General information about Daily Grand lottery
This is Canada based lottery game that was launched in October 2016, or 2 years, 8 months and 26 days ago. DailyGrand is currently available to the residents of the whole country, although in Atlantic Canada it was launched only in 2017. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as DailyGrand. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Interprovincial Lottery Corporation. In case you want to know more about Interprovincial Lottery Corporation, here is their official website: http://home.olg.ca/en-ca/home-page. Canada Daily Grand results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Interprovincial Lottery Corporation can be reached via the following contact details:
- Head office: 40 Holly Street, Toronto, Ontario
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: (416) 488-4002
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Canada Daily Grand results
Canada Daily Grand results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Interprovincial Lottery Corporation in Toronto. At the moment, draws are held twice a week. To be more precise, they are held on Monday and Thursday, at 10.30 p.m. (Eastern Time). The numbers are drawn using the random number generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on October 20, 2016, or 2 years, 8 months and 26 days ago.
How it works: picking up Canada Daily Grand numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 49 + 1 / 7. As you can see, players are to choose five main Canada Daily Grand numbers from the range between 1 and 49 Canada Daily Grand numbers. Also, according to Daily Grand lottery rules, one bonus number is to be additionally picked up from the range of 1 and 7. As you might know, the bonus number is called the Grand Number.
Daily Grand lottery winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers nine prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that DailyGrand is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for CAD $1,000 a day for life. Not bad, isn't it?! Apart from this, however, there is an alternative option – CAD $7,000,000 as a lump sum. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 13,348,188. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the main and the bonus Canada Daily Grand numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
Odds / $3 Play
5 + 1
$1,000 a day for life
1 : 13,348,188
$25,000 a year for life
1 : 2,224,698
4 + 1
1 : 60,674
1 : 10,112
3 + 1
1 : 1,411
1 : 235
2 + 1
1 : 101
1 + 1
1 : 20
0 + 1
1 : 12
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 6,8.
Daily Grand lottery prices
The minimum cost of playing is $3. 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 up to CAD $1 million and additionally costs $1. However, it is avilable only in Ontario.
Hot and cold Canada Daily Grand numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 10, 24, 33, 37, and 47. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 22, 31, and 41.
Payouts of Daily Grand lottery prizes
In case you happen to win DailyGrand jackpot, be ready to decide between the lump sum and annual payments. As mentioned above, players may either receive CAD $1,000 a day per life or choose CAD $7 million as a lump sum cash payment. In case there are two or more winners, they will equally split the lump sum payment of CAD $7 million. This applies to the prize of the second category as well, by the way. In particular, players may either choose the annuity of CAD $25,000 a year for life or a single lump sum cash payment of CAD $500,000. If there are two or more winners, the amount of CAD $500,000 is to be equally shared. Unfortunately, DailyGrand winnings are subject to taxation, but only in case the player wins the top prize and chooses the daily payments option. 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 Grand results.