LOTTO 6/49 ticket worth $13 million sold in London

TORONTO, March 13, 2016 /CNW/ - This weekend is a winning weekend for lottery players in Ontario! The winning ticket worth $13,259,788.90 for the LOTTO 6/49 draw on Saturday, March 12, 2016 was sold in London.

The winning ticket for the LOTTO 6/49 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draw was sold in Kingston.

Also, there were two ENCORE tickets, worth $100,000 each, sold in Mississauga and Orangeville.

Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, there has been a total of 3,354 LOTTO 6/49 draws with Ontario players having won more than $11 billion in prizes, including 1,319 jackpot wins. There have been 294 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws to date. One hundred and twenty-five of the winning tickets have been sold in Ontario. For more information, please visit olg.ca and click on Lotteries.

The next LOTTO 6/49 draw is on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 for an estimated $5 million jackpot and the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draw. Players can purchase a ticket at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. for the draw that evening.

OLG is the Ontario government agency that delivers gaming entertainment in a socially responsible manner. OLG conducts and manages gaming facilities, the sale of province-wide lottery games, PlayOLG Internet gaming, the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres and is leading the integration of horse racing into the provincial gaming strategy. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $42 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. These payments to the province support the operation of hospitals, amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program, local and provincial charities and problem gambling prevention, treatment and research.

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