Port Hope resident ‘ante ups’ for $91,000 in lottery winnings: OLG – Peterborough

A Port Hope, Ontario woman’s decision to opt for $1 more led to her winning more than $91,000 in lottery tickets in April.

Deborah Garland, 70, won $86,770 in the Poker Lotto All In jackpot as well as $5,000 in the Poker Lotto game in the April 12 draw, according to the OLG. Both prizes mean she won $91,770.

The ‘all-in’ option is an extra $1 to try and win the progressive jackpot which starts at $10,000 and increases until won.

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Garland purchased her winning ticket at the A+ Variety and Convenience Store on Wellington Street in Port Hope.

“I was shocked and numb when I found out I had won,” she said while at the OLG Prize Center in Toronto to collect her winnings. “I told my family, and they are very happy.”

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Garland plans to use her winnings to improve her home.

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