British Columbia Lottery Results

If you're looking for the complete picture on British Columbia lottery games and the latest results of the lotteries, you've come to the right place.
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Here, you'll find everything you need to know about the most popular games, how to play them and what jackpots you might expect. Read on to learn more!

British Columbia Lotteries 

There are several different lottery games offered in British Columbia. Among the most popular are: Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, and Daily Grand. They are the national games of Canada. Other lotteries that are available within British Columbia include Scratch & Win, BC49, Keno, BC 50/50, Poker Lotto, Pick & Play, and Sports Action.

Lottery players can win anything from a free ticket to several million dollars. The odds of winning the jackpot are usually millions to one, although the odds vary depending on the game.

In order to play the lottery in British Columbia, you must be 19 years of age or older. If you're not a resident of the province, you can still purchase tickets if you're visiting. However, prizes must also be claimed in BC.

Winning numbers and Payouts

The winning numbers and payouts for the lottery are determined by a random number generator. This is a computer program that randomly selects numbers, and the odds of winning are the same for every ticket sold.

The payouts are usually based on the number of tickets sold, so the more tickets that are sold, the higher the payouts will be. When several players win the jackpot, it is shared evenly, but if nobody wins the top prize, there is a rollover.

Below you will find the latest results of British Columbia lotteries.

Lotto Max

Latest Result

Friday | 14 July 2023
  • 3
  • 11
  • 23
  • 27
  • 39
  • 44
  • 48
  • 17


  • 17

Next Draw

Tuesday | 18 July 2023

Next jackpot

BC Extra: 15 60 72 83
More info
Lotto 6/49

Latest Result

Saturday | 15 July 2023
  • 17
  • 24
  • 31
  • 32
  • 35
  • 47
  • 20


  • 20

Next Draw

Wednesday | 19 July 2023

Next jackpot

BC Extra: 7 36 45 46
More info

Latest Result

Saturday | 15 July 2023
  • 1
  • 8
  • 9
  • 13
  • 31
  • 40
  • 41


  • 41

Next Draw

Wednesday | 19 July 2023

Next jackpot

BC Extra: 7 36 45 46
More info
Daily Grand

Latest Result

Monday | 17 July 2023
  • 5
  • 8
  • 25
  • 27
  • 37
  • 4


  • 4

Next Draw

Thursday | 20 July 2023

Next jackpot

BC Extra: 70 89 95 99
More info
Poker Lotto

Latest Result

Monday | 17 July 2023
More info
Keno & Keno Bonus

Latest Result

Tuesday | 18 July 2023
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 21
  • 25
  • 35
  • 37
  • 38
  • 42
  • 45
  • 47
  • 51
  • 54
  • 56
  • 60
  • 62
  • 65
  • 68
  • 77
  • 78

How to Play the Lottery?

Playing the lottery in British Columbia is easy! You can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or online.

  • If you're playing online, you'll need to create an account with a lottery website. However, it is important to research the different sites that are available to ensure that you are using a reputable one.
  • Once you have registered, you will be able to purchase tickets for upcoming draws.
  • When purchasing tickets, you will need to choose your numbers and submit your ticket. You can usually do this by selecting numbers manually or opting for a random number (often referred to as a Quick Pick or Insta Pick).
  • Once you have submitted your ticket, you will be entered into the draw. If your numbers are selected (and depending on how many), you will win a prize.

You don't need to follow all the draws; you can learn lottery results on the websites of the games.

If you're playing offline here are the required steps:

  • Find a reputable retailer that sells lottery tickets. Make sure to check out their reviews and choose one that seems trustworthy.
  • Select the game you want to play and the amount you want to spend.
  • Fill out the appropriate game slip and purchase your ticket.
  • Wait for the drawing and check your numbers to see if you've won.

If you have won you will need to claim your prize. More on that later.

List of Lotteries That You Can Play in British Columbia

Now let's have a look at the most popular games in British Columbia.

Lotto Max

Lotto Max is a Canadian lottery game that replaced Lotto Super Seven. It is managed by the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation and draws take place every Tuesday and Friday. The cost of a ticket is CAD 5 which allows you 3 plays.

To play the game you need to choose 7 numbers between 1 and 50. You can do it yourself or with the help of the Quick Pick option. For an additional CAD 1.00 players can opt to play the add-on game ‘Extra’ with a jackpot of CAD 500,000 if four numbers are matched. The four numbers are automatically generated.

The jackpot of Lotto Max starts at CAD 10 million and can grow to as much as CAD 70 million. As tickets are sold the jackpot increases and upon reaching CAD 50 mill, everyone is also entered into the ‘Maxmillions’ game in which CAD 1 million can be won.

Lotto 6/49

Lotto 6/49 is a Canadian lottery game that was introduced in June 1982. As with Lotto Max, it is managed by the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation and can be played every Wednesday and Saturday. 

In order to take part you must choose 6 numbers between 1 and 49 but in order to win your numbers must of course match the 6 which are drawn in the corresponding draw.

