Exclusively available in Quebec, Astro is a provincial lottery game with a
Draws take place daily at 22:30 local time, with ticket
sales closing shortly before the draw and resuming immediately afterward.
Tickets cost CAD 1.00.
To enter, make four selections from the following elements:
Obvious selections include numbers that match important birthdays or other
significant dates, but you can choose absolutely anything, and because these
elements are not dependent on each other, players can go for 30 or 31 alongside
February, for example.
Quick Pick is available to generate selections at random.
Players can add Extra to their ticket for an additional CAD 1.00, receiving
a printed seven-digit number, with the CAD 1 million jackpot being won if all
seven digits are matched in the order drawn. Secondary prizes are available for
matching as few as two numbers, with participants able to enter up to 10 Extra
games per Astro ticket.
Astro also has a Replay option to easily enter previous selections into the
In Advance Play, available online or via the Loto Quebec mobile app,
participants can enter up to 84 draws at a time.
Astro has a fixed jackpot of CAD 25,000, with no rollovers
or roll downs.
The odds of winning the Astro jackpot are 1 in 446,400. These are great odds
for a lottery jackpot, albeit for a modest prize.
The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 5.
The top three prizes are fixed cash payouts, with a free ticket for the next
draw for matching one element only.
Astro winners have up to one year to claim prizes, paid out as 100% tax-free
Players must be at least 18 years of age to participate in
Astro is available via the Loto Quebec website, mobile app or from
authorized lottery outlets across Quebec. Website and app entries are
unavailable between midnight and 5:00.
Astro is not available to players outside of Quebec or from overseas.
Operated by Loto Quebec, the first Astro draw took place on January 13,