12/01/2012 01:53 EST | Updated 01/30/2013 05:12 EST

Lotto Max Winner: Ontario Ticket Buyer Wins $50-Million Jackpot

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TORONTO - What better way to start the holiday season?

After going unclaimed for several weeks, a single winning ticket for Friday night's $50-million Lotto Max jackpot was purchased somewhere in Ontario.

There were also 15 MaxMillions prizes of a million dollars each up for grabs, and four of them were claimed by ticket holders in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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