GROUP OF TWO FROM SAGAMOK FIRST NATION WINS $250,000 WITH INSTANT POKER NIGHT

Toronto, ONNorma Solomon and Michael Bucknell of Sagamok First Nation won a $250,000 prize with INSTANT POKER NIGHT (Game #2341).

Norma and Michael, both 60, said they have been playing the lottery together for 12 years. The common-law pair said they purchase INSTANT tickets and divide them up between each other. “I played this ticket – when I saw I won big, it was unbelievable,” said Norma. “I took it to the retailer and when I saw Big Winner appear I was so excited. I was trying to contain my excitement.”

“It didn’t hit me until I saw the numbers on the ticket checker,” said Michael. “It’s the most zeroes I am ever going to see! It feels surreal.”

They plan to pay off their truck, put a down payment on a home and purchase a Harley Davidson. “This experience is hard to describe – It feels great!” said Michael.

OLG supports safe play and wants to keep the fun in the game. That’s why OLG is proud to be a leader in promoting responsible gambling with our globally recognized PlaySmart program.

INSTANT POKER NIGHT is available for $10 a play and the top prize is $250,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.60.

The winning ticket was purchased at Tanner’s Your Independent Grocer on Center Street in Espanola.

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