TORONTO, March 9 /CNW/ - Congratulations to Patricia Drake of Mindemoya who won $1,000 A Week for Life playing CASH FOR LIFE (INSTANT lottery game No. 1148). Drake opted for the $675,000 lump sum prize.
"I was so shocked! I thought I was seeing things," a thrilled Drake told OLG Prize Centre staff about her reaction to the win. "I phoned my family right away, I was so overwhelmed," she went on to say. The 73 year-old retiree plans to share her windfall with family, pay off bills and travel.
The winning ticket was purchased at Blair's Cash & Carry located in Mchigeeng.
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.
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