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ABOUT LOTTO MAX

This exciting nationwide lottery game has jackpots starting at $10 million. When the jackpot reaches $50 million, LOTTO MAX offers additional $1 million prizes called MAXMILLIONS, giving you more chances to win.

Each LOTTO MAX play costs $5 which gives you three sets of seven numbers from 1 — 49. You can choose your first set of 7 numbers or ask for a Quick Pick to have all 3 sets randomly chosen for you. Each set of seven numbers (a “selection”) is good for the LOTTO MAX Jackpot and any MAXMILLIONS for that draw. You can play up to 5 plays (15 selections) per ticket.

Don't forget to say “Yes” to the Extra for a chance to win $500,000.

LOTTO MAX & Extra are available wherever lottery products are sold, at lottery retailers, bars and pubs, and online at PlayNow.com. Draws are held every Friday. Get your tickets before 6 p.m. for your chance to win.


How to Play LOTTO MAX

When playing LOTTO MAX, you can choose your first set of seven numbers or ask for a Quick Pick to have all three sets randomly chosen for you.

You can play up to five plays (15 selections) per LOTTO MAX ticket.

If you'd like to purchase tickets for more than one draw, play Advance Buy. Choose how many consecutive draws you want to play, up to a maximum of 26.

Say “Yes” to the LOTTO MAX Extra for a chance to win $500,000. Each selection costs $1 and you can play up to 10 selections of Extra per ticket.

For an even easier way to play, ask for one of our LOTTO MAX Packages. Advance Buy is available on all LOTTO MAX packages, up to a maximum of 10 consecutive draws.

LOTTO MAX & Extra are drawn every Friday. Check your tickets after the draw to see if you're a winner.

The LOTTO MAX jackpot prize and any MAXMILLIONS are carried over to the next draw if not won.


About MAXMILLIONS

MAXMILLIONS are offered when the LOTTO MAX jackpot reaches $50 million.

When the LOTTO MAX jackpot is at $50 million, every million over the $50 million jackpot is drawn as an individual prize. This gives people more chances to become a millionaire. For example, if there are 10 MAXMILLIONS available to be won and you have a ticket, your ticket gives you the chance to win the LOTTO MAX $50 million jackpot, plus 10 chances to win $1 million.

To win or share a MAXMILLIONS prize, you need to match all seven of your LOTTO MAX numbers to a set of seven MAXMILLIONS numbers drawn.


Draw Info

LOTTO MAX

  • Every Friday, seven numbers are drawn from 1 — 49, plus a Bonus number, used for two prize categories.
  • To win or share the LOTTO MAX jackpot, you need to match all seven of your LOTTO MAX numbers to the seven numbers drawn.
  • Learn about the prizes you could win with LOTTO MAX »


MAXMILLIONS

  • When the game is in MAXMILLIONS mode, an additional seven numbers are drawn from 1 — 49 for each MAXMILLION available. MAXMILLIONS are drawn following the main LOTTO MAX draw.
  • To win or share a MAXMILLIONS prize, you need to match all seven of your LOTTO MAX numbers to a set of seven MAXMILLION numbers drawn.
  • Learn about the odds of winning a MAXMILLIONS prize » 

Extra

  • Every Friday, four numbers are drawn from 1 — 99.
  • If you have said “Yes” to the Extra, the word “Yes” appears beside the Extra numbers on your ticket and your numbers qualify for the draw.
  • If you have said “No” to the Extra, the word “NO” appears beside the Extra numbers on your ticket and your numbers do not qualify for the draw.
  • To win the Extra $500,000 top prize, your numbers need to qualify for the draw and you need to match all 4 of your Extra numbers to the numbers drawn.
  • Check out the other prizes you could win with Extra.

Package Play

Check out our new line-up of LOTTO MAX packages to make playing even easier.

Packages are a great way to buy multiple LOTTO MAX plays or to play different combinations of LOTTO MAX, Lotto 6/49, BC/49 and the Extra in one quick, easy transaction. We now have weekly packages to make your play even more convenient and some packages will be available for purchase online.

