To play the Bucko game it costs $1 and you can play up to 5 games on one ticket. For additional chances to win you can pay $1 to TAG your ticket. You can TAG up to 10 times per ticket.
The lottery computer will randomly select three (3) sets of five (5) numbers between 1 and 41. There are 4 ways to win on Bucko:
The odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 749,398.
The prize in Bucko is 20,000 Canadian dollars. There are no rollovers or downs and all prizes remain static for this game! Players have one year to claim any prize they may have won. After that, the money goes back into the prize pool or to a good cause decided by the government. All tickets are bearer instruments, meaning whoever presents the winning ticket can collect the prize.
The Atlantic Lottery is required to withhold taxes from any prizes over $5,000 according to the Federal Income Tax Act and the Canada Revenue Agency.
To get started with Bucko, you need to be at least 19 years old and have an email address. You can purchase tickets online from the official Atlantic Lottery website or through the app ( iOS or Android ). Alternatively, you can buy a ticket from a retailer in store, although if you’re not located within Canada’s borders then unfortunately this game won’t be available for you!
The game started in 1989 as a regional game only available in Atlantic Canada. It was originally called Buck-O and the top prize was $10,000. In 2001, the game was renamed Bucko and the top prize increased to $20,000. The game has remained largely unchanged since then, with the exception of a few changes in format and prizes.
We want players to have fun when playing Bucko, but we also want them to play responsibly. Here are some tips on how to stay in control and make sure your gaming experience is a positive one:
Bucko is meant to be a fun and entertaining experience for all players. We hope that by following these tips, you’ll be able to play responsibly and enjoy the game!
The odds of winning the Bucko lottery are 1 in 4.5.
The largest prize that can be won in the Bucko lottery is $20,000.