Ontario ticket drawn as winner of $22M Lotto Max jackpot

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Unclaimed $70M Lotto Max winning ticket will expire in June
RELATED: There’s a $70 million lottery ticket that’s still unclaimed – 11 months after the winning numbers were announced. That winning Lotto Max ticket has been unclaimed since June 28 of last year. It was purchased at a retailer in Scarborough, Ont. and will expire next month – May 25, 2023

An Ontario ticket been drawn in the latest Lotto Max jackpot winner as organizers continue to search for the absent owner of a $70 million ticket from June last year.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) said the $22 million Lotto Max jackpot was won by a player in Ontario who bought their ticket via the OLG website. The draw was made on Friday.

The ticket is the second large Ontario jackpot winner in a week, after a Windsor ticket won the $35 million Lotto Max ticket on Tuesday.

The latest draw also saw a $100,000 Encore ticket sold in Toronto.

Meanwhile, OLG said it continues to hunt for the winner of a $70 million jackpot in June 2022. That ticket, which has gone unclaimed for close to a year, will expire on June 28, 2023. Its winning numbers are: 8, 19, 22, 41, 42, 46, 47 Bonus 10.

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The jackpot for the next draw on June 13 will be an estimated $10 million.

— with a file from The Canadian Press

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