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London, Ont. woman takes home $1 million through Encore: OLG

Raheema Jamal. OLG

A London, Ont., woman is celebrating this week after winning a major lottery victory through Encore.

OLG says Raheema Jamal, 44, of London matched all seven Encore numbers in the Feb. 1 Lotto Max draw, taking home a cool $1 million.

In a statement released by OLG, Raheema said she used the OLG’s mobile app to check her ticket at home, and says she was speechless.

“When I saw all the zeroes… I couldn’t believe it,” Raheema said.

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Raheema purchased the ticket at the Canadian Tire gas bar on Wonderland Road, according to the OLG. She recently picked up her winnings at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto.

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The retail employee says she plans to go on a trip with her mother.

“We will go on a safari and the rest will be saved for my niece and nephew,” she said in a statement.

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