If there is more than one winner, the jackpot is shared equally among them.

However, it doesn't stop there! You are also automatically entered into a second draw with the chance of winning a guaranteed CAD 1Million !

Tickets cost CAD $3 for each play and the minimum jackpot is CAD 5 million.

Daily Grand

The Daily Grand is a lottery game that offers players the chance to win big prizes every day.

For just CAD 3.00, players can choose five main numbers from 1 to 49 and one Grand Number from 1 to 7.

The top prize is CAD 1,000 per day for life for matching the Grand number and your 5/5 numbers or for matching all 5 numbers excluding the Grand number you win CAD 25000 a year for life. Winners can also opt to receive a lump sum.


Keno is a lottery game that is managed by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. Keno draws take place every three minutes and a half, and players can win prizes of up to CAD 200,000.

To play Keno, players must choose between two and twenty numbers from a pool of 80 although you can use Quick Pick if you prefer not to choose. Then decide how much you wish to wager, the minimum being CAD 0.50 and maximum CAD 20. The more numbers and money you go for, the higher the potential prize.

Poker Lotto

Poker Lotto is a lottery game that combines the excitement of playing poker with the chance to win big prizes.

To play, simply purchase a ticket from your local lottery retailer. Five cards on your ticket will be chosen randomly by a computer. 

What makes this game so exciting is the fact it offers two separate elements both instant win and nightly draw. Win instantly by being dealt a winning poker hand on your ticket or by matching the cards on your ticket to those drawn in the nightly draw. Instant win pays out CAD 5,000 while nightly draws a sum of CAD 10,000 and upwards.

Tickets cost CAD 2.00.

BC 49

BC 49 is a lottery that is offered by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation which as the name suggests has a pool of 49 balls and takes place every Wednesday and Saturday.

To play, simply choose six numbers from the pool of 49. The more numbers you match, the bigger your prize will be. You can choose numbers yourself or select Quick Pick to do it randomly.

The ticket costs CAD 1.00 per play. For an extra CAD 1.00, you can play a game called Extra for the opportunity of winning CAD 500,000. To win BC49 Extra you have to match 4 numbers randomly selected when your ticket is issued.

BC 50/50

BC 50/50 has four draws throughout the day, with prizes and jackpots determined by ticket sales. The game is available only as Quick Pick, and allows players a maximum of 15 picks per draw and up to 10 consecutive draws per ticket.

Tickets cost CAD 1.00 per Pick, 6 for CAD 5.00 or 15 for CAD 10.00 and a maximum wager of CAD 100.00 per ticket (ie. CAD 10.00 x 10 draws). A typical prize is between CAD 300.00 and CAD 3,000.00.

Sports Action

The Sports Action lottery which pays all of its proceeds to support sports and recreation programs in the province is overseen by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. It is a popular choice for those wanting to gamble on sports in British Columbia. For a small bet, players try to pick the winners of various sporting events to win cash prizes.

Players can bet on the outcome of a single game, or parlay their bets on multiple games. The odds of winning vary depending on the game and the bet type.

British Columbia Lottery Game Schedule

There are many lottery games in British Columbia and they take place at different times. The following is a schedule of when each game is offered:

  • Lotto Max: every Tuesday and Friday at 19:00;
  • Lotto 6/49: every Wednesday and Saturday at 19:00;
  • Daily Grand: Mondays and Thursdays at 19:30 Pacific Time (22:30 EAT);
  • Keno: every day, every 3 and a half minutes (expect between 04:00 and 04:50 from Tuesday to Sunday and between 04:00 and 06:05 on Monday);
  • Poker Lotto: every night at 23:00;
  • BC 49: every Wednesday and Saturday at 19:30; 
  • BC 50/50: Daily at 13:00, 15:00, 18:00 and 19:00;
  • Sports Action: every day.

British Columbia Lottery Scratch-Offs

In addition to the games listed above, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation also offers a variety of Scratch & Win tickets. These are instant-win lottery tickets that can be purchased at any lottery retailer.

Scratch-off tickets come in a variety of different denominations, with prizes ranging from a few dollars to CAD 3,000,000. The odds of winning vary depending on the game and the ticket price.

Here are some examples and prices of scratch-off games:

  • Set for Life;
  • Break the Bank;
  • Cash Bonanza;
  • Platinum Millions;
  • Grand Prize.

British Columbia Lottery Odds and Jackpots

As previously mentioned, the odds of winning a jackpot depend on on individual elements specific to each game.

