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Lottery ticket worth $65M sold in Northern Ontario

The Lotto Max ticket was bought in the Timiskaming/Cochrane district
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO LOTTERY AND GAMING CORPORATION
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TORONTO – Check your tickets! A single winning ticket for the whopping $65 million LOTTO MAX jackpot from the Tuesday Sept. 8, 2020 draw was sold in Timiskaming/Cochrane District in Northern Ontario.  

Last night’s draw produced some other big wins across the province:          

  • The second prize-winning ticket, worth $208,034.90, was sold in Peterborough.        
  • An ENCORE ticket, worth $100,000 was sold in Brampton.  

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 our WIN! Line at 416-870-8946 (Toronto area) or toll free at 1-866-891-8946 (outside Toronto area).  

OLG is now accepting in-person prize claims by-appointment only for customers with prizes of $1,000 or more who wish to claim at the OLG Prize Centre. To best protect customers and staff, OLG has put in place appropriate health and safety protocols in accordance with guidelines from public health officials, which include physical distancing measures, the mandatory use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the pre-screening of visitors before granting entry. Players should contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options or to schedule an appointment.    

Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $5.6 billion, including 77 jackpot wins and 610 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right across the province.  

LOTTO MAX draws are twice a week – on Tuesdays and Fridays. For each $5 play, players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to fifty. Players must match all seven numbers, in any one set, to win the jackpot or the MAXMILLIONS prizes.  

The next LOTTO MAX jackpot is estimated at $19 million. Players can purchase tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at PlayOLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 for the draw that evening.

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