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Guelph resident hits the jackpot with $675K lottery win

Winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven on Speedvale Avenue
Surya Paliyath of Guelph

TORONTO – Surya Paliyath of Guelph is celebrating after winning a top prize with Instant Cash For Life (Game #1174). Surya accepted the lump sum payment of $675,000.

Instant Cash For Life is available for $4 a play and the top prize is $1,000 a week for life. Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 3.93.

The winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven on Speedvale Avenue in Guelph.

OLG is a crown agency that develops world-class gaming entertainment for the Province of Ontario. Acting in a socially responsible way, OLG conducts and manages land-based gaming facilities; the sale of province-wide lottery games; PlayOLG Internet gaming; and the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres.

OLG is also helping to build a more sustainable horse racing industry in Ontario. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $50 billion to the people and province of Ontario to support key government priorities like health care; the treatment, prevention and research of problem gambling; and support for amateur athletes. Each year, proceeds from OLG’s operations also support host communities, Ontario First Nations, lottery retailers and local charities across the province.