Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 05/14/2013 7:53 AM | Comments: 0
She worked in health care before retirement. He works at a metal shop.
But now it looks like Monique and Bruce Willman are Manitoba’s newest multi-millionaires after winning Lotto 6/49 on the weekend.
Social media exploded with the news late Monday the couple had likely won a $17-million jackpot in Saturday's draw.
This morning, Monique was replying to enthusiastic congratulations on her Facebook wall with humble thanks.
Said one friend: "Hey I heard u finally won the big one, good for you and to your family."
Replied Monique: "Yep, we sure did. Thanks."
The Western Canada Lotteries Corporation had yet to make the news official.
By late in the day Monday, no one had stepped forward to claim the $17,026,623.50 prize from Saturday’s 6/49 draw.
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