The Canadian Press

2010-05-05 | Welder Wins Lotto

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A laid-off welder from Alberta picked up a lottery jackpot worth nearly 42 million dollars. Cameron Blair of Beaumont, just south of Edmonton, held the single winning ticket in the April 23rd Lotto Max draw. The unmarried 32-year-old said he probably wouldn't have bought it if he hadn't been laid off a few weeks earlier. (It was the second largest lottery jackpot ever won by an individual in Canada -- 41.7 million dollars.)

Date: 2010-05-05
Placeline: EDMONTON, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << if it wasn't for the fact of me losing my job we wouldn't all be here and you guys wouldn't be in front of me right now maybe it's just like the whole shock and awe thing I'm still kind of in it but I mean there's got to be a reason why it was me and I definitely want to figure it out so if it means to help my family and friends then I'm glad to be doing that >>