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Kawartha Lakes Resident Wins $100,000 With Instant Plinko

KAWARTHA LAKES-Carrie Handley says this is her first major win and she plays the lottery a couple of times a month.

“When I went to purchase the ticket, two of them were stuck together so I figured I’d buy both. I saw I won $100,000 and I couldn’t believe it, I was so shocked,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.

The 48-year-old called her partner to share the news right away. “I was hyperventilating. I couldn’t believe it. He was so shocked and happy for me!”

Carrie plans to save for retirement and enjoy some vacations. “I never expected that much money from a $5 ticket,” she concluded.

$5 INSTANT PLINKO combines popular scratch play with prizes revealed in-store by an animated chip drop on the lottery terminal screen and potentially, the chance to drop a chip on a real PLINKO Board at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto.

The winning ticket was purchased at King’s Minimart on King Street in Bobcaygeon.


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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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