$100,000 Ticket Purchased in Rural Eastern Ontario Remains Unclaimed

Published on: 2020/12/11 - in News

The OLG reports there is a ENCORE – LOTTO MAX prize worth $100,000 still unclaimed from a ticket purchased in rural Eastern Ontario.

The ticket is from the Tuesday, December 24, 2019 LOTTO MAX draw with winning numbers 1 – 9 – 3 – 2 – 8 – 5 – 0 and there are only two weeks left to claim the prize.

Players must match the last six of the seven ENCORE numbers in exact order to win the $100,000 prize, then fill in the back portion, sign it and contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098.

You can check to see if your ticket is a winner in this or any other OLG draw by visiting OLG.ca to check the winning numbers or signing up to have winning numbers emailed to you, scanning the ticket barcode using the OLG Lottery App on your mobile device, or by calling the OLG’s WIN! Line at 416-870-8946 (Toronto area) or toll free at 1-866-891-8946 (outside Toronto area).

According to the OLG, and in accordance with government-issued lockdown measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, it is currently limiting the number of in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to only those that require a face-to-face interview.

“Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options,” states a media release. “Prize claims up to $49,999.90 should continue to be submitted by mail. The health and safety of our customers and employees remains our top priority and OLG looks forward to providing future updates on the availability of in-person prize claims.”

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; 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 approximately $55 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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