Aura Dominguez Canto was an ordinary woman from Panama who continued to work to help support her children. At the age of 60 she was ready for retirement but was unable to due to responsibilities. It’s a story many of us can relate to, working hard to support our families and survive in a tough economy.
In June 2017 Aura stumbled across the story of Jane Park, a 17 year old Scottish teen who won the Euromillions jackpot of £1 million in 2013. Inspired by the teen’s rags to riches story, she researched how she could enter lotteries from overseas. She signed up for an online lotto site and chose to play every draw in the Florida Lotto for one month straight, using the same numbers – 3, 10, 20, 29, 35, and 50. The first three weeks brought her no luck, but she persevered. In her final week, with the final ticket of her Florida Lotto package, she struck gold!
On the 19th July 2017, Aura Dominguez Canto won the $30 million Florida Lotto jackpot, without even having to leave her country. In the early hours of the morning, just a few hours after the draw, representatives of the online lotto site called her to give her the good news – Aura was now a very wealthy woman! She claimed her winnings on Wednesday 16th August by flying to the lottery’s headquarters in Tallahassee and taking home a stellar $20 948 543.98 after taxes.
Having struggled financially for most of her life and working hard in order to support her children, she said that she was very much looking forward to retiring and getting some well-deserved rest, “I would like to help people. Everyone has dreams. Now, life has changed. No more work. Thank God for that.”
Aura is not the only lucky winner of online lotto jackpots. Online lottery services have created thousands of big winners over the last few years and it is growing in popularity. Here are a few other lucky online lotto winners:
- Matt Topham and his fiancé, Cassey Carrington won £45 million playing EuromMillions online in 2012. At just 22 years old, they are amongst the youngest lottery jackpot winners in the world.
- Oregon Lottery saw an Iraqi man win the Megabucks jackpot of $6.4 million via an online broker. He claimed his prize in person on 1st December 2015 and chose to take the jackpot over 20 years, with his first payment being $256 000.
- A chauffer from Moscow, Russia, won the Austria Lotto jackpot after playing online on 24th February 2016. He collected the €824 000 in Vienna.
- Nataliia, a 24-year old woman from the Ukraine, won $1 million in the US MegaMillions on 26 September 2017. Although not the jackpot winner, she won the second prize by matching 5 numbers after entering online.
Just like all these lucky people, imagine winning a huge jackpot without even having to leave your home – now you can by simply signing up and entering online from the comfort of your couch. The bonus of entering online is that you are eligible to win exactly the same prizes as those who purchase tickets in person, plus buying through a reputable broker means the whole process is simple and very secure. By buying lotto tickets online you will also be automatically notified should you win any prize.
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