Oro Medonte man collects more than $243,000 in Lotto Max cash

Only plays the lottery occasionally

Some extra pocket money for a 45-year-old Oro Medonte man.

John Lloyd, a father, soon-to-be grandfather, and part-time lottery player, won $243, 296.70 (second prize) in the July 16 Lotto Max draw.

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Lloyd said he scanned the ticket several times because he couldn’t believe it was true. “I’m still feeling shock! I don’t think the excitement will set in until the cheque clears the bank.”

He’ll put the money toward a property up north.

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