General information about Daily Keno
This is Canada based lottery game that was launched in June, 2012, or 7 years, 2 months and 16 days ago. Keno Daily is currently available only in Ontario. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Keno Daily. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). In case you want to know more about Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), here is their official website: http://home.olg.ca/en-ca/home-page. Canada Daily Keno results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) can be reached via the following contact details:
- OLG Support Centre: 1-800-387-0098
- OLG Toronto Prize Centre: 20 Dundas Street, West Toronto, ONM5G 2C2
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Canada Daily Keno results
Canada Daily Keno results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) in Toronto. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on June 05, 2012, or 7 years, 2 months and 16 days ago.
How it works: picking up Canada Daily Keno numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 20 / 70. As you can see, players are to choose 10 main Canada Daily Keno numbers from the range between 1 and 70 Canada Daily Keno numbers. Pay attention that players may specify the amount of numbers they want to try to guess from 20 numbers drawn.
Daily Keno winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers nine prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Keno Daily is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for CAD $250,000 (based on $1 wager). Luckily, the fact that the jackpot is quite modest is compensated by indeed high winning odds! As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 2,147,181. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the 10 Canada Daily Keno numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
How many numbers you play
How many numbers you match
How much you win
2 / 20
1 : 13
3 / 20
1 : 48
4 / 20
1 : 189
5 / 20
1 : 781
6 / 20
1 : 3,383
7 / 20
1 : 15,464
8 / 20
1 : 74,941
9 / 20
1 : 387,197
10 / 20
1 : 2,147,181
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 39. Pay attention that the list of prize categories is not full as it only includes the cases of matching all the numbers the player was trying to guess. If the player, for instance, is trying to match 8 numbers but matches only 7 of them, they anyway receive the prize.
Daily Keno prices
The minimum cost of playing is CAD $1, although players may also choose $2, $5, and $10 wagers. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. A good news is that there is a chance to win an extra prize if to take part in Encore, a bonus game that offers a chance to win $1 million per an additional CAD $1 cost.
Hot and cold Canada Daily Keno numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 34, 08, 15, 20, and 48. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 12, 01, 19, 25, and 33.
Payouts of Daily Keno prizes
Keep in mind that Keno Daily jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. A good news is that it may be claimed at the OLG prize centers, while the whole process does not take much time. As for prizes of other categories, winnings under CAD $1,000 can be claimed at lottery retailers or prize centers and by mail. Amounts above $1,000 can only be claimed at prize centers and by mail. If you've won more than $10,000, you will have to visit one of the prize centers in person. A great thing is that Keno Daily winnings are tax free. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within one year from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Canada Daily Keno results.