WELLAND RESIDENT’S DREAMS ARE NOW DREAMIER WITH A $1 MILLION LOTTO MAX MAXMILLIONS WIN

Toronto, ON – The LOTTO MAX odds have shone in favour of Rachelle Morden of Welland! She won a MAXMILLIONS prize worth $1 million in the October 14, 2022 LOTTO MAX draw.

Rachelle said she has been a regular lottery player for over 40 years. “I play a combination of my own numbers and my kid’s birthdays,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.

Rachelle said she was sitting at home as usual scanning her tickets when she got a big surprise. “When I saw I won, I jumped off the sofa and screamed. I had to scan it multiple times to make sure – I felt frozen in time,” she said.

After proving to her husband and children that she actually won, they all became equally excited. “It still doesn’t feel real. Words can’t describe this feeling. It’s a roller coaster of emotions.”

She hasn’t made plans for her winnings yet.

OLG is booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. We strongly encourage those with claims between $1,000 and $49,999.90 to submit them online or mail them in. Submitting claims online is fast and secure. Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options.

LOTTO MAX players in Ontario have won over $7.4 billion since 2009, including 94 jackpot wins and 841 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 Best Mart on Rice Road in Welland.

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