MONTREAL, Jan. 28, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - 2 Maxmillions ($1 million each) were won in last night's Lotto Max draw thanks to selections sold in BC (1 selection) and in the Prairies (1 selection). The Friday, February 3rd, draw will therefore offer total prizes worth about $60 million, including the $50 million jackpot and approximately 10 $1 million dollar prize(s). The number of Maxmillions includes those that were not won in the January 27th draw in addition to those generated from new sales for the next draw.
With Lotto Max, any amount over the $50 million jackpot is divided into $1 million prizes called Maxmillions. For each Maxmillions, an additional selection of 7 numbers between 1 and 49 is drawn. These selections are not decomposable and prizes may be shared by winners.
For further information:
Atlantic Lottery Corporation: 506 867-5800, ext. 5550; Western Canada Lottery Corporation: Andrea Marantz, 204 946-1397 and Kevin van Egdom, 403 742-7125; Loto-Québec: Jean-Pierre Roy, 514 499-5151; Ontario Lottery and Gaming - Media Relations: 1 888 946-6716; British Columbia Lottery Corporation: Laura Piva Babcock, 280 828-5576.