Industry Reports

Lotto MAX, Lotto 6/49 Continue Swelling without Winners

Lottery enthusiasts across Canada are looking forward to winning some of the hefty Main prizes coming with the latest regular draws. However, Lotto MAX and Lotto 6/49 managed to remain untouched over the past couple of weeks, with grand Main prizes surviving every weekly draw. This weekend was once again kind to the CA$70-million Lotto MAX prize, as well as the CA$16-million Lotto 6/49 prize.

Canadians are drawn to draw-based lottery offerings, as they happen twice a week and could possibly change their lives for good. Instant scratch tickets are also popular across the Canadian provinces, but they deliver s different kind of experience to their purchasers. It is the feeling of anticipation that brings people back to the highly popular Lotto MAX and Lotto 6/49.

Riveting Lottery Draws

Last Friday witnessed the latest Lotto MAX draw coming with a Main prize reaching CA$70 million. This is the lottery offering’s cap and despite its survival, it would not swell further. The only thing changing from draw to draw over the past couple of weeks is the additional cash prizes coming with the lottery game. For the Lotto MAX fans, those amounted to 27 MAXMILLIONS prizes.

The additional chances of winning big are what makes this type of lottery product much more enchanting for the players. Four of those CA$1-million prizes were bagged by ticket holders that had purchased their ticket ahead of the April 10 draw. Two of them made the winning purchase in the Prairies region, whereas the remaining two hail from the Ontario region. Lottery corporation overseeing the field recently made some changes.

It is now possible for players to claim their prizes later than usual, as the change affects lottery tickets about to expire within the months ahead of September 17, 2020. There has been an agreement between the five Crown corporations overseeing lottery products and gaming so that all players have equal chances of winning big.

Upcoming Excitement

Lottery tickets expiring between March 17 and September 17 would have an additional six month period added so that players are able to receive their cash payouts when the unprecedented situation is over. A player hailing from Saskatchewan became eligible for a cash payout of CA$801,281.30 following this recent draw. The payout came as a result of matching six of the seven numbers drawn, as well as the bonus number.

April 14 is about to bring the next Lotto MAX draw coming once again with the same CA$70-million Main prize. This time, there would be 29 MAXMILLIONS prizes awaiting their winners. In the meantime, Lotto 6/49 is the other draw-based lottery that keeps on swelling its Main prize. April 11 saw its latest draw bringing a grand prize of CA$14,566,148.60. As it turned out after the regular draw, there was not a single ticket able to match the six numbers.

April 15 is about to bring the next regular draw despite the challenging situation the world is in right now. The Wednesday Lotto 6/49 draw is about to bring the CA$16 million Main prize associated with it, along with a single CA$1-million prize. Expectations are that this lottery offering would once again attract the attention of thousands of individuals.