Kingston man scratches his way to $75,000

TORONTO, April 16 /CNW/ - Congratulations to William Reid of Kingston who matched an ace of clubs on the popular INSTANT scratch ticket Jack Of Spades (Game No. 1587) to uncover $75,000.

"I'm very happy," said the retired winner. "This is good, for sure. The most I've ever won is $5.00."

The 75-year old retiree plans on sharing the wealth and paying some bills.

Jack of Spades is an INSTANT scratch lottery game. Players must match two lucky cards to collect a prize ranging from a free ticket to the $75,000 jackpot.

The winning ticket was bought at Pat's Grocery on John Street in Kingston.

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 $28 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.

                       Know your limit, play within it!

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