On this page, you will find Lightning Lotto winning numbers and other most recent information.
Lighting Lotto is a game of chance that has become increasingly popular in recent years. The game is simple: players purchase tickets on which 3 sets of five numbers have been printed. Below that the 5 winning numbers are also displayed and if those numbers match the numbers a player was allocated, the player wins a prize.
The ticket costs CAD 2 per play. Jackpot starts at CAD 125,000 and grows with every ticket sold until it’s won!
To play Lightning Lotto, you need to:
To win the jackpot, you'll need to match all five of your numbers with the winning numbers drawn. However, there are other prizes to be won for matching 2, 3, 4 numbers or 4 numbers plus the bonus.
If lucky enough to win a prize you'll need to claim it, which can be done either by mail or in person. For prizes under CAD 1,000, players can simply collect their cash at any authorized retailer. Larger amounts should be claimed by mail but for prizes greater than CAD 50,000 you should contact the Online Support centre for guidance.
The odds of winning the Lightning Lotto jackpot are 1 in 635,628 while for the second prize they are 1 in 127,125.6 and for third prize it's 1 in 2,956. The chance of winning any prize is 1 in 4.8.
The jackpot starts at CAD 125,000 and continues to accumulate until it is won. If it's not won that day, the money in the pot is carried over to the following day.
You can also win prizes of smaller sizes such as $5,000, $250, $7, and $2.
To play Lighting Lotto in Ontario you must be 18 years old or older. You don't need to be a Canadian citizen but you are required to be a resident.
Lighting Lotto was first introduced in August 2017. The game was created by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) to provide players with more ways to win.
As anyone who's played Lighting Lotto knows, it's a game of chance that can be extremely addictive. The chance to win big money can be very seductive, but it's important to remember that the odds of winning are always stacked against you. That's why it's so important to play responsibly.
We've prepared some tips that will help you to do so:
By following these simple tips, you can ensure that you stay safe and responsible while playing Lightning Lotto.
If you think that you or someone close to you have a gambling problem, please contact the Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline or visit their website for more information and resources.
There are a few signs that may help you understand if someone has a gambling problem.
If you think someone you know has a gambling problem, the best thing to do is talk to them about it. Help and support are available if they're willing to seek it out.
Prizes must be claimed within one year of the drawing date. After that, tickets will expire and cannot be claimed.
Yes, you can buy tickets both online and at a lottery retailer.
No, lottery winnings in Canada are not taxable. However, you may be required to pay taxes on your winnings if you live in another country. Consult with a tax professional for more information.
They can be found on the official website.