TORONTO, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians have been longing for summer and now that June is finally here, it's time to celebrate with the LOTTO 6/49 JUNE SUPER DRAW. All eight LOTTO 6/49 draws taking place in June will feature not one but two Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws. That's a total of 16 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws to be won in addition to the main jackpots in the month of June! Players will have three chances to win a top prize of $1 Million or more with just one ticket.
"We've all been dreaming about a little fun in the sun lately, so why not take that dream up to Cloud 6/49?" says Wendy Montgomery, OLG Vice President, Lottery Marketing & Sales. "Offering TWO Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws plus the jackpot with each LOTTO 6/49 draw means there could be many new millionaires living their summer dreams this month. With this many chances to win a prize of $1 Million or more in June, 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 1,282 jackpot wins. As of June 1, 2014, there have been 3,168 LOTTO 6/49 draws. For more information, please visit olg.ca and click on Lotteries.
There have been 86 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws to date. Forty of the winning tickets have been sold in Ontario.
The next LOTTO 6/49 draw is on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 for an estimated $14 million jackpot and TWO Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws.
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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