June 21, 2018 5:13 pm
Updated: June 22, 2018 7:05 am

Million-dollar lottery winner in Saskatchewan plans to take family to Habs game

Carlton Bear won $1 million and plans to take his family to Montreal Canadiens game with some of the winnings.

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Saskatchewan Lotteries said Carlton Bear won $1 million and plans to take his family to a Habs game with some of the winnings.

Carlton Bear, who lives in Pakwaw Lake, Sask., discovered he won a couple of days after the June 8 Lotto Max draw.

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“The third time I scanned it, I took a picture of the screen so I could show my wife and daughter,” he said in a press release.

“I showed them and said, ‘I won $100,000!’ My daughter looked and said, ‘dad, that’s a million dollars!”

Bear said he has a couple plans for his winnings, starting with a family getaway to see the K-Days Exhibition and a music festival in Edmonton this summer.

“I’d also like to take my family to a Montreal Canadiens game,” he said.

“We’re big Canadiens fans, but we’ve never been to a game together. I want to take them to the home opener in Montreal.”

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Bear purchased his winning lottery ticket at the Esso located at 2005 Albert Street in Regina. His winning numbers were 06, 11, 16, 29, 37, 39 and 49.

Pakwaw Lake is approximately 340 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon.

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