Great-grandfather Winston Parks of Toronto has stepped forward as the November 7th $24.5 million Lotto 6/49 winner.
In heart-warming Canada gambling news, Parks joined the long list of recent Canadian jackpot winners when he came to claim his hefty cheque. Parks says that he still can’t believe that he had the winning Lotto 6/49 ticket for the draw, which he had purchased at a gas station on Bayview Avenue in Toronto: “I checked on my laptop, and I checked on my desktop too. I also asked family members to come and see for themselves.”
Lottery 6/49 winner plans to share his prize with his family
Lottery 6/49 winner Parks tells online gambling sites in Canada that he plans on sharing his newfound fortune with his extensive family. Given the luck he’s had in his old age, he feels it is only right the share the wealth with the people that mean the most to him.
Explains Parks: “I have lived a full life so this big win will give the people I love the opportunity to live full lives of their own. It makes me happy to make others happy.”