Media Alert - LOTTO 6/49 bonus draw worth a guaranteed minimum $40 million!

    SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 13 /CNW/ - Tonight's LOTTO 6/49 draw is for a
bonus jackpot guaranteed to be $40 million and is the third-largest jackpot
ever in LOTTO 6/49 history and the third-largest overall for a Canadian
    While Saturday's draw for $37 million jackpot was won, now there's
another chance to win big with Wednesday's bonus jackpot worth a guaranteed
minimum of $40 million. Players can purchase tickets at OLG retailers until
9:00 p.m.
    LOTTO 6/49 continues to offer bigger jackpots more often, and tonight's
draw is estimated to be the third-largest jackpot ever in LOTTO 6/49 history
and the fourth-largest overall for a Canadian lottery at $36 million!
    Ontarians win often, and win big with LOTTO 6/49 - like Blaine and Terry
Dempster of Barrie who won the LOTTO 6/49 bonus jackpot worth $32 million in
the June 2, 2007 draw. Anna and George Giannopoulos of Ottawa also won big
playing LOTTO 6/49 claiming the $30 million bonus jackpot from the
May 30, 2007 draw. Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, Ontario players
have won more than $7.7 billion in prizes including more than 1,091 jackpot
    Consumers should always sign the back of their lottery ticket(s) and
group players should always identify each group member with a signature on
group play forms to confirm their contribution. Helpful Group Play forms are
available at
    Players can also use our new ticket checkers at more than 8,300 locations
across the province to see if they've won.

    LOTTO 6/49, Canada's first nation-wide lottery, celebrates its 25th
anniversary this year, and to mark this milestone, OLG offers consumers an
interactive web site with a new exciting promotion - the LOTTO 6/49 Happy
Dance Promotion. Visit for more details.

    LOTTO 6/49 is operated and managed in the province by OLG, a provincial
agency responsible for province-wide gaming facilities and lottery games. With
revenues of $6 billion and more than 20,000 employees and associates, OLG is
one of North America's leading gaming enterprises. It is a provincial offence,
punishable by fines, to sell OLG lottery tickets to anyone under 18 years of

                       Know your limit. Play within it!

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