Kingston Man Celebrates $100,005 LOTTO MAX ENCORE Prize

Published on: 2022/01/04 - in News

Kevin Knapp of Kingston is celebrating a big win after matching the last six of seven ENCORE numbers in exact order in the December 3, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw to win $100,000. He also won $5 on another one of his ENCORE selections bringing his total winnings to $100,005.

The 53-year-old painter told the OLG, while collecting his prize, that he was very surprised when he used the OLG App and scanned his ticket. “I thought, ‘Wow!’” The father of two and grandfather of one said he plans to save his winnings. “This feels amazing!”

Knapp purchased the winning ticket in the city’s west end at Westbrook Convenience on Princess Street in Westbrook.

ENCORE offers 22 ways to win and can be played in conjunction with most lottery games for an extra $1. There is an ENCORE draw every day.

OLG is currently booking in-person prize claim appointments at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto only for those claims 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 further availability of in-person prize claims.

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