Drawing Time is at 7:30 PM every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat. Tickets can be purchased from any authorized retailer in British Columbia.
To win the jackpot, players must match all 4 numbers drawn from a pool of 1 to 99.
Extra is easy to play in British Columbia. When you buy a Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, BC 49, or Daily Grand ticket, you can check the box to play Extra. You have the option to play Extra up to 10 times per draw at a dollar a time.
The game requires virtually no effort to play as you needn't pick any numbers yourself, the Lotto system picks 4 numbers from 99 at random for you. To win, your 4 numbers should match the Extra numbers picked immediately following the main Lotto Draw being played (eg. Lotto 6/49).
In British Columbia, you must play Extra in conjunction with another lottery, such as Lotto Max, BC/49, or the Daily Grand. Apart from Sunday, there are draws every day of the week.
You win the BC Extra jackpot of $500,000 by matching all four BC Extra winning numbers from 1 to 99. The jackpot is a single amount that is not divided among the participants.
The odds of winning $1,000 by matching three numbers is 1 in 9,906. The odds of winning $10 by matching 2 numbers are 1 in 141. And the odds of winning $1 by matching 1 number is 1 in 7.
You can win a prize by matching even a single number. Check the table below to get a better idea of your chances of winning and potential payouts.
Before receiving your prize, you must sign the front and complete the details on the back of your winning ticket (including name, address, and phone number). Make copies of the ticket's front and back for your records.
You must also submit a copy of government-issued photo identification (such as a Driver's License or BCID) and the original ticket. When sending copies of ID, it is recommended that you delete any non-essential personal details, such as driving license number.
Anyone aged 19 or over is eligible to play the Extra lottery. In addition, you must be a resident of British Columbia and create an account with an internet lottery supplier to play online. After registering, you may buy tickets online, or purchase them from local vendors.
In October 1984, the British Columbia Gaming Corp. was established to manage the province's new lottery and began selling tickets independently on April 1, 1985. The following year, BCLC unveiled pull tabs and the first provincial lotto game, Lotto BC. Other early years' game highlights include Extra's 1988.
There are a few things to keep in mind when playing the lottery.
Playing the lottery can be a fun and exciting experience with a little bit of planning and caution.
The British Columbia Extra is a provincial lottery game that offers players the chance to win prizes of up to $500,000.
To play the British Columbia Extra, you should first buy a Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, BC 49, or Daily Grand ticket from any licensed lottery retailer in the province and select to also play "Extra'. Each ticket costs $1.
The British Columbia Extra is drawn every Monday to Saturday at 7:30 PM. After that, check the latest results of BC Extra.