Toronto, ON – Congratulations to Ashley Follington of Simcoe for winning $150,000 with THE BIGGER SPIN INSTANT game (Game #3147).
A 35-year-old social worker and mother, Ashley is a self-described occasional player who felt like picking up a couple of tickets one day. She was at home when she uncovered her win and saw her prize. “You don’t believe it, even when it’s in front of you,” she recalled, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to collect her cheque.
Ashley plans to pay some bills and save some of her winnings to buy a house in the future. “I don’t want to make any rash decisions,” she smiled.
“This is really exciting, it feels like a fresh start,” she concluded.
OLG is now accepting in-person prize claims by-appointment only for customers with prizes of $1,000 or more who wish to claim at the OLG Prize Centre. To best protect customers and staff, OLG has put in place appropriate health and safety protocols in accordance with guidelines from public health officials, which include physical distancing measures, the mandatory use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the pre-screening of visitors before granting entry. Players should contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options or to schedule an appointment.
THE BIGGER SPIN INSTANT game is an exciting $10 game that combines popular scratch play with prizes revealed in-store by an animated spinning wheel on the lottery terminal screen and potentially, an in-person spin on THE BIGGER SPIN Wheel at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto.
The winning ticket was purchased at Cedar St. Food Market on Cedar Street in Simcoe.
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