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How to play the Atlantic 49

Playing the Atlantic 49 and picking possible winning numbers are easy and straight-forward. Simply buy a ticket from a Local Retailer to stand a chance to win big cash prizes

Can you play online? Yes!

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What is the Atlantic 49?

Atlantic 49 is only available in Atlantic Canada giving players more opportunities to win. The Game can be played on its own or added to a LOTTO 6/49 ticket. With a $1 million top prize and a guaranteed prize of $25,649 every draw.

Draws: Every Wednesday and Saturday night at 11:29:59 p.m. (AT)

How to play Atlantic 49

How to Play Online on the official website:

Under the Play Online menu, click LOTTO 6/49 if playing the Atlantic 49 as part of the LOTTO 6/49 purchase. Choose Atlantic 49 from the drop down if playing the Atlantic 49 on its own.

When adding Atlantic 49 to a LOTTO 6/49 purchase numbers will be randomly generated on the players behalf. When playing the Atlantic 49 on its own, players will have the option of choosing 6 numbers or an Insta Pick for randomly chosen numbers.

For each Atlantic 49 selection purchased, players will also receive one computer generated 9-digit number preceded by an "A" to be entered in the Atlantic 49 Guaranteed Prize Draw for $25,649.

For $1 players can add TAG for additional chances to win. Players can play TAG up to 10 times on each ticket.

Purchase tickets for future draws by setting up a subscription, or advance plays.

Wagers are official when it appears in a players Account History as ‘completed.’ Players will be notified via email and in their Messages link at

How to play in Store

When playing the Atlantic 49 on its own, ask a retailer for an Atlantic 49 selection slip. On the selection slip there are 49 numbers to choose from.

For $1, players can select 6 numbers or if preferred, an Insta Pick and the numbers will be randomly generated on a player’s behalf. For each Atlantic 49 selection purchased, players will receive one computer generated 9-digit number preceded by an "A" to be entered in the Atlantic 49 Guaranteed Prize Draw for $25,649.

For $1 players can add TAG for additional chances to win. Players can play TAG up to 10 times on each ticket.

Make purchases for future draws by choosing the number of advance plays

The Atlantic Lottery mobile app now allows players to enjoy all of the benefits of having an account from your mobile device.

You can now:

New! Scan tickets using out ticket checker and entries are automatically added to 2Chance.

Sign in to the official Atlantic Lottery App quickly and securely with new Touch ID® or Face ID®

Check tickets with your phone to see if you’ve won!

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 Android Users: How do I install the app on my Android device?

Make sure your device is set up to allow installation of apps outside of the Play Store:

For Android 6.0 or higher go to Settings, scroll down to click Security and check the box next to Unknown sources to allow installation.

For devices running earlier versions of Android go to Settings, open the Applications option, select Unknown sources and click OK on the popup alert

From your Android device, click the Download Android App button above

Go to your apps and click Downloads

Click on the app file and select Install

Why isn’t the Android app in the Google Play Store? Is it safe to install?

The Atlantic Lottery Mobile App for Android is completely safe to download directly from, and install on your device.  Google treats all apps that offer forms of wager in the same way, whether they are from regulated providers (like Atlantic Lottery) or not. Unfortunately, as a result, they do not allow any lottery or gambling apps in their Play Store.

Apple Users: How to install the app on an iOS device?

From your iOS device, click the Download on the App Store button above

Click Get and enter your Apple ID password if required – the app should automatically install on your device once downloaded

What tickets can you check on your phone?

Draw tickets

Scratch’N Win tickets

PROLINE tickets

What if I don’t have an account?

No problem! Create an account within the app. 

Do I need a credit card to purchase or play games on the app?

A credit card is not required to purchase or play games on the app. Players can also add funds to their account using WebCash, Interac® or EPB (Electronic Bill Payment)

Atlantic 49 Prizes

Atlantic 49 (a regional draw played in conjunction with Lotto 6/49 that uses the same format) — top prize is always $1,000,000.

How to claim your lotto cash prize

If you purchased your ticket through retail:

Step 1

Sign your ticket in ink. Front or back and fill out the back of the ticket (including name, address, signature on the signature line, and a day time telephone number). This helps to protect you if your ticket is lost or stolen.

Step 2

Verify your numbers by consulting:

The Atlantic Lottery (AL) website Winning Numbers page

Our Atlantic Lottery Mobile App

The toll-free numbers: 1-800-561-3942

Step 3

Confirm and claim your prize!

Prizes of $250.00 and under can be redeemed at lottery retail locations

Prizes between $250 to $9,999.99 can be redeemed at any Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) in Atlantic Canada or in person at Atlantic Lottery’s Head Office in Moncton

$10,000 or more, contact Atlantic Lottery at 1-800-561-3942 to make arrangements. If you are a member of a group, you will all be required to complete a Group Win Agreement.

Step 4

When claiming a prize of $10,000 and above, you are required to let us use your full name, city, province, prize amount, game won on, and a current photograph to publicize your winnings.

