Burlington resident went “all in” and hit the jackpot


Published November 18, 2020 at 3:35 pm

Matthew Brennan of Burlington never had any fear of losing his shirt. Instead he went all in and collected the jackpot.

Brennan’s prize for winning the Poker Lotto is $87,840.90. But that’s not all. He also claimed $5,000 on the instant portion of his Poker Lotto play. His total haul is $92,840.90.

Brennan, 63, said he decided to give Poker Lotto a try while at Big Bear Food Mart on Appleby Line purchasing other tickets.

“I saw that I won something but didn’t realize I hit the jackpot,” he said. “It was a pleasant surprise – I couldn’t wait to tell my wife.”

Brennan said winning feels great and plans to put away his windfall for a rainy day.

Poker Lotto players can opt for “All In” for an additional $1 to take a chance on instantly winning a jackpot that starts at $10,000 and grows until it is won. Visit the Poker Lotto page on OLG.ca for more information about All In.

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