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Prince George man singing ‘Extra’ happy tune after winning $500,000


Michael Sonnenberg can’t help but express his happiness through song after winning $500,000 playing the Extra on the October 29, 2016 Lotto 6/49 draw.

“I feel like I’m in a dream,” exclaimed Sonnenberg. “I can’t stop singing, ‘If I had a Million Dollars’!”

Sonnenberg says the win is life changing and will allow him to pursue his passions.

“This is really amazing,” smiled Sonnenberg. “Now I can find a job I truly love!”

The winning ticket was purchased at the Real Canadian Superstore Gas Bar in Prince George.

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