TILLSONBURG RESIDENTS’ DREAMS ARE NOW DREAMIER WITH A $1 MILLION LOTTO MAX MAXMILLIONS WIN
Toronto, ON – The LOTTO MAX odds have shone in favour of Charles Kocsis and Barbara Armstrong of Tillsonburg! They had the winning ticket for a MAXMILLIONS prize worth $1 million from the September 28, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw.
Charles and Barbara, common law partners for 44 years, said they’ve been playing LOTTO MAX since it first launched. “I was shaking my head in disappointment because I didn’t win the jackpot,” shared Charles while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up their winnings. “Then I started matching the MAXMILLIONS numbers and thought I was looking at the wrong line. After checking it three more times, I went to wake Barbara!”
“He tapped me on the shoulder to wake me and said, ‘We won a million dollars and I’m not kidding!’ I knew he was serious,” shared Barbara. “This is a really wonderful nest egg for us.”
“Barb is everything to me, so experiencing this with her has been amazing. I feel very lucky!” said Charles.
The pair plan on purchasing some new furniture and will travel when it’s safe. “We’d love to do a European cruise,” concluded Charles.
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.
LOTTO MAX players in Ontario have won over $6.5 billion since 2009, including 87 jackpot wins and 718 MAXMILLIONS prizes, right across the province. LOTTO MAX is $5 per play and draws take place on Tuesdays and Fridays.
The winning ticket was purchased at Oxford Mini Mart & Tip Top Cleaners on Lisgar Avenue in Tillsonburg.
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