SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - LOTTO 6/49 continues to offer
bigger jackpots more often, and tonight's draw is estimated at $15 million!
Players can purchase tickets at OLG retailers until 9:00 p.m.
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. This past
week a group of Toronto restaurant workers, and a man from Bolton, each
claimed jackpot prizes of $4.6 million from the October 10 draw.
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.
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
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!
THE ONTARIO PROBLEM GAMBLING HELPLINE 1-888-230-3505
Disponible en français
For further information:
For further information: OLG PUBLIC AFFAIRS, (705) 946-6716