What Is The Lotto 6/49 Bonus?
The Lotto 6/49 bonus is a special promotion for customers available only during the month of October. For the 9 draws in October, Lotto 6/49 will offer an additional draw for a special annuity prize of $100,000 a year for life. Six additional winning numbers will be drawn for the bonus prize for each draw. Players must match all six bonus prize numbers to win. Winners of the bonus draw will have the choice of the $100,000 annuity prize or a one-time lump sum cash payment of $1.5 million.
Why Are You Offering A Lotto 6/49 Bonus?
As we’re always looking for ways to improve our games and enhance the player experience, we’re introducing this Lotto 6/49 bonus to customers for a limited time only. Players will not only have the chance to win the jackpot prize, but also $100,000 a year for life!
Why Is There An Annuity Prize?
Lotto 6/49 has offered many types of bonuses in the past, including: guaranteed jackpots, merchandise and cash. Offering an annuity is a different and exciting prize for Lotto 6/49. Annuity prizes are currently offered on OLG’s CASH FOR LIFE INSTANT game.
When Does The Lotto 6/49 Bonus Take Place?
The Lotto 6/49 bonus will take place during the month of October. For the 9 Lotto 6/49 draws during October, six additional winning numbers will be drawn for the bonus prize of $100,000 a year for life.
What Are The Odds Of Winning The Bonus Prize?
The odds of winning the bonus prize of $100,000 a year for life are 1 in 13,983,816, which are the same odds of winning as the jackpot prize in Lotto 6/49.
Do You Have To Take The Annuity Or Is There A Lump-Sum Option?
If there is one winning ticket and there is only one winner of that ticket, the winner has the option of choosing the annuity of $100,000 a year for life, or the one-time lump sum payment of $1.5 million. If there is more than one winning ticket, the annuity will not be available and the lump-sum cash payment will be equally shared among all winning tickets. If the bonus prize is won by a group, the group must take the lump sum payment of $1.5 million.
Are There Subsidiary Prizes Available On The Bonus?
To win the bonus prize, players must match all six bonus prize numbers. There are no secondary/subsidiary prizes available.
Is Every Lotto 6/49 Ticket Eligible For The Bonus?
All Lotto 6/49 selections purchased for the 9 draws in October, including through Lotto Advance, will be eligible for both the jackpot and the annuity prize bonus draw.
I Play In A Group, Are We Still Eligible To Win The Bonus Prize?
Groups are eligible to win the Lotto 6/49 bonus prize; however, if the group wins it must take the $1.5 million lump-sum payment.