  • The odds of winning the jackpot in the Lotto Max lottery are about one in 33,294,800 with a jackpot currently capped at CAD 70 million.
  • In the Lotto 6/49 lottery, the odds of winning the jackpot are about one in 13,983,816. Presently, the minimum guaranteed jackpot is 5 million.
  • Daily Grand's odds of being won are one in 13,348,188 and the jackpot is CAD 1,000 per day for life.
  • The odds of winning Keno's jackpot, which is CAD 2,000,000, are 1 in 8,911,712.
  • In Poker Lotto there are two jackpots to be won: nightly draw, or the instant win. The odds of winning the jackpot when also playing the additional ALL-IN option are one in 2,598,960, while the Instant Win game odds are 1 in 649,740. Jackpots for the nightly draw and instant win games are CAD 100,000 and CAD 5000 respectively.
  • To win BC49 you are facing odds of 13,983,816 to 1.
  • The odds of winning the jackpot in BC 50/50 vary and depend on ticket sales.
  • Sports Action is a lottery game where players can bet on the outcome of various sporting events, so the odds of winning vary depending on the game and the bet type.

Lottery Subscriptions

Players in British Columbia can now subscribe to a variety of different lottery games. This means that instead of having to remember to purchase tickets each week, players will have their tickets automatically generated and mailed to them.

Lottery subscriptions are available for the following games: Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, Daily Grand, Keno, Sports Action. To sign up for a subscription, simply visit the PlayNow website (for which you should have a personal account) and choose the game or games that you want to subscribe to. You will be asked to provide your personal information and payment details, and then your tickets will be automatically generated each week.

Lottery subscriptions are a great way to ensure that you never miss a draw, and they offer the convenience of not having to go to the lottery retailer each week. If you're a regular lottery player, a subscription is worth considering. 

British Columbia Lottery Tax Information

Lottery winnings in British Columbia are tax free. However, if you are not a resident of the province, your winnings may be subject to tax in your home jurisdiction.

How to Claim British Columbia Lottery Payouts

  1. Players have one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize. Prizes of less than CAD 200 can be claimed at any lottery retailer or by mail.
  2. Prizes over CAD 200, may be claimed at a retailer if they have funds available, via mail, at regional prize payout locations, or via a claim form that must be submitted through the website.
  3. You can receive your prizes that are over CAD 2,000 at prize payout locations, via mail, or by submitting a digital claim form.
  4. To claim the prize of over CAD 25,000 you will need to call an operator and arrange an in-person meeting.

How to Contact the British Columbia Lottery Corporation

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation can be reached by phone at +1 (250) 828-5500. The main address is 74 West Seymour Street, Kamloops, British Columbia, V2C 1E2, Canada. Its website is

Play the Lottery Responsibly

For many people, playing the lottery is a fun and harmless way to gamble. However, it is important to remember that a lottery is a form of gambling, and like all forms of gambling, it should be done responsibly.

Here are a few tips to help do it:

  • Set a budget: Before you buy a lottery ticket, decide how much money you can afford to lose. Once you've reached your budget, stop playing.
  • Choose wisely: There is no guaranteed way to win the lottery, but there are ways to improve your chances. Do your research and pick a game with good odds.
  • Stay calm: If you do win the lottery, don't let your emotions get the better of you. Take your time and consult with financial experts before making any major decisions.
  • Remember that the lottery is a game of chance, and no matter how badly you want to win, there's always a possibility that you'll end up losing money.

By following these tips, you can help ensure that you stay safe and responsible when playing the lottery.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available. The British Columbia Responsible & Problem Gambling Program offers free counselling and support to people who have gambling problems.

Here are a few things that you can do before calling a support center:

  • Try to talk to the person about your concerns. They may be resistant at first, but it’s important to let them know that you’re there for them.
  • You can also offer to help them find resources to get help, such as gambling addiction counsellors or support groups.
  • If the person is in financial trouble because of gambling, you can also offer to help them get back on their feet.

Just remember that you can’t force someone to get help, so don’t be too upset if they don’t want to change their behavior.


Lottery FAQ

How much does it cost to play the lottery in British Columbia?

The cost of the ticket depends on the game. Generally, tickets cost about CAD 1.00-3.00.

When are the draws?

Draws take place daily, weekly, or monthly, depending on the game. Some of the games take place two times a week.

What is the minimum age to play the lottery in British Columbia?

The minimum age to purchase a ticket is 19. Even though in other Canadian provinces people can play if they are 18 years old, it is prohibited in British Columbia.

How do I claim a prize?

There are several ways to claim a prize: at a lottery retailer, via mail, via digital claim form, and at a regional prize payout location. Depending on the amount of money you win you can use one of these options. Prizes over CAD 25,000 can only be received by meeting personally with an operator.

When do I have to claim my prize?

Players have one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize.

Are lottery winnings taxed in British Columbia?

No, lottery winnings are not taxed in British Columbia. However, if you are not a resident of the province, you may be subject to taxes in your home jurisdiction. To avoid tax issues this should be done in advance.

What should I do if I have a gambling problem?

A gambling problem is a very serious issue. If you feel that you or someone close to you is getting into difficulties as a result of gambling, please reach out for help. Here are some useful links: National Council on Problem Gambling: Gamblers Anonymous: National Problem Gambling Helpline Network: Canadian Centre for Addiction: Remember playing lotteries should be a safe and enjoyable activity!