Hamilton father celebrates big Lotto win with plans to buy investment property
Published June 3, 2021 at 12:41 pm
A Hamilton husband and father has a lot to celebrate after winning $100,000 in the Lotto 6/49 Super Draw in late March.
According to an OLG press release, 66-year-old Jamal Ludin was picking up his regular lottery tickets on March 27 when he decided to check some of his others from a previous draw.
“The Ticket Checker was displaying $100,000 and I thought there was something wrong with the machine, so I asked the store clerk to check my ticket and it was true – I won $100,000,” Ludin said in the release.
Ludin said he was very excited to tell his wife and children about his incredible win.
“That day was a happy day. It’s unbelievable,” he said, adding that he’s hoping to put the winnings towards the purchase of an investment property.
Lotto 6/49 players in Ontario have won over $13 billion in prizes since 1982, including 1,405 jackpot wins and 373 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws. Lotto 6/49 is $3 per play and draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The winning ticket was purchased at Honey Bee Food Mart on Redmond Drive on the Mountain.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising