I gained the lottery twice in 5 months after shopping for scratch card from the identical store


A person who gained the lotto twice in 5 months purchased each scratch playing cards from the identical store.

James Courtemanche, 43, from Ontario, can’t imagine his luck after scooping over $150,000 in money from two tickets purchased the Minnow Lake Kwik Way in Sudbury, Canada.

He was left gobsmacked to attain a candy $88,888 in 2021 — solely to win a second sum totaling $100,000 this 12 months.

James stated: “I couldn’t imagine it occurred once more.

“I was so surprised — and then I remembered good things happen in threes, so I’m ready for my next one.”

James purchased an Instant Wild 8 ticket from his native retailer earlier than heading house and making the life-changing discovery.

He couldn’t imagine his personal luck, however confirmed the prize by checking the ticket on the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation app.

It was solely in August that he’d paid a go to to Canada’s lottery headquarters to gather his winnings from an earlier buy at Minnow Lake Kwik Way on Brancroft Drive.

His Instant Money Match card sealed the destiny to his first jackpot earlier than he went on to purchase the second ticket from the identical retailer.

Courtemanche won $88,888 in a scratch off in 2021 and then $100,000 this year.Courtemanche gained $88,888 in a scratch off in 2021 after which $100,000 this 12 months.Getty Images/Tetra pictures RF

With journey restrictions nonetheless in place all all over the world, James is sitting tight earlier than dashing into making vacation plans.

He stated: “With the current pandemic, it’s not a good time to make plans. I’m still waiting to book a trip from my first winnings.”

It comes as a Florida lady overcame astonishing odds to win a second $1 million on line casino jackpot — simply three weeks after scooping a $1m prize on the identical on line casino.

Odds of successful every jackpot are 60 million to 1, that means the chances of scooping it twice are a outstanding 3.6 quadrillion to 1.

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