Vancouver winner gets ‘Extra’ cheers after winning $500,00004/07/2017
William Sandland of Vancouver became the centre of attention when he checked his Lotto 6/49 ticket at the mall.
“The checker said I won $500,000,” recalled Sandland. “It felt fantastic because people around me started cheering and giving me high fives!”
Sandland won $500,000 playing the Extra on the June 28, 2017 Lotto 6/49 draw.
With the winnings now in his pocket he’s planning a big trip to see family in Scotland.
“I’m still stunned and amazed,” smiled Sandland. “I can’t wait to visit my brother and sister in Scotland, and help them out a little.”
The winning ticket was purchased at the Safeway on Broadway and Macdonald Street in Vancouver.
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