GROUP OF SEVEN FROM MISSISSAUGAS’ DREAMS ARE NOW DREAMIER WITH A $1 MILLION LOTTO MAX MAXMILLIONS WIN

Toronto, ON – The LOTTO MAX odds have shone in favour for a group of seven from Mississauga! They had the winning ticket for a MAXMILLIONS prize worth $1 million from the June 15, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw.

The group members are:

Peter Shim of Mississauga

Annie Kong of Mississauga

Bridget Shim of Mississauga

Doris Leong of Mississauga

Lena Ujim of Mississauga

Matthew Kong of Mississauga

Silvester Leong of Mississauga

The family of group members don't typically play the lottery together. "I usually play by myself. I won $30,000 on PICK 4 last year and that's the game I usually play," Peter shared while at the OLG Prize Centre to pick up their win.

"I went to visit my brother-in-law with my wife, and I bought this ticket on the way home. The next day, I discovered it was a winning ticket. I was very happy and excited," he said.

"Everyone is very happy about this win. I plan to do some home renovations with my share," he concluded.

OLG is currently booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto only for those claims 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 further availability of in-person prize claims.

LOTTO MAX players in Ontario have won over $6.6 billion since 2009, including 87 jackpot wins and 718 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right across the province. LOTTO MAX is $5 per play and draws take place on Tuesdays and Fridays.

The winning ticket was purchased at Botros Convenience on Tenth Line in Mississauga.

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