LOTTO MAX - 6 Maxmillions were won yesterday - The March 7th draw will offer a $50 million jackpot and approximately 30 Maxmillions

MONTREAL, March 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - 6 Maxmillions ($1 million each) were won in last night's Lotto Max draw thanks to selections sold in British-Columbia, The Prairies, Ontario and Atlantic. The Friday, March 7th draw will therefore offer total prizes worth about $80 million, including the $50 million jackpot and approximately 30 $1 million dollar prizes.

With Lotto Max, any amount over the $50 million jackpot is divided into $1 million prizes called Maxmillions. For each Maxmillions, an additional selection of 7 numbers between 1 and 49 is drawn. These selections are not decomposable and prizes may be shared by winners.

SOURCE Loto-Québec - Communications

For further information:

Atlantic Lottery Corporation: 506 867-5800, ext. 5550; Western Canada Lottery Corporation: Andrea Marantz, 204 946-1397; Loto-Québec: Jean-Pierre Roy, 514 499-5151; Ontario Lottery and Gaming - Media Relations: 1 888 946-6716; British Columbia Lottery Corporation: Laura Piva Babcock, 280 828-5576.