Mississauga teacher enjoys big lotto win


Christmas came early for a lucky man from Mississauga.

OLG claims Derek Murphy is $ 100,000 richer after winning with Instant 5X The Cash (part # 2212).

Derek, a 51-year-old teacher, said he occasionally played instant tickets.

“I used the ticket checker and when I saw $ 100,000 I was like ‘Holy cow!’,” He told OLG.

Murphy said that when he shared the news with his mother, she immediately started coaching him on the right ways to make money last.

“I plan to save this for the education of my child and others for the future – and maybe even a new car – I have a lot of choices to make,” he said. told OLG.

“It’s the biggest victory I’ve ever won. I’m happy, but I don’t think reality will sink until I have the check in my hands, ”he concluded.

The winning ticket was purchased at E-Convenience on Burnhamthorpe Road in Etobicoke.

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.


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