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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SOURCE: OLG Winners
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