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Manitouwadge resident wins $100K playing Encore

An Encore win has made a Manitouwadge resident $100,000 richer.
Encore (Daily Keno)_April 9, 2021_$100,002.00_Adrien Plourde of Manitouwadge
Adrien Plourde wins $100K playing Encore

TORONTO – A Manitouwadge man is $100,000 richer after a recent lottery win.

Adrien Plourde matched the last six of seven Encore numbers in exact order in the April 9 Daily Keno draw to win $100,000. He also won $2 on another one of his Encore selections, bringing his total winnings to $100,002.

“This is my largest win,” Plourde said. “My favourite games are Daily Keno, Pick 3 and Pick 4.”

The 48-year-old natural resources industry worker says he woke up in the middle of the night and decided to check his ticket using the OLG Lottery App.

“I was shocked! I woke up my wife and she was excited, too”

Plourde is planning to purchase a new fishing boat and help his daughter pay for her education.

"My son and I will have a great summer on the water fishing together," he adds.

The winning ticket was purchased at B&L Reddick Ltd on Manitou Drive in Manitouwadge.

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