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Manitoba Woman Wins $200K Playing Plinko

May 8, 2024 2:53 PM | News


Nika Prince

Nike Prince of Sandy Bay First Nation receives her $200,000 cheque on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

A Sandy Bay First Nation resident had the magic touch on Wednesday after winning herself $200,000.

Nika Prince won the opportunity to play a live game of Plinko after purchasing a winning lottery ticket from a Sandy Bay convenience store on April 1.

During an event in Winnipeg, Prince stepped up to the Plinko board and dropped her chip. She was guaranteed at least $100,000 before playing but could have won up to $500,000.

“I’m very happy!” said Prince during her initial prize interview. “I was shocked that I’d won $10,000, so to find out it was also a chance to drop a chip was amazing!”

She plans on taking her kids to Disneyland with the winnings.

“I’ll have to figure out what else I’m spending it on!”


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