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05 Mar, 2020 | Posted By: Staff Reporter
Zimbabwean Man Wins US$1 Million In Canada Lotto

A Zimbabwean man has won the lottery in Canada, earning himself a windfall of a life-changing US$1 million.

Onismo Murambiwa, a 47-year old married father of three, discovered his win by using the ticket checker at a retailer, and realized that he had hit the jackpot.

He won the money on February 19.

Speaking to the InBrampton in Canada Murambiwa said: “I thought, this is not happening! I scanned the ticket a dozen more times. It was a shock to the system. I even took a photo of the Ticket Checker!

“I thought, this is not happening! I scanned the ticket a dozen more times,” he told OLG. “It was a shock to the system. I even took a photo of the Ticket Checker!”

Murambiwa says he plans to treat himself to a new car and will put the rest of his winnings into savings. 

“As a realtor, I handle big cheques all the time. It feels incredible that this one is mine,” he said.

“I don’t know what to say – this feels like a dream.”


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