It's fun to dream about what you would do with the money if you won. But have you ever played a game where the odds were in your favour? Well TAG is exactly that. In TAG, everyone has an equal chance of winning, and the payoff is always worth it!
TAG is an add-on game that can only be played in Atlantic Canada. So when you play one of the main lottery draws , such as Lotto 6/49 , you can also select to play TAG. The goal of the game is to correctly guess which six-digit number will be drawn.
The cost for each play is CAD 1.00, and you can opt to TAG up to 10 times on any of the main participating Lotto tickets.
Draws are held nightly at 23:30. Atlantic Standard Time.
Playing TAG is easy! However, it can not be played independently of the Lotto games which offer TAG. You can play both online and in the store.
If you don't want to play online and prefer a more traditional way, here's what you need to do:
The odds of winning the main prize in the TAG lottery are one in 600,000. Compared with other lotteries, there are pretty high chances to win. Moreover, the overall odds of winning any prize is 1 in 10.
The largest price is CAD 100,000. You receive it if all six digits exactly match the TAG number drawn. There are also smaller prizes. Here is the table showing possible winnings.
|All 6 digits||CAD 100,000||1 : 600,000|
|Last 5 digits||CAD 1,000||1 : 120,000|
|Last 4 digits||CAD 100||1 : 11,111|
|Last 3 digits||CAD 20||1 : 1,111|
|Last 2 digits||CAD 10||1 : 111|
|Last digit||CAD 2||1 : 11|
*in 345,871, 1 is the last digit, and 3 is the first one
TAG is open to anyone who is aged 19 or older. However, you must be a resident of Atlantic Canada in order to purchase a ticket.
The history of TAG lottery dates back to the early 1990s. The first-ever game was played in 1992, and it was an instant hit! Since then, the TAG lottery has become a popular add-on game in Atlantic Canada.
Here are some helpful tips on how to play TAG lottery responsibly:
For most people, playing the lottery is just a harmless form of entertainment. However, there are some who develop problems with gambling, and the lottery can be a dangerous trigger for those people.
If you find that you're spending more money on lottery tickets than you can afford, or if you're lying to loved ones about your habit, it's time to seek help. There are many resources available to help people with gambling problems, and it's important to reach out for help if you're struggling. With some support, you can get your finances back on track and learn to enjoy the lottery in a healthy way.
If you match all six numbers, you will receive a cheque for the full amount of your winnings. You can claim your prize by mail or in person at the Atlantic Lottery Corporation office.
You have one year from the date of the draw to claim your prize.
If you lose your ticket, you will not be able to claim your prize, so be sure to keep your ticket in a safe place!
Yes, you can purchase tickets online through the Atlantic Lottery Corporation website.