Kamloops ticket to share Tuesday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

$35M winner in Kamloops

UPDATE: 10:10 a.m.

After nine weeks and a string of record-breaking draws, a ticket purchased in Kamloops shares the much-anticipated $70-million Lotto Max jackpot with another in Ontario.

The ticket holders will split the $70-million prize, scooping up $35 million each.

The winning numbers in Tuesday night's draw were 7, 11, 22, 28, 33, 44, and 49.

There were also 11 Maxmillions winners in B.C. who scored $1 million each.

All lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize. The specific retail location where the winning lottery ticket was purchased, and the lottery winners’ name(s) will be announced after the winner has come forward to claim their prize.

ORIGINAL: 6:50 a.m.

After going unclaimed for weeks, the $70 million Lotto Max jackpot has finally been won.

One ticket sold in British Columbia and one in Ontario will share the grand prize, each taking $35 million in Tuesday night's draw.

According to the BC Lotteries website, the B.C. winning ticket was sold in Kamloops.

In addition, there are 46 Maxmillion prize winners. Twenty-one winning tickets were sold in Ontario, 11 in B.C., 10 in Quebec and four in the Prairies.

The jackpot for the next draw on June 25 will be an estimated $50 million, with two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs.

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– The Canadian Press

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