Two Hamilton residents start 2020 off with big OLG wins


OLG announced Wednesday (Jan. 8) that two Hamilton residents are celebrating some significant lottery wins — and no, it's not the big one.

Alan Gordon of Hamilton knows how to pick 'em. Gordon's Daily Keno 8 Pick resulted in a $50,000 win in the December 22, 2019, Midday draw.

The winning ticket was purchased at Gateway Newstand on Maple Avenue in Burlington.

The other winner in Hamilton is Joao Luis Aguiar. Aguiar anted up and won the Poker All In jackpot worth $173,614.90 on January 1.

Aguiar also won $5,000 on the instant portion of his Poker Lotto play and $5 on another portion, bringing his total winnings to $178,619.90.

The winning ticket was purchased at Variety Plus on Dundas Street in Burlington.

Looks like the New Year is off to a good start for a couple of Hamiltonians. Congratulations!

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