If you purchased your ticket online:

Cash prizes of up to $9,999.99 and free plays are deposited into your account

Cash prizes of $10,000 or more, contact Atlantic Lottery at 1-800-561-3942 to make arrangements

What to provide when you win:

Proof of identification - copies and associated information will not be kept by Atlantic Lottery once the prize has been processed and paid.

Identification provided to ALC must support all the following information pertaining to the Winner:

Legal Name

Photo (not mandatory with two secondary pieced of ID provided)

Date of Birth


Primary Identification must be valid and issued by a federal, provincial or territorial government body.

The following is a list of accepted Primary IDs:

Driver’s License

Passport – Canadian or other Countries

Firearms Possession and Acquisition License

Provincial ID Card

Federal ID Card

Permanent Resident Card

Canadian Citizenship Card (if issued prior to 2012)

NOTE:  Credit or debit cards as identification or Record of Photos ID Purchase will not be accepted.

In addition to bringing valid Primary or Secondary IDs, the following is a list of Prize Claim Requirements and Expectations:

Banking Information (ex: Void Cheque or Pre-Authorized Deposit from you bank)

Signed Ticket

If Group Ticket, the Group Trustee must sign and should indicate “In Trust” on the ticket.

Prizes will only be paid to the rightful ticket holder or Group Trustee.

Prize Claim Form must be completed.

If Group Win (2 or more), a Group Win Agreement Form must be completed by all members of the group.

Winner(s) must be present during the entire processing time.

If Winner(s) arrive at a payout location late in the day the prize may not be paid the same day.

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History of the Atlantic 49

ALC was founded in 1976, and while ALC’s first games were only played on a regional basis, it quickly joined the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation, which offered national draws.

1988: ALC became the first lottery organization in the world to print a bar code on all draw and scratch tickets, allowing for instant verification of a prize.

1990: ALC introduced the first legal video lottery terminals in Canada.

2007: Atlantic Lottery was named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, as published in Maclean's magazine.

Since 1976, ALC has awarded more than $5.5 billion in prizes and paid out $5.9 billion in profits to its four shareholders.

Comparison table for the Atlantic 49

Winning Selections as a result of any ATLANTIC 49 draw are determined as follows:

Winning Selection:Consists of (in any one ATLANTIC 49 Regular Selection):
Match 6 of 6
All 6 main numbers
Match 5 of 6 + Bonus
Any 5 main numbers + the bonus number
Match 5 of 6
Any 5 main numbers + 1 other number *
Match 4 of 6
Any 4 main numbers + 2 other numbers * -orAny 4 main numbers + 1 other number * + the bonus number
Match 3 of 6
Any 3 main numbers + 3 other numbers * -orAny 3 main numbers + 2 other numbers * + the bonus number
Match 2 of 6 + BonusAny 2 main numbers + 3 other numbers + the bonus number

*’other number’ means any number, which has not been drawn.

Tips for playing the Atlantic 49

Just a few thoughts before we get started –

Previous results have no bearing on future ones.

The key to successful lotto number selection methods are playing the probabilities.

If you play a pattern that occurs only five percent of the time, you can expect that pattern to lose 95 percent of the time, giving you no chance to win 95 percent of the time. So, don't buck the probabilities.

Lottery numbers are randomly drawn. But randomly drawn numbers form patterns that can be tracked and used to your advantage.

#Strategie 1:

Identifying Hot numbers, Cold numbers, Overdue Numbers

To use the hot, cold, overdue strategy, analyze the results of your chosen lottery – see which numbers have been drawn recently and which haven’t, at least 50 drawings is needed to get a decent sample size.

Hot numbers: Picked most frequently

Cold numbers: drawn less frequently overall.

Overdue numbers: are ones that have not shown up in recent weeks.

Some players claim that creating a set of winning numbers by mixing hot, cold, and overdue numbers gives players an edge.
#Strategie 2:

Pick Traditional Lucky Numbers

According to a poll run by mathematician Alex Bellos, seven is not surprisingly the most popular lucky number in the world.

Seven days of the week, seven wonders of the world, seven continents, seven seas, and the list goes on.

Other traditional lucky numbers include three (as in “good things come in threes”) and four.

#Strategie 3:

Pick Traditional Lucky Numbers

Pick numbers that have a personal meaning to you. For example, birthdays, a wedding anniversary, or the birthdays of kids and/or grandkids.

Apart from dates consider the number of kids you have or the house number of your childhood home – whatever feels lucky to you.

#Strategie 4:

Use Numerology to Pick Lucky Numbers

#Strategie 5:

Lucky Number Generators

The simplest way to find lucky numbers to play is simply to use a generator. Lucky number generators use numerology, or perhaps simply randomness, to find numbers for you.

Just a note About #LotteryStrategies

Finding and playing lucky numbers is based on fun more than facts.  Mathematically, every number has an equal chance of being chosen as a winner.

Why Atlantic 49 is so popular?

