More Time to Play LOTTO 6/49, LOTTO Max, Western 649 and Western Max

Starting July 12, 2015, lottery players will have more time to purchase tickets for LOTTO 6/49, LOTTO MAX, WESTERN 649 and WESTERN MAX thanks to a ticket purchase cut-off extension from 8pm (CT) to 9:30pm (CT).

Questions? We have answers:


WHEN WILL THE TICKET PURCHASE CUT-OFF BE EXTENDED?

Starting Sunday, July 12, 2015 LOTTO 6/49, LOTTO MAX, WESTERN 649 and WESTERN MAX ticket purchase cut-off will be extended by an hour and a half on draw days.

The first game to be impacted by this is LOTTO 6/49, WESTERN 649 Wednesday July 15, 2015. LOTTO MAX and WESTERN MAX draws will be impacted as of Friday July 17, 2015.


HOW WILL THIS CHANGE THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNING NUMBERS?

Because the ticket purchase cut-off has been extended an hour and a half across the country, the announcement of the winning numbers will also be pushed later. This will affect when the winning numbers will be posted on PlayNow.com.


ARE TICKET PURCHASE CUT-OFF TIME CHANGES EXCLUSIVE TO Manitoba?

No, the ticket purchase cut-offs have been extended by an hour and a half across the country.