Wow! This man won a lottery of 2 million dollars on his retirement day

Last Modified Saturday, 5 May 2018 (14:17 IST)
Ottawa: In what might just be the best day ever, a man has won a lottery jackpot on the day he retired, which was also his birthday, the BBC News report said on Friday.

Vancouver's bought a lotto ticket on 28 April as he was in high spirits from his birthday and the last day of his working life. That night, the confirmed that he had just scooped C$2m ($1.5m; £1.1m). Mr Ping celebrated by tucking into a dim sum with family and friends. 

He is planning a trip to China with his newly acquired nest egg. "It's unbelievable that all three events happened on the same day," said Mr Ping of his astonishing hat-trick. "I have worked hard for so many years and I'm looking forward to sharing this fortune with my family." Mr Ping matched all six numbers - 09, 12, 13, 18, 21 and 29 - to hit the whole jackpot. The British Columbia Lottery Corporation calculated the chances of getting all six numbers as one in 13,983,816. The organisation said it could not disclose Mr Ping's age and occupation. (UNI)