Why the West is Best!
- WESTERN MAX is available only in the Prairie Provinces and the Territories.
- Draws held every Friday!
- For just $2, you receive three seven-number selections - you can choose to select one set of numbers and the other two are Quick Picks!
- $2 Million Top Prize and seven additional prizes of $1 Million each!
- Add EXTRA on Friday for a chance to win that game's $250,000 Top Prize or $100,000 second prize!
About the Draws
- WESTERN MAX draws are held every Friday.
- Tickets can be purchased until 9:30 pm CT on the date of the draw.
How to Play Western Max
Select a Game or choose a Quick Pick Package to begin. Quick Pick Package contents cannot be edited, but if you select a Game you can customize your purchase to add other Games.
With WESTERN MAX, you can set up to 5 plays per transaction and for an extra $5 per play, you can use these same numbers for LOTTO MAX. If you like, you can add another game to your purchase by selecting another game. Once you are ready, your options are to choose your own numbers or Quick Pick. With Quick Pick, your numbers are randomly selected for you.
Before you confirm your purchase, you can add EXTRA for $1 per play and the chance to win up to $250,000!
You can also set up a Lottery Subscription by selecting how many draws you would like to purchase. When you set up a Lottery Subscription, we will purchase your tickets for you before each draw and all you have to do is ensure you have sufficient funds in your account. Learn more about Lottery Subscriptions.
Once you have purchased your ticket, it will save in your account and we will email you if you win! Check the My Tickets page at any time to view your tickets. If you win a Free Play on PlayNow, it will automatically be redeemed as a ticket for the upcoming draw.
Prize Table & Odds
To win a prize, numbers matched must appear in the same Selection (line).
|WESTERN MAX Main Draw|
|Match||MAIN DRAW Prize||Odds / $2 Play|
|7 of 7||Win or share $2 Million||1: 28,633,528|
|6 of 7+Bonus||Win or share $100,000||1: 4,090,504|
|6 of 7||$1,000||1: 99,768|
|5 of 7||$100||1: 1,584|
|4 of 7||$10||1: 71.3|
|3 of 7+Bonus||$10||1: 76.7|
|3 of 7||$2||1: 8.1|
Odds of winning any prize are one in 6.6
All odds are approximate.
|WESTERN MAX Additional Draws|
|Exact Match Only||MAIN DRAW Prize||Odds / $2 Play|
|7 of 7||Win or Share $1 Million||1: 28,633,528|
Claiming Prizes $1,001 and over
For any prizes that are $1,001 and over, players are required to contact Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) to initiate the prize award process. This applies to any cash or cash equivalent prizes, including annuities and merchandise.
If you have a win $1,001 and over, you will be able to see the win in My Tickets and you will receive a courtesy email with instructions on how to claim your prize. You will not see the win in your Transaction History until the prize award process is complete.
Another chance to win big prizes!
- Top Prize of $250,000 and second prize of $100,000!
- You receive one EXTRA number 'ENTERED' for $1.
- Play it with LOTTO MAX and WESTERN MAX every Friday, and with LOTTO 6/49 and WESTERN 649 every Wednesday and Saturday!
About the Draws
- EXTRA is played with a host game: LOTTO 6/49, LOTTO MAX, WESTERN 649; WESTERN MAX.
- Tickets can be purchased until 9:30 pm CT on the day of the host game draw.
How to Play
After you select a game and choose Quick Pick or Choose Numbers, then select your EXTRA. Select the drop-down next to the EXTRA logo and choose the number of EXTRA you wish to purchase. When you choose EXTRA, a seven-digit number is randomly generated and appears on your ticket.
Each EXTRA number costs $1 per draw. You can purchase one EXTRA number for every $3 LOTTO 6/49 purchase, $5 LOTTO MAX purchase, $1 WESTERN 649 purchase, or $2 WESTERN MAX purchase.
How to Win
Match the number drawn in exact order from the right-hand side to win.
|all 7 digits||$250,000||1: 6,000,000|
|Last 6 digits||$100,000||1: 1,200,000|
|Last 5 digits||$1,000||1: 111,111|
|Last 4 digits||$100||1: 11,111|
|Last 3 digits||$50||1: 1,111|
|Last 2 digits||$10||1: 111|
|Last digit||$2||1: 11|
Odds of winning any prize are approximately one in 10.
All odds are approximate.
Quick Pick Packages
Some Quick Pick Packages already include EXTRA. EXTRAs included in packages are fixed and cannot be edited or removed.
Quick Pick Packages that include EXTRA
$5 6/49 Pack – package includes 1 LOTTO 6/49, 1 EXTRA and 1 WESTERN 649
$6 LOTTO MAX – package includes 1 LOTTO MAX and 1 EXTRA
$7 LOTTO 6/49 – package includes 2 LOTTO 6/49 and 1 EXTRA
$8 MAX Pack – package includes 1 LOTTO MAX, 1 EXTRA and 1 WESTERN MAX
$12 LOTTO MAX – package includes 2 LOTTO MAX and 2 EXTRA
$15 MAX Pack – package includes 2 LOTTO MAX, 1 EXTRA and 2 WESTERN MAX
$25 MAX Pack – package includes 4 LOTTO MAX, 1 EXTRA and 2 WESTERN MAX
Players can also choose to add EXTRA as part of a lottery subscription. If you select EXTRA as part of a lottery subscription, EXTRA numbers will be different and randomly generated for each draw.
Learn more about lottery subscriptions.