Barrie man among group of nine electricians shocked by Lotto Max prize


Arthur Tobin, a resident of Barrie, and his colleagues cash in; Winning ticket purchased at Yonge Street gas station in Newmarket

TORONTO – A group of nine people from the Greater Toronto Area have $ 114,829.50 to invest in their dreams after winning a second Lotto Max prize in the February 21, 2020 draw. The group matched six numbers plus the bonus number to win the prize.The members of the group are:

  • Robert Neil of Newmarket
  • Arthur Tobin of Barrie
  • Christopher De Franco de Bolton
  • Connor De Vogel or Aurora
  • Duncan Torrie de Bradford
  • Kevin Corrado from Georgetown
  • Peter Scott de Keswick
  • Ryan Antoniel of Holland Landing
  • Vladimir Ziborov de Maple

The group of nine electricians were very excited when they learned of their big victory. “I took the band in a trailer to work and surprised them with the news,” Robert said, while at the OLG Prize Center in Toronto to collect their check.

Plans for the group’s windfall include paying some bills and traveling when it’s safe again.

“It’s nice to share the experience with friends,” concluded Robert.

OLG now accepts in-person prize claims by appointment only for customers with prizes of $ 1,000 or more who wish to claim at the OLG Prize Center. To better protect customers and staff, OLG has implemented appropriate health and safety protocols in accordance with guidelines from public health officials, which include physical distancing, mandatory use of equipment personal protective equipment (PPE) and prior checking of visitors before granting entry. Players should contact the OLG Support Center at 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options or to make an appointment.

Lotto Max players in Ontario have won over $ 5.7 billion since 2009, including 77 jackpots and 617 MAXMILLION prizes, across the province. Lotto Max costs $ 5 per game and draws take place on Tuesdays and Fridays.

The winning ticket was purchased at the Canadian Tire gas bar on Yonge Street in Newmarket.



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