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Guaranteed Winner Every Draw



More fun for less money.

BC 50/50 is easy and fun to play. If you’ve ever played 50/50 at a sporting event, you know how this game works.

When is the draw?

Daily draws take place at 1pm, 3pm, 6pm and 9pm.

What are the prizes and odds?

The BC 50/50 jackpot and odds of winning are different with every draw, so the prize amount depends on how many people are playing and the size of the prize pool. The more picks you buy for a draw, the more chances you have to win!

How to Play

BC 50/50 tickets can be purchased at a retail location near you.

Choose up to 15 picks of BC 50/50 and play up to 10 consecutive draws. You can buy:

  • 1 pick for $1
  • 2 picks for $2
  • 3 picks for $3
  • 4 picks for $4
  • 6 picks for $5 (save $1)
  • 15 picks for $10 (save $5)

How to win

We only draw from tickets sold, so there’s always a winner. If you exactly match your pick to the BC 50/50 winning number, you win. The more picks you buy for a draw, the more chances you have to win!

Playing Responsibly

Know how the game works and what the odds are before playing.

The more you know about the games, the better equipped you are to make informed decisions when you play.

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