He won 6/49. Now he's buying a new dog house

Marlon Coronado says he “can’t believe it” after purchasing a Lotto 6/49 ticket for the first time ever, and matching all 10 numbersto win the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize from the November 20, 2019Lotto 6/49 draw, one day after his 36th birthday. 

Coronado works in the hospitality industry and usually buys Lotto Max tickets. He decided to switch-it-up when he purchased his Lotto 6/49 ticket a few days prior to Wednesday’s draw.

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Since his wife was at work when he scanned the winning ticket from home on the BCLC Lotto! App, the first thing he did was tell his dog Martial, a one-year-old Bichon Frise. 

“When I bought the ticket my wife and I decided that, if we won, we would buy a house with a garden for Martial,” Coronado said. “He’s our good-luck charm.”

Next, Coronado drove to his wife’s office to tell her the good news.

“I thought it was only $1,000,” Ronalyn Coronado said, recalling how she felt when her husband held up his phone with the $1-million winning message on it — plus a free play. “Then I counted the zeros. After that, I asked my boss if I could take the rest of the day off.”

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