TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The winning ticket for the Saturday, October 28, 2017 LOTTO 6/49 draw was sold in Toronto. The ticket is worth $40,497,949.90.
Plus, there was also one ENCORE prize winning ticket, worth $100,000, sold in the London area.
Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, there has been a total of 3,524 LOTTO 6/49 draws with Ontario players having won more than $12 billion in prizes, including 1,347 jackpot wins. There have been 468 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws to date. Two hundred and three of the winning tickets have been sold in Ontario. For more information, please visit olg.ca and click on Lotteries.
The next LOTTO 6/49 draw is on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 for an estimated $5 million jackpot plus the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draw. Players can purchase a ticket at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. 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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Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and the operators of the Resort Casinos employ 16,800 people across Ontario. OLG conducts and manages gaming facilities, the sale of province wide lottery games, PlayOLG Internet Gaming and 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...