The Newest Millionaire of British Columbia
Sometimes the lady of fortune smiles at you.
At least she did this in the case of the new millionaire of British Columbia.
Joseph Christmanson says that he usually chooses his own numbers, but when he bought his lottery ticket for the rally on December 21, 2018, he let the lady of fortune play his part, using the Quick Pick option instead.
A man from Kamloops matched all seven numbers to win the prize in the Maxto lottery a million dollars.
“I checked a bunch of tickets. I could not believe it, ”said Christmansson. “The retailer stocked up milk next to me and noticed that I won. She was so excited for me. ”
Kristmanson bought and checked his winning ticket at General Grant’s convenient store on Fortune Drive in Kamloops.
“At first I called my close friend. He thought I was joking. ”
Kristmanson has played Lotto Max regularly since his release in 2009. “I also play all the other games. I choose my own numbers, such as birthday and year, but not this time. Of course, glad that I did not do that, ”he said. said, adding that he did not have much time to think about what he was going to do with all the money.
Despite his calm demeanor regarding victory, Christmansson does have some travel plans in the mix.
"I would like to go to Australia and I think that I will plan something for the New Year," he said, noting that the spirit of the season gives it.
"I will definitely donate to this victory and help those who can."
Kristmanson is one of 39 British Colombians who won the Lotto Max Maxmillions prize in 2018.