Oshawa man wins more than $100K in 6/49 second prize


Published October 22, 2021 at 3:56 pm

Antony Lysyk of Oshawa has that ‘6/49 feeling’ after winning a LOTTO 6/49 second prize worth $107,477.30 in the October 6 LOTTO draw.

Lysyk says he is a regular lottery player and loves to play LOTTO 6/49. “This is my largest win,” he shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his winnings. The health care worker checked his ticket using the OLG App when he realized he won big. “I saw Big Winner appear on the screen and I thought ‘Woah!'”

The husband and father said it feels good to get this cheque. “It’s exciting.” He plans to pay some bills and pay for his children’s college tuition with his winnings.

LOTTO 6/49 players in Ontario have won over $13.4 billion in prizes since 1982, including 1,410 jackpot wins and 390 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws. LOTTO 6/49 is $3 per play and draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The winning ticket was purchased at S.K. Convenience on Cedar Street in Oshawa.

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