Barrie man wins big with lottery
A Barrie resident who has been playing the lottery for 40 years is celebrating winning $50,000 with Instant Crossword.
Jack Desrocher, a father and grandfather, won bigger than he realized with a scratch ticket purchased at Zehrs on Yonge Street in Barrie.
"I was playing my ticket and thought I must have won $5,000, but when I brought it to the store, I was shocked to see $50,000. I couldn't believe it," he said while picking up his winnings at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto.
Finding himself $50,000 richer, Desrocher says he might take a trip out west to the Rockies, and plans to share some of his winnings with his kids and grandkids.
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