Barrie resident wins $250,000 top prize with Instant Jackpot

Kirk Higgins says he will invest his winnings and save for retirement

Release from OLG

Kirk Higgins of Barrie is $250,000 richer after winning with Instant Jackpot.

Kirk, 59, says he plays the lottery once a week. “I bought this ticket on a whim,” he shared while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up his winnings.

He scanned his ticket on the OLG App when he discovered his big win. “It took a while to sink in. Once the feeling settles in, it feels nice!”

“This win is an eye-opener,” Kirk said. He plans to invest and save for retirement.

The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K on Essa Road in Barrie.