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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