LOTTO 6/49 Ticket Worth $1.6M Sold in Ajax

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Just in time for the holidays - a ticket sold in Ajax for last night's LOTTO 6/49 draw shares the jackpot with tickets sold in Western Canada and Quebec. These tickets are each worth $1,666,666.70.

Also, an ENCORE ticket worth $1 million was sold in Barrie. And two tickets sold in Ontario share in the second prize pool with winning tickets sold in Western Canada and Quebec. Each of these tickets is worth $62,422.40.

Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, Ontario players have won more than $10 billion in prizes, including 1,268 jackpot wins. As of December 4, 2013, there have been 3,117 LOTTO 6/49 draws. For more information, please visit www.olg.ca and click on Lotteries.

The next LOTTO 6/49 draw is on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 for an estimated $5 million jackpot and the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draw.

OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $38 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. OLG's annual payments to the Province have helped support health care; education, research, prevention and treatment of problem gambling; amateur sport through the QUEST FOR GOLD program; and local and provincial charities.

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