LONDON RESIDENT WINS $1 MILLION WITH INSTANT BIG 10

TORONTO, ONNicole Higgs of London is $1 million richer after winning with INSTANT BIG 10 (Game #2057).

Nicole, a 32-year-old mother said this ticket was given to her as an Easter gift from her boyfriend. “I played my ticket and then scanned it using the OLG Lottery App. When I saw Big Winner I gasped in shock,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.

The automotive industry worker said she went for a walk after discovering her win to get some fresh air while trying to comprehend reality. “I could hardly hold my phone I was shaking so much. Then I asked how many zeroes were in $1 million,” she laughed.

Nicole said she would like to take a trip when it’s safe to travel again. “Maybe I’ll purchase a cottage down the road. For now, I’ll enjoy having a million dollars in the bank,” she smiled.

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.

INSTANT BIG 10 is available for $10 and the top prize is $1 million. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.60. Visit the INSTANT page on OLG.ca for more information on this and other great games.

The winning ticket was purchased at Valley Farm Variety on Huron Street in London.

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