TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - It will be an extra special holiday season for many Ontarians. While the winning ticket for $50 Million LOTTO MAX jackpot for the Friday, December 20 draw was sold in Western Canada, there were lots of prize winning tickets sold in Ontario including 13 winning MAXMILLIONS prizes.
- The thirteen MAXMILLIONS tickets were sold in:
- Brantford, worth $1 million
- Hamilton, worth $1 million
- Milton, worth $1 million
- North Bay, worth $1 million
- Two tickets in Ottawa, worth $1 million each
- Pickering, worth $1 million
- Two tickets in Toronto, worth $1 million each
- Windsor, worth $1 million
- Barrie, worth $500,000 (shared with a ticket sold in another province)
- Windsor, worth $500,000 (shared with a ticket sold in another province)
- Ottawa, worth $333,333 (shared with two tickets sold in other provinces)
- Two tickets, both sold in Mississauga, shared in the second prize pool with two tickets sold in another province. These tickets are worth $231,287 each.
- Four ENCORE tickets, worth $100,000 each, were sold in:
- Thunder Bay
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $1.9 billion in prizes, including 31 jackpot wins and 189 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.
Next week's LOTTO MAX jackpot will be an estimated $41 million.
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