(TGP) – A group of nine assembly line workers at Linamar-owned ComTech will share a Lotto Max prize of $60 million, and were given their cheque on Thursday.

Seven of the nine winners are Guelph-based and two are from Kitchener. All have handed in their resignations as they move forward as multimillionaires.

The winning ticket for the Dec. 21 draw was purchased at Little Short Stop Store inside the large Silvercreek Parkway in by Shoppers Drug Mart, according to a press release.

Little Short Stop, The Guelph Post Jan. 10, 2019

Eight of the winners are immigrants to Canada, coming from parts of the Middle East, South East Asia and Africa. Some have been in the country for years, while one winner, Bassam Abdi, has been in the country for just a few months, according to reporting by the Guelph-Mercury.

The Guelph-Mercury posted a live video of the entire award press conference.


More details to follow. Image from LottoMax.