Cottam resident wins $100K Encore jackpot

Cottam resident wins $100K Encore jackpot

A Cottam resident has some financial breathing room thanks to a $100,000 lottery ticket he picked up The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County.

Erwin Etzel won the Encore draw on April 22, matching six of seven numbers on his Encore selection.

"I used the ticket checker and saw the words 'Big Winner - $100,000' flash on the screen," said Etzel. "I thought, 'Cool, I won something."

Etzel doesn't have anything outlandish planned with the prize money. He was happy the win provides some "financial security" for himself and his wife of 41 years.