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Supporting Mega Millions Lottery ‘Absolutely Critical’ for St. Boniface Hospital

Supporting Mega Millions Lottery ‘Absolutely Critical’ for St. Boniface Hospital

Vince Barletta
Vince Barletta, president and CEO of St. Boniface Hospital Foundation, announces the St. Boniface Mega Million Choices Lottery in Winnipeg’s Bridgwater Trails neighbourhood on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Seven grand prizes should help entice your decision to support the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation this season in the Mega Million Choices Lottery.

The lottery was officially launched Wednesday at one of the grand prize homes in Bridgwater Trails.

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Winnipeg Man Dreams of Winning the Lottery, Buys Ticket and Wins

Winnipeg Man Dreams of Winning the Lottery, Buys Ticket and Wins

Khalaf Shammo
Khalaf Shammo won $1 million on the January 2 Lotto 6/49 draw after having a dream about winning the lottery. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

A Winnipeg man doesn’t have to dream about being a millionaire anymore, because his wish has come true.

Khalaf Shammo won $1 million on the Lotto 6/49 draw January 2 after buying a ticket following a dream that he would win the lottery.

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Nine Coworkers at Guelph, Ont., Car Parts Plant Split $60-Million Lotto Jackpot

Nine Coworkers at Guelph, Ont., Car Parts Plant Split $60-Million Lotto Jackpot

By The Canadian Press

Ontario Lottery Winners
A group of coworkers poses with a giant cheque, after winning $60-million lottery jackpot, in Toronto in this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 handout photo. A group of coworkers at an Ontario automotive parts plant are the winners of a $60-million lottery jackpot. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. says the nine colleagues worked the same shift on an assembly line in Guelph, Ont. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – OLG)

GUELPH, Ont. — A group of coworkers at an Ontario automotive parts plant are the winners of a $60-million lottery jackpot.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. says the nine colleagues worked the same shift on an assembly line in Guelph, Ont.

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Online Sales, Interactive Displays as Lottery Agencies Vie for Customers

Online Sales, Interactive Displays as Lottery Agencies Vie for Customers

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Lotto 649 - Lottery Tickets
Lotto 649 tickets are shown in Toronto in on December 2, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Plume)

WINNIPEG – Like many millennials, Sarah Rogalsky doesn’t go out of her way to buy lottery tickets.

The 32-year-old is part of an office pool and chips in $2 a week at her Winnipeg workplace, primarily for the social aspect of playing with others.

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Bingo Funds on Hold While Blooper from TV Broadcast is Investigated

Bingo Funds on Hold While Blooper from TV Broadcast is Investigated

By The Canadian Press

Kathy Kennedy
Kathy Kennedy, host of ‘Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo’ (YOUTUBE)

WINNIPEG – A group that runs a charity TV bingo in Manitoba says it’s sure a ball wasn’t missing during last Saturday’s game.

Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo says in a statement posted to Facebook that it realizes one of the 75 balls appeared to be missing from the table top of the bingo machine during the broadcast.

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