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Ontario Ticket Snatches Lotto MAX CA$65m Main Prize

Lotto MAX was recently able to change a lottery fanโ€™s life forever with its Main prize. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation confirmed that the CA$65-million jackpot coming with its most recent draw was claimed by a single lottery ticket sold in the Timiskaming/Cochrane District ahead of the draw. The winner has 52 weeks to claim their jackpot.

Over the past couple of weeks, all eyes were set on the growing main prize of the Lotto MAX popular gaming offering, as it had the potential to transform oneโ€™s life. The simple ticket purchase many individuals make on a daily basis promised much more this time, as the Main prize had almost reached its CA$70-million cap.

Jackpot Claimed

Lotto MAX is renowned for being the most popular draw-based lottery offering in Canada, as it brings the highest prizes twice a week. Its progressive jackpot grows with each passing draw and the bigger the interest towards it, the better the eventual payout. September 8 was a special day for the people across Canada, as it brought the most recent draw.

People were eagerly anticipating the numbers that were about to be highlighted. Those among them who had purchased lottery tickets were checking them as the live draw was airing. The special numbers for September 8 were 06, 12, 19, 27, 30, 32, 44, as well as the bonus one 18. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation was quick to announce that the winning ticket had been sold in the province of Ontario.

A single ticket is eligible for the cash prize and it would not have to split the prize with another individual. According to the information the Crown corporationโ€™s system revealed, the ticket had been sold in the Timiskaming/Cochrane District ahead of the September 8 draw. Whoever is in possession of the ticket matching all numbers is now eligible for the CA$65,000,000 prize.

Upcoming Draw

They have a total of 52 weeks to contact Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and confirm that they are Ontarioโ€™s latest lottery millionaire. This will give them the chance to bag their prize and have their life changed for good. When it comes to draw-based lottery offerings, Lotto MAX and Lotto 6/49 have always been among the preferred products combining a low price with the big chance of winning progressive jackpots.

September 8 also witnessed the second-best prize being snatched. There are two tickets that managed to match six of the seven numbers, as well as the bonus one, and became eligible for a cash payout of CA$208,034.90. One of those was sold in Peterborough. They also have a total of 12 months to claim their prize and become richer in no time. The Crown corporation also unveiled that the Encore prize also belongs to Ontario.

The CA$100,000 prize was linked to a ticket sold in Brampton ahead of this recent draw, making it a rather successful for the people of Ontario. September 11 is scheduled to bring the next Lotto MAX draw coming with a Main prize of CA$19 million.