TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2011 /CNW/ - The luck of the draw has the LOTTO 6/49 jackpot for Wednesday, November 16 sitting at an estimated $30 million. The jackpot has climbed to its highest amount since the summer when it
topped $40 million.
Since LOTTO 6/49 launched in 1982, there have been 1,221 winning jackpot
tickets in Ontario. In total, Ontario players have won $9.6 billion in
Players can purchase a LOTTO 6/49 ticket for this draw up until 9:00
p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, at any authorized OLG retailer.
The $30 million LOTTO 6/49 draw paves the way for a big week in lottery prizing - this Friday's LOTTO MAX jackpot is at $50 million with 17 additional and separate MAXMILLIONS $1 million prizes up for grabs - meaning close to $100 million is up for grabs!
OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games
and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG lotteries, casinos, slots, and
resort casinos have generated more than $34 billion for the benefit of
the Province of Ontario. Gaming proceeds support Ontario's hospitals,
amateur sport, recreational and cultural activities, communities,
provincial priority programs such as health care and education, and
local and provincial charities and non-profit organizations through the
Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Know your limit, play within it!
THE ONTARIO PROBLEM GAMBLING HELPLINE 1-888-230-3505
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SOURCE OLG Winners
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