TORONTO, ON – Mona Amrit of Maple is $77,777 richer after winning with INSTANT 777 (Game #2231).
Mona, a 62-year-old law professional, said she enjoys playing INSTANT tickets for a special reason. “My mom and I had a little tradition of playing INSTANT tickets together,” she smiled.
The mother of two said she picked this ticket at random because it was the last ticket in the tray. “I knew I won right away when I saw the tree symbol. Even though I knew I won, I was still in disbelief!”
Mona plans to give some of her winnings to charity, pay some bills and help family. “It feels really good!” she concluded.
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 777 is available for $5 and the top prize is $77,777. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.61. Visit the INSTANT page on OLG.ca for more information on other great games.
The winning ticket was purchased at Shoppers Drug Mart on Major Mackenzie Drive in Maple.
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