TORONTO, April 6, 2013 /CNW/ - On the heels of two recent big jackpot wins in Ontario, there is a single winning ticket in the Toronto area for the $40 million LOTTO MAX jackpot from the Friday, April 5, 2013 draw.
The most recent LOTTO MAX jackpot winner in Ontario was a North York man, who claimed a $20 million prize from the January 4 draw.
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There are also two winning tickets in Ontario that will split the draw's second prize. The tickets were purchased in the Woodbridge region and Sault Ste Marie and are worth $226,873.
ENCORE players in Ontario also got lucky in last night's draw. There are two winning tickets for $100,000 from last night's ENCORE draw, purchased in Sault Ste Marie and the Richmond Hill region.
Players can check winning numbers on OLG.ca, by visiting a lottery retailer or by calling OLG's WIN! Line at 416-870-8946 (Toronto area) or toll free at 1-866-891-8946 (outside the Toronto area). Text LOTTO to 25852 to get winning numbers and jackpot alerts for LOTTO MAX sent right to your phone.
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $1.7 billion in prizes, including 27 jackpot wins and 168 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. ENCORE is also available on LOTTO MAX for $1.
Next week's LOTTO MAX jackpot will be an estimated $10 million.
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 $36 billion for the benefit of the Province of Ontario. Proceeds from OLG's operations help support Ontario's hospitals, amateur sport through the QUEST FOR GOLD program, recreational and cultural activities, communities, provincial priority programs such as health care and education, and local and provincial charities.
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