Rolling, rolling, rolling: Estimated $55 million LOTTO MAX jackpot plus an estimated 10 MAXMILLIONS up for grabs

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2016 /CNW/ - The pot keeps growing! The LOTTO MAX draw on Friday, March 4, 2016 will offer an estimated $55 million jackpot plus an estimated 10 MAXMILLIONS prizes of $1 million each.

Last night's draw produced some nice wins across the province – five ENCORE tickets, worth $100,000 each, were sold in the Markham area, Oshawa, the Pembroke area, Richmond Hill and Thunder Bay.

Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $2.9 billion in prizes, including 44 jackpot wins and 306 winning MAXMILLIONS tickets from all across the province.

For each $5 play, LOTTO MAX players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to forty-nine. Players must match all seven numbers, in any one set, to win the jackpot and the MAXMILLIONS prizes.

Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at until 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2016 for the draw that evening.

OLG is a provincial agency responsible for gaming facilities, the sale of province-wide lottery games, the PlayOLG Internet gaming website and the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres across the province. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $42 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. OLG's annual payments to the province have helped support the operation of hospitals; prevention, treatment and research of problem gambling; amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program; and local and provincial charities. OLG was a Premier Sponsor of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games.

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