About Canadian Lottario
The Canadian Lottario, or the Ontario Lottario, one of the country’s most popular lottery games, has two drawings for every ticket purchased, a Main Draw and Early Bird Draw.
Each play costs just $1, and requires players to choose two sets of six numbers between 1 and 45. The Lottario Jackpot main draw starts at $250,000, while the early bird draw begins at $50,000.
Unfortunately, the Canadian Lottario is only available to Ontario, Canada residents, but through online lottery ticket services such as Lottoland and Thelotter, you can participate from any location in the world.
How to Play
Mentioned above, mark six numbers between 1 and 45 on up to 10 boards. Each board costs $1. You’re able to play up to 26 draws in a row. Most Lottario winners use the Encore future. As stated earlier, tickets can be purchased online – I want to play Lottario Online!
The Encore bonus game gives you a chance to win $1 million and increases your chances of winning a cash prize. The Encore bonus costs $1, with the ability to play up to 10 Encore bonuses per ticket, or 1 per board.
The Canadian Lottario combination plays give you multiple sets of numbers, allowing you to win multiple prizes. Here’s what it costs to use a combination play:
- 5 number combination – $40
- 7 number combination – $7
- 8 number combination – $28
- 9 number combination – $84
Odds and Payouts
Here is the odds and payout structure for the Canadian Lottario:
- First prize odds ($250,000) are 1 in 4,072,530
- Second tier $10,000 prize odds are 1 in 678,755
- $500 prize odds are 1 in 17,862
- $30 prize odds are 1 in 7,145
- $10 prize odds are 1 in 386
Past Prize Winners
Here’s a quick rundown on the most recent Canadian Lottario winners:
June 24, 2017: 0 players won the $481,000 main jackpot with the numbers 5, 23, 26, 29, 39, 43, and a bonus number 28. 4 Players did win the second prize of $10,000 by matching 5 numbers along with the bonus number.
May 6, 2017: 1 lucky player won the main jackpot worth $3.28 million by correctly matching the numbers 7, 8, 11, 15, 22, 24, and bonus of 10. 11 players won the second place prize of $10,000.