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Mother of 3 claims $39.5 million Lotto Max jackpot
A Canadian woman has become almost $40 million richer, all because she decided to brave the crowds on Boxing Day. Michelle De Roma of Surrey, British Columbia, purchased the winning ticket to last week's Lotto Max draw during a shopping trip at the Tsawwassen Mills outlet mall on Dec. 26, netting her a whopping $39,517,071. After learning about her massive windfall, De Roma said the first person she told was the number one love of my life, her husband. It's my husband's birthday, so it's t
Jan 5, 2019, 8:33 pm - Lottery News

Class action over 'mesmerizing' video lottery terminals in Canada moves forward
An intriguing court case that alleges Crown-owned video lottery terminals are inherently deceptive and violate the Criminal Code has reached a critical milestone in Newfoundland and Labrador. And the outcome of the case could have implications for VLT gaming across Canada. The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit to go ahead, rejecting arguments for dismissal from the Atlantic Lottery Corp., which operates in all four Atlantic Provinces.
Dec 17, 2018, 9:42 am - Lottery News

Chase the Ace lottery dispute settled between aunt and nephew
A family dispute over a $1.2 million lottery prize won in July was settled Monday after a five-hour settlement conference. In July, Barbara Reddick of Guysborough and her nephew, Tyrone MacInnis of Glace Bay were announced as the winners of the $1.2 million prize in the Chase the Ace lottery held in Margaree Forks. Immediately following the presentation, Reddick served verbal notice to her nephew that she was taking him to court to claim the full prize. They each received $611,319.50. (
Sep 17, 2018, 4:45 pm - Lottery News

Aunt threatens to sue nephew over lottery jackpot
Includes video report A woman awarded half of a $1.2 million lottery prize in Nova Scotia says her nephew is dead to her after he took half of the prize money, and that she only wrote his name on the ticket for good luck. Meanwhile, at least one lawyer says she may have a case. Barb Reddick and her nephew, Tyrone MacInnis, each received checks for $611,319.50 on Thursday after a $1,222,639 ticket with both their names on it was pulled Wednesday night at a Chase the Ace draw in Margaree, N.
Jul 14, 2018, 9:17 am - Lottery News

Study: Neighbors of lottery winners are more likely to go bankrupt
As if you needed proof that trying to keep up with the Joneses isn't a good idea, here it is: Close neighbors of lottery winners in Canada tended to spend more on conspicuous goods, put more money into speculative investments such as stocks, borrow more money and eventually declare bankruptcy. The larger the dollar magnitude of a lottery prize of one individual in a very small neighborhood, the more subsequent bankruptcies there will be from other individuals in that neighborhood, says the l
May 29, 2018, 7:47 am - Lottery News

Teen buys first lottery ticket on her 18th birthday and wins $1,000 a week for life
Charlie Lagarde was celebrating her ascent into adulthood. On her 18th birthday earlier this month, the Canadian teenager bought a bottle of sparkling wine and a $4 scratch lottery ticket at a nearby convenience store in Quebec and, just like that, her future was off to a very nice start. Loto-Qu bec officials said in a statement that after buying her first lottery ticket, Lagarde won the grand prize March 14 in the Gagnant vie (Winner for life) game. Her first major decision as an adul
Mar 29, 2018, 10:45 am - Lottery News

After fire destroys family home, couple wins $1M lottery prize
A man who has spent the last two years rebuilding his fire-ravaged home can finally finish the project after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot. Bill Pendergast has spent the last two years rebuilding his home, which burnt down when a wildfire raged through Fort McMurray, Alberta. Now, he is $1 million richer and able to finish restoring his family home thanks to the Atlantic Lottery. Pendergast, 50, bought the $3 Lotto 6/49 ticket earlier this month when he stopped at the local convenie
Feb 15, 2018, 10:01 am - Lottery News

Ontario Lottery awards man half of $6.1M lottery prize with remainder in legal limbo
An Ontario man who parted ways with his live-in girlfriend after winning the lottery has been awarded half of the disputed $6.1 million Lotto 6/49 prize. But the rest of the cash bonanza remains in legal limbo. Maurice Thibeault arrived at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s Toronto prize centre holding one of the two winning tickets in the Sept. 20 jackpot, worth $12.2 million. But before the Chatham resident could collect the money, his former girlfriend Denise Robertson, 46, obtai
Dec 5, 2017, 7:47 am - Lottery News

Canadian man wins $400,000 playing 40 identical Washington Lottery tickets
A Canadian man beat the odds by winning $400,000 from a Washington Lottery game that typically pays winners $10,000. Thomas Grimme of White Rock, British Columbia, picked the four winning numbers for the Match 4 game last December 28, something statisticians say is roughly a 1-in-10,600 chance. But he didn't pick those numbers on a single $2 ticket. Rather, he bought 40 tickets at the Cost Cutter Grocery in Blaine, picking the same four numbers on all of them. When those four numbers were
Oct 25, 2017, 2:24 pm - Lottery News

Lottery game sparks gambling fever in eastern Canada
A Canadian lottery game used to raise money for charity has brought gambling fever to the city of St John's in the remote eastern province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Chase the Ace is a lottery game popular all over Canada's east coast, and often raises money for charity. The winner of each week's draw gets to pick one card out of a deck; the ace of spades wins the jackpot. A record-breaking-million-dollar game has attracted thousands of people to the Goulds area of St John's. How
Jul 24, 2017, 11:03 am - Lottery News