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‘A pressure lifted off us’ says $1M Lotto 6-49 winner from Hamilton

Retiree Luciano Carbone, 65, from Stoney Creek won the $1 million guaranteed prize in the June 30, 2021 Lotto 6/49 draw. OLG

A retiree from Stoney Creek in east Hamilton has picked up a $1-million guaranteed prize from a June Lotto 6-49 draw.

Luciano Carbone, 65, says he’ll spend the cash on renovations, a new car and a family vacation, as well as on his children.

“It’s a great feeling — a pressure lifted off us,” Carbone said while picking up his prize in Toronto.

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The $1-million winning ticket was purchased at the Circle K on Rutherford Road in Woodbridge.

The new millionaire said he and his wife couldn’t believe what they were seeing the morning they got the ticket scanned at a retailer.

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“So we called our kids over to double-check,” Carbone said. “The kids were just as surprised as us when they saw it.”

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