Whoever said nothing good ever comes for free didn't know what they were talking about. One pair of Toronto-area friends has proven that old adage well and truly wrong with a $70 million Lotto Max win.

Ex-colleagues Donna Williamson and David Overall, of Thornhill and Oakville respectively, won the huge jackpot with a ticket bought July 31 in Thornhill. It's only the second time $70 million has been given out in Ontario, says OLG.

The wildest part of the story? The jackpot came from their final Free Play ticket.

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Donna actually used our last Free Play to get the ticket.

David Overall, via OLG

The duo have been playing together for 10 years as a way to stay in touch after they stopped working together.

"It was my turn to buy a ticket that week and I considered buying a couple extra for my household, but I decided against it, because it only takes one ticket to win,” Donna told OLG.

"I sent David an email with a scan of our ticket and a caption that said, 'Here are the numbers for the $70 million. Yabba dabba doo!'"

$35 million each for a free play? Happy Friday, guys!