LOTTERY WIN: Cornwall retiree is a millionaire

In this provided photo, Jean-Louis Samson celebrates his $1 million win on Lotto 649 on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (OLG via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – A retired Cornwall man has joined the millionaires’ club.

Jean-Louis Samson won the guaranteed $1 million prize on the June 12 drawing of Lotto 649.

“The most I’ve every won before was $5,” the 77-year-old said while picking up his win at the OLG Prize Center.

Samson said he checked his numbers online a half dozen times “before I believed it.”

The married father of three plans to take a trip and help out his children.

The ticket was bought at the Esso on Marleau Avenue in Cornwall.

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