TORONTO, ON – Life is a little more “grand” for Lenore Murphy of Kanata after winning $250,000 in the June 24, 2021 DAILY GRAND draw.
Lenore, an administration worker and mother, says she usually plays the lottery as a group and occasionally on her own. "I decided to play DAILY GRAND last year to change things up a bit," she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.
Lenore checked her tickets while at home "I was questioning the numbers, so I put my glasses on. I was thrilled when I realized I won! It was awesome," she said.
Lenore has kept quiet about her win. "I can't wait to tell my children this news," she smiled. "I feel so much gratitude!"
Lenore plans on sharing her win with her children. "This is for us," she 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.
DAILY GRAND is a national lottery game with a top prize of $1,000 a day for life for matching the five main numbers plus the Grand Number. The second prize is $25,000 a year for life for matching the five main numbers. DAILY GRAND is $3 per play and draws take place on Mondays and Thursdays.
The winning ticket was purchased at Shoppers Drug Mart on Eagleson Road in Kanata.
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