TORONTO, ON – Peter McDonald of Napanee is $250,000 richer after winning with INSTANT MONOPOLY™ (Game #2175).
Peter, 71, likes to try new tickets as they become available – that’s what led him to purchase his winning INSTANT MONOPOLY ticket. He uncovered his win while at the store. “I couldn’t believe it,” he shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his cheque. “It’s my biggest win so far,” he smiled.
Peter immediately told his girlfriend. “I said, ‘I hope you’re sitting down!’” He plans to use his winnings to upgrade his current 14 year old vehicle to something newer.
“It feels great – a once in a lifetime opportunity,” he concluded.
OLG is now accepting in-person prize claims by-appointment only for customers with prizes of $1,000 or more who wish to claim at the OLG Prize Centre. To best protect customers and staff, OLG has put in place appropriate health and safety protocols in accordance with guidelines from public health officials, which include physical distancing measures, the mandatory use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the pre-screening of visitors before granting entry. Players should contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options or to schedule an appointment.
INSTANT MONOPOLY™ is available for $10 and the top prize is $250,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.57. Visit the INSTANT page on OLG.ca for more information on this and other great games.
The winning ticket was purchased at Stop & Shop on Centre Street in Napanee.
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