11 a.m., Sept. 17)
pair, Cornwall man share $1M Max Millions prize
By Fred Sherwin
Bradley, is one of the few retailers in Ontario to both
sell a million dollar lottery ticket, and cash one in.
owner of J.T. Braldey's Country Convenience in Navan recently
cashed in a winning Max Millions million dollar ticket
with friend and store manager Dan Bissonnette and Jean-Marc
Chevrier from Cornwall who drives the Beer Store truck
and makes regular deliveries to the store.
to r) John Bradley, Jean-Marc Chevrier and
Dan Bissonnette hold up their winning prize
in the Lotto Max, Max Millions lottery. OLG
three men have been buying Lotto Max quick pick tickets
for more than two years now.
of the Lotto Ontario rules governing the ability of retal
store owners to purchase lottery tickets, Chevrier was
in charge of buying the tickets and none of the tickets
were ever purchased at Bradley's.
fact, their winning ticket was bought at a store in Martinstown
while Chevrier was making his rounds. The exact amount
is $1,000,002 because they also played Encore.
found out about thier big win by phone.
called me up and said, 'You're not going to believe it.
We won a million bucks', and he was right, I didn't believe
him. It wasn't until he finally showed us the ticket that
it actually sunk in. It was a pretty good feeling,"
one third if a million dollars doesn't make either of
the three men particularly rich, it does help take the
stress off of having to pay the bills every month.
definitelty eases things a bit," said John, who plans
to spend some of the money on a possible trip with his
the mens' winning ticket was bought at a different store,
J.T. Bradley's has sold it's fair share of winning lottery
tickets over the years.
$250,000 ticket was purchased in the spring and a million
dollar scratch ticket was sold to local resident and business
owner Steve Smith in the late 90s..
was made possible thanks to the generous support of our
local business partners.)