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Hawkesbury woman wins $100,000 lottery prize

Claire Seguin of Hawkesbury is celebrating after winning a $100,000 prize with Instant Ultra (Game #2053).

“I’ve played the lottery for years – last year I won $500 on a holiday ticket, $1,000 from a draw in October, and now $100,000 with a scratch ticket!” smiled Claire, a 52-year old food prep resto-bar worker, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her cheque.

On her way to get a friend’s birthday gift, Claire stopped and purchased a few INSTANT tickets. “I had two non-winners, then I scratched the INSTANT ULTRA ticket and won $100,000,” recalled Claire. “When I told them, my friends didn’t believe me!”

The mother of one, plans on doing some home renovations – installing a new floor after having the same flooring for 25 years and new counter tops.

“It’s surreal – right time, right place,” she smiled.

INSTANT ULTRA is available for $10 a play and the top prize is $1 million. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.48.

The winning ticket was purchased at Shoppers Drug Mart in the Hawkesbury Mall on Spence Avenue in Hawkesbury.

Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!

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