Invoice Laharty of Nanaimo, B.C., is $21 million richer after profitable the jackpot within the August 13, 2016 Lotto 6/49 draw. Laharty bought his ticket on PlayNow.com, setting a brand new lottery document for the largest-ever online lottery prize received in Canada.
Laharty is already residing life in type as a brand new multi-millionaire and has been having fun with the fruits of his win. Not solely did he deal with himself to a brand new luxurious automobile, he additionally purchased one for his greatest pal of 25 years.
Describing the win as superior, Laharty mentioned, “Ever since I found I received, it’s like I’ve been in a dream. I noticed this massive quantity and needed to rely all of the zeros. I couldn’t consider it and nobody else does both!”
Along with serving to out his household and associates, Laharty plans to purchase himself a brand new rental, an even bigger boat and journey to unique locations like Bora Bora.
Coincidentally, Nanaimo is dwelling to the 2 largest online lottery winners in Canada – beforehand, the most important online lottery win in Canada was a $7.6 million Lotto 6/49 prize in 2010 additionally received by a Nanaimo resident.
Launched in 2004, PlayNow.com is the one authorized online gaming web site in B.C. providing a full suite of sports activities betting, lottery and casino video games. In fiscal 2015/16, $46.three million was awarded to PlayNow.com winners in B.C.