The ace was pulled in Chase the Ace in Fort Providence and a winner named on August 1.
Irene Sangris, drove from her home in Dettah to try her luck at the popular card game lottery in the community. She went home with $33,256, according to a post on the Northern Loco Chase the Ace – Youth Centre Fundraiser Facebook page.
Linda Croft, a volunteer with the group, wrote on Facebook that night’s draw raised a good sum for the Youth Centre.
“We raised over $10,000 today alone for the local youth centre – I could cry – how amazing,” she wrote. “Thank you – mahsi cho – to everyone who played weekly – you made this fundraiser a huge success.”