$7 million DAILY GRAND prize won in Nunavut!
Rankin Inlet winner brings home DAILY GRAND top prize
Can you think of a better wedding gift than learning you’ve become a millionaire two days before marrying the love of your life?
Attaq Makpah won the $7,000,000 DAILY GRAND top prize on the October 13 draw by matching five of five winning numbers - 5, 11, 20, 22, and 37 - and the Grand Number, 4.
“It’s unbelievable,” he said. “It’s surreal.”
The morning after the draw Makpah received an email about his DAILY GRAND ticket through Subscription Spot that said he’d be receiving a call from the WCLC Prize Payout office.
“I had never seen the note about them calling before,” he said.
Curious about the note, he called his soon-to-be father-in-law and went online to match his numbers to the top prize winning numbers for the draw.
“I was speechless,” he said. “I still don’t know what to say.”
Makpah said that while eventually the reality of his win sunk in, his then-fiancée’s disbelief ran a little deeper.
“She wouldn’t believe me until we got here.” he chuckled while claiming his prize in Winnipeg last week.
Thanks to Makpah’s windfall, the newly married couple are now on the hunt for their dream home.
DAILY GRAND winners can choose between $1,000 a day for the rest of their lives, or a single lump sum of $7 million. To date, every DAILY GRAND winner in the Prairie Provinces and the North has selected the lump sum option.
This marks the largest lottery win on a ticket sold in Nunavut, and the largest, most northern lottery prize claimed in North America.