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First $1M Manitoba Lottery Winner of 2019 Has Yet to Come Forward

First $1M Manitoba Lottery Winner of 2019 Has Yet to Come Forward

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Lotto 6/49 tickets are shown in Toronto in on December 2, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Plume)

Manitoba has its first lottery millionaire of 2019. The only problem? They haven’t come forward.

The Western Canada Lottery Corporation says someone purchased a ticket in Winnipeg for the January 2 Lotto 6/49 draw and has won $1 million.

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One Winning Ticket for Friday Night’s $60M Lotto Max Jackpot

One Winning Ticket for Friday Night’s $60M Lotto Max Jackpot

By The Canadian Press

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

TORONTO – This should be an especially happy holiday season for at least one Lotto Max player.

There was just one winning ticket for the $60 million dollar jackpot in Friday night’s draw — and it was purchased somewhere in Ontario.

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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

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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

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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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Help Our Hospital: We All Need HSC, and HSC Needs You!

Help Our Hospital: We All Need HSC, and HSC Needs You!

The following is a paid advertorial on behalf of the HSC Millionaire Lottery.

When asked if he would return to Winnipeg and once again be the face and voice to promote the 2018 HSC Millionaire Lottery, Winnipeg Blue Bomber legend Milt Stegall didn’t hesitate.

“This place has meant so much for me, done so much for me, and I feel this is the least I can do by, by giving back,” said Stegall, who is serving as the Millionaire Lottery spokesperson for the third straight year.

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‘Completely Shocked:’ Winnipeg Men Win $1M on Lotto Max Tickets

‘Completely Shocked:’ Winnipeg Men Win $1M on Lotto Max Tickets

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Steven Bernjak of Winnipeg won $1 million on the October 19 Lotto Max draw. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

Two Winnipeg men are the city’s newest millionaires after striking it lucky on two separate Lotto Max tickets.

Steven Bernjak won $1 million on the October 19 draw to claim one of the 53 Maxmillions prizes. Lorne Ronald also won the same day, claiming another of the $1 million prizes.

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Home with a Heart: Meet the Family Behind Winnipeg’s HSC Lottery Home

Home with a Heart: Meet the Family Behind Winnipeg’s HSC Lottery Home

The following is a paid advertorial on behalf of the HSC Millionaire Lottery.

Sharayah and Curtis Moffat
Sharayah and Curtis Moffat are the builders behind the beautiful grand prize River Heights home in the 2018 HSC Millionaire Lottery.

Last year, the HSC Millionaire Lottery was tremendously proud to feature a prize home in Winnipeg’s North River Heights neighbourhood.

And this year, the lottery has returned to one of the province’s most exclusive neighbourhoods! HSC’s largest Grand Prize package stars a ‘European Farmhouse’ style home by Alair and builders Curtis and Sharayah Moffat — who the hospital foundation partnered with for last year’s River Heights gem, as well.

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‘My Heart Was Pounding:’ Winnipeg Man Wins $1 Million Lotto Max Draw

‘My Heart Was Pounding:’ Winnipeg Man Wins $1 Million Lotto Max Draw

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Bradley Houston of Winnipeg won $1 million on the September 28 Lotto Max draw. (WCLC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Bradley Houston couldn’t believe his luck upon checking his Lotto Max ticket and realizing he was suddenly a millionaire. So he checked it again. And again.

“I didn’t think I was seeing things right,” said the Winnipeg resident. “I called a couple buddies to come and look at the ticket with me, and went back to the store.”

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