London, Ont.: Change of heart man $1.3 million lotto prize

After winning $1.3 million in the lottery, a London man was grateful for his quick turnaround.

Hughie Gale (62), won the money on Oct. 2 LOTTARIO draw.

He said,

“I normally play LOTTO 6/49, LOTTO MAX, but this time I decided that I would buy two LOTTARIO. The clerk told me that I had won $13 initially, but then he said, “Your day just got better, you have won over $1,000,000!”

Gale claims that he tried to tell his wife at home, but his emotions overtook him and he couldn’t hold on to the ticket.

With his win, he plans to pay off his home mortgage and do some home renovations.

Shoppers Drug Mart, Adelaide Street, London sold the winning ticket.