The Ontario Lottery Gaming Corporation has recently revealed that the Lotto Max jackpot has finally found its owner. The Crown agency reported that a Noelville couple is in possession of the winning ticket, which brought the pair the substantial reward of CA$70 million. Lifelong lottery fans Marc and Dorothy-Ann Meilleur’s luck has finally paid off.
Draw-based lottery games are fan-favorites among Canadian residents, due to their simple nature and hefty payouts. The Lottery Corporation reports that hundreds of millions of dollars are won by Canadians each year, with Lotto 6/49 and Lotto Max as leading titles of lottery games. Bringing generous winnings and unforgettable experiences to many players across the country.
A certain February 26 Lotto Max draw has been very favorable to a Noelville couple, to say the least. The Ontario Lottery Gaming corporation reported that Northern Ontario residents Marc and Dorothy-Ann Meilleur have been drawn as the winners of the Lotto Max jackpot, amount to the huge amount of CA$70,000,000. Undoubtedly, their lives will be changed for the better thanks to the Lotto Max game.
Upon claiming their hefty winnings, the couple shared some of their thoughts on this joyous occasion. The ticket was purchased in Mayer Services Esso in Noelville just in time for the February 26 draw. The couple revealed that they have been playing lottery games for quite a while and that they are big fans of it. And finally, luck has been on their side.
After picking up their check for the CA$70,000,000 jackpot prize, the pair shared their plans of how they plan on spending the substantial amount of money. With first on the agenda being taking care of their big family, and securing their future. The couple has three children, seven grandchildren, and two-great-grandchildren and plans on ensuring a better tomorrow for their close relatives.
Additionally, the couple considers helping a series of charity establishments, and purchase a brand-new home for themselves in the Sudbury region. And, when the unprecedented situation allows, the couple plans on traveling and exploring more regions of the country, which until now they have only been able to see on TV.
This has been another case of a major lottery winning, after the most recent reports on March 14, 2021, that the Lotto 6/49 jackpot has been won by a Quebec resident. The reward amounts to nearly CA$27 million and the winner was determined in the Saturday, March 13 Lotto 6/49 draw. The winner will have up to 52 weeks to contact the Crown agency and claim their winnings.
Yee Mon Gin has also significantly benefited from playing the Lotto Max game, the Vancouver resident claimed his CA$1 million prize from the Maxmillion game. His ticket was determined as a winning one during the October 30, 2020 draw. After, claiming his check, Mr. Gin explained his satisfaction from winning and stated that he has been playing the long for a long period of time before finally winning the grand prize.
Source: “Noelville couple wins $70M Lotto Max jackpot” CBC, March 15, 2021