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Lottery Daily Games
Lottery Daily Games

HOW TO PLAY

Daily lotteries are an easy way to add a little extra fun to your day. Whether you like to play a little, or a lot, there’s no telling if your numbers will ever come up.

The Object of the Game

Daily games are draw-based lotteries that happen twice a day. Like weekly draws, the numbers you pick must match some of the numbers drawn.

Each daily game has its own way to play, but how you win remains essentially the same: the more numbers you match to the draw numbers, the more you win.

How to Play in 5 Easy Steps

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    Set a budget. Playing the lottery is gambling and part of keeping it fun is to play responsibly. Treat it like anything else you do for fun and set a budget. Then, stick to it.

  • How to Play in 5 Easy Steps
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    Choose your daily lottery game. Pick from DAILY KENO, PICK-2, PICK-3 or PICK-4. Each one has two daily draws, which means you can play twice a day.

  • How to Play in 5 Easy Steps
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    Pick your numbers. For each board, pick your numbers by marking the appropriate box. If you prefer, you can select Quick Pick and the computer will randomly select your numbers for you.

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    Check your numbers. Don’t miss out on the fun. Checking your numbers is quick and easy: you can do it at the retailer, online at OLG.ca, or using the OLG Lottery App.

  • Signing a lottery ticket
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    Claim your prize. If you’re a winner, be sure to sign your ticket and claim your prize! Prizes expire 12 months from the draw date.

1. Set your budget

It’s fun to imagine all the things you could do following a big lottery win. And while it’s fun to play the lottery, it’s also a form of gambling. Treating it as part of your entertainment budget, like cash you’d spend on a movie or a magazine, ensures you don’t spend more than you can afford.

Figure out how much you want to spend in advance and set it aside. The lottery isn’t an investment that guarantees a return, so just enjoy it.

2. Choose your daily lottery game

There are four daily lottery games from which you can choose, starting at just $1 to play. Try them all or pick the one that best fits the way you want to play.

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4. How to check your lottery numbers

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You can check your ticket any time in the following 3 ways:

  • Use the ticket checker at an OLG retailer. Be sure to sign your ticket first.
  • Download the OLG Lottery App and scan your ticket’s barcode to see if it’s a winner.
  • View the winning numbers by game online at OLG.ca

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Daily Lottery Draws

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Daily lottery draws take place twice a day. There’s a midday draw shortly after 2pm and an evening draw just after 10:30pm. If you buy your ticket before 2pm, it’s valid for the midday draw. If you buy it after 2pm, it’s valid for the evening draw.

A ticket bought after 10:30pm, is valid for the next day’s midday draw.

Tip

Not sure when your ticket numbers will be drawn? Check your ticket. The draw date and time, “MIDDAY” or “EVENING”, will be printed there.

5. Claim your Prize

Prizes vary from winning a large jackpot, up to $2.5 million on a $10 bet, to smaller prizes like a few dollars or winning back the cost of your ticket. All lottery prizes work in the same way where smaller prizes have better odds of being won, and are won more frequently.

  • Lottery players can win from $2 to $2.5 million playing DAILY KENO.
  • Lottery players can win up to $99 playing PICK-2.
  • Jackpot for PICK-3 is based on the total number of tickets sold and is divided among the winners.
  • The total jackpot for PICK-4 depends on the play category selected by the player: Straight Play or Box Play. Players can win up to $5,000.
Tip

While increasing your bet can increase your jackpot, you’re also increasing your cost to play. There are no guarantees of winning, so sticking to your budget is the best way to play.

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