Peterborough’s Leslie Vilneff won the $683,592.40 jackpot from the March 2nd LOTTARIO draw with a ticket purchased at the Circle K on Hunter Street.
"I've been playing the lottery for over 30 years," says Leslie, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his winnings. "I play LOTTO MAX, LOTTO 6/49 and LOTTARIO weekly. I was shocked when I realized I had a winning ticket. I couldn't believe it!"
The retired, married father of two plans on completing some home renovations, taking a trip to Hawaii and topping up his savings.
"This win means financial security," says Leslie. "I can buy things I couldn't buy before!"