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18-year-old university student wins $48 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot
First-ever lottery ticket leads teen to becoming youngest Canadian to win one of the game's largest prizes By Kate Northrop An 18-year-old university student won a $48 million (US$35.7 million) Lotto 6/49 jackpot on her first lottery ticket purchase ever. Juliette Lamour, 18, recently became the youngest person to win one of the largest Lotto 6/49 prizes ever, and it was only her very first lottery ticket purchase. Rumors were swirling in Sault Ste. Marie after the Ontario Lotter
Feb 8, 2023, 8:12 am - Lottery News

Canadian lottery player wins twice in two months
Most recent prize bumps up lucky winner to millionaire status By Kate Northrop A twice-lucky lottery player in Ontario won two major prizes in two months. Ryaan Othman has been officially bumped up to millionaire status after he won his second major lottery prize in two months. To say that Othman is shocked about two big wins so close together is an understatement. His first win happened on Nov. 15, 2022 when he took home a $180,372 (US$135,464) second-tier Lotto Max prize. S
Jan 31, 2023, 4:27 pm - Lottery News

Canadian woman too shocked to tell mother about $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
Winner has solid poker face after finding out about the big win By Kate Northrop A lottery winner from Ontario was so stunned by her $60 million Lotto Max lottery win that she sat in silence next to her mother for 30 minutes. Camellia Kazemi Talachi of Richmond Hill is the latest $60 million Lotto Max jackpot winner in Ontario, but processing the news took some serious concentration on her part. Talachi bought a Lotto Max ticket for the drawing on Nov. 29, 2022 at the Bayview Kit
Jan 25, 2023, 10:31 am - Lottery News

83-year-old grandmother scoops up $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
Ontario woman doesn't let anything get in the way of her weekly lottery purchase By Kate Northrop An 83-year-old woman was not about to lose out on an opportunity to participate in the Lotto Max draw on Nov. 1 for $60 million (US$44.8 million) which she ended up winning. Vera Page, of Vankleek Hill, would not have bought her usual lottery tickets had she abided by the retirement home's rescheduled trip to the grocery store and subsequently would not have won the $60 million Lotto Max
Nov 27, 2022, 6:04 pm - Lottery News

$70 million lottery winner originally thought he won $70K
A Calgary man has made history by becoming the first Albertan to win $70 million (US$52.3 million) playing Canada's Lotto Max multi-province lottery game. Mitchel Dyck was the sole winner of the Oct. 21 Lotto Max draw, having matched all seven winning numbers. Dyck said he doesn't typically play the lottery, but said yes when a cashier asked if he wanted to play. He discovered his windfall on Nov. 7, when he asked a cashier at a local store to check his ticket. Dyck was ecstatic when
Nov 26, 2022, 3:57 pm - Lottery News

Canada man deletes e-mail from Ontario Lottery about $1 million prize win
Lottery thankfully sends a second e-mail after winner disregards first one as a scam By Kate Northrop A Canadian lottery winner might not have claimed a $1 million (US$752,731) prize if it were not for a second alert e-mail from the Ontario Lottery. An Ontario man deleted an e-mail notifying him of a $1 million Maxmillions win thinking it was a scam. While the first reaction of many lottery players would be to take a moment of pause upon receiving an e-mail alerting them of a mil
Nov 14, 2022, 12:07 pm - Lottery News

Canadian woman "never dreamt" she would win a second lottery jackpot in three years
By Kate Northrop Luck is on the side of a woman who was shocked to have won the lottery not once, but twice in the span of three years, having played for the past 30 years. Ontario resident Patricia Richards just won her second lottery jackpot to the tune of $500,000 (US$363,862) after winning her first major prize in 2019. Although this prize will allow her more the freedom to pursue an experience she's always dreamed about, it's not her largest one yet. In 2019, Richards won $1 mil
Oct 24, 2022, 8:02 pm - Lottery News

Employee strike at Québec Lottery halts introduction of new Lotto 6/49 in the province
Multi-province Lotto 6/49 game will be unplayable in Qu bec until strike is settled By Kate Northrop Lottery players in Qu bec will be unable to participate in Canada's national Lotto 6/49 game due to an employee strike at the Qu bec Lottery (Loto-Qu bec). Over 400 professionals at the Qu bec Lottery went on strike following failed negotiations around pay raises and rising inflation, causing a delay in ticket validation and the scheduled rollout of the new nationwide Lotto 6/49 game
Sep 13, 2022, 12:02 pm - Lottery News

Best friends of 30 years split $15.7 million Lotto 6/49 lottery jackpot
Pals played together for the past three years By Kate Northrop A pair of longtime friends split a $15.7 million (US$12 million) Lotto 6/49 jackpot after playing the lottery together for the past three years. Doug Ellsworth and Lawrence Russell thought that combining their efforts in the lottery would give them an advantage. Turns out, they had the right idea. Having shared a close friendship for three decades, the two will get to share a huge amount of money as well. Ellswort
Sep 10, 2022, 1:48 pm - Lottery News

Canadian $70 million Lotto Max jackpot winner wants to help rebuild Ukraine with lottery prize
History buff has a big to-do list By Kate Northrop A recent winner of the $70 million (US$54.03 million) multi-province Lotto Max jackpot already has plans underway to help rebuild war-torn Ukraine, among other items to be crossed off on his premeditated checklist. The $70 million Lotto Max jackpot winner from the June 7 drawing was revealed to be Marcel Lussier, of Brossard, Montreal, who has a solid plan for how he wants to spend his winnings. Every time Lussier enters a draw
Jun 22, 2022, 11:26 am - Lottery News