Largest Lotto Jackpot in Canada Drawn on Saturday

April 12, 2013 8:55 AM | News

Lotto 6/49The largest lottery jackpot in Canadian history will be up for grabs on Saturday.

The Lotto 6/49 jackpot will be worth a staggering $55 million, breaking the previous record of $54.3 million for a Canadian ticket claimed in 2005.

Manitoba’s largest jackpot ever claimed was in 2009 when Kirby and Marie Fontaine of Sagkeeng First Nation won $50 million in a Lotto Max draw.

Ticket sales for the Lotto 6/49 draw end at 8 p.m. CT on Saturday.

— Staff

Tags: Canada | Lottery

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