Mississauga Resident Wins Big Lotto Prize

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The lucky streak continues, as another Mississauga resident is celebrating a big lotto win.

OLG recently congratulated George Haddad for winning $50,000 with Instant X Money (Game #2050).

"I have been playing the lottery for about five years," Haddad told OLG while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. "I enjoy playing Lotto 6/49, Lotto Max and Instant tickets."

Haddad played his Instant ticket at the local convenience store and realized he won big.

"I initially thought I won $50, but then I realized the prize was much larger. It didn't seem real. I scanned the ticket three times to make sure I actually won!"

The 38-year-old married father of two couldn't wait to share the news about his big win with his family.

"When I told my wife, she thought I was joking. Everyone was very excited to hear about my win."

OLG says Haddad plans on using part of his winnings to enjoy a vacation somewhere warm with his family. He also plans on completing some house renovations as well as donating some money to the local church.

"I am grateful to say I am a winner," he said.

Instant X Money is available for $10 a play and the top prize is $1 million. Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 3.38.

The winning ticket was purchased at Derry Convenience on Derry Road in Mississauga.

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