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Winning to the MAX! – $70 Million LOTTO MAX Jackpot Ticket Sold in Chatham-Kent Français

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Apr 15, 2020, 09:18 ET

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TORONTO , April 15, 2020 /CNW/ – It happened again, Ontario ! A single winning ticket for the whopping $70 million LOTTO MAX jackpot from the Tuesday, April 14, 2020 draw was sold in Chatham -Kent. This is the third time that the maximum jackpot has been won in Canada .

Last night’s draw produced some other big wins across the province:

– A MAXMILLIONS ticket, worth $1 million , was sold in Toronto .
– An ENCORE ticket, worth $100,000 , was sold within Parry Sound and Nipissing Districts.

OLG reminds players that they can check their tickets from home on OLG.ca, by using the OLG Lottery App on their mobile device, signing up on OLG.ca for winning number email alerts or by calling our WIN! Line at 416-870-8946 ( Toronto area) or toll free at 1-866-891-8946 (outside Toronto area).

The OLG Prize Centre is currently closed to the public. OLG recommends that anyone who believes they have the winning ticket sign it if they have not already, validate it at an authorized OLG retail location and keep safe the signed ticket and the validation slip received from the retailer. Contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 if you have additional questions.

Since its launch in September 2009 , Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $5.3 billion , including 69 jackpot wins and 603 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right across the province.

LOTTO MAX draws are twice a week – on Tuesdays and Fridays. For each $5 play, players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to fifty. Players must match all seven numbers, in any one set, to win the jackpot or the MAXMILLIONS prizes.

The next LOTTO MAX jackpot is estimated at $39 million . Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 for the draw that evening.

OLG is a crown agency that develops world-class gaming entertainment for the Province of Ontario . Acting in a socially responsible way, OLG conducts and manages land-based gaming facilities; the sale of province-wide lottery games; PlayOLG Internet gaming; and the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres. OLG is also helping to build a more sustainable horse racing industry in Ontario . Since 1975, OLG has provided more than $52 billion to the people and Province of Ontario to support key government priorities like health care; the treatment and prevention of problem gambling; and support for amateur athletes. Each year, proceeds from OLG’s operations also support host communities, Ontario First Nations, lottery retailers and local charities across the province.

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/CNW/ – It happened again, Ontario! A single winning ticket for the whopping $70 million LOTTO MAX jackpot from the Tuesday, April 14, 2020 draw was sold in…

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TORONTO — This will certainly be a long weekend to remember for at least one Lotto Max player in Thornhill, Ontario.

The lone winning ticket for Friday night’s whopping $70 million jackpot was sold in the community just north of Toronto.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation says this is the third time the maximum jackpot has been won in Ontario.

The draw also offered 18 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each, and six of them were won, including one which will be split by two ticket holders.

The winning tickets for those prizes were sold in Ontario, Quebec, the Prairies and British Columbia.

The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Aug. 4 will be approximately $26 million.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 1, 2020.

The lone winning ticket for Friday night’s whopping $70 million jackpot was sold in the Thornhill community just north of Toronto. ]]>