The list of Canadian lotto millionaires continues to grow with each week. This week the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has revealed the identity of the winner of the Lotto 6/49 jackpot from the June 2 draw. Marshall Dominey is the lucky ticket holder who has recently acquired his CA$5,000,000 check.
Lotto 6/49 is one of the most popular draw-based games in Canada, as its massive rewards can be life-changing for most people. Every week there are two draws for the game one on Wednesday and the other one on Saturday. Players have to guess all six winning numbers in order to grab the main prize or they can win a guaranteed prize depending on the draw.
New Big Winner
The Crown agency of Ontario revealed that Marshall Dominey from Trenton is the next big lotto winner in the province. As his Lotto 6/49 ticket has been drawn as the winning one a while back in the June 2 draw of the game. Mr. Dominey has arrived at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to claim his check worth the impressive amount of CA$5 million.
The retired mechanic shared that this is his biggest ever lottery wins as he found out about it when he stopped at the store to scan his tickets. Similar to many other lotto winners, Mr. Dominey found it difficult to believe that he actually won such an enormous prize, as he read the text Big Winner on the Ticket Checker screen.
The winner of the grand prize who is a father and a grandfather expressed his intention to share the big winnings with his family. He also plans on saving some of the money for future traveling as he plans to enjoy some new destinations. He also stated that the amount of money that he has won is simply life-changing, and the feeling was surreal.
One More Lotto 6/49 Winner
The Atlantic Lottery Corporation reported that this week a resident of New Brunswick has also joined the club of Canadian lotto millionaires. According to the Crown agency, the winning ticket was sold in Gloucester Country for this Wednesday’s draw of the Lotto 6/49 game. The winning number is 86019553-01 and the winner has one guaranteed prize to his name worth CA$1 million.
Previous Set of Winnings
Margaret and Mark Peters from Simcoe were the previous big winner from the Lotto 6/49 game. The couple won the impressive amount of CA$9,440,109.40 from the fan-favorite game as their ticket was randomly selected as the winning during the June 12 draw of the games. The winners have big plans for the prize, such as helping out their children and buy themselves a brand-new motor vehicle.
Back in July Alberta become a witness to one of its biggest lottery wins to date. Someone from the province was lucky enough to see his numbers match the winning one and thus obtaining the major prize of CA$18,000,000 in Lotto 6/49. The lucky six numbers during the July draw are 4, 5, 18, 28, 35, and 42. This was the first big lotto winning in the province since October 2019.
Source: “Trenton man wins $5 million with Lotto 6/49”, The Intelligencer, August 5, 2021