Insider Wins process almost complete for Hawkesbury couple
TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - JoAnn and Gaetan Champagne of Hawkesbury
are one step closer to claiming their lottery win of $50,000,000 from
the LOTTO MAX draw on December 30, 2011.
As JoAnn and Gaetan Champagne were employed as lottery retailers within
the past year, their prize claim is subject to OLG's Insider Wins
The Champagnes owned and operated Jo's Depanneur in Hawkesbury until
October 2011, with Mrs. Champagne continuing to work at the convenience
store until recently.
As of today's date, this prize claim has completed the first two steps
of a three-step Insider Wins process. Under this process, the prize
claim was reviewed by OLG, and independently through the province's
lottery regulator, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).
To complete the prize claim, the prize will be held for a 30-day waiting
period as part of OLG's Insider Wins process, in order for OLG to
publicize the win. If there are no additional claims on this prize, it
will be paid to the claimant on or around February 29, 2012 based on
this 30-day wait period.
The ticket was purchased at Pharmaprix on Aberdeen St. in Hawkesbury.
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 $34 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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