Darcy Nevers of Sault Ste. Marie has that “6/49 feeling” after winning a LOTTO 6/49 second prize worth $70,175.90 in the December 26, 2020 draw. He also won $2 on ENCORE bringing his total winnings to $70,177.90.
Darcy, a 35-year-old nurse said when he stopped at the store to check his ticket, he was shocked to find out he had a winner. “At first I didn’t believe it and said, ‘Are you sure?’ It was definitely a surprise!”
The married father of two said he shared the good news with his family and friends. “They were the first to know,” he smiled.
Plans for his win include paying some bills and possibly purchasing a new house.
The winning ticket was purchased at Mac’s on Dacey Road in Sault Ste. Marie.
In accordance with government-issued lockdown measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, OLG is currently limiting the number of in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to only those that require a face-to-face interview. Customers with prizes over $50,000 are asked to call 1-800-387-0098 to discuss available prize claim options. Prize claims up to $49,999.90 should continue to be submitted by mail. The health and safety of our customers and employees remains our top priority and OLG looks forward to providing future updates on the availability of in-person prize claims.