Mississauga Man Celebrating Huge Lotto Win


A Mississauga man is starting the fall just a little bit richer.

OLG recently congratulated Nelson Barros for winning $74,269.10 with Pools, Football Pools Card #81 (List #1250).

“I enjoy playing Lotto 6/49 and Lotto Max as well as the sports games,” Barros told OLG while at the OLG Prize Centre.

Prior to this win, Barro's biggest win was $3,000 on Point Spread.

“I stayed up late to watch the Monday night game to find out if I won," he said. "It was a little scary going into the Monday nighter!”

The 41-year-old father of two is a Ford plant employee in Oakville. He plans on paying bills and taking his wife to the Bahamas.

“I feel incredible,” he told OLG.

Pools is the sports game that’s easy to play. Each $5 wager allows you to pick your sport and Card number and select who you think will win each matchup. Get the most correct picks and win or share the prize pool.

The winning ticket was purchased at Petro Canada on Hurontario Street in Mississauga.

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