Media Alert - LOTTO 6/49 bonus draw worth a guaranteed minimum $37 million!



    SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 9 /CNW/ - Tonight's LOTTO 6/49 draw is for a
bonus jackpot of $37 million! While Wednesday's draw for $35 million jackpot
was won, now there's another chance to win big with Saturday's bonus jackpot
worth a guaranteed minimum of $37 million. Players can purchase tickets at OLG
retailers until 9:00 p.m.
    Ontarians win often, and win big with LOTTO 6/49 - like Blaine and Terry
Dempster of Barrie who won the LOTTO 6/49 bonus jackpot worth $32 million in
the June 2, 2007 draw. Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, Ontario
players have won more than $7.7 billion in prizes including more than
1,088 jackpot wins.
    Consumers should always sign the back of their lottery ticket(s) and
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.
    Players can also use our new ticket checkers at more than 8,300 locations
across the province to see if they've won.
    LOTTO 6/49, Canada's first nation-wide lottery, celebrates its 25th
anniversary this year, and to mark this milestone, OLG offers consumers an
interactive web site with a new exciting promotion - the LOTTO 6/49 Happy
Dance Promotion. Visit www.649happydance.ca for more details.

    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.

    
                       Know your limit. Play within it!
            THE ONTARIO PROBLEM GAMBLING HELPLINE 1-888-230-3505.

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                                 www.OLG.ca
    





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