$20 Million LOTTO MAX Jackpot Up For Grabs

TORONTO, May 14 /CNW/ - The LOTTO MAX jackpot is on the rise again. Tonight's draw sits at an estimated $20 million.

"$20 million is a lot of money. You can really start dreaming with that amount!" said Wendy Montgomery, Vice-President of Lottery Marketing at Ontario Lottery and Gaming.

Ontario's most recent LOTTO MAX winner is Donald Macdonald who won $10 million in the March 13, 2010 draw.

Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won just under $120 million in prizes, including three jackpot wins.

Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers until 9 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2010.

For each $5 play, LOTTO MAX players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to forty-nine. ENCORE is also available on LOTTO MAX for $1.

Group players should always identify each group member with a signature on group play forms to confirm their contribution. Helpful Group Play forms are available at www.OLG.ca.

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 $28 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.

    
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SOURCE OLG Winners

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