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Workers win the lottery one day after being laid off
Group of manufacturing employees will split $7 million prize Includes video report In Canada, a group of employees at an Ottawa manufacturing plant say they won the $7 million Lotto 6/49 prize Wednesday, the same day their company announced massive layoffs. Eighteen employees at SMART technologies including 10 who got layoff notices on Wednesday were part of the group of winners, according to Colin Willard, one of the ticket holders. Willard, who worked at SMART for seven years, was
Aug 16, 2011, 10:10 pm - Lottery News

Canada couple loses out on $1.64M jackpot
Judge's ruling ends an Alberta couple's bid for a share of a 2007 Super 7 lottery jackpot Relying on their friends to ensure they were covered for a lottery pool has cost an Alberta, Canada, couple $1.64 million, a judge has ruled. In a written decision released Wednesday, Justice Suzanne Bensler said Michael and Catherine Clancy of Okotoks, Alta., weren't entitled to a percentage of a Nov. 23, 2007, $20 million jackpot. The plaintiffs' story is sad, Bensler said, in concluding the 21
Jul 14, 2011, 11:35 am - Lottery News

Judge rules in legal dispute over $33M Lotto Max jackpot
After legal battle, judge rules original Lotto Max claimant entitled to prize A $33 million lottery jackpot should soon be in the hands of an Edmonton man who has waited almost two months to claim the prize, one of the biggest awarded to a single lottery winner in Canada. A judge on Wednesday ruled that Matthew Hayduk should be immediately entitled to $33,301,693.30 after finding that another would-be prize claimant, Ted Baltoussen, did not have standing to assert a claim to the money.
Jun 23, 2011, 12:04 pm - Lottery News

Legal fight over $33M lottery ticket could end next week
A $33 million lottery jackpot is in dispute, with two men from Edmonton, in Alberta, Canada, laying claim to the hefty prize. The Western Canada Lottery Corporation believes Matthew Hayduk is the legitimate winner of the April 22 Lotto Max draw, but six others suggested they might have bought the winning ticket. After court proceedings this week, all but two of the would-be winners have relinquished claims to the prize Hayduk and Ted Baltoussen. Some of those involved had accused friends o
Jun 18, 2011, 6:14 pm - Lottery News

Sibling battle over $32M lottery win lands in court
Take a barber, a handyman and the handyman's sister, add one lottery ticket and $32 million, and what do you have? A lawsuit and siblings no longer speaking to each other. Sam Haddad and his longtime friend and barber Mike Dettorre won $32 million with a Lotto 6/49 ticket in June 2008. It made for a great story: Dettorre had been cutting Haddad's hair for more than 30 years and the men often bought tickets together, sticking them on the mirror in Dettorre's Old Ottawa South barber shop until
May 3, 2011, 1:30 pm - Lottery News

Toronto janitor claims share of $50M lottery jackpot
A Toronto man has claimed his share of a massive $50 million lottery jackpot, four days after the ticket he purchased at a downtown newsstand was declared a winner. John Addo, who came to Canada from Ghana 20 years ago, picked up his cheque for $16.6 million on Tuesday, saying he was too overwhelmed to claim his prize immediately. When I gave the retailer my ticket and she told me how much I won, I went into shock. I immediately went straight home and lay down for awhile to think about it
Apr 20, 2011, 10:37 am - Lottery News

$37M lotto winner dies heartbroken recluse
Ontario's biggest-ever lottery winner died a heartbroken and miserly recluse, estranged from family and too sick or too tightfisted to spend his millions. Friends of 59-year-old Graham Gelineau, who won $37 million in 2007 from a Canada Lotto 6/49 ticket, told the Sun the eccentric and mysterious Graham disappeared after collecting his jackpot, not returning to the cheap room he rented in a boarding house on St. Clair Ave. W. Friends aren't sure of the exact date of his death but have hear
Apr 11, 2011, 9:37 am - Lottery News

Canada lotteries hold nationwide raffle draw
By Todd Northrop Lottery players across Canada this morning are checking their Millionaire Life raffle tickets to see if they will be set for life, or perhaps win a new set of wheels. Millionaire Life, also called Vie de millionnaire, is a raffle game offered by the provincial lotteries across Canada during the month of March. The drawing took place Thursday, March 31, at 9:00 pm Eastern Time. A complete list of winning numbers for the drawing can be found at any of Lottery Post's Canad
Apr 1, 2011, 9:03 am - Lottery News

Canada's Lotto Max now at $81 million in top prizes
Estimated 31 MaxMillions $1 million draws coming Friday By Todd Northrop For the third straight week, lottery players across Canada will take their chances at a $50 million main jackpot and a rising number of $1 million MaxMillions bonus drawings. On Friday night, no tickets matched the seven numbers drawn to win the $50 million main jackpot, so the upcoming Lotto Max draw for Friday, March 11 will remain at an estimated $50 million with an additional estimated 31 $1 million MaxMillions
Mar 7, 2011, 8:37 am - Lottery News

Canadian wins second multi-million lottery jackpot
A Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, woman is in shock after becoming the lone winner of Lotto 6/49 this weekend her second lottery win in four years. Ann Lepine bought her ticket like she usually does when there is a big jackpot this time purchasing nine tickets. She checked her numbers a dozen times on Saturday night to confirm she was indeed the winner. Saturday's drawing awarded Lepine $7.6 million, and she said her most emotional moment was when she shared the news with her mother.
Mar 2, 2011, 8:56 am - Lottery News