Courtice bartender is $50,000 richer with Instant Cafe Crossword

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Published March 1, 2022 at 3:42 pm

Richelle Borg of Courtice is celebrating after winning a $50,000 top prize with INSTANT CAFÉ CROSSWORD.

Borg says she checked her ticket using the OLG App and went right back to the store to validate her winning ticket. “I am so happy,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.

The 41-year-old bartender told her parents and close friends about her win. “Considering everything we have been through in the last two years, it’s surreal and amazing. I feel lighter.”

She plans to purchase a new fridge, build a deck and go on a vacation. “I’ll save the rest of my win for a rainy day.”

OLG is booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. As there are limited appointments, we strongly encourage those witch claims between $1,000 and $49,999.90 to submit their claims online or mail them. Submitting claims online is fast, secure and enables OLG to process the claim in a timely manner. Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options.

INSTANT CAFÉ CROSSWORD is available for $3 a play and the top prize is $50,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.91.

The winning ticket was purchased at Daily Mart on Nash Road in Courtice.

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