Playing the lottery as a group is very popular! Tonight’s LOTTO MAX jackpot is $70 million plus an estimated 33 MAXMILLIONS prizes worth $1 million each. With $103 million in top prizing, this means each group member will have a chance to take home a bigger piece of the pie!
LOTTO MAX group play fast facts:
- While lottery pools range in size, most consist of an average of 12 players.
- Seventy-five per cent (75%) of those who play as a group purchase LOTTO MAX tickets.
- Seventy-six per cent (76%) of Ontarians like to join an office pool and play the lottery with colleagues.
- Nineteen per cent (19%) of Ontario players prefer joining a group outside the office (family, friends, neighbours, etc.)
Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players have won over $6.9 billion, including 91 jackpot wins and 750 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right across the province.
For each $5 play, LOTTO MAX players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to forty-nine. Players must match all seven numbers, in any one set, to win the jackpot or the MAXMILLIONS prizes.
Players can purchase LOTTO MAX tickets at authorized OLG retailers or buy online at OLG.ca until 10:30 p.m. for the draw that evening.