83 year old Fort Erie senior wins $50,000

A retired volunteer firefighter in Fort Erie is all smiles after a lotto win.

John Cox won $50,000 playing Poker Lotto.

"I've been playing the lottery for 28 years," says Cox . "I play POKER LOTTO ALL IN every Sunday morning."
The 83 year old is retired from Canada Border Services and volunteer firefighting, spends his time with his wife of 62 years.

The father of five and grandfather of 11, plans to use his winnings to pay off some bills.

"This win feels wonderful," he concluded.

The winning ticket was purchased at Avondale on Gilmore Road in Fort Erie.