$1 turns into $100,000: M’Chigeeng resident celebrates $100,000 Encore win

Saying “yes” to ENCORE paid off for Mary Anwhatin of M’Chigeeng. Mary matched the last six of seven ENCORE numbers in exact order in theAugust 4, 2021 LOTTO 6/49 draw to win $100,000!

TORONTO, ON – Saying “yes” to ENCORE paid off for Mary Anwhatin of M’Chigeeng. Mary matched the last six of seven ENCORE numbers in exact order in theAugust 4, 2021 LOTTO 6/49 draw to win $100,000

Mary, 69, said she plays the lottery whenever she can. “I bought this ticket randomly,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings. “I checked my tickets while at the store and thought the machine was broken!”

Mary said she shared the good news with her family, and no one could believe it. “I couldn’t sleep that night,” she said. 

She plans to take a trip to the states when it’s safe to travel again and celebrate with a small family dinner.

ENCORE offers 22 ways to win and can be played in conjunction with most lottery games for an extra $1. There is an ENCORE draw every day.

OLG is currently booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto only for those claims that require a face-to-face interview. Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options. Prize claims up to $49,999.90 should continue to be submitted by mail. The health and safety of our customers and employees remains our top priority and OLG looks forward to providing future updates on the further availability of in-person prize claims.

The winning ticket was purchased at Mindemoya Medical Pharmacy on Yonge Street in Mindemoya.

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