TORONTO, ON – John Charysz of Courtice is $250,000 richer after winning with INSTANT GIFTS OF GOLD (Game #2219).
"This is my second big win! I won $250,000 on an INSTANT ticket in 2019," shared John, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his winnings. "It feels fantastic to win again!"
The 67-year-old retiree says he saw the winning amount revealed as he played his ticket. "It was unbelievable. I was shocked!"
John plans to share his winnings with family and complete some home renovations.
In accordance with government-issued lockdown measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, OLG is currently limiting the number of in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to only those that require a face-to-face interview. Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options. Prize claims up to $49,999.90 should continue to be submitted by mail. The health and safety of our customers and employees remains our top priority and OLG looks forward to providing future updates on the availability of in-person prize claims.
INSTANT GIFTS OF GOLD is available for $10 and the top prize is $250,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.23. Visit the INSTANT page on OLG.ca for more information on this and other great games.
The winning ticket was purchased at Food Worth Variety on Trulls Road in Courtice.
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