Hawaii, house hunt­ing on hori­zon for lotto win­ner

Edmonton Sun - - NEWS -

ed­mon­ton’s lat­est lotto jack­pot win­ner plans to hit the beach and buy a house.

diana becker won the mil­lion-dol­lar guar­an­teed prize on the Lotto 6/49 Sept. 8 draw, said a Fri­day news re­lease.

becker — who bought the ticket at the river­bend Square Shop­pers drug Mart — says the re­al­ity of her new-found wealth is just now set­tling in.

“I checked the num­bers on­line, but I didn’t believe what I was see­ing,” said becker. “I took the ticket to the gas sta­tion and dou­ble-checked on the self-scan­ner. I had to make sure I was see­ing the num­bers right.”

While becker will squir­rel some of her win­nings aside for re­tire­ment, she plans to buy a house and hit the beach.

“I’d love to go to Hawaii for a cou­ple weeks. I’ve been there be­fore and loved ev­ery sec­ond of it.”

becker’s win­ning se­lec­tion was 20419149-04.

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Diana Becker won the mil­lion-dol­lar guar­an­teed prize on the Lotto 6/49 Sept. 8 draw.

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