THORNHILL RESIDENT CELEBRATES $1 MILLION ENCORE WIN
TORONTO, ON – Saying “yes” to ENCORE paid off for Arnold Agulto of Thornhill. Arnold matched all seven ENCORE numbers in exact order in the September 5, 2021 PICK 4 draw to win $1 million!
Arnold, a married father of three, said he likes to play the lottery when the jackpots are large. “When I checked my ticket, I thought I won $1,000 and thought really, I have to go downtown to claim $1,000?! Then I saw the comma’s and realized I won $1 million!” he shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his winnings. “I was laughing at myself for being upset about going downtown for $1,000!”
Arnold plans to purchase a new home and a new vehicle with his winnings.
ENCORE offers 22 ways to win and can be played in conjunction with most lottery games for an extra $1. There is an ENCORE draw every day.
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The winning ticket was purchased at D.M. Kitchen Food Fair on Steeles Avenue in Thornhill.
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