48 hours before deadline, Canadian couple finds $1M lottery ticket in old book

48 hours before time limit, Canadian couple finds $1M lottery ticket in old book

A Montreal couple were given a double dose of excellent fortune when they discovered a $1 million lottery ticket in an old book simply 48 hours before the time limit to say.

Nicole Pedneault and Roger Larocque’s golden ticket used to be drawn on April five, 2018, which left the pair simply two days to assemble their jackpot prize.

The couple purchased the $100 Ultimate ticket closing 12 months for Valentine’s Day.

“Rather than flowers or chocolate for Valentine’s Day, we went to the Casino de Montréal with friends and we bought ourselves a lottery ticket,” Pedneault stated.

But it used to be most effective closing week whilst on the lookout for issues for her grandson, that Pedneault discovered the valuable ticket in a book, the place she had put it months previous.

“If my grandson had not asked me to lend him some things for his presentation I would have never found the ticket on time,” Pedneault stated.

“The first thing I did when I discovered the was to claim the prize on the Loto-Québec site. It’s very lucky to have found it at the last minute like this.”

Pedneault and Larocque plan to make use of their winnings to break their 5 boys and grandchildren and possibly purchase a brand new car.

But on Wednesday the couple deliberate to have a good time their just right fortune in true Quebecois taste.

“We will go to a small restaurant, but we will spoil ourselves by ordering a poutine with double sauce and double cheese, ” Pedneault stated.

If prizes don’t seem to be received or claimed, they’re paid into the prize pool used to provide bonus prizes to Loto-Québec’s quite a lot of lotteries.

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Updated: April 4, 2019 — 8:44 pm

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