- The winning award in the North Shore fundraiser is $2,411,370.
- Annete Diewold and her spouse, Russell McKenna, won an almost $2.4 million jackpot.
Two Islanders drew the winning card worth almost $2.4 million in the latest draw of the North Shore Chase, the Ace fundraiser.
Annete Diewold and her spouse, Russell McKenna, drew the ace of spades with just seven cards in the deck, joining Saturday’s draw. The couple will step away with $2,411,370.
The victory caps weeks of escalating excitement as more cards were removed and the jackpot increased. The first draw of this edition of Chase the Ace was the previous February.
The fundraiser is managed by the North Star Arena, the North Rustico Fire Department, and the North Rustico, Hunter River, Cymbria, and Winsloe Lions Clubs. Organizers state each one of the associations will receive around $620,000.
Source – cbc.ca