Douro Resident Goes Comfortably Numb After Winning $100,000 Playing Encore

Fifty-nine-year-old Douro carpenter Louis Prins says he went “numb” when he realized he had won $100,000 with ENCORE (May 17th LOTTO MAX draw). "I was at the store picking up bread and milk when I checked my ticket," he laughs.

Louis matched six of the seven ENCOREnumbers in exact order to win the $100,000 prize. "I play LOTTARIO, LOTTO 6/49 and LOTTO MAX—this is my first big win," says Louis.

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His winning ticket was purchased at Steve's Quik Chek Variety on Armour Road in Peterborough.

Louis plans on using his winnings to complete some home renovations, buy a truck and a four-wheeler. "It feels really awesome to get this kind of money," he says.

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Yet Another Person From Peterborough Just Won The Lottery

Remember that post we did earlier this year called Peterborough People Keep Winning In The Lottery?

Well yep, another person from Peterborough just won in the lottery.

Penelope Baptie

Penelope Baptie

Congrats to Penelope Baptie of Peterborough, who won $100,000 in the April 10th ENCORE draw. She purchased the ticket at the Canadian Tire Gas Bar on Lansdowne St. W.

Baptie plans to buy a car, take a vacay, pay the bills, and invest the rest.

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A Peterborough Man Who Has Been Playing The Lottery 35 Years Just Won $10 Million

Peterborough's John Pirie won $10 million in the Lotto 6/49 on the weekend... $10,395,605.70, to be exact. “It’s been my weekly ritual for 35 years [to play the lottery],” Pirie says in an OLG media release. “On the way to work at 5 p.m. every Sunday night, I stop at the gas station to check my tickets.” Pirie had five tickets for Saturday’s draw—and his big win came on the last one he checked.

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