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About BC/49

Discover all you need to know about BC 49 before entering the game! Here you’ll find information about the BC 49 lotto, including how to play, the odds of winning, as well as the prize payouts.

Draws are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 7:30 PM PT.

Latest Draw

Saturday, May 25 2024

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BC/49 Overview

BC 49 was launched in 1992 and it’s been keeping the same format and structure since then.

In order to enter BC 49, players must choose six numbers between 1 and 49, and each entry costs $1.00. On each draw date, a bonus number called the Bonus Ball (being seven different numbers) will also be drawn by BCLC.

BC/49 & BC 50/50 Comparison

Draw Days


Ticket Price

Jackpot Odds

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Wednesday and Saturday

$2 Million


1 in 13,983,816

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BC 50/50

Four times a day

Variable (Record $37,000)

Up to $100

Depends on No. Entries

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BC/49 Prize Table

There is a fixed jackpot of $2 million which does not roll over in case there is no jackpot winner. However, if more than one ticket holder wins the jackpot, the prize will be shared equally. The best thing about the BC 49 lottery is that there is a guaranteed prize amount for each tier. For example, up to six players are able to win $75,000 for matching five numbers plus the Bonus Ball. However, if there are more than six winners, the players will share the total prize pool of $450,000. Besides winning the jackpot, BC 49 lucky winners can win prizes at an additional five tiers, all of which can be found below:

BC/49 Odds and Prizes
Prize Level Prize Amount Odds of Winning
Match 6 $2,000,000 1 in 13,983,816
Match 5 + Bonus $75,000 1 in 2,330,636
Match 5 $750 1 in 55,492
Match 4 $75 1 in 1,033
Match 3 $10 1 in 57
Match 2 + Bonus $5 1 in 81


One extra $1.00 can bring you the chance to win a $500,000 jackpot for matching all four digits or other secondary prizes. Unlike in other provinces, Extra in British Columbia gives players four random numbers between 1 and 99.

BC/49 EXTRA Prizes
Prize Level Prize Amount
Match 4 $500,000
Match 3 $1,000
Match 2 $10
Match 1 $1