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Ottawa barber, client share $32M lottery win
Two Ottawa men are splitting a $32 million lottery jackpot after decades of buying tickets together. It hasn't sunk in yet, one of the winners, Samir Haddad, said Thursday. Today, signing some papers, my hands were shaking. When I look at all the zeroes... Haddad, 57, and his friend and barber Mike Detorre, 71, were back in Ottawa after taking four limousines and 35 relatives with them to Toronto to pick up their Lotto 6-49 winnings the day before. Haddad, who installs hardwood floo
Jul 7, 2008, 12:46 pm - Lottery News

Couple loses 'lucky' lottery numbers, wins $27 million
Etobicoke couple win fortune with a set of Quick Pick numbers Liz and Doug Kinsman of Etobicoke have a Friday night ritual and it won them $27 million. It was just a Quick Pick. Just chance. But it garnered them the big Super 7 lottery prize of $27 million plus $10 extra on the ticket as a bonus number. We feel fantastic ... we're kind of numb still, Doug Kinsman said today. It's the magnitude. A million or $2 million is one thing but $27 million ... it hasn't sunk in yet,
May 27, 2008, 11:06 am - Lottery News

Youths prefer online betting
Canadians spend up to $400M a year; Users access computer servers based in foreign jurisdictions or on Mohawk reserve Young adults a key growth sector for Canada's gambling industry are very interested in such technology driven options as online gambling, which is not yet legal in Canada, an industry conference heard yesterday. Citing a national survey, pollster Allan Gregg told the 2008 Canadian Gaming Summit under way in Montreal that one-third of Canadians say they are gambling le
Apr 30, 2008, 9:00 am - Lottery News

239 people share second prize in Canada's Lotto 6/49 draw
What some are calling a mathematical fluke led to smaller-than-expected payouts for 239 second-prize winners of last Wednesday's Lotto 6/49. The jackpot for the draw was $3.99 million, but no one got all six numbers and the bonus to claim the biggest prize for the night. But 239 tickets got five of the six winning numbers, along with the bonus. Those tickets were good enough for second prize. Had there only been one second prize ticket, however, the ticket-holder would have won more than
Mar 26, 2008, 9:54 am - Lottery News

Winners of $14.5M lottery jackpot shun spotlight
Norfolk County's newest multi-millionaires are tough to find. John and Mary Winkworth, a middle-aged couple from Glen Meyer, won more than $14.5 million in Saturday's Lotto 6/49 draw. The two were unavailable for comment Tuesday, fuelling speculation they are already jet-setting around the world or living it up in a hotel suite in Toronto. That's what I'd be doing, said Larry Neville of Neville Gas and Variety in Langton. If I won millions, you'd know it. Mary Neville suspects they
Feb 27, 2008, 9:27 am - Lottery News

Elks Club members in fight over $21M lottery win
It may have once seemed like a dream come true, but a winning lottery ticket has turned into a nightmare for 21 people in Okotoks, Alberta. On Nov. 23 last year, the 21, all patrons or employees at the local Elks Club, chipped in $5 each to buy tickets for that night's Super 7 draw, one of which proved to be worth $20 million. The members of the group should each have received more than $900,000 by now, but a dispute has arisen over who is entitled to a share. While they attempt to sort
Jan 16, 2008, 10:05 am - Lottery News

Retailer charged in lottery insider claim
Lottery retailer accused of stealing $5.7M lottery jackpot from small group Police have charged a Toronto convenience store owner with fraud in connection with a $5.7 million 'insider' lottery prize win. Hafiz Zulqarnain Malik, 60, of Mississauga, Ont., is charged with two counts of fraud over $5,000 and one count of theft over $5,000. He is to appear in court Wednesday. The Ontario Provincial Police said the lottery ticket actually belonged to four Toronto residents, whom police refus
Dec 19, 2007, 1:12 pm - Lottery News

Canada police charge lottery 'winner' with fraud in ticket scam
Canadian police accused a Toronto-area man who claimed a C$5.7 million (US$5.7 million) prize in a national lottery of fraud, the first charges in a year-long probe of Ontario lottery-ticket retailers. Hafiz Zulwarnain Malik, 60, of Mississauga, Ontario, was charged with two counts of fraud and one count of theft over C$5,000 after cashing the winning ticket in January 2005. Police say the ticket actually belonged to a group of four people from the Toronto area who were defrauded out of thei
Dec 19, 2007, 12:47 pm - Lottery News

Ontario police to announce charges in lottery insider investigation
Police refuse to elaborate Insider lottery charges to be explained in Wed. press conference The Ontario Provincial Police will announce Wednesday that they have laid a set of charges following investigations into insider lottery wins in Ontario. The charges, which will be announced at a news conference, relate to a multi-million-dollar fraudulent lottery prize claim, said Inspector Dave Ross of corporate communications for the Ontario Provincial Police. The charges come nine month
Dec 18, 2007, 9:25 pm - Lottery News

Two-time lottery winner picks up $15 million
Robert Hong had a better chance of opening an oyster in his Kirkland Lake restaurant and finding a pearl than winning a lottery. But he did it twice. Win the lottery that is not find a pearl. On Saturday, Hong discovered he had picked all six numbers in the Lotto 6/49 draw, giving him a $15 million jackpot. Just six months ago, he had a $340,000 win with a friend. I really couldn't believe it, Hong said after picking up his prize at the Toronto prize office on Tuesday. To win
Nov 12, 2007, 1:27 pm - Lottery News