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INSTANT PLINKO®
INSTANT PLINKO®

WHAT ARE THE ODDS FOR INSTANT PLINKO?

The overall odds of winning any prize in INSTANT PLINKO are 1 in 3.97. This means that for all the tickets randomly distributed across Ontario, approximately one fourth will be winners. This does not mean that if you buy four tickets, the fourth will necessarily win.

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HOW ODDS WORK

The odds are simply based on two factors:

• The number of tickets printed for a game
• The number of prizes available for a game

For example: If there are 8,608,600 INSTANT PLINKO tickets printed and 2,163,894 prizes available, the overall odds of winning would be 1 in 3.97.

HOW THE ODDS CHANGE

Three rows of tickets are shown, with some areas marked “SOLD” to represent tickets that have already been sold.

As tickets are sold, the odds of some prizes change as purchased tickets are removed from the pool of available tickets.

Once a game is launched, it’s nearly impossible to track the odds due to the continually changing number of purchased tickets.

To help players make informed decisions about ticket purchases, OLG publishes the number of claimed and unclaimed prizes for most prize categories for each INSTANT game in market.

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ARE THE ODDS BETTER AT CERTAIN STORES?

A convenience store is shown to be equal as the gas station, representing that any store has a chance of selling a winning ticket.

It doesn’t matter where you buy INSTANT tickets – the chances are the same. Why? Because tickets are randomly distributed across participating Ontario retailers, and there is no order or pattern to the way tickets are sorted.

Every store could sell a winning ticket at any given time because of the random distribution of tickets.

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