Barrie, Ont. man half a million richer after lottery win

Larry Dennis of Barrie has won a Maxmillions prize worth $500,000 in the Oct. 11, 2022 Lotto Max draw. Supplied by OLG

A Barrie, Ont., man, who is a weekly player, is $500,000 richer after winning an October Lotto Max draw.

OLG said Larry Dennis, 43, of Barrie, won the half-a-million prize in the Oct. 11 Lotto Max draw.

“I checked my ticket on my phone and thought I won something small at first,” Dennis said while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto.

“I’ve been playing the lottery for five years – this feels good!”

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Dennis said he hopes to travel with his winnings.

The winning ticket was purchased at Hasty Market on Mapleton Avenue in Barrie.

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Lotto Max players in Ontario have won over $7.5 billion since 2009, including 95 jackpot wins and 842 Max Millions prizes.

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