Family members crying out of joy over the jackpot win
November 9, 2009, 11:24 am (9 years ago)
Lately, there were several big lottery wins in different countries. One of the biggest win was reported in Canada during the weekend. According to the Canadian Press news agency, in Pine Falls, Manitoba a Canadian woman won what is believed to be the biggest lottery prize won in this region and one of the biggest in Canada.
Local resident Marie Fontaine took home $50million, purchasing her ticket in the Lotto Max draw at a local store just one hour before Friday’s due time.
Fontaine at first phoned the store on Saturday to confirm her numbers, and then headed to the shop with her husband and several of her family members to make sure she got the winning numbers.
The store owner revealed that the family members were very excited, showing their joy by crying and laughing all together when they were sure that after determining that Marie had won the jackpot.