General information about Atlantic49
This is Canada based lottery game that was launched in November, 2002, or 16 years, 5 months and 9 days ago. Lotto 6/49 Atlantic is currently available only in Atlantic Canada. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Lotto 6/49 Atlantic. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Atlantic Lottery Corporation. In case you want to know more about Atlantic Lottery Corporation, here is their official website: https://www.alc.ca/content/alc/en.html. Canada Atlantic 49 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Atlantic Lottery Corporation can be reached via the following contact details:
- Head office: 922 Main Street, Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 8W6
- Email: [email protected]
- Telephone: 1-877-252-3287
Keep in mind that players must be 19 or over to play.
Check Canada Atlantic 49 results
Canada Atlantic 49 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Atlantic Lottery Corporation in Moncton. At the moment, draws are held twice a week. To be more precise, they are held on Wednesday and Saturday, at 11.29 p.m. Atlantic Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on November 13, 2002, or 16 years, 5 months and 9 days ago.
How it works: picking up Canada Atlantic 49 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 6 + 1 / 49. As you can see, players are to choose six main Canada Atlantic 49 numbers from the range between 1 and 49 Canada Atlantic 49 numbers. Also, according to Atlantic49 rules, one number is to be additionally picked up from the remaining 43 balls.
Atlantic49 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers six prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that Lotto 6/49 Atlantic is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for CAD $1 million. 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 13,983,816. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the six main Canada Atlantic 49 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 13,983,816
5 + 1
1 : 2,330,636
1 : 55,491
1 : 1,032
1 : 57
2 + 1
1 : 81
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 32.
The minimum cost of playing is CAD $1. 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 any of four types of Combo games. Combo 1, for instance, is a combination of Lotto 6/49, Atlantic 49 and Tag and costs CAD $5. Understandably, this is a chance to increase both winning odds and prizes.
Hot and cold Canada Atlantic 49 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 20, 23, 25, 29, 39, and 7. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 4, 6, 14, 26, 27, 34, and 45.
Payouts of Atlantic49 prizes
Keep in mind that Lotto 6/49 Atlantic jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. In case there are two or more winners, the prize is to be equally shared. As for prizes of other categories, prizes under $250 can be redeemed at lottery retail locations. Amounts of up to $9,999, in turn, are payable at any branch of the Bank of Nova Scotia or in person at the Head Office. Winners of amounts above $10,000 are to contact Atlantic Lottery and make further arrangements. A great thing is that Lotto 6/49 Atlantic 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 Atlantic 49 results.