TORONTO, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - WE WANT A WINNER! The LOTTO MAX jackpot is still up for grabs and with even more MAXMILLIONS to be won. This Friday's LOTTO MAX jackpot is an estimated $60 million plus an estimated 52 additional and separate MAXMILLIONS prizes worth $1 million each.
- Numbers: There are 85,900,584 possible combinations of numbers for each LOTTO MAX draw.
- Tickets: Over 19.5 million tickets, including Free Plays, were issued for last Friday's draw.
- Sales: LOTTO MAX sales have increased 20 per cent each week on average since the jackpot went into MAXMILLIONS mode (April 27 draw).
- Winners: Since the LOTTO MAX jackpot went into MAXMILLIONS mode, there have been 88 winning MAXMILLIONS tickets, sharing in $69 million in MAXMILLIONS prizing.
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $4.2 billion, including 57 jackpot wins and 431 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.
Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, June 8, 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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