Another Lotto Max, another record-breaking draw.
For the fourth time in a row, Friday’s Lotto Max jackpot is a record-breaking single day draw of an estimated $140 million.
Tonight’s draw includes a $70-million jackpot plus an estimated 70 Maxmillions prizes.
The previous Lotto Max record-breaking draw occurred this past Tuesday, June 15th, when an estimated $128 million in combined prizes was up for grabs.
During this draw, eight winning tickets purchased in BC won Maxmillions prizes.
Prior to that, on June 11th, players had the chance to play for a total of $120 million, and on June 8th, the draw was a total amount of $117 million.
The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 33,294,800. For comparison, the American Centre for Disease Control says you have a 1 in 500,000 chance of getting struck by lightning.
Friday’s draw takes place at 7:30 p.m. PST. Tickets cost $5.