$70M Max Millions lottery jackpot finally claimed

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After going unclaimed for weeks, the Lotto Max jackpot has finally been claimed, although the winning ticket was not sold in Ontario.

The jackpot, worth $70 million, was won by someone in Calgary during Friday’s Lotto Max draw, with six tickets worth $1 million each sold in Ontario.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. said two $1 million tickets were sold in Nepean, alongside other winners in Vaughan, Kitchener, Niagara and Kingston.

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An additional four Max Millions tickets worth $500,000 each were won in the Dufferin-Peel area, St. Catharines, Brampton and Toronto.

A ticket worth just over $274,000 was also sold in Brampton.

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The jackpot for the next draw on Oct. 25 will be an estimated $50 million, with two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs.

— with files from The Canadian Press

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