After using the same numbers combination for 16 years, Olivia Delos Reyes of Montreal won Lotto 6/49‘s jackpot of $10,990,458 on August 28.
Delos Reyes was out with friends the night before the draw and checked her lottery app to see the results. She initially thought she misread the numbers, but then realized she had the winning ticket.
She shared the news with two other women from her lottery group. Both of them shouted joyously and began planning for a trip together.
Delos Reyes also stated that she plans to purchase a new home and car, and will share some of the winnings with her family.
She believes she is too young to retire and has plans to invest in her own future.
She purchased the ticket via Loto-Quebec’s lottery app.