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‘It’s unbelievable’: Hamilton lottery winner can’t believe his luck

Jamal Ludin of Hamilton says he plans to use his lottery winnings to purchase an investment property. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

A Hamilton man is seeing dollar signs after playing the lottery.

Jamal Ludin won $100,000 in the Lotto 6/49 Super Draw on March 27.

Ludin, who calls himself a regular lottery player, was purchasing lottery tickets when he decided to check others from a previous draw.

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“The ticket checker was displaying $100,000 and I thought there was something wrong with the machine,” Ludin said.

“I asked the store clerk to check my ticket and it was true, I won $100,000!”

Ludin says he was excited to tell his wife and children about his windfall.

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“That day was a happy day,” he said. “It’s unbelievable!”

The 66-year-old Ludin plans to use the money to purchase an investment property.

The winning ticket was purchased at Honey Bee Food Mart on Redmond Drive in Hamilton.

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