A Pinoy janitor working in Canada has won $7 million in a lottery!
Vito Halasan, who works as a janitor and lives in Surrey, a province in British Columbia, Canada, won the jackpot prize during the April 27, 2019 draw of the 6/49 lotto. Manila Bulletinreports the total prize is equivalent to more than Php270,000,000, based on the Bangko Sentral ng Philippines (BSP) exchange rate as of May 29.
The win was made even more special for Halasan since he found out he hit the jackpot only a few days after his 58th birthday.
According to a press release from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), Halasan migrated to Canada from the Philippines in 2009, along with his family. Halasan has three children and four grandchildren.