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$116M in top prizing up for grabs in Tuesday’s Lotto Max draw

A file image of a Lotto Max display. Lars Hagberg / The Canadian Press

There is $116 million in top prizing up for grabs in Tuesday’s Lotto Max draw.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) said the draw includes a $70 million jackpot and an estimated 46 $1 million prizes.

The large prize pool comes after no ticket captured the $70 million jackpot in Friday’s draw.

Friday’s draw also included 44 maxmillion prizes, 14 of which were won in B.C., the Prairies, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces

Read more: No winning ticket sold for Friday’s $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

While Tuesday’s prize pool is large, it’s not record-breaking.

The largest Lotto Max draws in history took place in June 2021. On both June 18 and 22, there was a $70 million jackpot and 70 maxmillion prizes, meaning $140 million in top prizing was up for grabs. The jackpot was won on the June 22 draw — split between two ticket holders, one in B.C. and one in Ontario.

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Since the start of 2022, three Lotto Max jackpots have been won by ticket holders in Ontario, the OLG said, adding up to $112 million.

Thirty-one maxmillion prizes have been won in Ontario since the beginning of the year, adding up to $25.5 million.

— With files from The Canadian Press

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