ST. ALBERT, AB, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - Lorna Letendre has enjoyed playing PAYDAY
since the game began this spring, but she's never had as many reasons to call
it her favourite game as she has now. The St. Albert resident was amazed when
she discovered she'd won the weekly game's Top Prize on the November 22nd
draw. Lorna had won her choice of $1,000 A Week For Life, or a single cash
payment of $675,000!
"I've been playing PAYDAY ever since it first started," the 44-year-old
explained. Lorna bought a $5 Quick Pick ticket with EXTRA 'entered' for the
November 22nd draw from Reder Food Store, located at 80 McKenney Avenue in
"I got up (the morning after the draw), called the Winning Numbers Line
and wrote down the numbers," the seniors home attendant remembered. When she
saw that her Selection in the Top Prize category exactly matched the four
winning numbers drawn, she couldn't believe her eyes. "I thought I had done it
wrong, so I called the number again, and then I called my husband and told him
I had just won PAYDAY!"
"My heart was pounding, and I had butterflies in my stomach!" the happy
winner said. "It just doesn't seem real! I've always hoped, but I never really
thought that I'd win the lottery one day. I was just hoping to win more than
$10," she laughed.
"We just bought my parents' house, and now we won't have a mortgage!"
said the mother of two when asked about her plans for the windfall. "It will
also be nice to take a family vacation, as we've never taken one before," she
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