The MAX is back: Estimated $50 million LOTTO MAX jackpot plus an estimated 6 MAXMILLIONS up for grabs

TORONTO, April 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The LOTTO MAX jackpot is rising! The LOTTO MAX draw on Friday, April 8, 2016 will offer an estimated $50 million jackpot plus an estimated 6 MAXMILLIONS prizes of $1 million each.

There was one winning second prize winning ticket, worth $198,149.50, sold in Toronto. There were also three ENCORE tickets, worth $100,000, sold in Ontario for last night's draw; two in Toronto and one in Sarnia.

Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $3 billion in prizing, including 45 jackpot wins and 311 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right 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 a ticket for Friday's LOTTO MAX at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at 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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