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Ontario woman claims record $64M Canadian lottery jackpot

Mar 15, 2016, 8:38 am

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Canada 6/49Canada 6/49: Ontario woman claims record $64M Canadian lottery jackpotRating:

TORONTO — A Mississauga, Ontario, woman has won what is being called the largest jackpot ever in the history of Canadian lottery.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. says Zhe Wang held the single winning ticket for its $64 million jackpot.

According to the OLG, she has chosen not to share any details of the win or what she plans to do with the money.

The OLG says the ticket was from the Oct. 17 Lotto 6/49 draw and was bought at a Petro Canada in Mississauga. The winning numbers from that drawing were 4, 5, 6, 22, 29, and 30, with Bonus number 20.

Wang's win puts her on top of the list of Canada's largest lottery prize winners who won with a single ticket.

Previously, the largest Lotto 649 jackpot ever offered was $63.4 million for the April 13, 2013 draw. That jackpot was shared between four winning tickets — three sold in British Columbia and one sold in Western Canada.

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dallascowboyfan's avatar - chi
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Congratulations Ms. Wang.

I Love Pink & Green 1908

    music*'s avatar - DiscoBallGlowing
    Fresno, California
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    Congratulations Zhe Wang!! $64,000,000.00 Canadian dollars. Be smart with it.

    Sun Smiley

     "We are all in this together!" 

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      Betcha that money is tax free. America, wake up!!!.

      Seek and ye shall find -Matt. 7:7 ...Ask and ye shall receive -John 16:24 ...Give and it shall be given unto you -Luke 6:38 ...Be careful what you ask for!!! -Mypiemaster 1:1

      Having Money Solves Problems That Not Having Money Creates Yes Nod ****John Carlton****

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        Good for her!


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          Betcha that money is tax free. America, wake up!!!.

          Yeah that's never gonna happen in America lol.

          Lotteries are a cash cow where the real winner is the government in America.  If Bernie gets elected all lottery winners will be taxed at a rate of 99.9%.

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            Yeah that's never gonna happen in America lol.

            Lotteries are a cash cow where the real winner is the government in America.  If Bernie gets elected all lottery winners will be taxed at a rate of 99.9%.

            Yep I Agree! but it really sucks.

            Seek and ye shall find -Matt. 7:7 ...Ask and ye shall receive -John 16:24 ...Give and it shall be given unto you -Luke 6:38 ...Be careful what you ask for!!! -Mypiemaster 1:1

            Having Money Solves Problems That Not Having Money Creates Yes Nod ****John Carlton****

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              Congrats Ms. Wang $64,000,000.00 Canadian I don't think any signal lady would need a boyfriend(s) with that kind of dough to take care of herself.

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                Zhe Wang won the lottery, nice! The next Canadian lottery winner is gonna be Anita Johnson.

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                  She went from Zhe Wang to Ka Ching. Congrats!

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                    Ms Evil Bruhahahahahaha
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                    Congrats to the lucky lady.

                     Let's go Brandon! ROFL

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                      Congratulations Zhe Wang!! $64,000,000.00 Canadian dollars. Be smart with it.

                      Sun Smiley

                      ditto that Cheers

                      "You have to be in it to win it!"

                        plumsage's avatar - rinard
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                        Enjoy your BIG winnings as I am sure u will! Drum

                        Happy healthy wealthy and wise.

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                           As we all know here, if the winner decides to take the whole jackpot, the Feds take 50% of the winnings and then tax the rest. Is there a tax on the Canadian lottery? I thought that the maximum a person could win in Canada was $50 million.

                            LottoBux's avatar - ryn8iCO
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                             As we all know here, if the winner decides to take the whole jackpot, the Feds take 50% of the winnings and then tax the rest. Is there a tax on the Canadian lottery? I thought that the maximum a person could win in Canada was $50 million.

                            One Of The Lotteries(LottoMax--7/49 Is Capped At $50 Million)

                            But Say The Jackpot Reaches $75 Million,Then There Will Be 25 Bonus Draws Of $1 Million Each.

                            Lotto 6/49 Has No Limit

                            And It's All Tax-Free