8 a.m., Aug. 29)
woman wins $3.3 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot
By Fred Sherwin
Orléans woman is $3.3 million richer after winning
the Au. 17 Lotto 6/49 jackpot.
Shannon Severin bought her winning ticket at the Jean
Coutu outlet on St. Joseph Blvd. which she frequently
visits while working at the nearby Hair Excellence salon.
one such visit last week she checked her ticket using
the ticket checker. At first she thought she had won $3,000.
When she realized she actually won the grand prize she
initially thought I won $3,000," says Severin. "When
I realized the true amount, I was shocked. I couldnt
breathe! It was so surreal.
plans to spend her winnings on her family startng with
a long vacation.
$3.3 million is the largest jackpot the Jean Coutu outlet
has ever sold. The previous biggest prize was a $5,000
scratch and win ticket.
story was made possible thanks to their generous support
of our local business
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