A Mississauga Woman is Celebrating Huge Lotto Win

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Published October 30, 2018 at 3:58 pm

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Christmas has come early for a very lucky Mississauga woman and a group of fortunate Mississauga workers.

OLG recently announced that 35-year-old Erica Gray, a financial services worker, is celebrating after winning a $250,000 top prize with Instant 24 Days To Celebrate (Game #2117).

“After scanning my ticket, I thought I won big but I had to scan it to be sure,” Gray told OLG at the OLG Prize Centre.

Gray told OLG she was shocked when her win was confirmed.

“I was numb. I still don’t believe it!”

Gray plans on putting her winnings towards a down payment on a house.

“A win like this can change everything in a minute,” she told OLG.

Instant 24 Days To Celebrate is available for $20 a play and the top prize is $250,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 2.99.

The winning ticket was purchased at N.E. Mart on William O’Connell Boulevard in Burlington.


In other lotto news, two Mississauga residents are a little bit richer following a group lotto win.

OLG recently congratulated a group of 13 from southern Ontario for winning a $140,371.60 prize in the August 10, 2018 Lotto Max draw.

The group members are:

Dave Smith of Mississauga

Carmela Caputo of Woodbridge

Debra Jackson of Bolton

Donovan Gordon of Woodbridge

Joseph Sammut of Mississauga

Kalpana Bhardwaj of Hamilton

Karen Cannata of Toronto

Kimberley Brolley of Weston

Kuldip Singh of Brampton

Lily Del Franco of Toronto

Marcia Cawley-Lewis of Toronto

Mike Smith of Brampton

Satbir Sidhu-Thomas of Toronto

Photo (L to R): Debra, Donovan, Kalpana, Kimberly, Dave, Kuldip, Marcia, Mike

Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario Lotto MAX players have won over $4.5 billion, including 60 jackpot wins and 511 Maxmillions prizes, right across the province.

The winning ticket was purchased at Shell on Central Parkway in Mississauga.

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