LOTTO 6/49 Sweep: Winning tickets for the $40M Jackpot, $1M Guaranteed Prize Draw, Second Prize and ENCORE sold in the GTA

TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - There's a lot to be thankful for in Ontario this holiday weekend! Winning tickets for the four top prizes with LOTTO 6/49 were sold in the GTA. The winning ticket for the $40 million jackpot in the Saturday, October 12, 2013 LOTTO 6/49 draw was sold in Mississauga.

The buck doesn't stop there:

  • Last night's winning ticket for the new Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draw was sold in Burlington.
  • A winning ticket for the second prize, worth $490,762.90, was sold in Ajax.
  • Finally, a winning ENCORE ticket worth $100,000 was sold in Toronto.

Text LOTTO to 25852 to get winning numbers and jackpot alerts for LOTTO 6/49 sent right to your phone. Players can also check winning numbers on OLG.ca, by visiting a lottery retailer or by calling OLG's WIN! Line at 416-870-8946 (Toronto area) or toll free at 1-866-891-8946 (outside the Toronto area).

Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, Ontario players have won more than $10 billion in prizes, including 1,266 jackpot wins. As of September 30, there have been 3,097 LOTTO 6/49 draws. For more information, please visit OLG.ca and click on Lotteries.

There have been eight Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draws to date. Six of the winning tickets have been sold in Ontario - the Orillia/Gravenhurst region, the Toronto area, the Richmond Hill region, the Sudbury region, the Ottawa region and now Burlington.

The next LOTTO 6/49 draw is on Saturday, October 12, 2013 for an estimated $5 million jackpot and the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draw.

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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