Exciting MILLIONAIRE LIFE lottery game debuts


    WINNIPEG, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - What if you were lucky enough to win $1 Million
on a lottery game? If you're like most winners, you would make a few
purchases, fulfill a few dreams and share some of your good fortune with your
    But, what if - after your initial excitement and fun - you received
another $1 Million payment a year later, and then another $1 Million, and so
on for a total of 25 consecutive years! This will happen to one lucky player
on Canada's newest and most unique lottery game ever, MILLIONAIRE LIFE!
    Available throughout the month of February, MILLIONAIRE LIFE will award
one player a Top Prize of $1 Million a year for 25 consecutive years! The game
will also offer four impressive 'second' prizes of $1 Million and thirty-four
(34) significant 'third' prizes of $100,000.
    "MILLIONAIRE LIFE is the first national lottery game to offer a Top Prize
annuity, and it's a very attractive one," said Kathleen Polyak of Western
Canada Lottery Corporation. "Canadian lottery players have never had the
opportunity to win $1 Million a year for 25 consecutive years. For one lucky
winner, it will be like a new life, every year."

    The unique features on MILLIONAIRE LIFE don't stop with the Top Prize.

    -   Every Selection purchased will be unique and not available to any
        other player in Canada.
    -   Winning numbers will be drawn only from numbers sold, guaranteeing a
        winning ticket for every prize drawn.
    -   The game will offer five prizes of $1 Million or more, and 34 prizes
        of $100,000!
    -   $1.4 Million in Early Bird prizes will be available to players who
        purchase tickets in the game's first two weeks (February 1st to
    -   Subsidiary prizes will be available for matching the first six, or
        last two, digits of the Top Prize winning number drawn.
    -   Players will be able to choose between three price points: one
        Selection for $5; three Selections for $10 or seven Selections for

    "We believe the four-week game will have strong appeal to our players,"
added Ms. Polyak. "It'll be different than any other product offered before,
and prizing will be strong with approximately $35 Million in prizes

    MILLIONAIRE LIFE tickets go on sale tomorrow at lottery retail and will
be available until 7:00 p.m. MT on Wednesday, February 28th. The game's draw -
for both the Early Bird and Main prizes - will be conducted later that evening
in Montreal.

For further information:

For further information: Kathleen Polyak, (403) 742-7104 or
1-800-665-3313, ext. 7104

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