Couple Wins $50M On Way To RCR

Published: January 3, 2012 04:18 pm EST

Most people head to the track to take in a fine meal, a beverage or two and play the ponies. Although it's not expected, the idea of hitting a big windfall sure sends the imagination off and running. Now, imagine you don't hit that score at the track, but on the way to it

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An article by the Ottawa Citizen explains that Gaetan and Jo-Ann Champagne were heading to Rideau Carleton Raceway to celebrate New Year's when they decided to pull over and check their Lotto Max ticket.

It must have been a little bit hard to drive after they realized they had just won $50 million.

The report explains that the couple had just sold their business two months ago. The job had kept them working seven days a week for the last 12 years.

To read the article in its entirety, click here.

(With files from the Ottawa Citizen)

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