TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario is kicking off the new year with a big LOTTO MAX win! The LOTTO MAX jackpot winning ticket from the Friday, January 5, 2018 draw was sold in Brampton. The ticket is worth $35,317,981.10.
A second prize winning ticket, worth $337,250.90, was sold in Toronto.
There were also two ENCORE tickets, worth $100,000 each, sold in the Kingston area and Toronto.
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $4 billion in prizes, including 55 jackpot wins and 390 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 or the MAXMILLIONS prizes.
The next LOTTO MAX jackpot is estimated at $10 million. Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. Friday, January 12, 2018 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 helping to build a more sustainable horse racing industry in Ontario. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $47 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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