Canada Lotto 6/49 Prizes
For prize information from the Lotto 6 aus 49 game from Germany, click here.
Since September 2013, the minimum jackpot prize for Lotto 6/49 has been set at CA$5 million, with rollovers often pushing this top prize to even higher amounts.
Out of the total ticket sales raised for Lotto 6/49, 40% of the proceeds are dedicated to the Main Prize Fund. Once the guaranteed CA$5, CA$10 and Free Play prizes have been deducted from the pool, the remaining prize tiers, including the jackpot, are calculated according to the following chart:
|Match 6 of 6||79.5% of Pools Fund||1 in 13,983,816|
|Match 5 of 6 + Bonus||6% of Pools Fund||1 in 2,330,636|
|Match 5 of 6||5% of Pools Fund||1 in 55,492|
|Match 4 of 6||9.5% of Pools Fund||1 in 1,033|
|Match 3 of 6||$10 Prize||1 in 56.7|
|Match 2 of 6 + Bonus||$5 Prize||1 in 81.2|
|Match 2 of 6||Free Ticket||1 in 8.3|
Overall odds of winning any Lotto 6/49 prize are 1 in 6.6.
A further 7% of ticket sales are dedicated to the Guaranteed Prize Draw Fund and additional special draw prizes. The odds for the Guaranteed Prize Draw, in which one ticket holder in every draw will win CA$1 million, are dependent on the number of tickets sold, with each ticket carrying an equal chance of landing the prize.
Prizes for both draws must be claimed within 12 months of the draw taking place.