Prize of $1 million for the Wednesday, May 6 draw.

The Lotto Max jackpot continues to grow with Friday’s jackpot now at an estimated $50 million plus an estimated 15 MaxMillions available to be won.

Last year, $615.7 million was awarded to lottery winners in B.C.

Lotto Max:

  • Draws held every Friday night.
  • Tickets can be purchased until 6 p.m. (PT) on draw day.
  • To win the jackpot, players must match 7 out of 7 numbers.
  • Odds of winning a Lotto Max jackpot or Maxmillion prize are one in 28,633,528 per play.

MaxMillions:

  • When the Lotto Max jackpot reaches $50 million, individual prizes of $1 million, called MaxMillions are added. This gives players more chances to win.
  • An additional 7 numbers are drawn for each MaxMillion prize available. Players must match 7/7 numbers to win the corresponding MaxMillion prize.

Lotto 6/49:

  • Draws held every Wednesday and Saturday. 
  • To win the Lotto 6/49 jackpot, match 6 out of 6 numbers.
  • One winning Guaranteed $1 million Prize will be drawn from all the selections issued for that draw.
  • Match your 10-digit Guaranteed Prize Draw number exactly and you're B.C.’s next millionaire!

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