Georgina Firth was stunned when she scanned her CROSSWORD MULTIPLIER Zing ticket and discovered she won $100,000 – 100 times more than she had initially thought.
“I scratched my ticket and thought I won $1,000,” she said. “I was happy to win that, so I took the ticket to the store to make sure it was a winner.”
“I was shocked when I scanned it and saw that I won $100,000,” she continued. “I didn’t know what to say or do; I was shivering and having a hard time standing!”
Firth said she has wants to use her windfall to help the less fortunate.
“I want to help people,” she said. “This will help me do even more.”
The generous winner said she also plans to visit her son in Whitehorse.
Firth purchased her $5 Zing ticket at RX Drug Mart, located at 125 McKenzie Road in Inuvik.