Canada Lotto Max

Canada Lotto Max: Official Guide, Rules, Odds & How to Play

Number of balls to pick: 7 main numbers 1 to 50 Odds to win the jackpot: 1 in 99,884,400 Odds to win the jackpot with 3 lines: 1 in 33,294,800 Canada Lotto Max draws: every Tuesday and Friday at 23:00 ET Ticket cost: C$1.66

Odds to win Canada Lotto Max jackpot

Winning selections Odds (playing single line) * Odds (playing 3 lines) Prize
Match 7 numbers 1 in 99,884,400 1 in 33,294,800 Jackpot Win or share of 87.25% of Pools Fund
Match 6 + bonus number 1 in 14,269,200 1 in 4,756,400 Share of 2.5% of Pools Fund
Match 6 numbers 1 in 339,744 1 in 113,248 Share of 2.5% of Pools Fund
Match 5 + bonus number 1 in 113,247 1 in 37,749 Share of 1.5% of Pools Fund
Match 5 numbers 1 in 5,523 1 in 1,841 Share of 3.5% of Pools Fund
Match 4 + bonus number 1 in 3,315 1 in 1,105 Share of 2.75% of Pools Fund
Match 4 numbers 1 in 248.7 1 in 82.9 C$20.00
Match 3 + bonus number 1 in 248.7 1 in 82.9 C$20.00
Match 3 numbers 1 in 25.5 1 in 8.5 Free Play (worth C$5.00)

* Odds on the official site are calculated by playing 3 lines which is the minimum to buy. However, the real odds are 3 times higher by playing only single line.

Overall odds of winning any prize per C$5 play are 1 in 7.


Canada Lotto Max drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11:30 pm ET. Tickets cost C$1.66 per play. Players may pick seven numbers from one pool of numbers from 1 to 50. You win the jackpot by matching all seven winning numbers in a drawing. The jackpots start at C$10 million and is capped at $70 million. After the jackpot reaches at least C$50 million, additional drawings are held for auxiliary "MaxMillions" prizes of C$1 million each.


May 2019 format/price point change

In May 14, 2019, the game introduced major changes, including adding a Tuesday drawing, a larger jackpot cap, a 50-number field, and two additional prize tiers.

(Source: Wikipedia)


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