TORONTO, Dec. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario residents, check your LOTTO MAX tickets! Last night's draw produced a bevy of winners across the province.
Seven MAXMILLIONS tickets, worth $1 million each, were sold in Cornwall, Mississauga, the Newmarket area, Oakville, Thunder Bay, Toronto and the Woodbridge area.
There were three winning MAXMILLIONS tickets, worth $500,000 each. Two were sold in London and one in Richmond Hill.
One MAXMILLIONS ticket, worth $333,333.40, was sold in Newmarket.
There were two second prize winning tickets, worth $219,189.70 each, sold in Windsor and on PlayOLG.ca.
In addition, an ENCORE winning ticket, worth $1,000,000, was sold in Brampton and an ENCORE ticket, worth $100,000, was sold in the Woodstock area.
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $4 billion, including 54 jackpot wins and 390 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right 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 draw will be held on Friday, December 29 for an estimated $26 million jackpot. Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. for the draw that evening.
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