Port Hope Resident Wins $1 Million with Instant Ultimate

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Denielle Elliott of Port Hope is $1 million richer after winning with INSTANT ULTIMATE (Game #2123). Denielle is one of the top prize winners from the draw held on December 31, 2022.

Denielle, an occasional lottery player, says she heard an advertisement on the radio about the new ULTIMATE ticket which motivated her to purchase one. “I decided to buy one because of the great odds to win $1 million,” she shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings.

She discovered her big win while at the grocery store. “I decided to check my ticket and when I saw the Big Winner screen I was stunned – it didn’t feel real,” she said.

Denielle plans to pay off her mortgage and complete some home renovations. “I have special people in my life who will enjoy this win with me. I plan to celebrate with a girl’s trip for some fun in the sun,” she smiled.

“I don’t know what I did to deserve this blessing,” Denielle concluded.

As Denielle begins to enjoy her $1 million windfall, the people of Ontario are also benefiting from the sale of the $100 INSTANT ULTIMATE game. 100 per cent of profits generated from sales of INSTANT ULTIMATE and OLG products, are reinvested into Ontario. Delivering great entertainment experiences for our customers and giving back is at the heart of all we do.

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.

INSTANT ULTIMATE was available for $100 a play with 40 $1 million top prizes drawn on December 31, 2022. The odds of winning any prize were 1 in 3.55.

The winning ticket was purchased at Davis’ Your Independent Grocer on Jocelyn Street in Port Hope.

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

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