Media Alert - Tonight's Lotto 6/49 draw worth an estimated $15 million!

    SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Aug. 25 /CNW/ - LOTTO 6/49 continues to offer
bigger jackpots more often, and tonight's draw is estimated at $15 million! In
just one week the jackpot has grown by more than $10 million from last
Saturday's draw to tonight's BIG draw! Players can purchase tickets at OLG
retailers until 9:00 p.m.
    Ontarians win often and win big with LOTTO 6/49 - like Troy Pandoo from
Newmarket who recently claimed a jackpot prize of more than $3.7 million from
the July 25, 2007 LOTTO 6/49 draw. Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982,
Ontario players have won more than $7.88 billion in prizes including more than
1,100 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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