Upcoming group plays
Updated February 2, 2023. Last membership email sent February 2, 2023.

Four group plays this week with jackpots totaling C$571 million

Lotto 649 Subscription
Next group play – February 4 draw

Group AS7 launched and plans to buy tickets for every Lotto 649 draw starting with the February 4 draw.

Group AS6 and Group AS7 bought 100 tickets for the February 4 Lotto 649 draw. The Gold Ball jackpot is $24 million plus a $5 million Classic jackpot. The subscription groups plan to buy 100 tickets for every Lotto 649 draw.

Open Groups
Group AS6, 120 shares, $169
Group AS7, 100 shares, $2,000

Lotto Max Subscription
Next group play – February 3 draw

Group MS5 bought 60 tickets for the February 3 Lotto Max draw. The jackpot is a minimum $10 million. Group MS5 plans to buy 60 tickets for every Lotto Max draw.

Open Group
Group MS5, 103 shares, $341

Mega Millions and Powerball
Next group play – February 4 draw

Group U28 plans to buy 20 Powerball tickets for the February 4 draw. The Powerball jackpot is an estimated U$376 million for the February 4 draw after 32 rolls – position 17 in the list of the largest US jackpotsEach share can win C$2.3 million after taxes.
 
The Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated U$11 million for the February 3 draw after 0 rolls.
 
The U groups plan to buy tickets whenever the Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot is large enough for each share to win at least C$1 million after taxes.
 
The Mega Millions jackpot reached U$723.5 million for the January 13 draw after 25 rolls and was won – one winning ticket sold in Maine. The jackpot reached position 6 in the list of the largest US jackpots.
 
The Powerball jackpot reached an all time world record U$997.6 million for the November 7 draw after 40 rolls and was won – one winning ticket sold in Altadena, California. 
 
The Mega Millions jackpot reached U$780.5 million for the July 29 draw after 29 rolls and was won – one winning ticket sold in Illinois. The jackpot reached position 3 in the list of the largest US jackpots.

Open Group
Group U28, 150 shares, $486

Euro Millions
Next group play – February 3 draw

Group E10 bought 20 tickets for the Euro Millions bonus draw on February 3. The jackpot is an estimated  £14 million plus a total of 101 guaranteed prizes of £1 million each (C$1.6 million). The draw may have an expected value of over 100%.

The E groups plan to buy tickets whenever the Euro Millions jackpot is large enough for each share to win at least C$1 million or there is a large number of guaranteed prizes.

The Euro Millions jackpot reached £171.8 million for the September 23 draw after 5 rolls. The jackpot was won with a single ticket sold in UK.

The Euro Millions jackpot reached £195.7 million for the July 19 draw after 10 rolls – the largest ever Euro Millions jackpot. The jackpot was won with a single ticket sold in UK. Since the jackpot was capped, the second tier prize was much larger than normal at £19 million.

The Euro Millions jackpot reached £184.3 million for the May 10 draw after 14 rolls – position 3 in the list of the largest ever Euro Millions jackpots.

Open Group
Group E10, 104 shares, £260.70

UK Lotto
Next possible group play – February 25 draw

The £15 million bonus jackpot for the December 31 UK Lotto draw was not won and the money rolled down to the lower tier prizes. The S groups won £1,435 and 91 free tickets for a total value of £1,617 (C$2,506).

The £15 million bonus jackpot for the December 24 UK Lotto draw was not won and the money rolled down to the lower tier prizes. The S groups won £683 and 47 free tickets for a total value of £777 (C$1,204).

The £20 million bonus jackpot for the October 1 UK Lotto draw was not won and the money rolled down to the lower tier prizes. The S groups won £1,919 and 99 free tickets for a total value of £2,117 (C$3,226). In total, the S group won 11% more money than they spent.

The £20 million bonus jackpot for the March 5 UK Lotto draw was not won and the money rolled down to the lower tier prizes. The S groups won £4,594 and 236 free tickets for a total value of £5,066 (C$8,612). Two tickets matched 4 numbers and won £267 each. In total, the S group won 3% more money than they spent.

Open Groups
Group S21, 100 shares, £906
Group S20, 95 shares, £381
Group S18, 111 shares, £29
Group S16, 116 shares, £173
Group S15, 112 shares, £21

Lotto Max
Next possible group play – March 10 draw

The $31 million Lotto Max jackpot for the January 31 draw was won – one winning ticket sold in New Waterford, Nova Scotia. Sales of $21.2 million were 39% lower than average and 7% lower than the previous draw. There was a 88% chance the jackpot would not be won, a 11% chance of 1 winning ticket and a 1% chance of 2 or more winners. The expected value was low at 37%. The jackpot was under funded from sales by $0.2 million.

The M groups won $705.80 and 96 free tickets in the October 21 Lotto Max draw for a total value of $1,185.80. Two tickets matched 4 numbers and the bonus and won $52.90 each.

Closed Groups
Group M2, 162 shares, $506
Group M1, 170 shares, $60
Group M50, 152 shares, $15

Lotto 649
Next possible group play – March 22 draw

The $22 million Gold Ball jackpot for the February 1 draw was not won and is $24 million for the February 4 draw. The Lotto 649 Classic jackpot was won – one winning ticket sold in Ontario. There is a 4.3% chance the Gold Ball jackpot will be won in the next draw. Ticket sales of $13.3 million were 9% lower than average and 7% lower than the previous draw. The expected value was about average at 49%. The Gold Ball jackpot was under funded from sales by $7.9 million.

The new version of Lotto 649 is off to a poor start with average draw sales 6% less than the previous version of the game. 

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