KAWARTHA LAKES-John Quade of Lindsay anted up and went ‘ALL IN’ to win the Poker Lotto All In jackpot worth $83,110.40 on February 5, 2022. He also won $5,000 on the instant portion of his play bringing his total winnings to $88,110.40.
John says he has been playing the lottery regularly for about 25 years. “My favourite games are LOTTO 6/49, LOTTO MAX and POKER LOTTO,” he shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his winnings.
John says the most exciting part about his win was telling his wife.
The 57-year-old father was at the store when he decided to play POKER LOTTO ALL IN. “I happened to look when the cards came up in sequence and I said ‘Holy cow. I just won the jackpot!'” he said. “My wife was waiting in the car, and she came inside to see what was taking so long. She was more excited than I was!”
He plans to share his win with family. “I plan to treat myself to a boat so I can enjoy summers on the lake,” he smiled.
The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K on King Street in Lindsay.