Multiple tickets sold in Toronto area win big on Wednesday’s Lotto 6/49 draw


Posted March 2, 2023 9:52 am A pair of Lotto 649 tickets are pictured in Toronto on October 17, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Plume Multiple tickets sold in the Toronto area won big on Wednesday’s Lotto 6/49 draw. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) said a ticket sold in Mississauga won the Classic Jackpot worth $5 million.For the Gold Ball Draw, a ticket worth $1 million was sold in Etobicoke.And two Encore-winning tickets, each worth $100,000, were sold in Toronto and Bruce County, the OLG said.The Lotto 6/49 format changed a few months ago, with the main “Classic Draw” — where players select their numbers or choose a quick pick — fixed at a $5-million jackpot.The $1-million guaranteed prize, meanwhile, became the “Gold Ball Draw.” Trending Now Story continues below advertisement The Gold Ball jackpot guarantees that a winner will take home either $1 million or a growing jackpot that starts at $10 million and can exceed $60 million, the OLG said.Lotto 6/49 is played on Wednesdays and Saturdays.Saturday’s Lotto 6/49 draw will have a Gold Ball jackpot of $40 million.According to the OLG website, these are the winning numbers for Wednesday’s draw:Classic Draw: 03 08 10 14 34 35 Bonus 44Gold Ball: 47103515-01Encore: 2928271 5:33 18-year-old Ontario woman becomes youngest-ever $48M jackpot winner on her 1st lottery ticket: OLG &copy 2023 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Sponsored content Flyers

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