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Canadian woman wins $60 million Lotto Max jackpot with numbers her husband dreamt of 20 years ago
After playing the same lottery numbers for 20 years that came to her husband in a dream, a 57-year-old Toronto woman is $60 million richer. All the hardship is over now, Deng Pravatoudom said through a translator while accepting her giant ceremonial check on Monday. Pravatoudom immigrated to Canada from Laos in 1980, along with her 14 siblings. My family was sponsored by a local church and because we had nothing, I am thankful for the great support they provided us over the years, she ...
Jan 19, 2021, 11:19 am - Lottery News forum

Canadian siblings split $1 million Lotto 6/49 prize
I thought somebody was playing a joke! By Kate Northrop A brother and sister from Alberta, Canada, were both skeptical when they scanned their lottery ticket and found that it was the winner of a $1 million (US$766,270) Lotto 6/49 prize for the Guaranteed Prize Draw on Nov. 4. Guaranteed Prize Draw is a $1 million bonus raffle drawing that all Lotto 6/49 tickets are automatically entered into each drawing. David and Betty Holst could not believe their luck, so much so that they eac ...
Nov 18, 2020, 3:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Trick-or-Treat! Canadian co-workers score $6 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot on Halloween
The holiday has never been sweeter for these lucky winners By Kate Northrop A group of co-workers didn't have to go trick-or-treating this Halloween to get the sweetest reward of them all a Lotto 6/49 jackpot worth $6 million (US$4.6 million). Monday, the British Columbia Lottery sat down with Heewon (Theresa) Choi of Coquitlam to discuss what it was like to discover that she and her group held the lone winning lottery ticket for the Lotto 6/49 draw on Sat., Oct. 31. Choi, the design ...
Nov 10, 2020, 1:43 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian player splits jackpot with himself after buying two identical lottery tickets
An unintentional purchase turned out to be a happy accident By Kate Northrop A player from Alberta, Canada, accidentally purchased two Lotto 6/49 tickets that had the same exact numbers, but he's not sweating the trivial amount he spent on that extra ticket. Instead, he won the entire $5 million (US$3.8 million) jackpot, split into an identical pair of $2.5 million (US$1.9 million) jackpots. Andrew Burke of Calmar mistakenly bought two matching lottery tickets for the Wed., Sept. 16 Lot ...
Oct 21, 2020, 6:08 pm - Lottery News forum

Ontario Lottery announces new President and CEO
By Kate Northrop The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced the appointment of A. Duncan Hannay as their new President and CEO, whose term will begin Oct. 26, 2020. Today's press release from OLG revealed that Hannay will soon take the reins as the head of the company. Although he will be entering the lottery and gaming industry for the first time, he will be bringing multiple strengths tailored by previous executive leadership roles as well as extensive experience and know ...
Oct 16, 2020, 1:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian couple claim second-largest jackpot in NL province
Winners purposefully waited to check tickets to avoid disappointment, but were met with a much bigger shock By Kate Northrop A couple from Newfoundland and Labrador now possess the bragging rights to claiming the second-largest jackpot in the province's history $18.2 million (US$13.6 million). After the Atlantic Lottery announced that the Sat. Sept. 12 Lotto 6/49 jackpot had been won by a lone ticket sold in St. John's, players were kept on their toes while rumors about who won the jack ...
Sep 28, 2020, 2:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Quebec couple married for 57 years wins $200,000 in Banco lottery game
Winner doubles and quadruples her earnings in Keno-style game By Kate Northrop A couple from Quebec has a plenty of reason to celebrate after bringing home a $200,000 (US$147,260) prize in the June 9 Banco lottery draw. Suzanne Lussier God re of Estrie regularly buys tickets for the Banco lottery, her personal favorite game, using the same numbers every time. Her patience paid off, and she managed to match eight numbers in the draw. Not only that, but she doubled and then quadrupled her ...
Jul 1, 2020, 5:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian grandmother wins $55 million Lotto Max jackpot
Largest lottery jackpot ever claimed in Northwest Territories By Kate Northrop A grandmother in Canada's Northwest Territories was stunned by her $55 million (US$40 million) Lotto Max win, but managed to make all the right moves in claiming her prize. On May 1st, Laura Tutcho had purchased her lottery tickets, but she was not watching for her numbers to come up. It wasn't until her granddaughter alerted her that someone from Yellowknife had won the lottery when she decided to hop on the ...
Jun 11, 2020, 6:19 pm - Lottery News forum

22-year-old grocery store bagger claims $70M jackpot from a lottery ticket he bought at work
A 22-year-old grocery store employee just won the biggest jackpot in Quebec's history after he purchased a ticket from the store where he works. Friday was a life-changing day for the lottery jackpot winner, 22-year-old Gregory Mathieu, as well as seven members of his family, who received a check for $70 million (US$52.3 million) from the Qu bec Lottery. Smiling as blue and white confetti filled the air, they collected their prize Friday morning at Loto-Quebec's office in Quebec City. L ...
Feb 28, 2020, 5:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Credit risk manager claims record $70 million Lotto Max jackpot
A Canadian man is $70 million (US$53.7 million) richer after winning a record-breaking Lotto Max lottery jackpot in the Greater Toronto Area. I'm overwhelmed, excited, happy and shocked but mostly, I feel very, very blessed, winner Adlin Lewis said in a statement. The check, which is the biggest lottery prize in Canadian history, was presented to the 49-year-old credit risk manager at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) Prize Centre in Toronto Monday. Lewis said he scanned his ticket ...
Jan 16, 2020, 8:30 am - Lottery News forum

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