Kemptville man wins $100K lotto prize

In this Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 photo provided by OLG, Rob Turcotte of Kemptville, Ont. picks up his $100,000 Encore prize at the OLG headquarters in Toronto. Turcotte matched six of seven Encore numbers in a July draw. (OLG via Newswatch Group)

KEMPTVILLE – Talk about a payoff during lunch!

Robert Turcotte was checking his Lotto Max ticket during his lunch break at work when he realized he had won $100,000 on Encore.

He had matched six of the seven winning numbers in the July 22, 2016 draw.

“I started matching up the Encore numbers one by one and couldn’t believe what I was seeing,” Turcotte said while picking up his prize in Toronto.

He then shared the news with his coworkers.

“We didn’t know how much I had won, so my coworker checked the amount online. He was very quiet for a minute and then turned to me and said, ‘Rob, I think you won $100,000!’” Turcotte said.

He also won $2 on another line of numbers, bringing his haul to $100,002.

Rob plans to pay off his mortgage and bills with the windfall.

The winning ticket was bought at Drummond Fuels on Perth Street in Richmond.

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