A group from Toronto-area wins $100,000 from Lotto max ticket

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Toronto-area group wins $100,000 after purchasing $1 OLG Encore ticket.

A group of eight people from the Greater Toronto Area won $100,000 after deciding to play Encore on their Lotto Max ticket.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) said Thursday that the group matched the last six of seven Encore numbers in the exact order for the April 1 Lotto Max draw, leading to the big prize.

The ticket was purchased at a Petro Canada on Stouffville Road in Gormley, Ont. The ticket distributor will get $800 for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. 

The group, which will share the prize, includes residents from Toronto, Thornhill, and Richmond Hill.