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Veteran who suffered brain injury wants to make world a better place with $65 million lottery win
Nearly homeless at one point, winner now wants to help others get back on their feet By Kate Northrop A veteran from the Canadian military who won a huge $65 million (US$51.6 million) Lotto Max jackpot was inspired by his past experiences to make the world better place with his newfound wealth. Jansen Ng, 41, of East Gwillimbury, Ontario, won't let millions get to his head. Nearly homeless at one point in the past, the lottery winner wants to instill hope and positivity in the worl ...
Jul 16, 2021, 1:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian woman memorializes $13 million Lotto Max jackpot with a tattoo
Winner has her son permanently etch the draw date onto her arm By Kate Northrop A winner from British Columbia is making sure she'll never forget the day she won a $13 million (US$10.3 million) jackpot playing Lotto Max by tattooing the draw date onto her arm. Tammy Manning is having the draw date March 19, 2021 permanently inked on her skin after winning a multimillion-dollar Lotto Max jackpot from the British Columbia Lottery. The tattoo will be completed by none other than her son ...
Apr 3, 2021, 1:40 pm - Lottery News forum

Ontario man wins $70 million Lotto Max jackpot, checks ticket "a dozen" times
Great-grandparents will be able to fulfill their dreams after heartwarming win By Kate Northrop After scanning their Lotto Max ticket several times on the Ontario Lottery's app, two lucky grandparents made an extra trip to a retailer to verify the numbers on their Lotto Max ticket actually won them the $70 million (US$56 million) jackpot. Marc Meilleur and his wife, Dorothy-Ann, are dedicated lottery players whose commitment finally paid off to the tune of $70 million on Feb. 26, 2021. ...
Mar 17, 2021, 11:39 am - Lottery News forum

Canadian family claims $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
It's the country's largest payout from a ticket bought online By Kate Northrop A man from Winnipeg, Canada could barely comprehend the lifechanging notion that he was the sole winner of the $60 million (US$46.77 million) Lotto Max jackpot from the Jan. 22 drawing and initially shook off the idea. John Chua's wife, Jhoana, woke him up early in the morning the next day to tell him that someone from their town had won the record jackpot, but his first reaction to hearing the news was disap ...
Feb 4, 2021, 1:34 pm - Lottery News forum

Unclaimed Lotto 6/49 ticket worth $1 million expires next month
BCLC urges Vancouver Island residents to check their tickets By Kate Northrop The expiration date for an unclaimed Guaranteed Prize Lotto 6/49 ticket worth $1 million is fast approaching, giving the prospective winner just a little over one month to claim the big prize. The British Columbia Lottery encouraged residents from the northern Vancouver Island region to check their numbers for the drawing on March 18, 2020. The region includes, but is not limited to, municipalities like Alert ...
Feb 3, 2021, 11:37 am - Lottery News forum

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

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

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

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

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