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.”
Garland plans to use her winnings to improve her home.
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