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A Quebec Woman Has Won Half Of A Lotto Max Jackpot & She Plans To Spoil Her Kids

The woman set a record in the province with her win!
A Quebec Woman Has Won Half Of A Lotto Max Jackpot & She Plans To Spoil Her Kids

A woman from the Capitale-Nationale region took home $15,231,359 of an April 13 Lotto Max jackpot in Quebec — amounting to half of the total prize.

Liliane Fortin made history with her lottery winnings; it's the biggest prize ever won in the province at that particular lottery game with a ticket purchased online, according to an April 21 press release from Loto-Québec.

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Loto-Québec said Fortin was emotional when she received a call notifying her of her win — the other half of the total jackpot was won in another Canadian province.

"I saw that it was true, that I had the winning ticket, and that the amount was what the employee had told me. It was incredible," she told Loto-Québec.

Fortin said she wanted to "wait a little" while before deciding how to spend her multimillions (save for purchasing a new pair of glasses), but she said that "spoiling her children, landscaping her home and travelling to Europe" are among her spending plans.