Mississauga retiree celebrating big lotto win


A Mississauga retiree is celebrating a big lotto win. 

OLG says Antone Kuyumcu won a $50,000 top prize with Instant Gift Pack (Game #1926). The win occurred on the Bingo ticket in the holiday-themed favourite.

“The ticket was a Christmas gift from my son,” Kuyumcu told OLG. “It sat around for two months until I finally checked it!”

Kuyumcu a 73-year old retiree, discovered his big win while at the store.

“The other customers were congratulating and hugging me,” he told OLG. “It feels amazing!”

The married father of two plans to renovate his bathroom and take care of his family with his winnings.

“They are my main priority,” he said.

Instant Gift Pack was available for $10 a play and the top prize is $50,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.16.

The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K on Steeles Avenue in Milton.

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