A ticket for Western 6/49 costs CAD 1 and draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The Western 6/49 offers a CAD 2 million jackpot, although if more than one ticket holder matches all six numbers, the jackpot is shared equally. The second prize is set at CA$ 50,000 and is also distributed equally among all winners.
You can also play the add-on game 'Extra' for the chance to win another big jackpot. Select Extra and you'll be given 7 numbers for an additional CAD 1 which could win you CAD 250,000!
Below are the latest results of Western 6/49:
You may play at a Loto-Québec retailer or from home via the website or using the mobile app.. You can pick your own numbers or choose options randomly generated by Lodo-Québec's computer. One play offers one Regular Selection of six numbers from 1 to 49. To win the jackpot, you should match all six numbers with Western 6/49 winning numbers.
Please, note that one ticket can be used to participate in up to six plays.
Choose the ‘Play Both’ option to play Lotto 6/49 along with Western 6/49 on the same slip.
Players have the chance to win prizes at 7 tiers, the highest being the jackpot and lowest being a free-play. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816. At the same time, the probability of winning any prize is 1 in 6.6.
A guaranteed jackpot of CAD 2 million is paid in full if there is only one winner. When there are two or more winners — it’s shared equally.
The second prize of CAD 50,000 has the same conditions — it is shared equally between all players who matched 5 numbers out of 6 + a bonus number.
The other five prize tiers are fixed and range from a Free Play to CAD 500.
To be able to take part in the lottery, participants must be at least 18 years old and reside in Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan or the Yukon Territory.
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When it comes to playing the Western 6/49 lottery, there are a few things you should keep in mind if you want to do so responsibly. First and foremost, only spend money that you can afford to lose. Second, set a limit on how much money you're willing to spend each week or month on tickets, and stick to it. Finally, don't let yourself get carried away by the excitement of winning – remember that although the prizes are big, the odds of winning are very slim, and most people who play end up losing money in the long run. By keeping these tips in mind, you can enjoy playing the lottery without putting yourself in financial jeopardy.
You can play Western 6/49 by purchasing a ticket from an authorized lottery retailer, or online.
The cost of playing Western 6/49 is CAD 1 per play.