ESTIMATED $43 MILLION UP FOR GRABS
TORONTO, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ - LOTTO 6/49 players have 43 million more reasons to dream about being on 'cloud 6/49' today. Tonight's LOTTO 6/49 jackpot is an estimated $43 million, a level it hasn't reached since November 2012.
The last Ontario LOTTO 6/49 jackpot winner was a Hamilton woman who claimed $30 million in the March 2, 2013 draw.
This week, Toronto woman Maria Carreiro claimed a $40 million jackpot from the April 5, 2013 LOTTO MAX draw.
Players can purchase a ticket at any authorized OLG retailer across the province until 9 p.m. tonight.
For mobile friendly access to winning numbers and jackpot alerts, players can visit m.olg.ca or text the word LOTTO to 25852 for instant updates sent right to your phone.
Ontario lottery players received $1.7 billion in prizes in the 2011/12 fiscal year.
OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG lotteries, Casinos, Slots, and Resort Casinos have generated more than $36 billion for the benefit of the Province of Ontario. Proceeds from OLG's operations help support Ontario's hospitals, amateur sport through the QUEST FOR GOLD program, recreational and cultural activities, communities, provincial priority programs such as health care and education, and local and provincial charities.
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