Yellowknife woman wins $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

An $11 quick pick investment, turned into $55 million.

“I’m just beside myself,” Tutcho told the Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC). “It’s so exciting and overwhelming.” The N.W.T. and Nunavut Lotteries announced on Monday that Laura Tutcho had won the $55 million Lotto Max draw early May 2020.

She has been revealed as the winner of the Northwest Territories’ largest-ever lottery jackpot. Tutcho said her priority is to use the money to help her immediate family.

Laura Tutcho winner of the largest-ever lottery jackpot | Photo Credit: WCLC

“I’m just beside myself,” Tutcho said in a statement to the Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC), “It’s so exciting and overwhelming.”

Tutcho said she couldn’t believe her eyes when she saw that her numbers matched.

“I just kept looking at the ticket, and looking back at the numbers,” she said. “My granddaughter told me, ‘the numbers haven’t changed, Grandma’.”

Read more about Laura Tutcho on her biography page found here.

Source: CTV News