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If you find yourself gambling too much, or if it no longer feels like a game, there’s help if you need it.

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BC/49 & Extra

Yet another reason to love living in B.C.

BC/49 is available exclusively in B.C. and gives you two chances every week to win $2 million. BC/49 costs just $1 per selection and draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday. When you're buying a ticket, say "Yes" to the Extra for the chance to win $500,000.

Recent Winners

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Last Year in BC

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Dixon P.

Fort St. James, BC

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Brian Fear PlayNow Winner



Brian F.

North Vancouver, BC

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More Time To Buy Now Extended Mega Menu

More Time to Buy!

You now have more time to buy your favourite LOTTO tickets. The purchase cut-off time has moved to 7:30pm on draw days.

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Playing Responsibly

Is there such a thing as lucky numbers? Nope. Every number has an equal chance of being drawn at any given time. Learn more about the role of chance in gambling.

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