TORONTO, March 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Just one ticket will offer lottery
players three ways to get to cloud 6/49 this March. For every regular
draw during the month, players of Canada's favourite lottery game, LOTTO 6/49, will have two BONUS chances to win a prize of $649,000, in addition to playing for a jackpot prize in the millions.
"As we're always looking for ways to improve our games and enhance the
player experience, we're introducing a special LOTTO 6/49 bonus this
March. Players will not only have the chance to win the jackpot prize,
but also one of two bonus prizes of $649,000 for each draw night in
March!" said Wendy Montgomery, Vice President of Lottery Marketing &
Sales at Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.
For each of the nine regular LOTTO 6/49 draws in March, two separate
sets of six bonus numbers will be drawn. Winners of a bonus draw will
receive a one-time cash lump-sum payment of $649,000. Players must
match all six bonus prize numbers to win the bonus prize(s).
Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, Ontario players have won
more than $9.6 billion in prizes, including 1,224 jackpot wins. As of
January 31, 2012, there have been 2,924 LOTTO 6/49 draws. For more
information, please visit your local retailer or check online at www.olg.ca and click on Lotteries.
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 $34 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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SOURCE OLG Winners
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