Mississauga woman wins largest Lotto 6/49 jackpot in Canadian history

(Photo: OLG)
(Photo: OLG)

A Mississauga woman is the winner of Canada’s largest lottery jackpot.

Zhe Wang holds the single winning ticket for the $64 million jackpot from the Oct. 17, 2015 Lotto 6/49 draw, topping the list of Canada’s largest lottery prize winners who struck it rich with a single ticket.

Here are the next four:

  • Joan Patterson of Desboro – $60 million from the Feb. 5, 2016 Lotto Max draw
  • John Henry of Mississauga – $60 million from the Dec. 25, 2015 Lotto Max draw
  • Group of 12 from Markham – $60 million from the Sep. 25, 2015 Lotto Max draw
  • Group of 20 from Quebec – $55 million from the Jul. 17, 2015 Lotto Max draw

Prior to Wang’s windfall, the largest jackpot won in Canada was $63,413,885 from the Apr. 13, 2013 Lotto 6/49 draw. It was shared between four winning tickets – three sold in British Columbia and one sold in Western Canada

Wang’s winning ticket was bought at the Petro Canada gas station on Artesian Dr.

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