Dream Comes True for $18.2 million Lotto 6/49 Winners
It took three days before Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency from Newfoundland in Canada, discovered they’d won a $18.2 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot
Just Who has Won?
The rumour mill said that the winner was an electrician, or perhaps a group of nurses. The actual Lotto 6/49 jackpot winners had heard that a single ticket sold in St. Johns was the sole winner. They took a while to check their ticket but weren’t that confident of success. Nicole told her mother, “the sooner I go check it, the sooner I will know I’m not the winner.”
The lucky Lotto 6/49 winner says that she never checks the results herself. Instead, she goes to the store where she bought the ticket and lets them see if anything has been won. As the rumours circulated over just who had won the jackpot, Nicole still didn’t check the results, holding onto the dream that her ticket was the winner.
Finally, the Discovery
Three days passed before she went back to the Circle K store where the Lotto 6/49 ticket had been purchased. Then she discovered the amazing news, “It was shocking, overwhelming. I was in disbelief when I found out it was a major winner.” The winning numbers in the draw were: 05-13-19-37-42-45 and the Bonus Number 40.
Both of the winners have been working in managerial roles. Nicole in human resources and her partner at a shipping company. However, after their Lotto 6/49 win, retirement will happen sooner than previously planned. Francois-Xavier said in a press release that they no longer need their jobs while there are plenty of people who do need to find employment.
More Time with their Parents
The couple plan on using their windfall to help their families. There are some nieces and nephews who are going to get spoilt rotten. They also want to spend more time with their parents and will buy a condo in Quebec so Mr Morency can be closer to his family. Other plans include making charitable donations, going camping, hiking, and fishing as they love the outdoors.
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