TORONTO, March 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Lottery players are buzzing about the next LOTTO MAX jackpot. This Friday's draw totals an estimated $50 million with an estimated 14 additional and separate $1 million prizes up for grabs. With just one ticket, lottery players have many chances to become a millionaire on Friday, March 23, 2012!
And what are players saying about the big jackpot up for grabs? OLG looked to the online community to see what people were talking about.
Some are already planning what they'd do with the $50 million windfall:
"If I ever won Lotto Max, my first order of business would be to contact Morgan Freeman so he could narrate my daily activities!"
Others are making a deal:
"I promis u god if I win the 50 million dollar lotto max on friday I will read the entire bible!"
Many are hoping for a break from the average work day:
"830am stuck in the office with this beautiful weather...cooommmeee onnnn lotto max!"
And group players are planning their strategies:
"$50 million jackpot for Lotto Max this week. Office will be getting tickets again! Wouldn't that be so sweet?!"
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $1.1 billion in prizes, including 20 jackpot wins and 117 winning MAXMILLIONS tickets from all across the province.
For each $5 play, LOTTO MAX players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to forty-nine. Players must match all seven numbers, in any one set, to win the jackpot and the MAXMILLIONS prizes.
Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers until 9 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2012 for the draw that evening.
OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG lotteries, casinos, slots, and resort casinos have generated more than $34 billion for the benefit of the Province of Ontario. Gaming proceeds support Ontario's hospitals, amateur sport, recreational and cultural activities, communities, provincial priority programs such as health care and education, and local and provincial charities and non-profit organizations through the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
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