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Fort Resolution man wins $25,000 on lottery ticket


A man in Fort Resolution is $25,000 richer after buying a lottery ticket in Hay River.

Robert Sayine purchased a Lotto 6/49 ticket at The Rooster on February 11 according to a Tuesday news release from the Western Canada Lottery Corporation.

When Sayine scanned his ticket a few days later, he was surprised to learn he had won. He checked his ticket four times to make sure, the corporation said.

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“I was overwhelmed,” Sayine was reported as saying of his win.

He said he plans to use his winnings to pay off debts and visit family.

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