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Saskatoon Man Claims $2M Lottery Ticket Sold in Winnipeg

May 27, 2019 5:04 PM | News

Derick Neufeld

Derick Neufeld from Saskatoon won $2 million on the May 4 Western 649 draw. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

A Saskatoon man who recently visited Winnipeg left $2 million richer after winning the May 4 Western 649 and Extra draws.

Derick Neufeld won the big draw after he purchased the ticket at 7-Eleven at 1863 Henderson Highway.

“Winning the lottery, it’s a feeling like I’ve never felt before,” Neufeld said. “I’ve always hoped, but I didn’t think it would actually happen to me!”

He checked his ticket when he returned to Saskatoon.


“I scanned the ticket on the self-checker and thought I’d won $200,010,” he said. “I scanned it again and realized that I’d won $2,000,010! Then I took the ticket to the retailer and got him to confirm it for me.”

“The halo guy on my right shoulder is saying, ‘Invest; plan for the future,’” he laughed. “The guy on my other shoulder is saying, ‘Woohoo! Get a party bus!’ We’re going to find some middle-ground.”

The winning numbers were 2, 10, 19, 36, 39 and 43.