The chance of Burnaby man wins second million-dollar lottery jackpot


A Burnaby man has posed for a photo with his millions of dollars in the lottery cheque this week for the second time in five years.It is true, David O’brien has now won the lottery twice.

According to a BCLC press release, the lightning strikes twice for this lucky man. He won $ 5 million playing Lotto 6/49 in May 2016, and won another $ 1 million through the same lottery on Thursday.

O’brien has bought his latest winning ticket from a 7-Eleven on Kingsway, and said to his wife at the first, do not believe that he had won a second time.

“She thought I was joking when I said to him,” he said.

O’brien is due to retire, and plans to use his winnings on the trip a once-coronavirus restrictions at ease. India is at the top of his bucket list right now.

He also said that he will continue to buy lottery tickets — since he has played for most of his life.


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