Canada - Quebec49
Quebec 49 is the lottery game everyone in Eastern Canada is talking about. It is the only lotto offering in Canada that enables a player to win up to $2 Million by purchasing a one dollar ticket. The lottery draws twice per week on Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 9:30 p.m. local time. While there is no rollover option for a chance to win a higher amount all winnings can be collected in a tax-free lump sum payment!
Lottery Odds And Statistics
Quebec 49 runs on a popular matrix of 6/49. This means players must select six numbers from a pool of balls numbered 1 to 49. There are six ways to win this game. The odds of taking home the grand prize by correctly matching all of the numbers are 1 in 13.98 million. The odds of winning a second level prize are 1 in 2.27 million and the odds of winning any prize are just 1 in 32.3!
Lottery Security And Results
All lottery games in the province of Quebec are operated by Loto-Quebec. LQ is owned by the government and has been in operation since 1970. It is one of several localized branches of the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation, the lottery auditing organization responsible for all of Canada’s fair gaming practices. Quebec 49 does not implement a rollover policy so the maximum winning amount is always $2 Million. The highest payout in Canadian Lottery history was $50 Million from the popular Lotto Max game.
The first Quebec lotto took place on March 14, 1970. It had an initial jackpot of $125,000 which at the time was considered extremely substantial. Quebec 49 was first introduced on October 1, 1997. Proceeds from the Quebec 49 lotto go toward many charitable and social causes. Gambling addiction recovery programs, sports competitions and education are just a few of the many ways the lottery in Quebec gives back to its community.
For only a dollar you can try your luck with Quebec 49. The maximum prize is an amazing $2 Million and prizes are always paid out in a tax-free lump sum. There’s a quick pick option to make playing even easier so pick up your Quebec 49 tickets today!