Lotto MAX Main Prize Continues Growth

Lotto MAX remains one of the most popular lottery offerings on a national scale. Individuals purchase tickets ahead of the next draw and this innevitably leads to the rise of the overall Main Prize. The upcoming draw is about to introduce a Main Prize of CA$55 million along with four Maxmillion prizes.

Lotto Max is drawn twice per week, once on Tuesday and once on Friday, and the maximum size of the jackpot can reach the whooping CA$70 million. And according to BCLC data, the odds of winning the main prize are 1 in 33,294,800 per CA$5 entry. Players are drawn to its growing prizes every single week.

Lotto Max Jackpot

August 5, 2022, is about to introduce the next Lotto MAX regular draw. On that Friday, the overall prize pool brought to the table will be CA$59 million including the Main Prize and additional Maxmillion prizes. Each of those is worth CA$1,000,000 and could be claimed along with the jackpot. Loto-Québec announced that Quebec residents are also more than welcome to purchase a ticket for the upcoming lottery draw.

What should be noted is that ever since its launch in 2009, this lottery game has granted Quebec residents upwards of CA$3.18 billion. This only comes to show just how popular this lotto offering is. Within the province, some 39 Main Prizes have been snatched over the same time period. This includes three Main Prizes in their full size – CA$70,000,000.

These prizes were claimed by tickets sold in February and October 2020 and in June 2022. The latest lottery millionaire in Quebec was quickly revealed. The name of the lucky ticket holder is Marcel Lussier, and he hails from Brossard, located on the south shore of Montreal.

Latest Winners

Mr. Lussier arrived at an office of the Crown corporation in downtown Montreal to receive its large cheque. There he shared some more details on his life-changing win of CA$70,000,000. He said that he went to check the winning numbers online on the morning after the draw. And initially, he was not able to check due to the website kicking him off, but he quickly learned about his windfall.

The winner, who was previously employed by Hydro-Québec, commented that he used to work in the same building where he was handed his mega prize, and he even knows the building quite well Now with the money the environmental engineer already has some ideas about how to spend his new fortune, as he wants to give something back to the community.

British Columbia recently revealed a new lottery multi-millionaire, informs the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. According to the Crown agency, a Lotto Max player from the province, who has purchased a ticket on PlayNow.com, has been drawn as the sole winner of a CA$30.8 million jackpot on July 8. The winner’s lucky numbers were 07, 12, 14, 18, 46, 47 and 49.

Source: “This Friday Lotto Max will be offering a $55 million jackpot and an estimated 4 Maxmillions“, Yahoo.com, August 3, 2022

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Yolina has followed closely the latest development on the Canadian gaming scene over the past years, monitoring the land-based, lottery, and online offerings up for grabs. The dynamic nature of the local lottery and casino fields, as well as the opportunities lying ahead of Canada fire her enthusiasm for what is to come. A sports betting enthusiast, in her spare time Yolina could be found in her natural habitat – turning the pages of biographies and catching up on the latest stand-up comedy podcasts.