KANATA RESIDENT WINS LOTTO 6/49 GUARANTEED $1 MILLION PRIZE

Toronto, ON Sandra Pilgrim-Stark of Kanata has that “6/49 feeling” after winning a Guaranteed $1 Million Prize in the October 20, 2021 LOTTO 6/49 draw.

Sandra, a retired nurse, said she is a regular lottery player. “I was about to replay my ticket when I heard the winning jingle go off. I asked the clerk how much and she whispered, ‘A lot of money,’” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings. “After I found out I won $1 million, I stood in the corner of the store with tears in my eyes in disbelief.”

Sandra plans to pay her mortgage, share with her children and invest in her future. “I have a few places on my bucket list to travel, so I’ll put some aside for that.”

“I feel like I’m floating on cloud 9. It’s been a journey of disbelief and elation,” 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.

LOTTO 6/49 players in Ontario have won over $13.5 billion in prizes since 1982, including 1,410 jackpot wins and 391 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws. LOTTO 6/49 is $3 per play and draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The winning ticket was purchased at Real Canadian Superstore on Eagleson Road in Kanata.

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