$12 LOTTO MAX Pack
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A Quick Pick ticket consisting of two plays (6 selections) of LOTTO MAX, plus 2 Extra.

Advance Buy is available, up to a maximum of 26 consecutive draws.

Additional Extras are available at a cost of $1 per selection, up to a maximum of 10 per ticket.

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$20 LOTTO MAX Pack
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A Quick Pick ticket consisting of 4 plays (12 selections) of LOTTO MAX.

Advance Buy is available, up to a maximum of 26 consecutive draws.

You can add the Extra at a cost of $1 per selection, up to a maximum of 10 per ticket.

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$40 LOTTO MAX Pack
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A Quick Pick ticket consisting of 8 plays (24 selections) of LOTTO MAX, plus 2 FREE LOTTO MAX Extra.

Advance Buy is available, up to a maximum of 26 consecutive draws.

Additional Extras are available at a cost of $1 per selection, up to a maximum of 10 per ticket.

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$10 Big Jackpot Pack
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The $10 Big Jackpot Pack is a Quick Pick ticket consisting of one Lotto 6/49 play, plus one selection of Lotto Extra; and one play (three selections) of LOTTO MAX, plus one selection of LOTTO MAX Extra.

Advance Buy is available, up to a maximum of 26 consecutive draws of Lotto 6/49 and LOTTO MAX. Additional Extras are not available on the $10 Big Jackpot Pack.

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$14 Weekly Big Jackpot Pack
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The $14 Big Jackpot Pack is a Quick Pick ticket consisting of one Lotto 6/49 play plus one selection of Lotto 6/49 Extra (each valid for two consecutive draws); and one play (three selections) of LOTTO MAX, plus one selection of LOTTO MAX Extra.

The $14 Big Jackpot Pack is printed on two separate tickets. The first ticket has $6 worth of Lotto 6/49 and $2 worth of Lotto 6/49 Extra; the second ticket has $5 worth of LOTTO MAX and $1 worth of LOTTO MAX Extra.

 


Combo Play

Combo Play is the easy way to play multiple selections for LOTTO MAX. You can choose either an 8 or 9 number Combo. The cost of Combo 8 is $40. Combo 9 costs $180.

With Combo Play, you can choose your own numbers or ask for a Quick Pick to have random numbers chosen for you. Be sure to say “Yes” to the Extra for a chance to win $500,000. You can play up to 10 Extra on your Combo Play ticket.

Here are some examples to help you play LOTTO MAX Combo Play:

Combo 8 or 9

When you choose a Combo 8 or 9, the selected numbers are mixed together into every possible selection of seven numbers.

Here's an example of the 24 selections created when you have the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 as the first selection, the numbers 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 as the second selection, and the numbers 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 as the third selection on a Combo 8.

First selection Second Selection Third Selection
1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7   9. 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 17. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10. 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 18. 21 22 23 24 25 26 28
3. 1 2 3 4 5 7 8 11. 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19. 21 22 23 24 25 27 28
4. 1 2 3 4 6 7 8 12. 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 20. 21 22 23 24 26 27 28
5. 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 13. 11 12 13 15 16 17 18 21. 21 22 23 25 26 27 28
6. 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 14. 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 22. 21 22 24 25 26 27 28
7. 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 15. 11 13 14 15 16 17 18 23. 21 23 24 25 26 27 28
8. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 16. 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 24. 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Combo 9 is created in the same way, except you pick nine numbers.

Although Combo Play tickets only show the numbers you selected, all possible seven number selections are stored in the computer system's memory.

Combo Play Prizes

Learn about all the prizes you could win with LOTTO MAX Combo Play »


Group Play

Whether you play with family, friends or co-workers, playing as a group lets you pool your money together for more chances to win!

The way you choose to manage your lottery purchases and potential winnings is up to the group members involved. Visit our Group Play page for some tips to keep in mind when playing as a group and some steps that may help avoid any misunderstandings.

Download a group release form

DISCLAIMER: In the event of a discrepancy between these how to play instructions and the Game Conditions, the Game Conditions shall prevail.

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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