Lotto 6/49 is one of Canada's national lottery games, along with Lotto Max (which replaced Lotto Super 7 in September 2009). Winning numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday. The 6/49, launched in June 1982, was the first nationwide Canadian lottery game to allow players to choose their own numbers. Previous national games such as the Olympic Lottery, Loto Canada and Superloto (and regional lotteries such as Western Express and The Provincial) used serial numbers on tickets. Lotto 6/49 rendered these forms of lotteries obsolete in Canada.