Over the years Canadians have seen their dreams become a reality thanks to the country’s great variety of rewarding lottery games. Natalie Jylha from Merritt is the next on the list of Canadian lotto millionaires thanks to the Lotto 6/49 draw earlier this year. The British Columbia woman will now be tasked with the pleasant task of finding a purpose for her substantial CA$1 million prize.
The happy winner found out about a local winning the big prize on social media but little did she realize that it was her who fate smiled upon. Ms. Jylha was more than pleased to see that her ticket was the big winner of the million prize as she checked her numbers with the draw’s numbers.
The Jylha residence life changed forever on January 30, 2020, when Ms. Jylha’s Lotto 6/49 ticket was drawn as the winning one bringing the family the impressive amount of CA$1 million. She purchased the ticked earlier in a Merritt Walmart and read on social media that a local has bagged the prize, and after checking her ticket right she could not believe her own eyes, said the fortunate lady.
According to the winner, it was scintillating to win such a prize, and she even had difficulties convincing her husband that she in fact won CA$1 million. The happy family shared plans of spending the money, having discussed buying a new vehicle or even a property, but for now, they will be enjoying the financial freedom.
Julie Tabsing is the next Canadian lottery millionaire after also winning CA$1,000,000 from Lotto 6/49. The 54-year-old man purchased his ticket at Circle K on Dawson Road in Orangeville and discovered his winnings after stopping by for fuel. After checking his first three tickets which were also winning but with significantly smaller prizes, it was with the fourth ticket when the big prize dropped.
Mr. Tabsing reflected on the special occasion when claiming his cheque in Ontario Lottery Gaming’s office in Toronto. He expressed his excitement and joy and even shared his thoughts on what his family will do with the million. With the first thing on the agenda being paying off his mortgage, share some with his children and think how he will spend rest.
Another 6/49 Millionaire
Guessing right all six numbers in Lotto 6/49 is definitely not an easy task, but it is not impossible. This is what Langley woman Eileen Bevis has recently learned after winning the CA$4 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot. Ms. Bevis was blessed to win the big prize after a last-minute decision to buy a ticket which later paid off more than generously. The January 23, 2021 draw turned out to be a decisive point in her life.
Deng Pravatoudom is a special kind of winner due to the nature of her story. The 57-year-old woman from Toronto recently came into possession of the mega CA$60 million jackpot, after many years of playing the lottery. Ms. Pravatoudom shared her story behind her winning numbers, according to her 20 years ago her husband saw the number combination in his sleep, and ever since then, she used the numbers, until eventually winning the CA$60 million Lotto Max jackpot.
Source: Potenteau, Doyle “B.C. woman wins $1 million in lottery, says finding out was surreal”, Global News, February 18, 2021