A construction worker will get a big boost for his house building projects with a $100,000 lottery win.
According to the OLG, Tyler Hynes, 30, of Roseneath, Ont., won the $100,000 guaranteed prize in the March 26 Lotto 6/49 draw. A super draw was held that day with 10 guaranteed prize draws of $100,000 in addition to the main jackpot and guaranteed prize of $1 million.
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The construction industry worker says he has been playing the lottery regularly for a year.
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“I didn’t realize I had won until I logged into my OLG account to purchase my next tickets,” he said. “I saw a notification that said ‘You are a winner’ and when I clicked on it I couldn’t believe it. I went straight to my email and then I saw an email saying : “You have great news from Lotto 6/49.”
Hynes says his mother was stunned when he shared the news.
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“She was thrilled for me,” he said. “Luckily it was a slow working day as my win was all I could think of. I updated my email every two hours for a week to make sure it was real.
Hynes plans to invest his winnings in a house he is currently building, calling the money a big help.
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