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Woman Sues Ex for Half of $6 Million Lottery Win After He Left with Ticket

Woman Sues Ex for Half of $6 Million Lottery Win After He Left with Ticket

By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press

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An Ontario woman is suing her former common-law partner for allegedly denying that the couple had won $6 million in a provincial lottery before claiming the full prize for himself. A pair of Lotto 649 tickets are pictured in Toronto on October 17, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Plume)

An Ontario woman is suing her former common-law partner for allegedly denying that the couple had won $6 million in a provincial lottery before claiming the full prize for himself.

Denise Robertson’s lawsuit against Maurice Thibeault and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation alleges the winning ticket was purchased with the understanding that any winnings would be split between the two parties.

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St. B’s Mega Million Choices Lottery Touts $2.5M in Prizes

St. B’s Mega Million Choices Lottery Touts $2.5M in Prizes

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34 Willow Brook Road in Bridgwater Lakes is one of the grand prizes valued at $950,000. (FACEBOOK)

Six grand prizes make up the new St. Boniface Hospital’s 2018 Mega Million Choices Lottery, with a retail prize value of more than $2.5 million.

The lottery launched on Tuesday and will see funds invested into St. Boniface Hospital to diagnose and treat patients with state-of-the-art equipment, while attracting research partners from around the globe.

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PHOTOS: HSC Millionaire Lottery Home in River Heights

PHOTOS: HSC Millionaire Lottery Home in River Heights

HSC Millionaire Lottery Home

It’s a brand-new designer home in one of Winnipeg’s most established, desirable neighbourhoods. The appeal is obvious, the design is delicious, and – for the first time ever – North River Heights is the host of this year’s HSC Millionaire Lottery Grand Prize home.

“When we think of North River Heights, in many ways we see a small slice of the Big Apple,” says Curtis Moffat, who owns and operates Pioneer Building Inc. with his wife, Sharayah. “Excellent attributes of the location are Mother Nature’s canopy of ash trees, boutique shops dotting the streets, to exquisite dining, all in addition to the excellent opportunity to raise a family with many great schools and parks.

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Winnipeg Friends Share $3.5M Lottery Win

Winnipeg Friends Share $3.5M Lottery Win

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Four Winnipeg friends won $3.5 million in the November 4 Lotto 6/49 draw, splitting a $7 million prize with a winning Ontario ticket. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

A group of four Winnipeg friends are sharing a $3.5 million lottery jackpot.

Ashok Prashar, Bhadresh Bhatt, Swatanter Parbhakar, and Ravi Chhibba split the $7 million Lotto 6/49 prize with a winning ticket sold in Ontario for the November 4 draw.

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Milt Stegall: ‘The Prize is Changing a Life’

Milt Stegall: ‘The Prize is Changing a Life’

Milt Stegall
Milt Stegall, HSC Millionaire Lottery spokesperson and former Winnipeg Blue Bomber.

It’s a Win-Win: Winnipeg legend returns as Millionaire Lottery spokesperson, in support of HSC Foundation

Once again, HSC is making a millionaire.

The hospital foundation’s Millionaire Lottery is up-and-running once again, and this year’s Grand Prize will make one lucky Manitoban a whole lot richer overnight – the largest choice is worth a whopping $1.43 million and features a luxury custom-built home in Winnipeg’s exclusive North River Heights neighbourhood, built by Pioneer Building. Other Grand Prize options include a Maric riverfront home in Headingley (part of a $1.36 million package), an oceanview ‘Ocean Cottage’ at SookePoint on Vancouver Island (part of a $1.36 million package), or $1,100,000 in tax-free cash.

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Dugald Woman Wins $1M Lottery Prize

Dugald Woman Wins $1M Lottery Prize

Pamela Smith
Pamela Smith of Dugald, Manitoba won $1 million on the September 6 Lotto 6/49 draw. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

A woman from Dugald, Manitoba has more jingle to her jangle after claiming a $1 million Lotto 6/49 prize.

Pamela Smith purchased a ticket for the September 6 draw, but didn’t realize how much she had actually won upon checking its numbers.

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Winnipeg Mother and Son Win $5.3 Million, Numbers Came in a Dream

Winnipeg Mother and Son Win $5.3 Million, Numbers Came in a Dream

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Bahadur Sultani and his mother, Aghdas Mehdizadeh, won $5.3 million on the December 28 Lotto 6/49 draw. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

A Winnipeg man and his mother played a special set of numbers to help them win $5.3 million.

Bahadur Sultani, who is a truck driver, purchased the winning Lotto 6/49 ticket while travelling through Alberta. He checked the numbers for the December 28 draw upon returning to Winnipeg.

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Brandon Man Planning Golf Getaway After $1M Lotto Win

Brandon Man Planning Golf Getaway After $1M Lotto Win

Laurie Czech
Laurie Czech of Brandon holds up a giant cheque for $1 million at the Fort Garry Hotel on Friday, January 20, 2017. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A Brandon man is planning on hitting the links after winning $1 million.

Laurie Czech collected his cheque Friday in Winnipeg after winning the guaranteed prize on the January 4 Lotto 6/49 draw.

“I thought I won $1,000 at first,” he said. “And I was happy with that! I’ve been playing for 20 years, and I’ve only ever won a few dollars here and there before.”

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Oak Bluff Man Wins $1M on Lotto Max Ticket

Oak Bluff Man Wins $1M on Lotto Max Ticket

Michael Sparks
Michael Sparks of Oak Bluff, Manitoba won $1 million in the December 30 Lotto Max draw. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

An Oak Bluff man ended 2016 on a high note, winning $1 million on a Lotto Max ticket in the December 30 draw.

“I always try to pick up a Lotto Max ticket when the jackpot is high. And especially when there are Maxmillions draws,” said winner Michael Sparks. “I like having the extra chances to win.”

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