Most lottery prizes are claimed quickly. This chart includes information about draw-based game prizes in excess of $10,000 that have gone unclaimed for three months or more.
Prize wins are listed by province when the winning ticket was sold outside of a major city. When it is sold within a major city it is listed by city name. Unclaimed prizes are updated monthly.
Information regarding Zing (SCRATCH 'N WIN) Prizes Remaining can be found here.
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Last updated on April 1, 2021.
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Unclaimed Prize FAQs
Q: What happens with lottery prize money that is not claimed?
A: Unclaimed prizes on national games are returned to players through guaranteed Jackpots and Bonus draws. Unclaimed prizes on regional games are returned to the member provinces and territories as revenue.
Q: I found a LOTTO 6/49 ticket in my junk drawer that is over a year old. Can I still claim a prize?
A: No. All lottery tickets have specific expiry dates and no prizes can be paid after that time.
DAILY GRAND, LOTTO MAX, LOTTO 6/49, WESTERN 649, WESTERN MAX, POKER LOTTO, EXTRA, KENO and PICK tickets expire one year from the draw date.
SPORT SELECT ticket holders have one year from the date the last selected game was played to claim any prizes.
Zing (SCRATCH 'N WIN) tickets have an expiry date printed on the back of the ticket.
Note: Due to COVID-19, draw-based and SPORT SELECT tickets that would have expired between March 17 and September 17, 2020 have had their expiry dates extended by six months. Zing (SCRATCH 'N WIN) tickets that would have expired between March 30 and September 30, 2020 have also been extended by six months.
For more further information regarding unclaimed prizes, please call Player Care at 1-800-665-3313 during regular business hours.