Media Alert - LOTTO 6/49 bonus draw worth a guaranteed minimum $20 million!



    SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Oct. 24 /CNW/ - Tonight's LOTTO 6/49 draw is for a
bonus jackpot of $20 million! Players can purchase tickets at OLG retailers
until 9:00 p.m.
    Ontarians win often, and win big with LOTTO 6/49 - like a group of
Toronto restaurant workers, and a man from Bolton, each claimed jackpot prizes
of $4.6 million from the October 10th draw. Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in
June 1982, Ontario players have won more than $7.9 billion in prizes including
more than 1,100 jackpot wins.
    Consumers should always sign their lottery ticket(s) at the time of
purchase. Signature boxes are now printed on the front of all on-line lottery
tickets, making it easier for customers to remember to sign their tickets at
the time of purchase. Group players should always identify each group member
with a signature on group play forms to confirm their contribution. Helpful
Group Play forms are available at www.OLG.ca.
    LOTTO 6/49 is operated and managed in the province by OLG, a provincial
agency responsible for province-wide gaming facilities and lottery games. With
revenues of $6 billion and more than 20,000 employees and associates, OLG is
one of North America's leading gaming enterprises. It is a provincial offence,
punishable by fines, to sell OLG lottery tickets to anyone under 18 years of
age.

    OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games
and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG lotteries, Casinos, Slots, and Resort
Casinos have generated more than $23 billion for the benefit of the Province
of Ontario. Gaming proceeds support Ontario's hospitals, amateur sport,
recreational and cultural activities, communities, provincial priority
programs such as health care and education, and local and provincial charities
and non-profit organizations through the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

    
                       Know your limit, play within it!

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