It seems someone in Chatham-Kent is very, very rich after winning Tuesday night’s $70 million Lotto Max jackpot.
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) reported on Wednesday morning that the winning ticket for the whopping $70 million jackpot from the Tuesday draw was sold in Chatham-Kent.
Sep 30, 2020 Adrian Olmstead, 44, of Blenheim, Ont. Won the $70 million Lotto Max jackpot from the April 14 draw.
- TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $70 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw. And of the 10 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each there were offered, only one was claimed — by a lottery player in Atlantic Canada. BROKEN CLIMATE PROMISE: Trudeau's 240% carbon tax hike.
- According to Lotto Max, this is the fourth time the jackpot has been $70 million. Previous winners include an Ontario man in January, a 22-year-old Quebecer in February, and most recently, a March winner from Ontario. You could celebrate to the MAX if you win Friday’s LOTTO MAX jackpot of an est. $70 million, plus an est.
“It happened again, Ontario!” exclaimed Dita Kuhtey, media relations manager at OLG in a news release. “This is the third time that the maximum jackpot has been won in Canada.”
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She said Tuesday night’s draw produced some other big wins across the province such as a Maxmillions ticket worth $1 million sold in Toronto and a $100,000 Encore ticket 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 the 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 to sign it if they have not already, validate it at an authorized OLG retail location, and keep the signed ticket safe along with the validation slip received from the retailer. Contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 if you have additional questions.
Kuhtey said Lotto Max players have won over $5.3 billion, including 69 jackpot wins and 603 Maxmillions prizes, across the province since its launch in September 2009.
The next Lotto Max jackpot is estimated at $39 million.
This week’s $70 million lottery jackpot may have 33,294,800 to 1 odds but, figure that 2020 has already been a bit out of the ordinary.
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In addition to Lotto Max’s main prize, 18 separate $1-million prizes are up for grabs.
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In total, Friday’s draw will have $88 million up for grabs.
According to Lotto Max, this is the fourth time the jackpot has been $70 million. Previous winners include an Ontario man in January, a 22-year-old Quebecer in February, and most recently, a March winner from Ontario.
You could celebrate to the MAX if you win Friday’s LOTTO MAX jackpot of an est. $70 million, plus an est. 18 MAXMILLIONS. Get your ticket today. #DreamToTheMaxpic.twitter.com/KW24AqBXUU
— LOTTO MAX (@lottomax) July 29, 2020
Visit the Lotto Max website for more information or if you want to play online. And remember, if you strike gold, don’t forget who steered you in the right direction in the first place (we kid, we kid).