Shallow Lake resident wins big on Lottery

Wanda Swanson of Shallow Lake is celebrating after winning a $250,000top prize with INSTANT CROSSWORD DELUXE(Game #3353).

Wanda is celebrating her first big win after playing weekly for decades. “My game of choice has always been CROSSWORD. I enjoy the time it takes to play the game,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.

“I was at home watching TV when I played my ticket. I started to match a lot of words and I said to my husband, ‘I think I won the big one!’ I had to pull out my phone and double check on the OLG app. I saw the Big Winner screen and I was shocked! It’s a pretty surreal experience. This win brings me so many wonderful opportunities.”

The married mother and grandmother plans to share her winning with her husband and children. “I look forward to planning a special bucket list trip for my husband and I,” Wanda concluded.

INSTANT CROSSWORD DELUXE is available for $10 a play and the top prize is $250,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.46.

The winning ticket was purchased at Econo Gas & Kwik Food Mart on 2nd Avenue in Owen Sound.

OLG supports safe play and wants to keep the fun in the game. That’s why OLG is proud to be a leader in promoting responsible gambling with our globally recognized PlaySmart program.