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WHITBY RESIDENT WINS $1 MILLION WITH INSTANT ULTIMATE
TORONTO, ON – Feyazuddin Mohammed of Whitby is $1 million richer after winning with INSTANT ULTIMATE (Game #2123). Feyazuddin is one of the top prize winners from the draw held on December 31, 2022.
Feyazuddin, a public sector worker, says he's been playing the lottery for 15 years and this is his first big win. "I had a feeling I was a winner," he shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his winnings. "As I was scratching my ticket, I told my wife, 'This feels like a winner,' and when I checked it using the OLG App after the draw, I froze when I saw $1 million appear on the screen! My wife and I were holding each other and jumping with joy!"
He plans to pay some bills, invest, and plan for retirement.
"I feel honoured to receive such a rare experience. I feel a lot of gratitude," he concluded.
As Feyazuddin begins to enjoy his $1 million windfall, the people of Ontario are also benefiting from the sale of the $100 INSTANT ULTIMATE game. 100 per cent of profits generated from sales of INSTANT ULTIMATE and OLG products, are reinvested into Ontario. Delivering great entertainment experiences for our customers and giving back is at the heart of all we do.
OLG supports safe play and wants to keep the fun in the game. That’s why OLG is proud to be a leader in promoting responsible gambling with our globally recognized PlaySmart program.
INSTANT ULTIMATE was available for $100 a play with 40 $1 million top prizes drawn on December 31, 2022. The odds of winning any prize were 1 in 3.55.
The winning ticket was purchased at Friendly Variety & Videos on Garrard Road in Whitby.
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