the winning numbers are drawn at random using a ball machine. For Daily Grand, Keno Atlantic, Bucko, Salsa Bingo, Atlantic 49, TAG and MAXMILLIONS, an electronic draw machine (EDM) performs the draw using a random number generator (RNG). For Lotto 6/49’s and Atlantic 49’s Guaranteed Prize Draws, EDMs are also used to generate a winner from all the selections that have been sold.
- Effective May 15, 2019, a Random Number Generator (RNG) will generate Lotto 6/49 winning numbers.
- Third-party experts have tested and certified the RNG software, which continues to ensure unbiased and unpredictable numbers
- Effective May 14, 2019, RNG software will also determine the winning numbers for the LOTTO MAX main draw, in addition to the MAXMILLIONS™ draws.