Recent Canadian lottery winner Tom Crist shown here with his now-deceased wife Jan was in a charitable mood after getting a phone call from the Western Canada Lottery Corporation
Even though you don’t play the lottery very often, we’re certain that you’ve imagined what you would do if perhaps you were to win a big jackpot. We’ve all appear with answers to that question on our very own: what we’d buy, how we’d invest, along with which of our friends and household we would share our newfound wealth. Many of us would also give some portion of our winnings to charities that are very important to us nonetheless it’s difficult to imagine many people being almost as generous being a lottery that is recent in Canada has turned out to be.
Quite a Golf Game
Winner Tom Crist had been on vacation in California when he received a call through the Western Canada Lottery Corporation, alerting him towards the reality which he had just won a $40 million (US$37.5 million) jackpot within the Lotto Max drawing the largest in the history of this WCLC lotteries.
Normally, lottery winners do not understand their winnings via a phone call. But Crist who was simply playing tennis in Palm Springs at the time had beenn’t a lottery player that is typical. He had been on a membership plan with the lottery that automatically purchased tickets for him for each drawing. The WCLC examined his numbers automatically, and as is the policy, a (more…)