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$70M Lotto Max winning ticket purchased in Brampton, Ont.

A file image of a Lotto Max display. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is calling on all players in Peel region, Toronto and Ottawa to check their Lotto Max tickets as a number of winning tickets were sold in the province.

According to a statement issued by OLG Saturday, Friday night’s $70-million Lotto Max jackpot was purchased in Brampton.

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A few other winning tickets were sold in Ontario for the Dec. 17 draw as well.

Two of the ‘Maxmillion’ prizes, each worth $1 million, were purchased in Ottawa and Toronto respectively, the statement read.

Another two tickets, as part of the ‘Lotto Max second prize’ draw, were sold in Mississauga and Toronto – each worth $250,582.40, the release added.

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The OLG said the next Lotto Max jackpot of $18 million will be drawn on Dec. 21.

According to the corporation, Lotto Max players in this province have won more than $6.5 billion since 2019, including 88 jackpot wins and 721 ‘Maxmillion’ prizes.

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