LOTTO 6/49 ticket worth $7 million sold in Welland area

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - This weekend is a winning weekend for lottery players in Ontario! The winning ticket worth $7,034,292.90 for the LOTTO 6/49 draw on Saturday, January 9, 2016 was sold in the Welland area.

There was also a second prize winning ticket, worth $90,681.40, sold in the province.  

Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, there has been a total of 3,336 LOTTO 6/49 draws with Ontario players having won more than $11 billion in prizes, including 1,317 jackpot wins. There have been 276 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws to date. One hundred and seventeen of the winning tickets have been sold in Ontario. For more information, please visit and click on Lotteries.

The next LOTTO 6/49 draw is on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 for an estimated $5 million jackpot and the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draw. Players can purchase a ticket at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at until 10:30 p.m. 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 $40 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. OLG was a Premier Sponsor of the TORONTO2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
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