There was no winning ticket for Friday night’s Lotto Max draw for a historic $70 million prize, meaning the record-setting purse can still be won in Tuesday’s draw.
In addition to the main prize, there will be 25 MAXMILLIONS prizes.
— BCLC (@BCLC) January 4, 2020
Lotto Max is a nationwide lottery game with winners drawn on Tuesdays and Fridays.
According to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, the Lotto Max prize rose to $70 million for the first time since enhancements to the game were introduced in May 2019.
We’re kicking off the new year by Breaking Records! So, get your wildest, craziest, most out-of-this-world BIG dreams ready! Because Friday’s LOTTO MAX jackpot is a RECORD-BREAKING est. $70 million plus est. 10 MAXMILLIONS! Are you in? #DreamToTheMax pic.twitter.com/zf834cEuqt
— LOTTO MAX (@lottomax) January 2, 2020
The previous record for the largest lottery jackpot in Canadian history was a $64 million prize in Lotto 6/49 in 2015.