It only took a shocking 7 seconds for Canadian man to miss out on a $27 million lottery jackpot

This story is a reminder to everyone buying lottery tickets. Don’t leave it too late! If you’re the kind of person who’s rushed for time, put buying lottery tickets first on your list when you’re shopping. Otherwise you could share the fate of Montreal man Joel Ifergan who missed out on $27 million.

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Reporter questions lottery officials why Canada's Lotto Max is now harder to win

Investigative reporter David Menzies says lottery players may have noticed big changes to the Lotto Max game on May 11. It has bigger jackpots, more draws and more prizes. But he says missing from some ad campaigns promoting the lottery is the fact that an extra number has been added, worsening the odds for the main jackpot by some 5 million to one.
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The truth about giant lottery jackpot rollovers: should you play or avoid them?

The truth about giant lottery jackpot rollovers: should you play or avoid them?

Don't be like these 48 Pennsylvania Powerball winners who shared the $107 million jackpot, only getting $2.2 million each.

Everyone gets excited when a major game like the Mega Millions, Powerball, UK National Lottery or Canada's Lotto Max starts heading into the multi-million territory.

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Here are 5 valuable lotto ticket tips you should never ignore if you want to win the lottery

Here are 5 valuable lotto ticket tips you should never ignore if you want to win the lottery

Always get your tickets checked! Ontario couple JoAnn and Gaetan Champagne collected their Lotto Max win thinking it was just $50,000. It turned out to be $50 million.

That tiny ticket you've just collected from the lotto store could be worth millions.

So why do most players casually tuck it into their purse or a household jar and disregard it until the play date comes round?

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