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TORONTO – Congratulations to Rosauro Brillantes of Guelph after winning a $65,408.40 prize in the Sept. 19, 2018 Lotto 6/49 draw.
“I enjoy playing Lotto 6/49 and Lotto Max,” shared Rosauro, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his winnings.
Rosauro discovered his windfall after stopping for gas and remembering to check his ticket. “I saw the numbers pop up and thought I must not be awake yet,” he laughed. “I double-checked on the OLG Lottery App and got really excited!”
The 29-year-old setup technician is engaged to wed next year and plans to surprise his fiancé by paying off their wedding costs. He will also send his parents on a trip, share with his sisters and head back to school.
“It feels amazing knowing I can take care of bills, help out my family and have the freedom to continue my education,” he smiled.
Since its launch in June 1982, Ontario Lotto 6/49 players have won over $12.3 billion, including 1,358 jackpot wins and 249 guaranteed $1 million prize draws. For more information, please visit OLG.ca and click on Lotteries.
The winning ticket was purchased at Big Bear on Willow Road in Guelph.