TORONTO, June 21, 2012 /CNW/ - With an estimated total of $70 million in top prizing for the taking in this Friday's LOTTO MAX draw, there could be several new millionaires in Ontario come Saturday
morning! This Friday's draw totals an estimated $50 million with an estimated 20 additional and separate $1 million
prizes up for grabs.
Since the launch of LOTTO MAX in September 2009, good fortune has shone
on Ontario residents:
Players in Ontario have won $1.3 billion in prizes with LOTTO MAX
Ontario is home to 22 LOTTO MAX jackpot wins
The last eight $50 million LOTTO MAX jackpots have been won by Ontario
Three of the $50 million jackpots were won by groups
Three have been won by couples
And two of the $50 million jackpots were won by a single winner - they
became the single biggest lottery winners in Ontario history!
LOTTO MAX has been making millionaires, one-by-one - there have been 118
winning MAXMILLIONS tickets across the province to date
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 June 22, 2012 for the draw that evening.
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!
THE ONTARIO PROBLEM GAMBLING HELPLINE 1-888-230-3505
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SOURCE OLG Winners
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