Elliot Lake Larry wins big with Lightning Lotto

Elliot Lake resident wins Lightning Lotto

Larry Carruthers of Elliot Lake was struck by the LIGHTNING LOTTO jackpot on March 3, 2023.The top prize had grown to $133,653.70 before it was won.

Larry, 77, says this is his first major win.

“I went to Casino Rama for my birthday and picked up a LIGHTNING LOTTO ticket,” he shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his windfall. “I was in shock when I discovered the win!”

“Everyone at the retailer was also shocked – I was so happy to win,” he smiled.

He plans to put his win toward a new truck and will purchase a sewing machine for his partner.

LIGHTNING LOTTO players can win a jackpot on the spot! Match all five numbers in any one line on your LIGHTNING LOTTO ticket with those drawn earlier that day to win the jackpot. The top prize starts at $125,000 and grows with ticket sales. Each $2 Quick Pick consists of three lines of five numbers from 1 to 49. LIGHTNING LOTTO is available exclusively at lottery retailers. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 4.47. For more information on How to Play as well as full prize details and odds of winning, visit OLG.ca.

The winning ticket was purchased at Biindigen Gift Shop in Casino Rama on Rama Road in Orillia.


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