He may have won the OLG Instant 21, but this Pickering dad’s lottery luck was anything but instant.
Bevin Boreland, 47, is now $100,000 richer after regularly playing the lottery ever since he turned 18.
Well, his persistence finally paid off after playing for 29 years.
Boreland was at a store when he discovered that he’d won $100,000 in the OLG Instant 21 lottery. He had purchased the winning ticket at Yoon’s Convenience on Kingston Road in Pickering.
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While at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his cheque, Boreland said he was shocked and had to check his ticket “about three times because I didn’t believe it.”
Boreland shared the news about his win with his friend.
“She was so happy for me,” he smiled.
Boreland said that he plans to take a trip and treat his family and friends once it’s safe to travel.
“I’ve always dreamt about winning,” he said.