Someone in Ontario just won $60M in the lottery after buying ticket online

Apr 21 2022, 3:12 pm

What would you do if you won the lottery?

It looks like the new lottery winner might need a moment or two to process after winning the biggest jackpot winning ticket sold online.

Ontario’s newest multimillionaire had purchased the winning ticket on and that lucky person will be waking up to a life-changing email in their inbox.

The Lotto Max draw took place on Tuesday, April 19 and the jackpot: a jaw-dropping $60 million.

We can’t wait to meet the new OLG winner and we’re guessing that an amazing vacation is in store for them.

At the same draw, it was announced that there were more winners in other parts of Ontario.

In Hamilton, Bowmanville, and Chatham-Kent County, three people won $1 million Maxmillions prizes each. An Oakville resident won $1 million after playing Encore.

In Ottawa, someone won the Lotto Max prize of $168,471.10, while in Thunder Bay and Whitby, two people won Encore prizes of $100,000 each.

Lotto Max draws take place every Tuesday and Friday and the next jackpot is estimated at $17 million. So don’t forget to buy your ticket before 10:30 pm on Friday, April 22.

Don’t feel like going to the store to see if you’re a winner?

People can check their tickets at home on or by using the OLG app on their phones. They can also sign up on to get emails for winning numbers. But if you’re not the tech-savvy type, you can call the WIN! Line at (416) 870-8946 (Toronto area) or toll-free at 1 (866) 891-8946 (outside Toronto area).

Good luck!

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