Woman Initially Misreads Lottery Ticket - Ends Up With $40 Million
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One Canadian woman is basking in ticket glory. She initially thought she won $40,000. The 51-year-old grandma was ecstatic about winning the five-figure sum. But when her daughter checked the numbers online, she realized her mom was actually a $40 million winner.

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A canadian woman misreads her lottery ticket and finds out she won $40 million. Scoring a winning lottery ticket is undoubtedly sweet. One Canadian woman is basking in ticket glory. She initially thought she won $40,000. The 51-year-old grandma was ecstatic about winning the five-figure sum. But when her daughter checked the numbers online, she realized her mom was actually a $40 million winner. To make the reward even sweeter, winnings in Canada are given out in cash with no tax liabilities. The exceptionally lucky grandmother is a Portuguese immigrant who previously worked in a factory.She and her husband plan to take a vacation and purchase a home with the jackpot. Late last year, a 22-year-old man from Hyannis, whose girlfriend had recently broken up with him, won $30.5 million in the Massachusetts lottery. Sandeep Singh, commonly called 'Sunny' worked two jobs to help support his mother and sister. He had won $4 on a scratch ticket and put his winnings towards four quick pick Mega Millions tickets.