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$40,000 Lotto Win Turns Out to Be $40 Million!

Her future plans include a family meal and some sleep

   

canada flag 630When Maria Carreiro checked her lottery ticket, she thought she’d won $40,000 in Friday’s Lotto Max drawing in Ontario, Canada.

While that was exciting enough, what happened next was even more exhilarating. Told that the drawing had been for $40 million, a flabbergasted Carreiro rushed back to the store where she’d purchased the ticket to check the amount, the CBC noted.

Lottery Winners Share With Friend Who Didn’t Play
Lottery Winners Share With Friend Who Didn’t Play

Returning home a multi-millionaire, the Toronto resident sat down and had a drink of water.

Carreiro’s husband is planning to leave his job. Aside from that, Carreiro said she planned to buy her family a meal at a local restaurant and then go home and take a nap.

She was publicly named as the drawing’s winner on Monday by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.

Last month, New Jersey resident Pedro Quezada claimed the $338 million top prize in the U.S. PowerBall lottery.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2013/04/40000-lotto-win-turns-out-to-be-40-million/.

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