Lottery jackpots could change a player’s life in a matter of minutes, as long as the lottery draw lasts, which is what makes them so popular among Canadians. Ontario lottery enthusiasts could confirm this in the foreseeable future, as this week’s Lotto 6/49 draw could grant them some CA$15,752,666.40 for matching the numbers on the screen. The lucky player has yet to contact the lottery corporation.
The thrill of winning an enormous jackpot is something known to lottery winners only and many of them would confirm that the experience is hard to put into words. This is particularly what entices them and draws them towards lottery gaming on a regular basis. This activity is considered a less harmful alternative to traditional casino gaming, as it lacks the truly addictive factor that could negatively impact one’s life.
Jackpots Change Lives
Because of this, many individuals religiously purchase lottery tickets for every single draw, in the hopes of winning big and transforming their existence. Such faith has the individual to whom the lucky ticket belongs. According to the information issued by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, the lucky piece of paper was purchased in the Ottawa region.
Whoever is in possession of this lottery ticket is now a multimillionaire and the lottery corporation is looking forward to meeting them in person. The winner would first have to contact the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and report they are the winner everyone is looking for at the moment. There is a possibility that the player is unaware that they had won, so the corporation encourages everyone to check their pockets and drawers for misplaced tickets.
The winning numbers for this May 15 draw were 05, 06, 32, 40, 42, 47 plus the bonus one 17, but for the jackpot matching the six numbers is more than enough. The winner now has a total of 52 weeks to claim their prize before it is returned to the prize pool.
Next Draw Comes this Saturday
Lotto 6/49 is a preferred lottery game because of its generous payouts, as well as because of its many chances of winning a small fortune. In addition to the Main prize this draw also awarded another individual thanks to the Encore prize. It amounts to a CA$1 million could soon make its way to Brampton, as this is where the winning ticket was purchased.
The last time Lotto 6/49 was this lucky for a devoted player was on April 27 when the regular draw changed someone’s life. An individual from British Columbia became eligible for a grand windfall of CA$7 million. The fortunate numbers were 5, 6, 11, 16, 19, 27 and the bonus one 24. For the time being this winner has not claimed their fortune and they would have to contact the British Columbia Lottery Corporation in order to do so.