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Richest lottery prize total in Canadian history up for grabs

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June 07, 2021 - 11:33 AM

The big prize for tomorrow's Lotto Max has $117 million up for grabs.

The B.C. Lottery Corporation says in a media release, lottery buzz is spreading about the Lotto Max draw tomorrow, June 7, for the largest total lottery prize in Canadian history at $117 million.

There are 47, $1 million Maxmillions prize draws in addition to the $70 million jackpot.

The previous Lotto Max record-breaking draw took place on Oct. 26, 2018 with $116 million in prizes, with a $60 million jackpot and 56 Maxmillions prizes.

B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $56 million in winnings from Lotto Max so far this year.

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