GROUP OF 24 CLAIMS LOTTERY PRIZE

$386,937.40 prize pending mandatory 30-day withholding

TORONTO, May 9 /CNW/ - Congratulations to a Group of 24 who won $386,937.40 from the Lotto Max draw on January 28, 2011.

The group members are:

Lap-Kin Cheng of Barrie
Anne Doherty of Barrie
Astrid Thiesen of Barrie
Carolyn Thomas of Barrie
Carrie Teeter of Barrie
David Leach of Barrie
Donald Plant of St George
Douglas Kehl of Barrie
Erica Fortin of Barrie
Janet Hayes of Barrie
Jason R Lapenna of Barrie
Jeannette MacDonald of Barrie
Jillian Ford of Barrie
Johan Klepp of Barrie
Katherine Renate Tittel of Barrie
Kenneth McGowan of Barrie
Kyle Macleod of Barrie
Melissa Beth McCron of Barrie
Patricia Sexton of Barrie
Russell Bown of Barrie
Ryan Rea-Paulus of Barrie
Sandra Baker of Barrie
Shannon Leah O'Connell of Barrie
Shirley Cuthbert of Barrie

As group member MacDonalds's daughter is an employee at an OLG retail location, this prize falls within OLG's definition of an Insider Win.

Major prize claims by Insiders are subject to an independent investigation.  This investigation has been completed and the prize claim has been approved for payment.  The payment of prizes to Insiders is held for 30 days to allow anyone with concerns regarding the prize to come forward.  The prize claim is publicly announced through this news release which is also posted on OLG.ca.  Anyone having a concern regarding a prize claim may contact OLG at 1-800-387-0098, seven days a week, from 8a.m. - 9p.m.

The ticket was purchased at Bayfield Esso located on Bayfield St. in Barrie. This prize will be paid to the claimant on June 8, 2011 based on the 30-day wait period.

For more information on Related Parties and Insider Wins, please visit the Winner News Releases page in the Media Centre on OLG.ca

OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG lotteries, casinos, slots, and resort casinos have generated more than $32 billion for the benefit of the Province of Ontario.  Gaming proceeds support Ontario's hospitals, amateur sport, recreational and cultural activities, communities, provincial priority programs such as health care and education, and local and provincial charities and non-profit organizations through the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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