Those who opt to place a bet on this particular draw and purchase Ontario 49 tickets will be participating in a draw that began life on October 1st 1997. In the year 2000 the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation was created and they began operating the draw. If you participate in this draw today and buy some Ontario 49 tickets then the draw is still run by the same firm, however they are known simply as OLG and have been since 2006. If you decide to bet on this lottery then you should be aware Ontario 49 tickets follow rules based around the well known lottery format of 49 balls being available for selection. The amount of numbers bettors should pick is also a common theme across global lottery draws, with that number being 6. Ontario 49 tickets always carry the same maximum prize and that figure is $2 million, although there are numerous lesser amounts that bettors can win. Seven numbers are drawn in each draw with the first 6 counting towards the jackpot and the 7th contributing to the lesser prize bands. Those who purchase Ontario 49 tickets will always be able to check the latest results of this draw on our website.