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12 months and 12 new millionaire wins: Atlantic Canadians won big in 2020

Amidst the uncertainly and anxiety that 2020 brought, we all learned just how far a little good news can go. At Atlantic Lottery, we get to experience a lot of positivity when major winners claim their prizes – and we wanted to share some of that good news with you.

Two major jackpots in under a month: Lotto 6/49 is on fire in Atlantic Canada

Lottery players across Atlantic Canada are rushing to get their Lotto 6/49 tickets following the announcement of a second major Lotto 6/49 jackpot won since August.
Raymond Lillington of Dingwall, N.S. won $17.4 million on the Aug. 15 Lotto 6/49 draw – his second Lotto 6/49 jackpot win.

When lightning strikes twice: Nova Scotia man wins second Lotto 6/49 jackpot

“Lightning never strikes the same place twice” is a phrase you are probably familiar with. It is commonly used to demonstrate that truly unlikely things generally only occur once, such as winning a lottery jackpot.
However, for Raymond Lillington, lightning did strike twice – and it struck even harder the second time.

80-year veteran horseman finally takes home P.E.I.’s coveted Governor’s Plate

Walter Simmons, a lifelong horse owner and harness racing enthusiast, has finally fulfilled his dream of winning P.E.I.’s coveted Governor’s Plate.
This July, the 52nd running of the race at Red Shores Summerside Raceway was billed as one of the most exciting ever as all the competitors had a strong chance at the title.