Lotto MAX has once again made the week more than special for one ticket holder by making them Canada’s latest lottery millionaire. During these trying times, players have turned towards the diverse lottery offerings and Lotto MAX’ Main prize managed to reach CA$70 million. A ticket sold in the Chatham-Kent region is now eligible for the cash payout in its entirety.
Draw-based lottery has been among the most popular gaming offerings for thousands of Canadians, as it gives them an equal chance of winning the substantial Main prize coming with the draws. Lotto MAX and Lotto 6/49 are the two most popular gaming opportunities, bringing players the thrill of potential large payouts several times a week. Someone managed to match all numbers needed for the Lotto MAX jackpot.
Lotto MAX Jackpot
April 14 brought the latest Lotto MAX draw to the players across Canada and all eyes were once again on its Main prize reaching CA$70 million. This is the cap and the amount cannot grow further. The numbers drawn during the recent draw were 03, 06, 09, 22, 29, 38, 39, as well as the bonus one 18.
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Matching the main seven numbers was essential for bagging the grand prize. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation made it clear that the lucky ticket eligible for the cash payout had been sold in the Chatham-Kent region ahead of the April 14 Lotto MAX draw. For the time being it remains unknown whether the winner is a single individual or a group of lottery enthusiasts but this could become clear in the upcoming weeks.
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Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation closed its prize claim center mid-March taking into account the unprecedented situation across the province and around the globe. Individuals traveling there to claim their larger lottery prizes might but in risk their own health, as well as the health of OLG employees. Now, this claim option has been shut down indefinitely.
Lotto 6/49 Jackpot
The winner of this grand prize might have to wait for a while before they have the chance to bag the CA$70-million Main prize. In order to give an equal chance of winning to all players, the Crown corporation extended the claim period for tickets that are about to expire ahead of September 17, 2020. Once life returns to its normal pace and the prize claim center is open, the winner would have the chance to take a photo with the coveted prize cheque.
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They would also be able to bag the prize itself. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation recommends that the player signs the winning lottery ticket and get it validated at one of the retail locations sprinkled across the region. The next step would be the safe storage of both the ticket and the validation slip, as this would guarantee them the cash prize once the prize center reopens.
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April 17 is about to bring a Mainprize amounting to CA$39 million, once again a rather hefty pile of cash that could once again go to a devoted Canadian lottery player. In the meantime, Lotto 6/49 was also generous to a single ticket. Its Main prize of CA$16,460,052.50 managed to make a connection with one ticket. The winning number of the April 15 draw were 01, 03, 07, 13, 22, 47 plus the bonus one 30. Whoever is in possession of the special ticket should patiently wait until they have a chance to bag the prize.