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Lotto 6/49  -  Somebody is going to win
1 million. Guaranteed.*

Prize Structure and Odds of Winning

Lotto 6/49 is a variable-prize game. The prizes of the Main Draw are calculated according to sales and divided equally among the winners in each category.

Category Prize Pools Fund†† Odds of winning
Main Draw
6/6 $8,811,827 79.5% 1 / 13,983,816
5/6+B $110,841 6.0% 1 / 2,330,636
5/6 $2,199 5.0% 1 / 55,492
4/6 $78 9.5% 1 / 1,033
3/6 $10 Fixed 1 / 56.7
2/6+B $5 Fixed 1 / 81.2
2/6  Free Play Fixed 1 / 8.3
Guaranteed Prize Draw
Complete number (10 digits) $1,000,000†††   Varies according to the total
number of Guaranteed Prize
Draw Selections issued
for that draw
TOTAL 1 / 6.6

Average prize
††The Pools Fund is the “Main Prize Fund” (40% of sales) minus the sum of all prizes payable to the winners in the 2/6, 2/6+B and the 3/6 categories.
†††The guaranteed $1,000,000 prize comes from the “Guaranteed Prize Draw Fund” (7% of sale). This fund occasionally allows more than one Guaranteed Prize for a draw to be offered.

*If the winning ticket was endorsed by only one person.

 
 
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