John Graham of Victoria Harbour won the $250,000 top prize in the Instant Monopoly lotto (Game #2112), according to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG).
The married, father of five plans on getting a new car, paying down his mortgage, doing home renovations and living life with “less worry.” Instant Monopoly was available for $20 a play and the top prize was $250,000 with odds of winning any prize at one in 3.20. The winning ticket was bought at Victoria Sunny Convenience on Albert Street in Victoria Harbour.
“I enjoy playing Instant tickets – I won big with Cash For Life back in 2014,” said Graham, a 57-year-old retired auto technician, while claiming his winnings at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. He found out he had won by scanning his ticket on the OLG app. “I had to rescan it to make sure. Then I sent a picture to my wife and told her I had won the top prize!”