Local resident wins $72K in LOTTO 6/49 draw – Tbnewswatch.com

Local mother of two says she plans to use her winnings to pay some bills and purchase a house.

TORONTO, Ont. – Heather Moffitt from Thunder Bay is celebrating after winning the $72,478.60 prize in the Dec. 19, 2020 LOTTO 6/49 draw.

Heather, a 55-year-old mother of two, said she is a regular lottery player. “I was checking my tickets on my phone and thought it was an advertisement when it first came up!”

Heather said she shared the good news with her boyfriend, Gerald. “It didn’t even register with him what I was saying right away. He said, ‘Who won that? You?!’”

Plans for her windfall include paying some bills and purchasing a house. “It feels fantastic.”

The winning ticket was purchased at Shell Select on West Arthur Street in Thunder Bay.