TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - There are more than 50 million reasons to
get excited about the next LOTTO MAX draw. The draw on Friday, October 18, 2013 will offer an estimated $50 million jackpot plus an estimated 2 MAXMILLIONS prizes of $1 million each.
When the LOTTO MAX jackpot hits $50 million, players can look for the
'plus' sign where lottery tickets are sold to determine how many extra,
separate $1 million prizes are available. These "MAXMILLIONS" prizes
are drawn independently from the LOTTO MAX jackpot draw.
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $1.9 billion in prizes, including 31 jackpot wins
and 169 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 and the MAXMILLIONS prizes.
Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers until 9 p.m.
Friday, October 18, 2013 for the draw that evening.
OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games
and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $38 billion
to the Province and the people of Ontario. OLG's annual payments to the
Province have helped support health care; education, research,
prevention and treatment of problem gambling; amateur sport through the
QUEST FOR GOLD program; and local and provincial charities.
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