Lotto 649 quebec has a long history of 38 glorious years and is hailed in lottery circles as the one with the most advanced research and development programs. For 38 long years lotto 649 quebec has been at the forefront entertaining Quebecers with its dedication and has offered a meaningful business opportunity to its retail network.
Lotto 649 quebec has the most advanced and sophisticated distribution and security standards in entire North America. The computer network is excellent and performs at the cutting edge of technology. Lotto Quebec was the first lottery corporation to have a wide network of sales terminals. It is also credited with the development of computerized lottery terminals for lottery ticket sales. Lotto Quebec also was the first to launch instant lottery. Quebecers have benefited immensely from lotto quebec due to its contribution to the state exchequer and almost 90% of all Quebecers have played the lotto 649 at least once in their lifetime.
More than 50% of all the collections go to the lottery winners, in fact the figure is close to 54%, almost 25% goes to the Quebec government, and about 3% goes in taxes and special contributions while the remaining is earmarked for retailers, administrative and printing costs.
The lotto 649 is relatively easy to play and is similar to many lotteries that are played in several countries. You need to select the winning combination of six numbers from 1 – 49. Prizes are awarded in six different categories like 6/6, 5/6+, 5/6, 4/6, 3/6, and 2/6+. To be eligible to win in any of the above categories you need to match 2 – 5 numbers along with the bonus number. Two draws are held every week one on Wednesday and the other on Saturday.
The draw procedure is simple and a machine containing balls that are numbered from 1 – 49 draws the winning numbers. At the time of draw seven numbers are drawn the first six represent the winning combination and the seventh number is the bonus number.
Players can select the numbers themselves or use the quick pick option. There is an interesting option which you can avail of and that is the replay option in this you can replay the same numbers once again without having to strike the numbers on the selection slip again. All you need to do is revalidate your ticket.
The size of the jackpot is determined by the total ticket sales and the cost of one ticket is $2. The odds of winning at least one prize is 1:32 and the odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 13,983,816
So, go ahead and buy yourself a ticket of lotto 649 Quebec and if win a major prize you will find yourself in the illustrious company of other winners in the winner’s circle.