'Tis the Season: LOTTO 6/49 offers a holiday super draw with five $1 million guaranteed prize draws in addition to the $11 million jackpot

TORONTO, Dec. 23, 2013 /CNW/ -

'Twas a Christmas Day prize draw and all through the land
LOTTO 6/49 had something special planned.

For all of their players, it would be something sweet
An exciting and festive holiday treat!

More chances with one ticket to be a millionaire true
Someone is going to win, it could be you!

In the spirit of the season, LOTTO 6/49 is offering an extra special draw on Wednesday, December 25. In addition to the main jackpot of $11 Million, LOTTO 6/49 is offering FIVE Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws. That's a total of $16 Million in prizing up for grabs and six chances to win a top prize of $1 Million or more with one ticket.

"What better way to thank our players than by offering extra $1 Million prizes this holiday season," says Wendy Montgomery, OLG Vice President, Lottery Marketing & Sales. "With not one but FIVE Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws plus the jackpot, the LOTTO 6/49 Holiday SUPER DRAW offers six chances to be a millionaire this Wednesday, December 25. With this many chances someone is going to win. It could be you!"

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.

There have been 28 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws to date. Fourteen of the winning tickets have been sold in Ontario.

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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