Lotto Max jackpot is now worth C $ 55 million – Casino Reports
The latest reports from the Canadian lottery industry indicate that last Friday’s Lotto Max draw did not determine a jackpot winner. On Friday October 15, 2021, no provincial ticket holder managed to match all the winning numbers and take home the big reward of C $ 50 million. Now, the main price will increase even more for his next turn.
Lotto Max is one of the highest paying lottery games in Canada, as its main prize can reach a staggering C $ 70,000,000. Additionally, once the jackpot hits the C $ 50 million mark, its draws can reward players with multiple Maxmillion prizes, each valued at C $ 1,000,000. Tickets for the Tuesday and Friday round can be purchased at retail stores or online.
No winner again
Last Friday’s Lotto Max draw determined that there would be no winner of the C $ 50 million jackpot, as no tickets purchased matched the winning combination for the round. However, players should not be discouraged as this week they will have another chance to win the huge jackpot, which will now be reach an amount of C $ 55 million for Tuesday’s draw.
In addition, the Friday draw also had two Maxmillion prizes up for grabs, each worth a whopping $ 1 million Canadian. Unfortunately for all Lotto Max ticket holders, the two secondary prizes also went unclaimed last week. Players should be aware that the draw on Tuesday, October 19 will now have a total of four Maxmillion awards to its participants.
Maxmillion Prize Claimed
Recently, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation revealed a winner of a Lotto Max Maxmillion Prize and his name is Michael Alexander from London. After arriving at an OLG Prize Center in Toronto, Mr. Alexander explained that he regularly plays the lotto and mainly plays Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, Ontario 49 and Lottario.
The winner’s ticket was drawn as the winner of the Maxmillion Prize in the June 8 game round and he is now $ 1,000,000 CAD richer. The 56-year-old dad revealed he found out about the win after checking his ticket with the OLG app and couldn’t sleep in excitement the next night. With the money, he plans to travel and invest part of it.
CA $ 70 million jackpot won
The last time the Lotto Max jackpot hit its maximum amount of C $ 70,000,000, it was claimed by a British Columbia ticket holder. The winner was determined in the game’s draw on September 28, and the only information reported by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation at this time is that it is located somewhere in Burnaby. The winner is the biggest lottery win in the history of British Columbia
Another example of a major Lotto Max win in Western Canada has already been reported by WCLC. The name of the winner is Andrew Weninger and he recently claimed his CA $ 15,000,000 prize in the March 26 fan favorite lotto game draw. Mr Weninger explained that he was trying to sleep while his mother broke into his room to tell him the terrible news. The Edmonton winner intends to invest part of the prize, buy a new car, go back to school and travel the world.
Source: “No winning tickets for Friday’s $ 50 million Lotto Max jackpot“, Toronto Star, October 16, 2021