SUDBURY -- Cynthia Ramsay got a big surprise when checking her numbers for the weekly Lottario draw on June 20.

The 60-year-old retiree from Haileybury, a small northeastern Ontario town in Temiskaming Shores, won the lottery game's top prize of $250,000 by matching all six numbers.

"I started talking to myself when I realized I had won," Ramsay said. "I plan to come down from the excitement before I make any big decisions, but I am excited to get a new freezer."

She remembers asking herself: "well, what do I do now?"

The married mother of one says winning is a surreal blessing.

"My nerves are waking me up in the morning, but it's a wonderful blessing," said Ramsay.

The winning ticket was purchased at BNS Corner Gas on King Street in Cobalt.

Winners of prizes of $50,000 or more are once again able to pick up their prizes in-person at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Prize Centre in Toronto but must make an appointment first.