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Sudbury resident wins $77,802 in Poker Lotto

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Robert Harrington of Sudbury anted up to win the Poker Lotto All In jackpot worth $72,802.20 on June 11.

Harrington also won $5,000 on the instant portion of his Poker Lotto play, bringing his total winnings to $77,802.20.

The retiree is celebrating his first big win after playing the lottery with OLG for the past 10 years.

Harrington said he always plays at the same store and likes to pick up a Poker Lotto ticket while grabbing his morning coffee.

“I went to the store and didn’t realize I had won big at first. I thought I had won $77,” he said in an OLG news release Tuesday.

“I went to tell my wife, who was waiting in the car. When I went back into the store, the clerk told me I had won more than $77,000! My wife and I were both in shock and couldn’t believe it.”

“I’ve been self-employed all my life. This is such a big deal. I feel so good and happy,” Harrington added.

“I will put this money in the bank to enjoy with my wife for many years to come.”

The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K on Second Avenue in Sudbury.

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