Record number of millionaires in 2018!
Millionaires were everywhere in 2018!
2018 was a winning year for players in our lottery jurisdiction, with a record 86 collecting prizes of $1 million or more. The riches were shared across the provinces and territories. In fact, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Northwest Territories all posted record numbers of million-dollar winners. 51 prizes of $1 million or more were won in Alberta, 15 were won in Saskatchewan and 16 were won in Manitoba. Despite their small populations, the Territories both had million-dollar winners, with one in the Yukon and three in NWT.
Which game created the most millionaires?
LOTTO MAX had 36 winners of $1 million or more, thanks in large part to the abundance of MAXMILLIONS offered in 2018. LOTTO 6/49 followed closely with 34 winners of $1 million or more. Nine players won a million dollars or more with by scratching Zing tickets. WESTERN MAX, WESTERN 6/49 and DAILY GRAND also awarded $1 million or more to lucky lottery players!
There are still major prizes yet to be claimed from 2018 draws!
A ticket sold in Edmonton won $60 million on the October 26 LOTTO MAX draw and has not yet been claimed.
Click here to see a list of other prizes of $10,000 or more that have not been claimed.
The winners of these prizes have one year from the winning draw date to claim. The winners can contact WCLC Customer Care at 1-800-665-3313 during regular business hours to make arrangements to claim the prizes.