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$1M Lotto Max winner from Ancaster likely to buy a home with his winnings

Abdelnasir Bashir of Ancaster won a MAXMILLIONS prize worth $1 million in the April 19, 2021, LOTTO MAX draw. OLG

A Hamilton-area lottery winner says he plans to buy a house after picking up a $1-million cheque from the OLG.

Abdelnasir Bashir of Ancaster won a MaxMillions prize through the April 19 LOTTO MAX draw and admitted he went to multiple retailers to triple check his numbers.

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“I checked it at multiple other places just to make sure it was real,” said Bashir.

“By the third store, I knew it had to be true.”

The west-end father, who says he’s been a lottery player for 27 years, purchased his winning ticket at Fortinos on Wilson Street.

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