Quebecers might be wise to start being extra nice to people they know bought a ticket in last last night’s record-setting lottery — it was purchased in Quebec.
AKA maybe somebody you know just became $65 million richer.
Tuesday’s Lotto Max prize, $65 million, is the largest lottery jackpot in Canadian history.
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There was only one winner for last night’s grand prize, according to the Lotto Max website, while two tickets purchased in British Columbia will split the second place $425,809.90 payout.
A Maxmillions $1 million ticket was purchased in the The Prairies.
Since its creation in 2009, 26 jackpots have been claimed by Quebecers, including four $60 million prizes.
The odds one winning the grand prize is one in 33 million.
The next Lotto Max draw will take place on Friday and the payout will be $19 million.
Yesterday’s record-setting prize was $1 million higher than the country’s previous jackpot record, $64 million, in 2015.