The July 6, 2012 drawing was the first to offer a pool of $100 million in main prizes, with a $50 million jackpot and 50 of the $1 million MaxMillions prizes. Three consecutive weeks of rollovers fuelled the large payout, which marked the largest Lotto Max drawing under the previous caps. This combination of a $50 million jackpot and 50 of the $1 million MaxMillions prizes, totalling $100 million in main prizes, was replicated on other occasions, including June 2015. Similarly to Lotto 6/49, Loto-Québec and the Western Canada Lottery Corporation also run local versions of Lotto Max, known as Québec Max and Western Max respectively. Lotto Max selection slips offer the ability for players to choose between Lotto Max, the regional game, or to play both games using the same numbers.
What happens when someone wins the lottery?
Lottery winners can collect their prize as an annuity or as a lump-sum. Often referred to as a “lottery annuity,” the annuity option provides annual payments over time. A lump-sum payout distributes the full amount of after-tax winnings at once.
A ticket sold in Victoria bearing the numbers 09, 15, 16, 18, 22, 33 and 38 will split $1 million ($500,000 each) with an identical ticket sold in Vancouver. Last October, a $20 million Lotto Max ticket was purchased in northwestern B.C. A $70 million prize package would allow one to pay off debts and mortgages, move into a larger home, buy a new vehicle, travel and support family and friends in need. The odds of choosing all seven numbers, according to the Lotto Max website, were around one in 33,295,800 for a $5 ticket with three selections.
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In Canada, the odds of winning LOTTO MAX are 1 in 28 million. While this chance may seem slim, it’s better than our neighbours south of the border that have a 1 in 258 million chance of winning. Someone bought a lottery ticket in Burnaby that means enough money to quit their job, buy a Ferrari, buy a mansion and maybe even part of a sports franchise if they’d like. The huge jackpot has remained unclaimed for several weeks now. The big jackpot was won in Quebec, but at least three British Columbians are waking up millionaires after Tuesday night’s $70-million Lotto Max draw. A ticket with the numbers 04, 05, 10, 17, 19, 27 and 49 was sold in Ladysmith, as well as in Ontario. According to lotto.BCLC.com, the June 8 $60 million Lotto Max jackpot was won by a single ticket sold in Quebec. Sign up for a free account today, and receive top headlines in you inbox Monday to Saturday. On top of the jackpot, Lotto Max said there will be an additional $25 Maxmillion prizes available for participants. Lotto Max said their Tuesday draw is their largest single prize ever at a mind-boggling $70 million.
However, six of the nine available $1 million Maxmillion prizes were claimed and one Winnipeg won $100,000 after matching the last six digits in the Extra. The next issue of Your Midday Sun will soon be in your inbox. In the event of any discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. So, you might not have won the huge jackpot but you might have won a $1 million prize. According to Loto-Québec, a ticket that matched all seven numbers has been sold to someone in Quebec. First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties. In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines. Lotto Max draws happen twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. The Lotto Max winning numbers for July 5 were 12, 29, 33, 35, 38, 41 and 46 with a bonus of 13.
Lotto Max winning numbers for Tuesday, July 5
The jackpot for the next draw on April 22 will be an estimated $17 million. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Apr. 5 will be an estimated $38 million. There are a total of 18 Maxmillions winners, some of whom will share $1 million. All was not lost for Vancouver Island players, however, particularly those who bought tickets in Ladysmith or Victoria. If you’re feeling lucky, it might be a good idea to buy a lottery ticket on Monday. $1 million MAXMILLIONS prizes are still offered when the main jackpot reaches and exceeds $50 million. As for not winning the lottery, perhaps the outcome would have been different if I had bought a ticket. There are also stories of people who have won huge amounts of money, but within a couple of years were worse off than before the winnings. These stories are heartbreaking, and I don’t want my life to become a riches-to-rags story. Those odds are much better than the odds of winning the jackpot, but it still means there is a six in seven chance of not winning anything. © 2022 Montreal Gazette, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. © 2022 Ottawa Citizen, a division of Postmedia Network Inc.
Still, a lottery ticket allows for the chance to dream, and when the jackpot reaching the tens of millions of dollars, it results in some serious daydreaming, just in case one wins the big prize. There were also five Maxmillion winners from Quebec, Ontario and the Prairies, with two tickets sharing one of the $1 million prizes. The jackpot for the next draw on June 24 will be an estimated $65 million, with 10 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs. The jackpot for the next draw on June 28 will be an estimated $70 million, with 14 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs.
Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time. You might want to double-check your numbers if you bought a Lotto Max ticket in B.C. The first ever Lotto Max drawing for $65 million occurred on June 11, 2019, with a single winning ticket in Montreal. But even if you don’t win the big prize, even $500,000 can be a life-changing amount of moneyfor lottery players. The next draw is on Tuesday, June 21, and the jackpot is set at an estimated $60 million, plus 8 Maxmillions prizes.