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Lottery Wins For Two People From Region

Grey Bruce | by Matt Hermiz  

Port Elgin man, Hanover woman win big prizes playing OLG games

The lottery wins just keep on coming for people in Grey Bruce.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation says a Port Elgin man claimed a $250,000 prize in a scratch ticket game, while a Hanover woman won $100,000 playing Lotto 6/49.

Maximino Hernandez, 76, of Port Elgin won the $250,000 top prize playing Instant Sonic Multiplier.

The married father of two plays on sharing some of his winnings with family and saving the rest.

The winning ticket was purchased at Ralph's Port Elgin on Goderich Street.

Meanwhile, Tracey Lerch of Hanover won a $100,000 guaranteed prize in the Feb. 16 Lotto 6/49 Super Draw.

The 47-year-old general labourer at the Exceldor turkey processing plant plans on taking a trip with her winnings and paying off bills.

The winning ticket was purchased at Foodland on 10th Street in Hanover.

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