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Toronto couple claims $26.8 million lottery win
A Toronto couple has claimed the third-largest jackpot in Canadian lottery history -- almost $27 million.Tze-Lam and Mei-Ling Chan say they'll use their $26.8 million Super 7 winnings to buy a house that's not too big by the city's lakeshore. And they might get a boat to go along with it. Like 40 feet or something like that, Tze-Lam Chan told reporters. He doesn't yet know how to sail.Both originally from Hong Kong, the couple met at a party in Toronto 17 years ago. They married and had a son
Aug 31, 2004, 9:08 am - Lottery News

Man wins share of ex's lotto prize
A Newfoundland man has won a legal battle with his former live-in lover for half of what's left of a $700,000 lottery prize.A Newfoundland judge ruled this week that Susan Devereaux, who bought the winning ticket when she was engaged to James Everard in 1999, owes him half the remaining money. There was clear evidence of a common intention to share the funds, Justice Alphonsus Faour said in his ruling.Lawyer Owen Myers, who represented Everard, said Faour's ruling is what they had hoped for. He
Aug 20, 2004, 7:00 am - Lottery News

Long-time pals hit jackpot
It was like prom night all over again four giddy couples crammed into a stretch limousine, cruising the streets.But the pack of friends weren't on their way to a dance. Instead, the 30- and 40-somethings were dropping off checks of more than $3.6 million at their banks, each couple's share of the Canadian Lotto 6/49 jackpot. We're still actually trying to fathom what has gone down; none of us has slept very much, said Lorraine Ulrick, her husband Gregory beside her, as the limo pulled to a stop
Aug 10, 2004, 9:42 am - Lottery News

Changes to Canada Lotto 6/49 now in effect
Changes to Canada's most popular lottery game since 1982 are now in effect.Lotto 6/49 buyers are now paying $2 per ticket, an increase of $1, first announced last November by the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation. The price hadn't increased since its inception 22 years ago, Don Pister, spokesman for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.The $2 tickets were first sold Sunday morning and the first draw will be held Wednesday night.The game is unchanged, except for an additional $5 prize for
Jun 1, 2004, 12:52 pm - Lottery News

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