Brampton mom wins $50,000 with ‘big blessing’ scratcher ticket win

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Published September 27, 2022 at 1:12 pm

A Brampton mom is planning some home renos and a trip after a $50,000 windfall.

David said she was playing her Instant High Roller ticket and when she saw $50,000, she stopped scratching and started celebrating.

“I couldn’t believe it – I started yelling and crying,” David said while picking up her winnings at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. “I was so shocked to see that I matched that number.”

“My daughter heard me crying and came downstairs right away because she thought something bad happened,” David said.

David says the prize “feels like a big blessing,” and she plans to pay off bills, complete home improvements and take a trip with her winnings.

OLG is booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto, with prize winners between $1,000 and $49,999.90 encouraged to submit their claims online or mail them.

Submitting claims online is fast, secure and enables OLG to process the claim in a timely manner. Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options.

The winning ticket was purchased at Longo’s on Dufay Road in Brampton.

Instant High Roller is available for $50 and the top prize is $500,000, with odds of winning any prize of 1 in 3.94, according to OLG.

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