Uxbridge woman wins $69,000-plus in 6/49 second prize

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Published June 9, 2022 at 2:27 pm

Lynn Murphy of Uxbridge has that ’6/49 feeling’ after winning a LOTTO 6/49 second prize worth $69,262.50 in the April 23 LOTTO 6/49 draw.

Murphy, a 55-year-old mother of three, said she was comparing her numbers to those online and was circling the matching numbers. “I just kept circling and circling. I was in shock – I thought someone was playing a joke on me,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.

She said the whole experience is humbling and she feels very emotional and grateful. “I have no plans at the moment. I’m still processing it. So, for now it’s going in the bank.”

LOTTO 6/49 players in Ontario have won over $13.7 billion in prizes since 1982, including 1,418 jackpot wins and 415 Guaranteed $1 Million Prize draws. LOTTO 6/49 is $3 per play and draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

OLG is booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. We 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 winning ticket was purchased at Vince’s Market on Toronto Street in Uxbridge.

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