Lotto Max jackpot maxes out with $50M up for grabs
TORONTO - Many Canadians will be dreaming big today with more than $61 million up for grabs as the Lotto Max jackpot maxes out.
The Lotto Max kitty has hit the maximum $50 million for the 12th time since the game of chance was launched a year ago September.
A spokeswoman for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. says there are also an estimated 11 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each that will be drawn.
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The last time the jackpot topped out was Aug. 13 when it was split by Ottawa construction worker Gerry Clement and a group about 250 kilometres north of Quebec City.
Canadians had snapped up $22.5 million worth of tickets for Friday's draw by Wednesday night.
The Lotto Max isn't the only big jackpot going -- Saturday's Lotto 6/49 draw is estimated at $21 million.