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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.
“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.
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.
Whether it was for keeping in touch with the grandkids or holding team meetings while working from home, video calls suddenly became a big part of many of our lives when the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Atlantic Canada.
That was just as true for us at Atlantic Lottery as it was for everyone else.