A syndicate composed of three long-time friends and co-workers have won half of $7.2 million Lotto 6/49 draw. Retiree Mary Grills, and her friends Bev Allaire and Trish Little bought their winning entry from a gas station at Quadra Street and McKenzie Avenue.
Now Allaire and Little are moving upthier retirement from the Saanich Peninsula Hospital, where Grills used to work until 6 years ago.
Married Grills plans to use her share to help family members. Allaire, who is single will prioritize paying off her mortgage and then will do a lot of traveling. Widowed Little also has travel in her sights.