TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - When Canadians were asked about what they wanted from a lottery game, they said they wanted bigger jackpots and lots of chances to win big prizes. This week, they are getting what they asked for. The total prize amount for the LOTTO MAX draw this Friday, October 19, 2012 is $75 million in total jackpot prizes!! That is a $50 million jackpot and twenty-five $1 million MAXMILLIONS prizes up for grabs.
Each ticket sold for Friday night's draw is eligible for the $50 Million Jackpot and for each of the 25 MAXMILLIONS draws. LOTTO MAX's main Jackpot has subsidiary prizes available for matching as few as three numbers. All seven numbers must be matched to win or share in MAXMILLIONS prizes - there are no subsidiary prizes. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at your local lottery retailer.
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $1.4 billion in prizes, including 23 jackpot wins and 140 winning MAXMILLIONS tickets from all across the province.
This Friday night…$75 Million available to be won. Take it to the MAX!!
Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers until 9 p.m. Friday, October 19, 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 $36 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!
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