Oshawa woman wins $231,000 in LOTTO 6/49 second prize

Published November 22, 2022 at 1:51 pm

Erin Rivet of Oshawa can find her possible after winning a LOTTO 6/49 second prize worth $231,681.20 in the July 6 LOTTO 6/49 draw.

“This is my first major win,” Rivet shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings. “This ticket was a gift.”

She checked her ticket using the OLG App and didn’t believe it when she saw Big Winner appear. “My friend is the first person I told about the win. They were so shocked but very excited for me.”

Rivet plans to pay some bills and is thinking about what to do with the rest of her win.

OLG is booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. The corporation strongly encourage those with claims between $1,000 and $49,999.90 to submit them online or mail them in. Submitting claims online is fast and secure. Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options.

The new LOTTO 6/49 offers players a chance to win two multi-million dollar jackpots every Wednesday and Saturday, for the same $3 per play.

The main draw is the new Classic Draw and offers a fixed $5 million jackpot for every draw, while the previous $1 million Guaranteed Prize Draw is the new Gold Ball Draw. The Gold Ball Jackpot Draw guarantees that the winner will take home either $1 million, or the growing jackpot that starts at $10 million and can grow as high as $68 million. Click here for more information about the new LOTTO 6/49.

The winning ticket was purchased at Pinto’s Convenience on Hamilton Road in London.

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