Kehewin resident Victor John is now 139-grand richer this month thanks to his Lotto 6/49 ticket.
“I was getting ready to watch the news and remembered I had a ticket to check,” he said. “When I saw it was a winner, I stopped watching the TV and went to double-check it at the Co-Op.” The win added a cool $139,638.20 to his bank account.
John said he was surprisingly calm when he discovered his win.
“I was surprised, but still calm,” he said. “It was exciting, though.”
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John plans to share his winnings with his family and friends. He also hopes to buy a new car.
John purchased his winning LOTTO 6/49 ticket at the St. Paul Co-Op Gas Bar, located at 5005 42 Street in St. Paul.