Alberta couple come forward to claim their $3m won on New Year’s Day

CALGARY, AL – An Alberta have had an incredible start to see 2011 and have three million reasons to be happy!

Ian and Carol Callan of Red Deer won $3,333,389.70 on the New Year’s Day Lotto 6-49 draw.

The couple could not believe they had actually matched all six numbers.

The day after the draw, Carol checked their $5 ticket — in the paper, on the Western Canada Lottery Corporation website and then they went to the store where they purchased the ticket to check again.

They say they were stunned, but very happy.

Ian and Carol plan to help their family and travel somewhere warm.

Published: January 13, 2011

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