March 6, 2019 8:44 pm
Updated: March 11, 2019 7:48 pm

Drake, Sask. man wins $1M with Lotto 6-49 ticket

James Isbister, from Drake, Sask., won $1,000,000 with a Lotto 6-49 lottery ticket this past summer.

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Saskatchewan Lotteries says a man, from Drake, found out how lucky he was this past summer.

James Isbister discovered his $1,000,000 win via a Lotto 6-49 lottery ticket he scanned on June 16, 2018.

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“I’ve always played hoping that one day I’ll win, but I never believed it would actually happen,” he said in a press release.

“I don’t think the reality has really sunk in yet.”

Isbister said he’s going to take his time to decide what to do with the money.

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He purchased his winning ticket at Thrifty Market at 203 Main St. in Humboldt. Isbister won his prize on the guaranteed prize draw by matching the selection 36810921-01.

The village of Drake is roughly 130 kilometres southeast of Saskatoon.

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