An Alberta Man Accidentally Bought 2 Identical Lottery Tickets & They Both Won
He got a total of $5 million! 🤑🤑
Seeing a fellow Albertan win the lottery is extra special because it makes us feel like it's actually a thing that can happen to people rather than just a daydream.
We love a good victory story and thisreally takes the cake.
According to the WCLC, Andrew Burke of Calmar accidentally bought two identical tickets to the same draw. Believe it or not, he won.
Though he was the only winner, he actually won twice so he was forced to split the winnings with himself.
Talk about the best-case scenario from a little blunder.
A news release explained that he's been a long-time lottery player and now that he's got two fat cheques he feels comfortable retiring and letting someone else have a chance.
He has plans to restore his old Land Rover and maybe do some travelling once that's a thing we can do again.
We might start buying our tickets in bulk now, too.