TORONTO, ON – Mengsteab Zerai of Kitchener is one step closer to claiming a lottery win of $10,000 with ENCORE (September 29, 2020 LOTTO MAX draw). As Mengsteab is an employee of an authorized OLG retailer, this prize falls within OLG’s definition of an Insider Win. Mengsteab did not purchase or validate the ticket at his place of employment. As of today’s date, the claimant has completed the first step of a two-step Insider Win process, which included enhanced scrutiny of the prize claim. To complete the prize claim, the prize will be held for a 30-day waiting period as part of OLG’s Insider Win process, in order for OLG to publicize the win. If there are no additional claims on this prize it will be paid to the claimant on June 1, 2021. If the pay date falls on a day that is not a business day, then the following business day shall be deemed to be the pay date. The ticket was purchased at Esso on Glasgow Street in Kitchener. For more information please visit Claiming Prizes for Insiders on OLG.ca.