Guelph retiree wins $ 50,000 playing instant bingo – Guelph
A retired skilled worker says he started shaking after winning $ 50,000 playing an Instant Bingo scratch ticket.
Guelph’s Vittorio Biliato noticed he was one number away from winning by playing his home ticket.
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“I was so excited when O 52 was revealed. I started to shake,” he said. “I had to take a glass of water and recheck the ticket.”
Biliato said he then tried calling his children and sister to share the big news, but no one answered the phone.
“I wanted to share my news with someone. I called my son-in-law and I was finally able to reach my daughter. She came right over and gave me a big hug, ”he said.
Biliato added that he regularly plays instant bingo and it is his biggest win over $ 100.
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He said he plans to share his earnings with his family.
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. said the winning ticket was purchased from Grange Convenience on Victoria Road.
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