$1 million lotto win for group from Hamilton, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Burlington, Milton


Published December 2, 2022 at 12:47 pm

A group of 26 coworkers won $1 million playing Lotto Max at a Husky gas station in Hamilton.

A group of 26 people cashed in with a winning Lotto Max ticket that was purchased in Hamilton.

The coworkers, who will split $1 million, play the lottery together often.

“I checked our ticket using the OLG App, and I didn’t believe all the zeroes,” shared Ernesto Diaz from Hamilton from the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. “I called a meeting at work, and everyone was scared. They were wondering why I called them. When I shared the big news, they were so excited and told their families right away!”

The group plans to celebrate their win together.

“This is so unusual and so rare. I am so excited we beat the odds of winning!” added Hiran Patel of Brampton.

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The group members are:

  • Ernesto Diaz Herryman of Hamilton
  • Christopher Cote of Mississauga
  • David Fox of Ancaster
  • Deepakkumar Prajapati of Mississauga
  • Fitzwilliam Ramsook of Milton
  • Gary Randall of Oakville
  • Gary St. Onge of Oakville
  • Gregory Hunter of Mississauga
  • Gregory May of Hamilton
  • Hanif Remani of Hamilton
  • Hiran Patel of Brampton
  • Jacob Sherritt of Brantford
  • James Madley of Ancaster
  • John Happy of Oakville
  • John Taylor of Coldwater
  • John-Paul McGrath of Hamilton
  • Kevin Soy of North York
  • Matthew Konstantinou of Mount Hope
  • Nikeshkumar Babaria of Mississauga
  • Richard Groulx of Burlington
  • Sana Rouhani of Brechin
  • Selwyn Ramjohn of Mississauga
  • Shayne Coutto of Hamilton
  • Stephen Yonev of Stoney Creek
  • Svyatoslav Shchupak of Binbrook
  • Timothy Taylor of Hamilton

The winning ticket was purchased at the Husky gas station at King St. and Centennial Pkwy. in Stoney Creek.

Lotto Max is $5 per play and draws take place Tuesdays and Fridays.

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