Hamilton steelworker says win of almost $800K in lotto was ‘surreal’

Adam Greenly of Hamilton won close to $800,000 in an early March lottery win. OLG

Hamilton steelworker Adam Greenly says he has “a few plans” for the $793,000 he won March 1 after playing OLG’s Lightning Lotto, a quick pick number game with daily draws.

The 25-year-old matched numbers from a winning ticket purchased at Kitman Variety on Dunsmure Road in Hamilton’s east end.

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“The cashier got very excited and I was suddenly aware I won the jackpot,” Greenly said. “I couldn’t believe what happened — it was surreal!”

Greenly says he’ll “figure out” what to do with the money when he finally accepts he won.


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