Why, yes, $70 million would come in handy

Some $90 million is up for grabs in Tuesday Lott Max draw, including a potential top individual prize of $70 million

If you could use an extra $70 million — and who couldn't? — Tuesday could be your lucky day.

That's the jackpot in the Feb. 25 Lotto Max draw; it's just the third time the top prize has been that high.

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As well, an estimated 20 Maxmillion prizes are up for grabs, so the total potential amount of top prizes for tomorrow's draw is $90 million.

Brampton, Ontario resident, Adlin Lewis, became Canada’s first $70-million winner in January 2020 and Richmond’s Joseph Katalinic became B.C.’s largest ever lottery winner when he won $60 million playing Lotto Max in July 2019.

Earlier this year, Coquitlam resident Kuljeet Singh Dhaliwal won $500,000 after matching all seven numbers and winning a Maxmillions lottery prize.

In 2019, B.C. lottery players claimed $792 million in winnings, with more than $231 million from Lotto Max prizes.

Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at PlayNow.com.

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