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THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO PLAY. ADD ENCORE FOR JUST AN EXTRA BUCK.

HOW TO PURCHASE LOTTERY ONLINE:

Buying your lottery tickets online is easy!

Get in to win...in three simple steps:

Register or Login! If you don't already have an OLG account check out these simple steps to get started.

Explore our Lottery Games to choose your favourite game to play.

Select 'Buy Tickets' to pick your numbers. Want us to automatically generate random numbers for you? Choose Auto Pick!

Once you've chosen your total number of plays, and confirmed your number of selections, review your ticket details and complete your purchase!

Dont forget to add a Multi-Draw or Never Miss a Draw lottery Subscription!

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Close-up of LOTTO 649/ONTARIO 49 Quick Pick Selection Slip number filled in

Quick Pick is the easiest way to play. Simply ask your lottery retailer for a Quick Pick OR check the Quick Pick box on a LOTTO 6/49-ONTARIO 49 Selection Slip. The lottery terminal will randomly select your numbers.

Close-up of LOTTO 649/ONTARIO 49 Quick Pick Selection Slip Advance Play numbers filled in

If you want to play for more than one draw in advance, mark the number of draws in the Advance Play box. You can play up to 26 weeks in a row. With 2 draws per week, that's up to 52 draws in advance.

Close-up of LOTTO 649/ONTARIO 49 Quick Pick Selection Slip number filled in

On a LOTTO 6/49-ONTARIO 49 Selection Slip, mark ONTARIO 49 in the game box. Choose six numbers from 1 to 49 on up to 10 boards (each board costs $1). Or, check BOTH to play the same numbers for LOTTO 6/49 and ONTARIO 49.

If you want to play for more than one draw in advance, mark the number of draws in the Advance Play box. You can play up to 26 weeks in a row. With 2 draws per week, that's up to 52 draws in advance.

Give your completed Selection Slip to the lottery retailer and your ticket will be printed.

Close-up of LOTTO 649/ONTARIO 49 Advance Play numbers selected

To play ENCORE, mark the number of ENCORE plays you would like to add in the ENCORE play section box. Each ENCORE play added costs $1 and you can select up to 10 plays per draw.

LEARN ABOUT ENCORE 

 

 

 

 

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ENCORE celebrates the most winners. For only $1, ENCORE is a bonus game that offers a chance to win $1 million. And with 22 ways to win and prizes starting at $2, there are a million reasons to say 'yes' to ENCORE.

Just ask your lottery retailer to include ENCORE on Quick Picks with your host game. Or mark how many ENCORE you want to play (1-10) on your Selection Slip.

An example of an Ontario 49 ticket with Encore entered

Cash prizes for matching left to right, right to left, or a combination of both. Overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 9.17.

Available only in Ontario.

LEARN ABOUT ENCORE 

 

 

 

 

PLAYING WITH COMBINATIONS

Learn to play five-, seven-, eight-, and nine-number Combination Plays

You win on a Combination Play ticket the same way as on a regular ticket. However, because you have multiple selections, you can win multiple prizes!

You can play five-, seven-, eight-, and nine-number Combination Plays.

LEARN ALL ABOUT COMBINATION PLAY

Still have questions?

Unclaimed prizes from Ontario-only Lotto, Sports and INSTANT Games are directed to profits paid to the provincial government to benefit the people of Ontario.

Download the official ONTARIO 49 Game Conditions. Download the official Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Rules Respecting Lottery Games and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Rules Respecting iGaming Lottery Games. While efforts are made to ensure that the rules and game conditions are accurate and up to date, they cannot always reflect changes. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) reserves the right to change these game conditions and Rules Respecting Lottery Games with or without notice and at such times and in such manner as OLG deems appropriate.

DISCLAIMER
While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on our website, no warranty of accuracy or completeness is expressed or implied. Visit a retailer to obtain a list of official winning numbers or to use an in-store ticket checker.

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