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Disputed $50M lottery jackpot partially paid out
Includes video report A disputed $50 million lottery win is set to enter civil court as the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation pays out about $31 million of the prize to its 19 original claimants, leaving the remainder to be fought over in court. Nineteen employees of a Toronto-area Bell call centre originally claimed the $50 million Lotto Max prize from Dec. 31, only to have their claim disputed by several other people who said they should have been on the list, as well. For the pa
Feb 15, 2011, 2:38 pm - Lottery News

Canada lottery almanac for 2010 published
By Todd Northrop Canada lottery players can obtain all of last year's lottery winning numbers for each of the country's games in one book, now that the latest edition of Lottery Post's Lottery Results Almanac series has hit the stands. Lottery Post 2010 Lottery Results Almanac, Canada Edition (ISBN 978-0-9826272-3-5), available for purchase immediately by publisher Speednet Group, is offered just two weeks after the United States edition of the same title was published. Over time these
Feb 8, 2011, 7:47 pm - Lottery News

Atlantic Lottery Web site suffers three-day outage
The Atlantic Lottery Corp. website was down for a third day as technicians worked behind the scenes to do an upgrade on the site, widely used by lottery players to check winning ticket numbers or play games. The Atlantic Lottery includes the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. The site was to have been functional by Tuesday night but was still down early Thursday morning. Spokeswoman Sarah McBeath said the upgrades were taki
Jan 20, 2011, 12:09 pm - Lottery News

Canada Lotto Max players awaiting huge draw tonight
By Todd Northrop New Year's Eve might be a lucky night for Lotto Max players across Canada. Since no winning tickets were sold for the $50 million jackpot in last week's Christmas Eve draw, lottery players are getting another chance tonight at the $50 million jackpot, with an additional estimated 18 MaxMillions $1 million prizes. Talk about starting 2011 off with a bang! This would be a great way to begin the New Year for Lotto Max players because there are lots of additional $1 millio
Dec 31, 2010, 11:12 am - Lottery News

Ontario lottery players finally get their share of jackpot
Fifth claimant pulled out of lawsuit early; won't get share Santa Claus is finally coming to town for four local families who've waited almost three years to see him. Slawomir Kowalewski, a former employee of Powco Steel Co. who believed that he'd been duped out of his share of a $24,520,300 Lotto 6/49 jackpot on Jan. 16, 2008, is one of four recipients of this week's settlement of approximately $4 million from the Ontario Lottery Gaming Corp. (OLGC). I'm so happy for my family and my
Dec 13, 2010, 11:51 am - Lottery News

LottoMax winners collect $50M jackpot
By Todd Northrop A gay Vancouver couple who are marking their 30th anniversary next month will have plenty to celebrate after winning a $50 million lottery jackpot. Kurt and Claude Blanchette-Ebert claimed the winning ticket for last week's Lotto Max draw on Tuesday in front of media. Sixty-three-year-old Kurt told reporters he could barely believe his eyes when he checked his ticket, adding the win has not yet sunk in. I stuck my ticket into this machine and it read $50 million, he
Nov 4, 2010, 8:54 am - Lottery News

Canadian couple gives away entire $11.2M lottery jackpot
A Nova Scotia couple won $11.2 million from a lottery ticket in July and now every penny is gone. But Allen and Violet Large of Lower Truro didn't spend any of it on themselves. They say they decided to take care of family, organizations and institutions instead. What you've never had, you never miss, said Violet, 78. Married since 1974, the couple does not live large. They don't travel, they don't gamble (beyond playing the lottery) and they don't buy what they don't need. We h
Nov 4, 2010, 8:15 am - Lottery News

$50 million lottery man 'still in shock'
It appears the reality hasn't sunken in yet for a Vancouver man who won last week's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot. The Kitsilano resident went back to the Mac's convenience store Sunday morning, where he first learned that he held the lucky ticket, to pick up some cigarettes with his brother. Still a regular customer, employee Navinder Kalra told The Province. He said he's still thinking what to do [with the money]. He's still in shock. The man, not yet identified by the British Colum
Nov 1, 2010, 12:51 pm - Lottery News

Ottawa man claims $25M Lotto Max prize
An Ottawa construction worker is $25 million richer after claiming his Lotto Max prize almost two weeks after the winning numbers were drawn. Gerald Clement, 50, said he spent the last two weeks preparing himself for what his life will be like with $25 million. I'm so lucky to have a close-knit network of family and friends that I could turn to in this situation. It took me a long time to process this, and I checked my ticket at the self-scanner about five times, said Clement, who is sing
Aug 26, 2010, 12:12 pm - Lottery News

Online gambling coming to Ontario
In a bid to keep millions spent on offshore gambling websites in the province, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. says Ontarians will have access to legal online gambling by 2012. Across Canada and around the world, online commerce is part of our everyday lives and OLG is excited to start the consultation process for online gaming and growing its marketplace in the future, OLG chairman Paul Godfrey said Tuesday. Thousands of Ontario residents spend nearly $400 million a year through unr
Aug 11, 2010, 9:34 am - Lottery News