OTTAWA RESIDENT WINS $250,000 WITH INSTANT BINGO MULTIPLIER

Toronto, ON – BINGO! Blanche Stanzell of Ottawa won a $250,000 prize with INSTANT BINGO MULTIPLIER (Game #3075).

Blanche plays the lottery twice a week. "I love to play LOTTO 6/49 and ENCORE. I also enjoy playing INSTANT BINGO weekly," she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.

Blanche, a mother and grandmother, played her ticket at home when she discovered her big win. "I thought something was funny when I was revealing too many lines. My husband told me I was going to win. I'm still in shock!"

The 78-year-old plans to purchase her son a new truck and go to Ireland with her husband.

"I can't believe I have this much money in my hands," she concluded.

OLG is currently booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto only for those claims 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 further availability of in-person prize claims.

INSTANT BINGO MULTIPLIER is available for $10 a play and the top prize is $250,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.49.

The winning ticket was purchased at Mac's on Jeanne D'Arc Boulevard in Orleans.

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