Not only does the Atlantic 49 offer players “top prize” payouts, but it has multiple ways and chances to win.  As previous results and jackpot payouts will show, the Atlantic 49 offers players of any income a chance to win and dream BIG! The Atlantic 49 the most pay-outs throughout the prize categories, which makes it a solid choice nationwide and abroad.

Atlantic 49 number generator
Odds of winning The Atlantic 49
Approximate Odds
(per $1 Wager)
$1,000,000 (win or share)
1 in 13,983,816
5/6 + Bonus
1 in 2,330,636
5/6 + Bonus
1 in 55,491
1 in 1,033
1 in 57
2 of 6 + Bonus
1 in 812 of 6 + Bonus
Guaranteed Prize
$25,6491 out of the total number of Guaranteed Prize Draw Selections issued for that drawGuaranteed Prize

*Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 32.  All odds are approximate. All Atlantic 49 prizes are fixed prizes and do not roll, or grow in size. Atlantic 49’s $1,000,000 top prize is shared when there are multiple match 6/6 winners in one draw.

Is the Atlantic 49 a Scam?

Absolutely not! The Atlantic Lotto was founded in 1976, and is still going strong over 44 years later.

Most important and Step 1 – If you think you have provided your bank account or credit card details to a scammer, contact your bank or financial institution immediately.

A lottery scam is an attempt to fraudulently extract money from someone by pretending to be a legitimate lottery company or winning player. It has sadly become a too common method of deception as such scams prey on people’s desire to win money and the popularity of big lottery games.

Unless a player actually was in a foreign country and bought a lottery ticket, foreign lottery notifications are frauds.

Only buy tickets from authorized lottery retailers.

Offers to sell international lottery tickets by mail or online are usually illegal.

If you didn't buy a lottery ticket or participate in a second-chance lottery game, you didn't win no matter how convincing a text message may sound.

The lottery doesn't notify players when you win; players alone are responsible for checking your winning tickets.

Players are NEVER required to pay money up-front to receive a winning lottery prize.

lottery scam is a type of advance-fee fraud which begins with an unexpected email notification, phone call, or mailing (sometimes including a large check) explaining that “You have won!” a large sum of money in a lottery.

Unfortunately, fake wins with other institutions have become a regular occurrence – Scammers are getting increasingly sophisticated in their attempts to get your money or personal details. Be alert and protect yourself from being scammed by following our tips.  

What to do:

If you receive a letter or email claiming that you won a prize for the Atlantic 6 49 Canada Lotto but did not enter, it is strongly recommended that you:

Delete or destroy the letter or email immediately.

Do not open any link contained in a suspicious email.

Do not respond to, or contact, the sender.

Do not disclose any personal or financial information.

Do not send any money.

If you have already responded, break off contact with the fraudster immediately.

If you have provided personal or financial details, alert your bank immediately.

If you receive a suspicious email, or believe you have been the victim of internet fraud, report it to the police.


If players feel that their computer or device has been hacked or infected with malware or ransomware, run a virus check immediately!

If players suspect one of your online accounts (e.g. your bank account, email, online shopping account or social networking site) has been compromised, change passwords immediately. Most reputable websites provide step-by-step instructions for how players can recover a hacked account.

Clues to look for:

The email is sent from a free webmail address (e.g.,, @gmail etc.)

The letter or email starts with something vague like ‘Dear Winner’.

Scam letters are often on poor quality, photocopied letterhead (although some will include a genuine business address in an attempt to provide legitimacy).

Strict time limit to claim the ‘prize’. This is intended to put the potential victim under pressure and deter them from seeking advice or investigating the matter further.

Confidentiality is often demanded as a ‘condition of winning’. Again, this is to deter the recipient from seeking the advice of friends or family who may be more familiar with this type of scam.

Poor spelling, grammar and syntax are usually a good indication that the letter or email is a scam.

Joining a lottery “club” will not improve your chances of winning foreign lotteries although Con artists will claim that pooling your money with other people means you can buy more tickets and have more chances to win.

The biggest note to remember – It’s impossible to win a lottery without buying a ticket and never share your banking or personal details with anyone!

The chances of recovering money from foreign crooks may be even worse than that of actually winning a lottery. Most lottery scams are executed by con artists in other countries, sometimes using U.S. addresses to disguise their real locations. Differences in legal systems, difficulties of conducting investigations in other countries, and expenses involved in pursuing cross-border fraud make the chances of getting your money back very, very slim to none.

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The Atlantic Lottery Commission created the Atlantic 49 lottery for players in the Atlantic provinces. For Atlantic49 draws, seven balls (six main numbers and one Bonus number) are drawn. The first draw for Atlantic649 was on November 13, 2002, and the draws take place twice a week on Wednesday and Saturday.

Summary for Atlantic 49

Number of Draws: 1813

Official Website:

First Draw: Wednesday, November 13, 2002

Country: Canada

Draw Format: 6 Main Numbers, 1 Bonus Number

Play Format: Play 6 Main Numbers

Main Number Choices: 49

Draw Days: Wednesday / Saturday

4.7/5 - (21 votes)

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