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Lindsay Couple Wins More than $1 Million In The Lottery

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Lindsay, Ont., man had a birthday to remember after he and his wife claimed more than $1 million on a lottery ticket in October.

John Patterson and his wife Tonia won the guaranteed $1-million prize in the Oct. 10, 2020, Lotto 6/40 draw. They won another $10 on one of their Lotto 6/49 tickets according to the OLG.

“We didn’t check our ticket for two months because we usually check all of our tickets at the same time,” said John. “I thought we won $1,000 or $10,000. When I sent a photo of the win to Tonia, that’s when I noticed it was $1 million.”

The couple says they plan to use their winnings to build a house and pay off bills.

Their winning tickets were purchased at Circle K on King Street in Lindsay.

“We want to live comfortably and be in love,” said Tonia.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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