The OLG reports Friday, September 28’s Lotto Max draw resulted in not just one, but TWO new millionaires who purchased tickets in Kingston.
Two MAXMILLIONS tickets, worth $1,000,000 each, were sold in Kingston and a third was sold in Oshawa.
Along with those million dollar tickets, a $333,333.40 MAXMILLIONS ticket was purchased in the city and an Encore winner will bring home $100,000 from a ticket sold in the Kingston area.
UPDATE: A couple who purchased one of the $1,000,000 tickets has come forward to claim their prize. The $333,333.40 ticket owner has also picked up their winnings from OLG headquarters in Toronto.
Other top winners across the province include:
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- One MAXMILLIONS ticket worth $333,333.40 sold in Mississauga,
- Three second prize-winning tickets, worth $196,448.10 each, sold in Mississauga, Pickering and Toronto, and
- One ENCORE ticket, worth $100,000, sold in Ottawa.
The jackpot continues to rise with the LOTTO MAX draw on Friday, October 5, 2018 offering an estimated $60 million jackpot plus an estimated 40 MAXMILLIONS prizes of $1 million each.
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $4.4 billion, including 60 jackpot wins and 463 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right across the province.
Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, October 5, 2018 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 nearly $47 billion to the people and Province of Ontario to support key government priorities like health care; the treatment, prevention and research 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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