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Calgary Woman Gets a Whopper of a Present for Christmas

Jan 21, 2014

Bui-PhanBui Phan

Mrs Phan is certainly a fan of Canada’s Lotto as she rakes in a $1 million Christmas stocking stuffer thanks to a winning Lotto 6/49 ticket that her husband bought her for Christmas.

Bui Phan from Calgary, Canada won big last Christmas in the Lotto. A cool $1 million certainly gave Bui nothing to cry about. It was her husband who purchased a Lotto 6/49 ticket for her as a Yuletide gift.

That night, the couple checked online to discover their number of 35790612-01 was a match! Checking your numbers online is easy through, for example, mobile casino devices. Their real Christmas gift opening had waited until dark, said Western Canada Lottery Corp. spokeswoman Andrea Marantz.

New Year. New Life.

Mrs Phan said, “It’s a pretty nice present, that I’ll use to pay off my mortgage.” She, also agreed that it made for a Christmas to remember. “I was so excited. It’s just been great.” she said. “I think I’ll take some time to relax.”

Western Canada Lottery Corp. spokeswoman Andrea Marantz said, “It has been absolutely amazing — there have been 11 winners of $1 million or more in the region in the last 11 days of 2013. Those prizes have added up to $74 million.” she added. Clearly the locals have been using some smart strategies.

Another 6/49 windfall was claimed by a Calgary woman in the Dec. 28 draw, landing her half of a $16 million split jackpot.

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