TORONTO, ON – Tammy Robinson of Oshawa is $77,777 richer after winning with INSTANT TRIPLING RED 7S (Game #2186).
A 46-year-old married mother of two, Tammy chose this ticket because she never played this game before. She uncovered her win but thought she had only won $77. “I hadn’t uncovered it completely,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her cheque. “I was shocked and shaking!”
She immediately called her husband to tell him the good news. “He was happy for me. We hugged and he did a little dance,” she recalled. “Then I called my mom.”
Tammy plans to use her winnings to pay bills and help her family.
“This feels life-changing,” she 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 TRIPLING RED 7s is available for $5 and the top prize is $77,777. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.86. Visit the INSTANT page on OLG.ca for more information on this and other great games.
The winning ticket was purchased at Shoppers Drug Mart on Warren Avenue in Oshawa.
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