Canada’s Lotto Max to increase jackpot, add drawing in May
Canadians will quickly have a possibility to win a larger lottery jackpot — and two times as steadily.
Come May 2019, the Lotto Max jackpot cap is expanding to $70 million, up from the present $60 million.
Also, starting May 11, 2019, Canadians can be in a position to play Lotto Max each Tuesday, in addition to the present Friday draw.
The Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) stated the second one draw each week way lottery gamers will see jackpots develop extra temporarily than ever earlier than.
The WCLC additionally stated $1 million Maxmillions prizes will kick in when the principle jackpot reaches and exceeds $50 million.
There can also be two new prize classes: fit five/7+bonus, and fit four/7+bonus.
The lottery stated the chances of profitable the principle jackpot can be 1 in 33.three million according to $five price ticket.
When Lotto Max used to be presented in 2009, it presented a couple of $50 million jackpots a 12 months. The jackpot cap larger to $60 million in 2015.
Since its release in 2009, Lotto Max has paid greater than $10 billion in prizes.
According to the Atlantic Lottery Corp. (ALC), Lotto Max is by means of a long way the most well liked draw recreation for the provincial lottery, the place it has persisted to develop in reputation since its release.