Media Alert - Tonight's LOTTO 6/49 draw worth $38 million!

    SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, April 4 /CNW/ - LOTTO 6/49 continues to offer
bigger jackpots more often, and tonight's draw is estimated to be the
fourth-largest jackpot ever in LOTTO 6/49 history and the fourth-largest
overall for a Canadian lottery at $38 million!
    The bonus jackpot of $30 million offered on Saturday, March 31, 2007 was
not won and has grown to tonight's big $38 million. Players can purchase
tickets at OLG (Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation) retailers until
9:00 p.m.
    Ontarians win often, and win big with LOTTO 6/49 - like Luckyrajah
(La-key-ra-ja) Paramanathan of Scarborough, who recently claimed the bonus
jackpot of $18 million in the Saturday, March 17, 2007 draw. Since LOTTO 6/49
was launched in June 1982, Ontario players have won more than $7.5 billion in
prizes including more than 1,077 jackpot wins.
    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

    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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