OAKVILLE RESIDENT CELEBRATING A $3.8 MILLION JACKPOT WITH LOTTO 6/49
Toronto, ON – John Sirman of Oakville has that “6/49 feeling” after winning a LOTTO 6/49 top prize worth $3,841,273 in the June 15, 2022 LOTTO 6/49 draw. He also won $5 on his ENCORE selection, bringing his total winnings to $3,841,278!
The father of two says this is definitely his biggest win! "My winning numbers were a combination of my wife and children’s birthdates,” he shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to collect his winnings.
The 72-year-old retiree said he was very surprised to discover his big win. “My wife was surprised too! It’s very nice,” he smiled.
He plans to share his winnings with his children.
Did you know that last year, LOTTO 6/49 made over 50 millionaires in Ontario? That’s like a millionaire a week!
LOTTO 6/49 players in Ontario have won over $13.7 billion in prizes since 1982, including 1,421 jackpot wins and 420 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws. LOTTO 6/49 is $3 per play and draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
OLG is booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. We strongly encourage those with claims between $1,000 and $49,999.90 to submit them online or mail them in. Submitting claims online is fast and secure. Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options.
The winning ticket was purchased at Piggy Mart on Lakeshore Road in Oakville.
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