The countdown is on: 1 in 5 chance Gold Ball worth $60M will be drawn during next Lotto 6/49 draw

Have you heard? There is a one in five chance the Gold Ball will be drawn on the April 8 Lotto 6/49 draw!

Lotto 6/49 was relaunched in 2022 with exciting changes, and now the growing Gold Ball jackpot is higher than ever before at a whopping $60 million.

The Gold Ball draw guarantees a winning ticket on every Lotto 6/49 draw night, with the winner either taking home $1 million if a white ball is drawn or the growing Gold Ball jackpot if the gold ball is drawn.

So, even if the gold ball isn’t drawn this Saturday, someone will still take home a $1-million prize, and the jackpot will grow to $62 million for Wednesday, April 12 with a one in four chance of the Gold Ball being drawn.

The game also still offers the Classic Jackpot worth $5 million on every play in addition to the Gold Ball draw.

With this exciting Lotto 6/49 draw taking place this Saturday, April 8 at 11:29:59 p.m. (AT), the Atlantic Lottery team is excited about the possibility of meeting a $60-million winner.

Starting on Sunday morning, players can check their tickets in the following ways:

  • Check your numbers online at
  • Scan your ticket with the ticket checker on the AL mobile app, available for iOS and Android
  • Check your ticket at lottery retail locations

Whether our next big Lotto 6/49 winner takes home the growing Gold Ball jackpot, or the $1 million prize, the Atlantic Lottery team simply cannot wait to help them celebrate their big win.