An elderly couple in Ontario is over the moon after pocketing $1 million in lottery purse. After the duo won a life-changing amount of $1 million from officials of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. The draw for the Lotto 6/49 was organized on December 27 2017 and eventually, it emerged that the numbers on Laurie and Darlene Weir’s ticket matched the winning combination. She remembers visiting the retailer for crosschecking whether their ticket had won any purse. When she reviewed the ticket, she was simply speechless and dumbstruck to see the numeral 1,000,000 displayed on the machine’s screen.
The couple had been purchasing lottery tickets for nearly four decades. Darlene recalls that the display machine literally came to a standstill after screening the figure. Soon after, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp telephoned the couple to congratulate for the win. Darlene was so awestruck by the unexpected and unprecedented stroke of luck that she started crying.
Laurie who had a seasonal job expressed that the purse would help him to make ends meet for the remaining years of his life. Darlene has made up her mind to call it a day as far as her employment is concerned. She is of the opinion that life will be much more comfortable for her and her spouse in the days to come.
The winner is thinking about contributing a percentage of the prize money to a charitable organization. She also has plans on embarking on a trip to Mexico. She said that she is still to come to terms with the fact that they had won. Every draw of Lotto 6/49 ensures a top prize of $ 1million to the winner. You just need to match the ticket numbers correspond with those picked up during the sweepstake. The first Lotto 6/49 raffle was first organized in June of 1982. Further, the ticket holders have pocketed more than $ 12 billion in combined purses.