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Manitoba Woman Scratches Her Way to $50,000

February 1, 2019 3:59 PM | News


Jeanne Werhun

Jeanne Werhun of Narol, Manitoba won $50,000 on a crossword scratch ticket. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

A Manitoba woman is $50,000 richer after scratching a $3 crossword ticket.

Jeanne Werhun of Narol won the prize on the CROSSWORD Zing ticket.

“I scratched the ticket and thought I won $1,000,” she said. “I took a closer look and was shocked — $50,000! It’s such a surreal experience.”

Werhun plans to pay off some bills and share the winnings with her family.

“After that, I might take a look at booking a vacation somewhere.”

Werhun purchased her winning Zing ticket at Sobeys Birds Hill in East St. Paul.


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