Toronto, ON – The LOTTO MAX odds have shone in favour of Geoff Wybrew of Hamilton! Geoff had the winning ticket for a MAXMILLIONS prize worth $1 million from the February 23, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw. Geoff also won $5 on his ENCORE selection bringing his total winnings to $1,000,005.
"This is my first big win," shared Geoff. "I enjoy playing LOTTO MAX, LOTTO 6/49, LOTTARIO and DAILY GRAND."
The 65-year-old, who purchases his tickets on OLG.ca, said realized he won big when he received an email from OLG that said his prize was pending. "I sat down with my family and we were in disbelief – It's surreal."
The father of one plans to invest his win.
The winning ticket was purchased on OLG.ca.
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.
LOTTO MAX players in Ontario have won over $6 billion since 2009, including 80 jackpot wins and 624 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right across the province. LOTTO MAX is $5 per play and draws take place on Tuesdays and Fridays.
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