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Selkirk man wins $1 million on lotto ticket

Lottery winner David Turnbull. Western Canada Lottery Corporation

A Selkirk man is Manitoba’s latest millionaire after hitting it big on Lotto 6-49.

David Turnbull, who bought his winning ticket at the Red River Co-op in Oakbank, won a cool $1 million, joining 10 other Manitobans who have taken home $1 million or more from lotteries in 2021.

Turnbull said he was shocked when he saw the result after checking the ticket on his lotto app.

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“I tried to stay as calm as I could, but I was thinking, ‘what the heck do I do now?’

“It was really hard to believe. It’s a million dollars!”

Turnbull said he plans to use the money toward his retirement.

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