19 MAXMILLIONS prize-winning tickets sold in Ontario
TORONTO, June 2, 2018 /CNW/ - LOTTO MAX smashes another prizing record! The next LOTTO MAX draw on Friday, June 8, 2018 will offer a new record-breaking $112 million in prizing. The jackpot will be an estimated $60 million jackpot plus an estimated 52 MAXMILLIONS prizes of $1 million each.
Many Ontarians are waking up winners this morning. Of the 50 MAXMILLIONS numbers drawn last night, there are 33 winning tickets across Canada, with 19 winning MAXMILLIONS tickets sold in Ontario.
Here are where some of those great winning tickets are located:
- 11 MAXMILLIONS prizes, worth $1,000,000 each, were sold in Markham, the Owen Sound area, Ottawa, Toronto (3 tickets), Mississauga, the Sault Ste Marie area, Sarnia, Kitchener and Sudbury.
- 6 MAXMILLIONS prizes, worth $500,000 each, were sold in the Brampton area, Richmond Hill, the Thunder Bay area, Sault Ste. Marie, Toronto and the Sault Ste. Marie area.
- 2 MAXMILLIONS prizes, worth $333,333.40 each, were sold in the Ottawa and the Brampton area.
A number of tickets sold in Ontario won fantastic ENCORE prizes:
- 1 ENCORE ticket, worth $1,000,000 was sold in the Newmarket area.
- 2 ENCORE tickets worth $100,000 each, were sold in Toronto, London and Pembroke.
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $4.1 billion, including 57 jackpot wins and 431 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right 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 or the MAXMILLIONS prizes.
Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, June 8, 2018 for the draw that evening.
OLG is the Ontario government agency that delivers gaming entertainment in a socially responsible manner. OLG conducts and manages gaming facilities, the sale of province-wide lottery games, PlayOLG Internet gaming, the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres and is helping to build a more sustainable horse racing industry in Ontario. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $47 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. These payments to the province support the operation of hospitals, amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program, local and provincial charities and problem gambling prevention, treatment and research.
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