Guelph, Ontario Instant Mega winner

Caroll Uylett of Guelph, Ont. won a $5 million top prize with INSTANT MEGA (Game #2059).

Caroll, who works in administration, says she’s been playing the lottery for a few years. “I typically play LOTTO MAX, LOTTO 6/49 and INSTANT games,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre to pick up her winnings. “I like to purchase my tickets at small local stores as I travel across Ontario.”

“I was at home with my family when I played my ticket and realized I had won, but I was shocked,” Caroll said. “I pulled out my phone to double check on the OLG app and I still couldn’t wrap my head around it. I thought the app was broken – It had to be a mistake! I told my kids, ‘I think I just won!’ and they were in disbelief too!”

Caroll says she is waiting for someone to reveal that this win is a practical joke.

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“It’s an emotional journey from disbelief to happy tears,” she smiled. “It’s such a blessing. I am grateful for this win and all the wonderful things I can do with it.”

She plans to use her win to help out her parents, set her children up for their future education, and buy a forever home. “Family is the primary focus,” Caroll concluded.

INSTANT MEGA is available for $50 a play and the top prize is $5 million. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.15.

The winning ticket was purchased at Longo’s on Clair Road in Guelph.

OLG supports safe play and wants to keep the fun in the game. That’s why OLG is proud to be a leader in promoting responsible gambling with our globally recognized PlaySmart program.

This is a press release supplied by the OLG.

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