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London woman ringing in 2020 $1M richer after winning LOTTO 6/49 Super Draw

Catherine and Allan Biggs on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019.
Catherine and Allan Biggs on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. Sawyer Bogdan/980 CFPL

A London woman is ending 2019 with an extra $1 million in her pocket.

Catherine Biggs won one of five $1 million guaranteed prizes in the Dec. 21 LOTTO 6/49 Super Draw.

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“When I first scanned my ticket on the OLG Lottery app, I thought I won $100,000,” said Biggs. “It was unreal!”

Biggs bought her ticket at a Petro Canada on Highbury Avenue in St. Thomas.

“We just lost our brother, he was 59 years old and we lost him last month to cancer so we keep thinking between him and Allan’s mom they had something to do with this,” she said.

Currently renting, the 64-year-old investigator said she and her husband, Allan, have already started the search for a home and they plan on upgrading their cars to something newer.

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“We used to have a Cadillac and we really loved that car so it’s going to be a pink Cadillac,” she said.

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Since 1982, LOTTO 6/49 players in Ontario have won more than $12.9 billion in prizes, according to officials.

— with files from 980 CFPL’s Sawyer Bogdan.