Canadian Lottery Winner Donating Whole Jackpot to Charity

Canadian Lottery Winner Donating Whole Jackpot to Charity

Recent Canadian lottery winner Tom Crist shown here with his now-deceased wife Jan was in a charitable mood after getting a phone call from the Western Canada Lottery Corporation

Even if you don’t have fun with the lottery very often, we’re sure you’ve imagined that which you would do if you were to win a big jackpot. We’ve all come up with answers to that relevant question on our own: what we’d buy, how exactly we’d spend, and with which of our friends and family members we would share our newfound wealth. Many of us would also give some portion of our winnings to charities that are essential to us but it’s difficult to imagine most people being nearly as generous as a lottery that is recent in Canada has turned out become.

Quite a Golf Game

Winner Tom Crist had been on holiday in California when he received a call through the Western Canada Lottery Corporation, alerting him to your reality that he had just won a $40 million (US$37.5 million) jackpot within the Lotto Max drawing the largest in the past history of the WCLC lotteries.

Normally, lottery winners do not understand their winnings via a phone call. But Crist who had been playing golf in Palm Springs at the full time had beenn’t a lottery player that is typical. He had been on a registration plan with the lottery that automatically purchased tickets for him for each drawing. The WCLC examined his figures automatically, and because is their policy, Continue reading