Best friends split $2m Canadian lottery win

25th August 2019 4:26am

Best friends, Susan Hook and Martha McCallum have shared tears and laughs for more than five decades but never dreamed they would find themselves sharing a $2 million Canadian lottery win.

BC 49 Lotto

The pair who are both widowed decided to "go in on" a BC/49 lottery ticket for the draw on August 17th and their six lucky numbers came up trumps.

"I was on my coffee break and decided to check the ticket," said McCallum. "I thought 'what do all the zeros mean? And I went back to work, believe it or not."

"I am not a drinker, but I said 'I need a glass of wine' [when we found out], and we cried together," said Hook. "Yesterday was the anniversary of my husband's passing, and it is quite something to know that we became millionaires on that day. I dread that day every year."

The two friends who live together went on to say that they have no intention of flashing their fortune. Instead, the money will help to fulfil lifelong travel dreams and to make their lives comfortable in the home they share.

View this weeks top lotto jackpots

Play Canadian Lottos Online

You can play Canada's most exciting lotto the 6/49 online from almost anywhere in the world.

Sign up at theLotter.com, the worlds leading online ticket purchasing service. Choose to play the Canadian lotto 6/49 from a selection of more than 50 world lotteries and fill out your ticket with your lucky numbers.

You'll receive a scanned copy of the actual ticket along with a confirmation email and the Terms of Use. This establishes you as the rightful owner of the ticket. TheLotter holds no legal claim to your tickets or your wins.

If you are lucky enough to hit the jackpot, you may be required to collect the prize locally. But don't worry the local office representative from theLotter will be there to guide you through the process.

Play World Lottos

Play World Lotteries Online

Biggest Jackpots

US Flag Mega Millions $970M Play Now! Europe Flag EuroMillions Superdraw $157M Play Now! Europe Flag EuroMillions $96M Play Now! Spain Flag Spain La Primitiva $35M Play Now! US Flag Powerball $20M Play Now! France Flag France Loto Special Draw $16M Play Now!

More Lotto News

US Lottery jackpots top $1.3 billion

Mega Millions and Powerball top $1.3 billion

Jan 13th
Lotto winner almost gifts ticket

Lotto player almost gifts winning ticket

Jan 8th
Mega Millions hits $490 million

Mega Millions hits $490m jackpot

Jan 7th
Happy New Year from World Lottery Site

Happy New Year from World Lottery Site

Dec 28th
Powerball and Mega Millions race on

Powerball and Mega Millions race on

Dec 25th
Enter Spanish New Year Lottery

Enter the Spanish New Year Lottery online

Dec 25th