Russell Catch the Ace jackpot to eclipse $649K next week as major prize AGAIN goes unclaimed

EMBRUN — The Kin Club of Russell’s Catch the Ace lottery draw reached a new record today  — matching the length of Arnprior’s Catch the Ace May 2021 fifty-week game — as the jackpot again went unclaimed and the number of unopened envelopes dwindled to just three.

The July 11th draw saw Coel Storey of Embrun capture the weekly win of $42,241. However, he picked envelope 40, which revealed the Two of Hearts.

Three envelopes now remain, one of which contains the ace and estimated jackpot of over $649,000 for next week’s draw. The weekly win will again eclipse $40,000 as well.

The local lottery has already earned over  $850,000 for local charities.

Tickets are on sale locally in stores and online tickets sales will remain open until Saturday 11:59 p.m., July 17th for the July 18th draw.

Buy tickets on premises at: (Embrun) Pharmacie Notre Dame, Embrun Convenience, Valoris, Giant Tiger, Boni Choix, Boutique Lady Jo Gift Shop; (Russell) Russell Foodland; (Winchester) Winchester Foodland; (Brinston) Brinston General Store; (Hallville) Loughlin’s Country Store; (Ottawa) Kelly’s Boutique; (Limoges) Depanneur du Village.

Six charities are benefiting from funds raised: (Cystic Fibrosis Canada [Ottawa Chapter], Breast Cancer Action Ottawa, Osgoode Care Centre, Russell Minor Hockey Association, Valoris Foundation and the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation).



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