NEWS
10/08/2011 03:01 EDT | Updated 12/07/2011 05:12 EST

$50 million Lotto Max jackpot won by Ontario ticket

TORONTO - Lottery officials say Friday night's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot was won by a ticket purchased in the Greater Toronto Area.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. says it's the first $50 million Lotto Max win in the country since April.

Two Maxmillions prizes were also offered, but neither was won.

The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw, on Friday, October 14th, will be $12 million.

The two unclaimed Maxmillions prizes of a million dollars each will also be up for grabs.