N.B. man wins $1M from Atlantic Lotto Gold Ball draw


Posted February 25, 2023 12:43 pm 5:33 18-year-old Ontario woman becomes youngest-ever $48M jackpot winner on her 1st lottery ticket: OLG WATCH: An 18-year-old Ontario woman has become the youngest person in Canadian lottery history to win a jackpot of such a large amount – $48 million. – Feb 3, 2023 A New Brunswick man is $1 million richer after he won an Atlantic Lotto 6-49 Gold Ball draw. In a news release, Atlantic Lottery said Clarence Gallant of Shediac, N.B., had a hard time believing he’d won at first.It said his partner Diane checked their tickets – purchased from a Circle K in Shediac – following the Feb. 18 Lotto 6-49 draw.“She screamed, Sunday afternoon, ‘I think we won,’” Gallant said in the release. “I said, ‘Don’t do that to me, it’s too hard on my heart.’”After checking the ticket twice more, then having her son check, “the reality of their big win started to sink in,” the release said. Story continues below advertisement Clarence said his heart “was pounding like you wouldn’t believe.”Clarence of Shediac, N.B. claims “My heart has never pounded like that before” after he and his partner Diane checked their Lotto 6/49 ticket and discovered they had won $1 Million on the February 18th draw! ​Learn more about their story here: https://t.co/sSdwHkZHjX 19+ pic.twitter.com/RFrAdbit3e— Atlantic Lottery (@AL_Lottery) February 24, 2023According to Atlantic Lottery, 6-49 draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday, with two multi-million-dollar jackpots available to be won. Trending Now “The classic jackpot is always set at $5 million and the Gold Ball jackpot starts at $10 million and can grow past $60 million,” the release said.“The Gold Ball draw guarantees a winning ticket on every draw, with the winner taking home $1 million if a white ball is drawn or the growing Gold Ball jackpot when a gold ball is drawn.”It said a white ball drawn on Feb. 18 led to Gallant’s win. Story continues below advertisement “I buy Lotto 6-49 more now because with the extra draw, I feel like there’s a much better chance,” Gallant said. “It came out really good for me. Really, really good.”Gallant and his partner plan to buy a new home and help their family members with their prize money.The Circle K in Shediac where the ticket was bought will receive a one-per-cent seller’s prize.The next Lotto 6-49 jackpot for the draw Saturday is set at $36 million. 0:58 Lotto 6/49 changing format, including newly added ‘Gold Ball Draw’ &copy 2023 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Sponsored content Flyers

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