Toronto, ON – Congratulations to Tammy Messina of Niagara Falls for winning $500,000 with THE BIGGER SPIN INSTANT game (Game #3148).
Tammy, a 63-year-old retiree, said when she gave her ticket to the clerk he gasped. “We were all filled with excitement!” she shared, while at the OLG Prize Centre.
Tammy, a mother of two and grandmother of three, said when she told her son about her win, he thought it was a joke. “He called me again to make sure I wasn’t fooling him!”
“This feels great. I am going to pay some bills and share the wealth!”
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.
THE BIGGER SPIN INSTANT game is an exciting $10 game that combines popular scratch play with prizes revealed in-store by an animated spinning wheel on the lottery terminal screen and potentially, an in-person spin on THE BIGGER SPIN Wheel at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto.
THE BIGGER SPIN INSTANT game has three fun ways to win:
The winning ticket was purchased at Avondale on Montrose Road in Niagara Falls.
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