A Maxmillions lottery winner in Vancouver has some interesting plans for the million dollars she won in the lottery last month.
One morning Christel Keller of Hope woke up only to find herself a million dollars richer. It was a Lotto Max draw that led to Keller winning the Maxmillions prize. She used the instant reader at the gas station she had purchased her ticket from to check her numbers. However, at that moment she didn’t pay much attention to how much she had won assuming that it won’t be that much. It was only after handing her ticket to the cashier did she realize how much she had actually won. That fateful ticket was truly life-changing and made her a millionaire by a stroke of luck.
Keller who’s also a grandmother revealed to the B.C Lottery Corporation that she’d always dreamt of winning the lottery and helping her family. Now that she has finally won the lottery that too a million dollars she can freely assist her family members monetarily.
Part of her plans is to pay for her grandson’s education without having to take a loan and going into debt. Not divulging into many details she revealed that a portion of the windfall she will expand on her daughter’s medical treatments. With these worries aside she can also plan a vacation and spend remaining of the fortune of vacationing and partying hard. The first place where she wants to visit when it is safe to travel again in Tahiti.
The chances of winning a Maxmillions prize in Lotto Max is one in 33,294,800 per entry and one entry costs $5.
The woman from Home wasn’t the only winner but there were winners from Prince George, Kamloops, Chilliwack, Richmond, and some more from Vancouver.
The $70 million top prizes in the Lotto Max was not won by anyone in this particular draw. However, a lucky someone in Williams Lake managed to score six out of seven Lotto Max numbers and took home $134,170. However, in the following draw, two people match all seven Lotto Max numbers and won the jackpot amount. The two winners who were from Ontario and Kamloops, respectively, split the amount amongst themselves and relished it.