TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Good fortune is shining on Toronto - there was a single winning ticket sold in the city from the Saturday, February 1, 2014 LOTTO 6/49 draw. The ticket is worth $11,031,692.30.
There were additional winners across the province. The winning ticket for the Guaranteed Prize Draw, worth $1,000,000, was sold in Brampton. Also there was a winning ENCORE ticket, worth $100,000, sold in Brockville. Finally, three tickets sold in Ontario shares in the second prize pool with a winning ticket sold in Quebec. These tickets are each worth $71,892.
Since LOTTO 6/49 was launched in June 1982, Ontario players have won more than $10 billion in prizes, including 1,271 jackpot wins. As of January 2, 2014, there have been 3,125 LOTTO 6/49 draws. For more information, please visit www.olg.ca and click on Lotteries.
The next LOTTO 6/49 draw is on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 for an estimated $5 million jackpot and the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draw.
OLG is an Operational Enterprise responsible for province-wide lottery games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $38 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. OLG's annual payments to the Province have helped support health care; education, research, prevention and treatment of problem gambling; amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program; and local and provincial charities.
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