Category Archives: Lottery News

BC to go computerized?

Canada’s British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) in order to expand and improve its ability to conduct computerized lottery drawings. While the lottery may…

LOTTO 6/49 ticket worth $18 million sold in Orangeville area

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2016 – This weekend is a winning weekend for lottery players in Ontario! The winning ticket worth $18,308,199.90 for the LOTTO 6/49 draw on Saturday, January 30, 2016 was…

Friday the 13th will occur three times in 2015 – Will you be lucky in LottoMax?

Friday the 13th will occur three times in 2015: once in February, once in March and once in November. Friday the 13th can occur as seldom as once in a…

Wasaga store sells winning LottoMax ticket

A Wasaga Beach family has 50 million reasons to smile today. The main $50 million prize in Friday’s Lotto Max draw was sold to a Wasaga Beach-area resident; OLG officials have…

7 seconds late and $27M short – Supreme Court rules against ticket buyer

A Quebec man who bought a winning lottery ticket seven seconds too late has lost his Supreme Court of Canada bid to appeal a decision that has denied him half of the…

Bigger Jackpots coming to LottoMax

LOTTO MAX is upping its game by introducing even bigger jackpot opportunities. Starting in July 2015, players will see the LOTTO MAX jackpot maximum increase from $50-million to $60-million. “For…

$5-million-winning Lotto 6/49 ticket sold in Guelph area

Somebody in the Guelph area may have woken up $5 million richer without realizing it. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. says a ticket worth that amount was won in…

LOTTO 6/49 Ticket Worth $1.6M Sold in Ajax

Just in time for the holidays – a ticket sold in Ajax for last night’s LOTTO 6/49 draw shares the jackpot with tickets sold in Western Canada and Quebec. These…

Lotto 649 winner is Brantford widower

Freedom 55 came to Terry Hostikka in an instant on Wednesday. The 55-year-old Brantford, Ont., resident is set to become a multi-millionaire after his June 30 Lotto 6-49 ticket turned…

Lotto Max Prize Breakdown by location of winning tickets for May 18th, 2012 draw

7/7 Jackpot 1 Winner in Ontario! 6/7 + Bonus 0 British Columbia 2 Western Canada 2 Ontario 0 Quebec 0 Atlantic Canada by