TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - LOTTO 6/49 is brightening up the dreary days of fall with 57 chances to win a prize of $10,000 or more with just one ticket! The LOTTO 6/49 draws on Wednesday, November 25 and Saturday, November 28 will be SUPER-sized, offering 56 Guaranteed Prizes plus the main jackpot. The first time this many prizes were offered was during the March 2015 SUPER DRAW and there were 42 winning tickets sold in Ontario!
In addition to the main jackpot, the 56 Guaranteed Prizes per draw include:
- 1 x Guaranteed $1 Million prize
- 6 x Guaranteed Prizes of $100,000
- 49 x Guaranteed Prizes of $10,000
"We are thrilled to offer our players more excitement and extra chances to win with special draws like the November LOTTO 6/49 SUPER DRAW," says Wendy Montgomery, OLG's Vice President of Lottery Marketing and Sales. "With 57 chances to win a prize of $10,000 or more with just one ticket, someone is going to win – it could be you!"
Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, there has been a total of 3,322 LOTTO 6/49 draws with Ontario players having won more than $10.9 billion in prizes, including 1,316 jackpot wins. There have been 254 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws to date. One hundred and eight of the winning tickets have been sold in Ontario. For more information, please visit olg.ca and click on Lotteries.
The first LOTTO 6/49 SUPER DRAW is on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. The jackpot is estimated at $15 million. Players can purchase a LOTTO 6/49 ticket at authorized OLG retailers until 10:30 p.m. for the draw that evening.
OLG is a provincial agency responsible for gaming facilities, the sale of province-wide lottery games, the PlayOLG Internet gaming website and the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres across the province. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $42 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. OLG's annual payments to the province have helped support the operation of hospitals; prevention, treatment and research of problem gambling; amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program; and local and provincial charities. OLG was a Premier Sponsor of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games.
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