“I might prefer to journey to the Philippines to go to household”: Pals have fun lottery win
A pair of buddies from Ontario are excitedly planning after successful the lottery.
Oakville residents Lina Bagalla and Marifi Delos Reyes have been buddies and neighbours for 17 years. They’ve additionally been enjoying the lottery collectively since 2017.
“I awakened the morning after the draw to verify my ticket,” stated Bagalla. “I heard the successful tune on the OLG App however I needed to put my glasses on to see what we received.”
When she noticed the quantity, Bagalla was in full disbelief.
“I used to be shocked – I screamed,” she recalled. She instantly instructed Delos Reyes who, understandably, needed to scan the ticket for herself.
Delos Reyes stated that she was overcome with emotion when she realized that they actually had received a Lotto Max second prize of $52,113.10 within the August 9 draw.
“I noticed the display screen and I nearly cried,” she stated, whereas on the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to choose up their winnings. “It was unbelievable.”
However that doesn’t imply they’re going to cease enjoying the lottery anytime quickly — they’re retaining their eyes on an even bigger prize.
“I’m so grateful,” stated Delos Reyes. “Hopefully this win is follow for after we win the large one!”
Delos Reyes will probably be placing her half of the cash in the direction of financial savings and a down cost on a house. As for Bagalla, she stated she’ll be sharing her winnings with household.
“I’d prefer to journey again to the Philippines for a trip to go to household,” she stated.
The successful ticket was bought at The Lottery Cease on Rebecca Road in Oakville.