John Cotey won the money as part of the Oct. 20 Ontario 49 draw. This is his second major win through the lottery.
“I won part of a Lotto 6/49 $2 million jackpot with my lottery group at work years ago,” said Cotey in a news release.
“Even though I knew I had won, I checked my ticket again against a copy of the winning numbers,” he said. “But I still didn’t believe it – and scanned it three more times.”
The draw took place yesterday, resulting in a few new millionaires in Canada, The Lotto 6/49 draw for $5 million jackpot went to a winner in Ontario, however a winning ticket was also revealed to have been sold right here in Kelowna.