Triple digits: $100 million up for grabs with the next LOTTO MAX draw!

TORONTO, March 8, 2014 /CNW/ - A whopping $100 million is up for grabs next weekend with LOTTO MAX. The draw on Friday, March 14, 2014 will offer an estimated $50 million jackpot plus an estimated 50 MAXMILLIONS prizes of $1 million each.

Last night's draw produced a bevy of winning tickets across the province:

  • There were three MAXMILLIONS tickets sold in Ontario. The tickets were sold in:
    • Cobourg, worth $500,000 (shared with a ticket sold in Quebec)
    • Toronto, worth $1 million
    • Windsor, worth $1 million
  • Two tickets, worth $221,245.70 each, share in the second prize pool with a ticket sold in British Columbia. The tickets were sold in:
    • Mississauga
    • Toronto
  • One ENCORE ticket, worth $100,000, was sold in:
    • Oshawa

Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $2 billion in prizes, including 32 jackpot wins and 196 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 until 9 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2014 for the draw that evening.

OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $38 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. OLG's annual payments to the Province have helped support health care; education, research, prevention and treatment of problem gambling; amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program; and local and provincial charities.

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