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.