Canada learns the name of its latest lottery millionaire as the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation reveals that Barrie player is now CA$1,000,000 richer. The name of the lucky ticket holder is Andrei Alexeenco and he is a winner of a guaranteed CA$1 million prize in the Lotto 6/49 game. The winner now has the pleasant task of finding a purpose for his major winning.
Lotto 6/49 is a weekly drawn lottery game, where participants have to correctly guess the winning six numbers out of a total of 49. There are two draws for the game, one on Wednesday and the other on the weekends on Saturday. Besides the main prize, each draw of the game also features a guaranteed CA$1 million prize.
One date that Mr. Alexeenco will certainly never forget is July 7, 2021, as this was the day his ticket was drawn as the winning one of a Lotto 6/49 guaranteed CA$1,000,000 prize. After arriving at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to claim his award, the 21-year-old winner shared that he is a regular lotto player and that he purchases a few tickets per week.
Mr. Alexeenco shared that he purchased his ticket one day while shopping, and after checking it on the OLG Lottery App and seeing the number 1,000,000, he forgot what else he was shopping for. With the hefty prize, the winner plans on giving half of the winning to his parents, buy an apartment, start his own business, and help his sister out by buying her a laptop.
Lotto 6/49 Results
Additionally, the OLG revealed the results of last Saturday’s draw for the Lott/69 game. The jackpot was sitting at the CA$6,000,000 mark, and the winning numbers were 02, 09, 15, 21, 38 & 46. Number 36, was drawn as a bonus number. There was also a guaranteed CA$1 million prize, and the Crown agency reminds everyone to check their tickets.
Tuesday’s Lotto Max Draw
The Crown corporation also revealed that no one from the country was fortunate enough to win last Friday’s Lotto Max jackpot. The main prize was the impressive amount of CA$15 million last week, but it did not find a winner. However, players should not get discouraged as this Tuesday, August 24, 2021, the prize will grow even bigger to the amount of CA$24,000,000.
Simcoe Couple Wins Big
Previous, lottery players that have benefited from the Lotto 6/49 game include Margaret and Mark Peters from Simcoe. Thanks to the June 12, 2021 draw of the lottery offering, the couple is now significantly richer with CA$9,440,109 to their name. After arriving to claim their winning at an OLG office, the pair shared that with the hefty prize they will help out their children and treat themselves with a brand-new car.
This August, the OLG revealed the identity of one more lottery millionaire as Marshall Dominey from Trenton claimed his CA$5,000,000 cheque at one of the Crown’s offices. His Lotto 6/49 ticket was drawn as the winning one in the June 2 draw of the fan-favorite game. The winner stated that he plans on share the money with his family, and travel in the future when it is safer to do so.
Source: “Get that 6/49 feeling: Barrie resident wins Lotto 6/49 guaranteed $1 million prize”, Barrie360, August 20, 2021