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Orillia mother/daughter duo celebrate $250,000 lottery win

The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K on Atherley Road in Orillia; 'Everyone at work had goosebumps when I told them,' winner says
Bingo Multiplier_IG3072_$250,000.00_Amanda Currie (Group of 2) of Orillia
Amanda Currie and Tara Walker of Orillia. Photo provided by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

TORONTO – BINGO! Amanda Currie and Tara Walker of Orillia won $250,000 with INSTANT BINGO MULTIPLIER (Game #3072).  

Amanda and Tara, mother and daughter, uncovered their win together. “At first, I thought we only won $50,” Amanda shared, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to collect their cheque. “Then my daughter scanned the ticket using the OLG Lottery App and saw the real amount we had won!”  

“Everyone at work had goosebumps when I told them,” Amanda smiled.  

The pair have some plans for the winnings including buying new vehicles and helping their family.  

OLG is now accepting in-person prize claims by-appointment only for customers with prizes of $1000 or more who wish to claim at the OLG Prize Centre. To best protect customers and staff, OLG has put in place appropriate health and safety protocols in accordance with guidelines from public health officials, which include physical distancing measures, the mandatory use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the pre-screening of visitors before granting entry. Players should contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options or to schedule an appointment.      

INSTANT BINGO MULTIPLIER is available for $10 a play and the top prize is $250,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.49.  

The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K on Atherley Road in Orillia.