Pair of Lambton County ladies win massive lottery prizes

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Two Lambton County residents have gained six-figure lottery prizes.

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Sheila McCabe of Watford earned $100,000 by means of an instantaneous crossword sport. The 68-year-old retail staffer purchased the ticket at Mac’s on Nauvoo Street and was taking part in the sport in her truck whereas on a break at work.

“I used to be excited after I thought I gained $50 – after I seen extra phrases, I used to be shocked,” she stated in a press release from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.

McCabe, who had bother concentrating throughout the remainder of her shift and wanted a couple of minutes to gather herself earlier than telling her husband concerning the win later that day, stated she plans to purchase a trailer for summer season getaways.

In the meantime, Jacqueline Van Dommelen of Port Lambton additionally gained a big monetary prize. Provided $1,000 per week by means of a cash-for-life win, the 30-year-old mom opted to take a lump-sum fee of $675,000.

Jacqueline Van Dommelen of Port Lambton gained $675,000 by means of a cash-for-life sport. (OLG) jpg, SO

She informed gaming officers she purchased the ticket on a whim.

“I performed it whereas ready for dinner to cook dinner. The primary sport I performed revealed three cash-for-life symbols – I assumed my coronary heart was going to pound proper out of my chest,” she stated.

Van Dommelen and her husband, who was in disbelief, plan to pay for his or her youngsters’s educations.

“I’m overjoyed to know my youngsters will be capable to begin their grownup life with out scholar loans,” she stated. “We’re additionally contemplating splurging and shopping for a ship so we are able to get pleasure from household time collectively.”

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