Report: Couple To Receive $50M Prize

Published: February 21, 2012 12:33 pm EST

It has been reported that Gaetan and Jo Ann Champagne, the couple that realized they had won $50 million while on the way to Rideau Carleton Raceway on New Year's Eve, will be receiving their jackpot soon


An article by the Ottawa Citizen explains that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. investigation into the couple's win is now complete, and they are to receive their $50 million Lotto Max jackpot next week.

The report has quoted Gaetan as saying that payment of the jackpot is "going to happen," and that the couple will be handed a cheque on February 29 in Toronto.

(With files from the Ottawa Citizen)

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