Soccer parents Michael and Jennifer Strange are used to seeing goals being scored by their kids, but they’ve never seen a goal as big as the one they scored in a recent Lotto Max draw through BCLC.
The Strange’s thought their eyes were deceiving them because they believed they had only won $10. Turns out they were missing five zeros, as they actually won the $1 million prize in the June 3 draw.
Home renovations and a new car are just a couple of the ways that the soccer parents on spending their newfound lotto fortune.
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The soccer parents in question are from Kelowna, and they purchased their ticket from the Shoppers Drug Mart on Summit Drive.
“I thought we only won $10 because I didn’t have my glasses on,” said Michael. “I checked again and realized there were a lot more zeros than $10.”
He added that in this day and age, winning this amount of money will have a serious impact on his family’s well-being.
“It’s life-changing… we’re speechless. It will upgrade our life and will add financial security in a topsy-turvy world.”
In 2022 so far, players have redeemed over $100 million in winnings from Lotto Max.