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03-06-2024

THOROLD RESIDENT WINS $350,000 WITH INSTANT CROSSWORD EXTREME

Toronto, ONJanet Henderson of Thorold is celebrating after winning a $350,000 top prize with INSTANT CROSSWORD EXTREME (Game #2394).

Janet, 71, says this is her first big win and says she enjoys playing INSTANT BINGO and CROSSWORD games. "I was at home having a cup of tea and playing my ticket when I realized I won. I was shocked and stunned," she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to collect her windfall.

The retiree says she shared the news about her win with a friend, who was very excited for her.

Janet plans to purchase a car with her winnings.

INSTANT CROSSWORD EXTREME is available for $30 a play and the top prize is $350,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.42.

The winning ticket was purchased at Clara Variety on Clara Street in Thorold.

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